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Transparent Ceramics - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics

  • ID: 4806325
  • Report
  • February 2022
  • Region: Global
  • 349 Pages
  • Global Industry Analysts, Inc

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • CeramTec GmbH
  • CeraNova Corporation
  • CoorsTek, Inc.
  • II-VI Optical Systems
  • Kyocera Corporation
  • SCHOTT AG

Global Transparent Ceramics Market to Reach $716.9 Million by 2026


Transparent ceramics are inorganic, non-metallic solid materials, which allow desired wavelengths to be transmitted through them. Derived from silica based via a crystalline process, the crystalline and glassy transparent ceramics find use as optically transparent materials in varied forms including coatings, thin films and fibers. Transparent ceramics are increasingly emerging as substitutes to conventional glass technologies as well as single crystal technologies in applications such as infrared domes, lasers, armors, optical fibers and high energy radiation detection. Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Transparent Ceramics estimated at US$293.6 Million in the year 2020, is projected to reach a revised size of US$716.9 Million by 2026, growing at a CAGR of 16.4% over the analysis period. Monocrystalline Transparent Ceramics, one of the segments analyzed in the report, is projected to grow at a 18.5% CAGR to reach US$419.2 Million by the end of the analysis period. After a thorough analysis of the business implications of the pandemic and its induced economic crisis, growth in the Polycrystalline Transparent Ceramics segment is readjusted to a revised 15.7% CAGR for the next 7-year period. This segment currently accounts for a 37.6% share of the global Transparent Ceramics market.



The U.S. Market is Estimated at $67.4 Million in 2021, While China is Forecast to Reach $156.7 Million by 2026


The Transparent Ceramics market in the U.S. is estimated at US$67.4 Million in the year 2021. The country currently accounts for a 21.38% share in the global market. China, the world second largest economy, is forecast to reach an estimated market size of US$156.7 Million in the year 2026 trailing a CAGR of 20.2% through the analysis period. Among the other noteworthy geographic markets are Japan and Canada, each forecast to grow at 13.3% and 15% respectively over the analysis period. Within Europe, Germany is forecast to grow at approximately 13.9% CAGR while Rest of European market (as defined in the study) will reach US$192.1 Million by the close of the analysis period.

Growing demand for lightweight and high performance materials exhibiting wear resistance and energy saving properties is favoring growth in the market. Due to superior properties such as high mechanical strength in comparison to conventional materials such as metal, glass or plastics along with improved visibility, lighter weight and high durability, the use of transparent ceramics continues to grow in aerospace & defense, optics & optoelectronics, and sensors & instrumentation sectors. Specifically the growing needs of the aerospace, defense and security sectors constitute a key factor fueling market growth. Also, with increasing focus on miniaturization of electronic devices, components, and equipment, there is growing demand for transparent ceramics. Potential growth opportunities emerge from the rising application of transparent ceramics in medical and housing sectors. Optics and optoelectronics constitute the major application category in transparent ceramics market. In the fabrication of solid state lasers, transparent ceramics find use as optical windows for host materials, gas lasers.

By Material Type, Sapphire Segment to Reach $331.4 Million by 2026


In the aerospace sector, sapphire is the most widely used ceramic material. Due to its properties such as high operating temperature, high strength and abrasion resistance, sapphire is used in applications such as conformal optical windows, advanced optical domes and transparent armor. Also with defense spending growing in various nations, there is positive outlook for transparent ceramics to be used in various defense and security applications. Global market for Sapphire (Material) segment is estimated at US$116.3 Million in 2020, and is projected to reach US$331.4 Million by 2026 reflecting a compounded annual growth rate of 19.5% over the analysis period 2020-2027. United States constitutes the largest regional market for Sapphire segment, accounting for 22.5% of the global sales in 2020. China is poised to register the fastest compounded annual growth rate of 23.3% over the analysis period, to reach US$91 Million by the end of the analysis period.

Select Competitors (Total 26 Featured) -

  • CeramTec GmbH
  • CeraNova Corporation
  • CoorsTek, Inc.
  • II-VI Optical Systems
  • Konoshima Chemical Co., Ltd.
  • Kyocera Corporation
  • Saint-Gobain Ceramics & Plastics, Inc
  • SCHOTT AG
  • Surmet Corporation
The global analysis and forecast periods covered within the report are 2020-2027 (Current & Future Analysis) and 2012-2019 (Historic Review). Research estimates are provided for 2020, while research projections cover the period 2021-2027.
Frequently Asked Questions about the Global Market for Transparent Ceramics

What is the estimated value of the Global Market for Transparent Ceramics?

