What is Stirling Cryocooler?
A cryocooler is a mechanical device operating in a closed cycle, which generates low temperature. There are two types of cryocoolers namely recuperative type and regenerative type. Stirling cryocooler is a regenerator type cryocooler. Its main components are compressor with piston, after cooler, transfer line, hot heat exchanger, displacer (regenerator) and cold heat exchanger. Piston and Regenerator are the moving components and rest is stationary. Stirling cryocooler are majorly employed in IR sensors, satellite experiment and high temperature superconductors.
What are the major applications for Stirling cryocooler?
The various end users assessed include aerospace, healthcare, boil storage, energy, maritime and offshore and research.
Market Research and Market Trends of Stirling Cryocooler Market
A novel thermal-driven Stirling-type of cryocooler has been developed by researchers to obtain the lowest temperature of a Stirling-type cryocooler. They have combined the advantages of a thermal-driven cryocooler (Vuilleumier cryocooler) and pulse tube cryocooler with a new type of cryocooler, called the Vuilleumier gas-coupling pulse tube hybrid cryocooler (VM-PT).By using helium-4 as the working gas and magnetic regenerative materials (HoCu2 and Er3Ni), the lowest temperature of 2.5 K has been obtained in the labs, which is as an important breakthrough for the Stirling-type cryocooler to achieve its limit temperature of below 3 K. It can simultaneously supply >30 mW cooling power at 4.2 K and >500 mW cooling power at 20 K .
The accumulated experience in Stirling technology has been used by Ricor cryogenics which recently completed 50 years of manufacturing products which include cryostats for Mossbauer effect measurement, liquid gas Dewar containers, liquid helium vacuum transfer tubes, cryosurgery and other innovative products. A new generation of innovative Stirling cryogenic products has developed as a result of continuous investment in R and D. Development started with massive split slip-on coolers and has extended till miniature IDDCA coolers mainly for IR applications. They have also a platform for developing self-contained water vapor pumps which are known as MicroStar and NanoStar. These products are also being used in collaboration with research institutes in the field of High Temperature Superconductors.
A free-piston Stirling cryocooler prototype that uses a pair of metal diaphragms to seal and suspend the displacer of a free-piston Stirling cryocooler has been developed. The diaphragms allow the displacer to move without rubbing or moving seals, potentially resulting in a long-life mechanism. The system produces a complete Stirling cryocooler with no rubbing parts hence reduces the friction losses in the working gas space when it is coupled to a metal diaphragm pressure wave generator. The prototype has been observed to produce 29 W of cooling at 77 K. It reached a no-load temperature of 56 K. This alternative approach clearly exhibits the intentions of manufacturers to look for variety of options in the basic design to further reduce losses and enhance performance to match the expectations and deliver the Stirling cyrocoolers to the space research and other organizations.
Who are the Major Players in Stirling Cryocooler Market?
The companies referred in the market research report include Viet Delta Corp, KRBL, Deelert, Astrra, and others.
What is our report scope?
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Table of Contents
2.2. Key Trends by type of Application
2.3. Key Trends segmented by Geography
3.1.1. Product Benchmarking - Top 10 companies
3.1.2. Top 5 Financials Analysis
3.1.3. Market Value split by Top 10 companies
3.1.4. Patent Analysis - Top 10 companies
3.1.5. Pricing Analysis
4.4. Porters five force model
4.4.1. Bargaining power of suppliers
4.4.2. Bargaining powers of customers
4.4.3. Threat of new entrants
4.4.4. Rivalry among existing players
4.4.5. Threat of substitutes
5.2. Opportunities analysis
5.3. Product life cycle
5.4. Suppliers and distributors Market Share
6.2. Application Revenue and Trend Research
6.3. Product Segment Analysis
6.3.2. Helium gas
8.2. Cold Head
8.3. Circulation Fan
8.6. Heat Exchangers
8.7. Power conditioning units
9.2. Repair and Refurbished
9.3. Preventing maintenance
10.2. MRI Magnet cooling
10.3. Boil off storage Tanks
10.4. High temperature super conductor
10.5. Electric motors & generators
10.6. Fault current limiter
10.7. LNG/Bio gas liquefaction
10.8. Space simulation Chambers
11.2. Application Revenue and Trends by type of Application
11.3. Application Segment Analysis by Type
11.3.3. Boil storage
11.3.6. Maritime & offshore
12.2. North America Market Research (Million / $Billion)
12.2.1. Segment type Size and Market Size Analysis
12.2.2. Revenue and Trends
12.2.3. Application Revenue and Trends by type of Application
12.2.4. Company Revenue and Product Analysis
12.2.5. North America Product type and Application Market Size
22.214.171.124. Rest of North America
12.3. Stirling Cryocoolers - South America Segment Research
12.4. South America Market Research (Market Size -$Million / $Billion)
12.4.1. Segment type Size and Market Size Analysis
12.4.2. Revenue and Trends
12.4.3. Application Revenue and Trends by type of Application
12.4.4. Company Revenue and Product Analysis
12.4.5. South America Product type and Application Market Size
126.96.36.199. Costa Rica
188.8.131.52. Rest of South America
12.5. Stirling Cryocoolers - Europe Segment Research
12.6. Europe Market Research (Market Size -$Million / $Billion)
12.6.1. Segment type Size and Market Size Analysis
12.6.2. Revenue and Trends
12.6.3. Application Revenue and Trends by type of Application
12.6.4. Company Revenue and Product Analysis
12.6.5. Europe Segment Product type and Application Market Size
184.108.40.206. Rest of Europe
12.7. Stirling Cryocoolers – APAC Segment Research
12.8. APAC Market Research (Market Size -$Million / $Billion)
12.8.1. Segment type Size and Market Size Analysis
12.8.2. Revenue and Trends
12.8.3. Application Revenue and Trends by type of Application
12.8.4. Company Revenue and Product Analysis
12.8.5. APAC Segment – Product type and Application Market Size
220.127.116.11. South Korea
13.2. M&A's, collaborations, JVs and partnerships
14.2. Viet Delta Corp
14.11. Company 10 and More