3D printing plastic which is used for 3D printing should have the necessary properties to allow for proper structural integrity of the product that is being made. Plastics are by far the most used material by 3D printers. They were used in the initial stages of the onset of 3D printers because of the ability of the plastic being shaped easily whilst still being rigid enough to form the desired product. Very recently, NASA had been using 3D printers in space with plastic as the main material for the objects that are printed in space. A key advantage to using plastic in space is that once the use of the end-product is over, it can be melted, recycled and used again if required.
The market is expected to be worth close to $900 million by 2021 growing at a CAGR in the range of 25 to 30 percent during the forecast period.
3D Printing Plastic Market
The 3D Printing plastic market can be segmented on the basis of the type as Photopolymers, ABS, PLA, Polyamide, Others. 3D printing plastics have found their application in a range of end-user segments and this report has covered the following applications Aerospace, Healthcare, Industrial and Others.
North America currently accounts for the largest share of the 3D printing plastics market while the APAC region is expected to grow at the highest CAGR amongst all the regions covered in this report. The market has been segmented based on the following geographies North America, South America, APAC, Europe, Middle East and Africa.
Following are some of the companies that are operating in the 3D printing plastics market.
3D Systems Corporation
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2. Executive Summary
3. 3D Printing Plastic - Market Landscape
3.1. Market Share Analysis
3.2. Comparative Analysis
3.2.1. Product Benchmarking
3.2.2. End User Profiling
3.2.3. Top 5 Financials Analysis
4. 3D Printing Plastic - Market Forces
4.1. Market Drivers
4.2. Market Constraints
4.3. Market Challenges
4.4. Attractiveness of the 3D Printing Plastic Market
4.4.1. Power of Suppliers
4.4.2. Power of Customers
4.4.3. Threat of New Entrants
4.4.4. Threat of Substitution
4.4.5. Degree of Competition
5. 3D Printing Plastic Market - Strategic Analysis
5.1. Value Chain Analysis
5.2. Pricing Analysis
5.3. Opportunities Analysis
5.4. Product/Market Life Cycle Analysis
5.5. Suppliers and Distributors
6. 3D Printing Plastic Market- By Type:
7. 3D Printing Plastic Market- By Application
8. 3D Printing Plastic Market- By Geography:
8.2. Global Study
8.3.1. North America
9. Market Entropy
9.1. New Product Launches
9.2. M&As, Collaborations, JVs and Partnerships
10. Company Profiles
10.1. 3D Systems Corporation
10.2. Arkema SA
10.4. Evonik AG
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11.3. Research Methodology
11.5. Compilation of Expert Insights