The Global Market for Transparent Ceramics was estimated to be valued at $293.6 Million in 2020.

What is the growth rate of the Global Market for Transparent Ceramics?

The growth rate of the Global Market for Transparent Ceramics is 16.0%, with an estimated value of $716.9 Million by 2026.

What is the forecasted size of the Global Market for Transparent Ceramics?

The Global Market for Transparent Ceramics is estimated to be worth $716.9 Million by 2026.

Who are the key companies in the Global Market for Transparent Ceramics?

Key companies in the Global Market for Transparent Ceramics include CeramTec GmbH, CeraNova Corporation, CoorsTek, Inc., II, VI Optical Systems, Konoshima Chemical Co., Ltd., Kyocera Corporation, Saint and SCHOTT AG.
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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • CeramTec GmbH
  • CeraNova Corporation
  • CoorsTek, Inc.
  • II-VI Optical Systems
  • Kyocera Corporation
  • SCHOTT AG

I. METHODOLOGY


II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. MARKET OVERVIEW

  • Influencer Market Insights
  • World Market Trajectories
  • Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic and Looming Global Recession
  • Pandemic Crisis Weakens Economic Environment, Triggering Negative Tide in GDP
  • World Economic Growth Projections (Real GDP, Annual % Change) for 2019, 2020 & 2021
  • An Introduction to Transparent Ceramics
  • Monocrystalline and Polycrystalline Transparent Ceramics
  • Select Materials Used in Transparent Ceramics
  • Applications of Transparent Ceramics
  • Global Market Prospects & Outlook
  • Asian Economies at the Forefront of Growth in the Transparent Ceramics Market
  • Transparent Ceramics – Global Key Competitors Percentage Market Share in 2022 (E)
  • Polycrystalline Transparent Ceramics Market Share Breakdown of Key Players for 2019
  • World Brands
  • Recent Market Activity
  • Competitive Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial for Players Worldwide in 2022 (E)

2. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS

3. MARKET TRENDS & DRIVERS

  • New Opportunities Emerge for Transparent Ceramics in Aerospace & Defense Sector
  • With Defense Budgets Coming Under Pressure, Transparent Ceramics Market Faces Challenging Times
  • Adapting to Changing Battlefield Opens Opportunities for Transparent Ceramics in Transparent Ballistic Glass & Armored Land/Air Tactical Platforms: Defense Expenditure Worldwide in US$ Billion for the Years 2001 through 2019
  • Leading Countries Ranked by Defense Budgets in US$ Billion for 2019
  • Reprioritizing of Budgets Impacts Defense Spending, Affecting Market Prospects
  • Japan Defense Budget: A Pre & Post COVID-19 Comparison (In US$ Billion) for 2021-2023
  • UK Defense Budget: A Pre & Post COVID-19 Comparison (In US$ Billion) for 2021-2023
  • Optics & Optoelectronics: The Major End-Use Market for Transparent Ceramics
  • Global Optoelectronics Market Revenues in US$ Billion for 2019, 2021, 2023 and 2025
  • Growing Number of Consumer Electronics Users (in Million) Bodes Well for Future Market Prospects: 2019-2027
  • Transparent Ceramics: Facilitating Creation of Durable and Multifunctional Optics
  • Rising Demand for Sensors and Instrumentation Augurs Well for Transparent Ceramics Market
  • Explosion of IoT Connected Devices Sustains Demand for Sensors, Expanding Opportunities for Transparent Ceramics: Global Number of IoT Connected Devices (In Billion) for the Years 2016, 2018, 2020, 2022 & 2025
  • Transparent Ceramics Hold Potential for Manufacture of Super-hard Windows
  • Optical Ceramics Market: Growing Demand from Aerospace, Defense & Security Sectors Supports Growth
  • Transparent Ceramic Materials Hold Potential for Use in Night Vision Devices
  • Rising Importance of Transparent Ceramics in Cutting Tools
  • Rising Use of Transparent Ceramics in Medical Sector
  • Healthcare Sector Offers Opportunity for Transparent Ceramics: Global Medical X-Ray Imaging Market (In US$ Billion) for the Years 2019, 2021, 2023, 2025 & 2028
  • Sustained Advances in Nanotechnology Augur Well for Transparent Ceramics Market
  • Growing Prominence of Transparent Ceramics as Substitute Material for Plastics, Glass & Metal
  • Transparent Ceramics: Enabling Creation of Faster & Safer Self-Driving Vehicles
  • Sapphire Emerges as a Preferred Material for Transparent Ceramics
  • Transparent Aluminum: A Unique Transparent Advanced Ceramic
  • Beneficial Attributes Expand Applications of Spinel and ALON
  • Monocrystalline Transparent Ceramics: Promising Growth Ahead
  • Novel Application Areas Drive Growth in Transparent Polycrystalline Ceramics Market
  • Sialon Ceramics Vs Transparent Ceramics
  • Processing Developments Facilitate Use of Polycrystalline Ceramics as Laser Materials
  • Types of Ceramic Laser Materials
  • 3D Printing of Transparent Ceramic Structures: A Brief Review
  • Innovations & Advancements
  • Researchers Develop Ultrafast High-Temperature Ceramic Sintering Method
  • Researchers Develop Er3+-doped CaF2 Transparent Ceramics
  • Addition of Magnesium Impacts Transparent Ceramics’ Optical Properties and Structure
  • NRL Develops Improved Processes
  • UCLA-Led Research Team Develops Technically Advanced Ceramic Aerogels
  • German-Japanese Research Team Utilize Transparent Silicon Nitride to Produce Ultra-Hard Disc
  • Researchers at Jülich IEK Develop Yttria-Coated Transparent Zirconia Ceramics
  • FEFU Research Team Seeks to Further Improve Understanding about Reactive Sintering of Transparent Ceramics
  • Advanced Research Brings Forward Sol-Gel Method as Viable Approach for Producing Transparent Glass-Ceramics
  • CeramTec and DESKO Develop High-Speed, Rugged Scanner Glass Using Transparent Ceramics
  • Murata Manufacturing Develops Ba(Mg,Ta)O3-Based Transparent Ceramics
  • Surmet Intends to Further Improve ALON Project
  • MagSpin Develops Mg­spinel Hi-Tech Transparent Ceramic Glass for Smart Devices

4. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE


III. MARKET ANALYSIS

UNITED STATES

  • Transparent Ceramics Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in the United States for 2022 (E)

CANADA

JAPAN

  • Transparent Ceramics Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Japan for 2022 (E)

CHINA

  • Transparent Ceramics Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in China for 2022 (E)

EUROPE

  • Transparent Ceramics Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Europe for 2022 (E)

FRANCE

  • Transparent Ceramics Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in France for 2022 (E)

GERMANY

  • Transparent Ceramics Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Germany for 2022 (E)

ITALY

UNITED KINGDOM

  • Transparent Ceramics Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in the United Kingdom for 2022 (E)

SPAIN


RUSSIA


REST OF EUROPE

ASIA-PACIFIC

  • Transparent Ceramics Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Asia-Pacific for 2022 (E)

AUSTRALIA

  • Transparent Ceramics Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Australia for 2022 (E)

INDIA

  • Transparent Ceramics Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in India for 2022 (E)

SOUTH KOREA


REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC

LATIN AMERICA

  • Transparent Ceramics Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Latin America for 2022 (E)

ARGENTINA


BRAZIL


MEXICO


REST OF LATIN AMERICA

MIDDLE EAST

  • Transparent Ceramics Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Middle East for 2022 (E)

IRAN


ISRAEL


SAUDI ARABIA


UNITED ARAB EMIRATES


REST OF MIDDLE EAST

AFRICA

  • Transparent Ceramics Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Africa for 2022 (E)

IV. COMPETITION

  • Total Companies Profiled: 26
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A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes:

  • CeramTec GmbH
  • CeraNova Corporation
  • CoorsTek, Inc.
  • II-VI Optical Systems
  • Konoshima Chemical Co., Ltd.
  • Kyocera Corporation
  • Saint-Gobain Ceramics & Plastics, Inc
  • SCHOTT AG
  • Surmet Corporation
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