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Boron Nitride and Boron Carbide - Global Strategic Business Report Product Image

Boron Nitride and Boron Carbide - Global Strategic Business Report

  • Published: October 2012
  • Region: Global
  • 149 Pages
  • Global Industry Analysts, Inc

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Boron Nitride and Boron Carbide in Metric Tons by the following Product Segments: Boron Nitride and Boron Carbide. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets.

The report profiles 26 companies including many key and niche players such as Ceradyne, Inc., Element Six, Diamond Innovations, ESK Ceramics GmbH & Co. KG, Denki Kagaku Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, H.C. Starck Gmbh & Co., KG, Henan Huanghe Whirlwind Co., Ltd., The ILJIN Diamond Co., Ltd., Momentive, Mudanjiang Jingangzuan Boron Carbide Co., Ltd, Saint-Gobain Advanced Ceramics Corp, Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd, Showa Denko KK, Tomei Diamond Co.,Ltd., and Washington Mills Electro Minerals Company.

Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based upon search engine sources in the public domain.

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I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS
Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
Disclaimers I-2
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3
Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3
Boron Nitride I-3
Boron Carbide I-3

II. Executive Summary

1. MARKET OVERVIEW II-1
Boron Nitride and Boron Carbide Market: A Review II-1
Trends in a Capsule II-1
CBN and Other Materials on an Uptrend II-1
Growing End-Use Demand Drives Market II-2
Table 1: Comparative Analysis of Filler Properties (BN,
Al2O3, AlN, Fused SiO2) II-2
CBN Abrasives to Climb Growth Ladder as Grinding Usage Soars II-3
CBN and Diamond Replace Aluminum Oxide Tools II-3
Table 2: Knoop Hardness of Tooling Materials such as
Diamond, Cubic Boron Nitride, Vanadium Carbide, Silicon
Carbide, Aluminum Oxide, Tungsten Carbide, Hard Steel HRC 65
and Soft Steel HRB 85 - (In x 103 ) (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-3
Boron Nitride Nanotubes vs. Carbon Nanotubes II-4
Boron Nitride Injects Fresh Optimism into Cancer Treatment II-4
Graphene-Boron Nitride Suturing Ushers in Breakthrough
Technology for Electronics II-4
Boron Carbide Dazzles on the Pyrotechnics Landscape II-4
Pyrolytic Boron Nitride Replacing Quartz Crystal II-5
Newer Applications of BN Coatings II-5
Comparative Analysis of Types of BN Coatings Based on
Various Parameters II-5
A Synoptic Review of Application of Boron Nitride Coatings
in Various Industries II-6
(h) BN Powder Widely Applied as an Additive II-6
Global Boron Reserves and Production II-7
Table 3: World Boron Market (2011): Reserves in Thousand
Metric Tons for Turkey, US, Russia, Chile, China, Peru,
Argentina, and Iran (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-7

Table 4: World Boron Production (All Forms): Breakdown by
Major Producing Country/Region for the Years 2010 and 2011
(In Thousand Metric Tons) (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-7

Table 5: World Boron Nitride Market (2011): Percentage Share
Breakdown of Boron Nitride Powder Consumption Volume by
Application Area - TiB2/BN Composites,
Paints/Coatings/Lubricating Agents, Break Rings, Refractory
Applications, HIPed shapes, Cubic Boron Nitride, and
Electronic Applications (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-8

2. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-9
Boron II-9
Overview II-9
Boron Nitride II-9
Product Description II-9
Features II-10
Production Process II-10
End Use Applications II-10
Cubic Boron Nitride II-12
Product Description II-12
Properties II-12
Applications II-12
Investment Costs II-13
Alternatives and Combinations II-14
The ‘Plasticky' Generation II-14
Product Segments II-14
Table 6: Materials Recommended for Cutting with Cubic Boron
Nitride (CBN) II-15
Hexagonal Boron Nitride II-15
Table 7: Comparative Analysis of Ceramics used in
Electronics based on Various Parameters II-16
Hot-Pressed Boron Nitride II-16
Features II-16
Applications II-16
Wurtzite Boron Nitride II-17
Pyrolytic Boron Nitride II-17
Comparative Analysis of Hexagonal BN and Cubic BN II-17
Boron Carbide II-18
Product Description II-18
Properties II-18
Production Process II-19
Features II-19
Applications II-19
Table 8: Service Life of Nozzles Made using Different
Materials (In hours) II-20
Ceramics II-20
Other Applications II-20
Boron Carbide Nanoparticles Offer Multi-Pronged Benefits II-20
Boron Based Materials II-21
Features of Boron Based Ceramics II-21
Process of Borodizing II-21
Pricing and Production II-22

3. TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENTS II-23
Simplified Process Developed for h-BN Production II-23
New Process Improves Relative Density & Ballistic Performance
of Boron Carbide Armor II-23
CBN Films for Advanced Machining II-23
Mass Selected Ion Beam Deposition II-24
New Technique Increases Yield of Nanotubes II-24
BN Films Over Carbon Fibers II-24
Spherical Boron Nitride - Better Composite Materials II-25
New Boron Nitride Processing Technique II-25
BN Nanotubes Strengthen Coatings II-25
New Process Optimizes CBN Film Synthesis II-25
New Compound to Replace CBN II-26

4. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS II-27
Nevada Thermal Spray Includes Boron Carbide in Product Line II-27
Aremco Products Unveils Pyro-PaintTM 634-BN Boron Nitride Coating II-27
Saint-Gobain Ceramic Materials Introduces Combat® Boron Nitride II-27
Aremcolox Products Unveils Aremcolox™ 502-1600-94 Boron
Nitride Ceramic II-28
Industrial Supply Launches Boron Carbide Sandblasting Nozzles II-28
Shin-Etsu Chemical Launches New Range of Products II-29
Momentive Performance Materials to Introduce New Personal Care
Products II-29
Duralor Rolls Out TuffTek® II-29
Sumitomo Electric Hardmetal Corporation to Launch CBN Grade "
BN7500" II-30
Momentive Performance Materials Unveils Velvesil FX Gel II-30
GE Advanced Materials Introduces Unique Boron Nitride (BN)
Spray Coating II-30
SDK Develops largest sintered compacts of CBN II-30

5. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-31
Merck Inks Agreement with ESK Ceramics to Market Boroneige
Functional Fillers II-31
Saint-Gobain Ceramic Materials Expands Application of
CarboTherm Boron Nitride Thermal Management Powders II-31
NTT Basic Research Laboratories Employs Hexagonal Boron
Nitride Layers to Produce Nitride LED II-31
Caltech Consortium to Study Boron Carbide Ceramides for U.S.
Army Applications II-32
Kennametal Sintec Keramik and Morgan Technical Ceramics Ink
Distribution Agreement II-32
ESK Ceramics Obtains FDA Clearance for BORONID® Boron Nitride
Powder II-32
Duralor to Establish R&D and Manufacturing Facility II-32
Saint-Gobain Ceramics Announces NSF Certification for IDEALUBE® II-32
Talon Composites Ships MMC to British Nuclear Fuels II-33
Sumitomo Electric Hardmetal Corporation Sets Up New Sales
Company in Mexico II-33
First Nano Supplies ET3000-BN Chemical Vapor Deposition System
to Brookhaven National Laboratory II-33

6. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS II-34
Ceradyne, Inc. (US) II-34
Element Six (Luxembourg) II-34
Diamond Innovations (USA) II-34
ESK Ceramics GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) II-34
Denki Kagaku Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha (Japan) II-35
H.C. Starck Gmbh & Co., KG (Germany) II-35
Henan Huanghe Whirlwind Co., Ltd. II-35
The ILJIN Diamond Co., Ltd II-36
Momentive (US) II-36
Mudanjiang Jingangzuan Boron Carbide Co., Ltd (China) II-36
Saint-Gobain Advanced Ceramics Corp. (US) II-36
Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd (Japan) II-37
Showa Denko KK (Japan) II-37
Tomei Diamond Co.,Ltd II-38
Washington Mills Electro Minerals Company (US) II-38

7. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-39
Table 9: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Boron Nitride and Boron Carbide by Geographic Region - US,
Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years
2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-39

Table 10: World Historic Review for Boron Nitride and Boron
Carbide by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, and Rest of
World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures
in Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-40

Table 11: World 15-Year Perspective for Boron Nitride and
Boron Carbide by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
Volume Sales for US, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets
for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-41

Table 12: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Boron Nitride by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, and
Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-42

Table 13: World Historic Review for Boron Nitride by
Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-43

Table 14: World 15-Year Perspective for Boron Nitride by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
US, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2004,
2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-44

Table 15: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Boron Carbide by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, and
Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-45

Table 16: World Historic Review for Boron Carbide by
Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-46

Table 17: World 15-Year Perspective for Boron Carbide by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
US, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2004,
2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-47

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1
A.Market Analysis III-1
Current and Future Analysis III-1
End-Use Scenario III-1
Table 18: US Market for Boron Compounds (2011): Percentage
Breakdown of Consumption Volume by Major End-Use Segments -
Glass and Ceramics, Bleach, Detergents and Soaps,
Agriculture, Enamel and Glazes, and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-1
Strategic Corporate Initiative III-1
Select Key Players III-2
B.Market Analytics III-4
Table 19: The US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Boron Nitride and Boron Carbide by Product Segment - Boron
Nitride and Boron Carbide Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2010
through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-4

Table 20: The US Historic Review for Boron Nitride and Boron
Carbide by Product Segment - Boron Nitride and Boron Carbide
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-5

Table 21: The US 15-Year Perspective for Boron Nitride and
Boron Carbide by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Volume Sales for Boron Nitride and Boron Carbide Markets for
Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-6

2. JAPAN III-7
A.Market Analysis III-7
Current and Future Analysis III-7
Select Key Players III-7
B.Market Analytics III-9
Table 22: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Boron Nitride and Boron Carbide by Product Segment -
Boron Nitride and Boron Carbide Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years
2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-9

Table 23: Japanese Historic Review for Boron Nitride and
Boron Carbide by Product Segment - Boron Nitride and Boron
Carbide Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-10

Table 24: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Boron Nitride and
Boron Carbide by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Volume Sales for Boron Nitride and Boron Carbide Markets for
Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-11

3. EUROPE III-12
A.Market Analysis III-12
Current and Future Analysis III-12
Select Key Players III-12
B.Market Analytics III-13
Table 25: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Boron Nitride and Boron Carbide by Product Segment -
Boron Nitride and Boron Carbide Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years
2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-13

Table 26: European Historic Review for Boron Nitride and
Boron Carbide by Product Segment - Boron Nitride and Boron
Carbide Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-14

Table 27: European 15-Year Perspective for Boron Nitride and
Boron Carbide by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Volume Sales for Boron Nitride and Boron Carbide Market for
Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-15

4. REST OF WORLD III-16
A.Market Analysis III-16
Current and Future Analysis III-16
China - Boron Carbide Powder Industry III-16
Select Key Players III-16
B.Market Analytics III-17
Table 28: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Boron Nitride and Boron Carbide by Product
Segment - Boron Nitride and Boron Carbide Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric
Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-17

Table 29: Rest of World Historic Review for Boron Nitride
and Boron Carbide by Product Segment - Boron Nitride and
Boron Carbide Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-18

Table 30: Rest of World 15-Year Perspective for Boron
Nitride and Boron Carbide by Product Segment - Percentage
Breakdown of Volume Sales for Boron Nitride and Boron
Carbide Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-19

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 26 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 29)

The United States (14)
Japan (5)
Europe (3)
- Germany (2)
- The United Kingdom (1)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (7)

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