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The Global Market for Advanced Carbon Materials- Product Image
The Global Market for Advanced Carbon Materials- Product Image

The Global Market for Advanced Carbon Materials

  • ID: 5412114
  • Report
  • August 2021
  • Region: Global
  • 602 Pages
  • Future Markets, Inc


  • Cabot Corporation
  • Graphenea
  • Hexcel Corporation
  • Nanocyl SA
  • OCSiAl

Advanced Carbon Materials such as carbon fiber, carbon foams, graphene, carbon nanotubes, etc., possess unique mechanical, electrical, biological and chemical properties that have led to a variety of applications in electronics, energy storage, catalysis, filtration and sensing.

Advanced Carbon Materials covered include:

  • Carbon fibers.
  • Iso-graphite.
  • Graphene.
  • Carbon nanotubes.
  • 2D materials.
  • Fullerenes.
  • Nanodiamonds.
  • Graphene quantum dots.
  • Carbon Foam.
  • Diamond-like carbon (DLC) coatings.

Report contents include:

  • Market drivers and trends.
  • Properties and synthesis methods.
  • Market segment analysis. Markets covered include composites, electrochemical energy storage devices (batteries and supercapacitors), sensors, thermal management, adsorption, electromagnetic shielding, catalyst support, sensors and more.
  • Price and price drivers.
  • Market consumption of advanced carbon materials, by type.
  • More than 300 company profiles. Companies profiled include Hexcel Corporation, Mitsubishi Chemical Carbon Fiber and Composites, Inc., Carbitex, LLC, Teijin, UMATEX, Ibiden Co., Ltd., Mersen, Nippon Techno-Carbon Co., Ltd., Cabot Corporation, Graphenea, Haydale Graphene Industries, Nanocyl SA, OCSiAl and many more.
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  • Cabot Corporation
  • Graphenea
  • Hexcel Corporation
  • Nanocyl SA
  • OCSiAl

1 The Advanced Carbon Materials Market

2 Carbon Fibers

2.1 Market drivers and trends
2.2 Markets for carbon fibers
2.2.1 Composites Aerospace Wind energy Sports Automotive Pressure vessels
2.3 Carbon fiber producers
2.3.1 Production capacities
2.4 Global demand 2018-2031, metric tonnes
2.5 Company profiles 35 (17 company profiles)

3 Isostatic/Isotropic Graphite (Iso-Graphite)

3.1 Properties
3.2 Applications
3.3 Production capacities
3.4 Global demand 2018-2031, metric tonnes
3.5 Company profiles 54 (16 company profiles)

4 Graphene

4.1 Types of graphene
4.2 Properties
4.3 Graphene market challenges
4.4 Graphene producers
4.4.1 Production capacities
4.5 Price and price drivers
4.5.1 Pristine graphene flakes pricing/CVD graphene
4.5.2 Few-Layer graphene pricing
4.5.3 Graphene nanoplatelets pricing
4.5.4 Graphene oxide (GO) and reduced Graphene Oxide (rGO) pricing
4.5.5 Multilayer graphene (MLG) pricing
4.5.6 Graphene ink
4.6 Global demand 2018-2031, tons
4.6.1 By market
4.6.2 By region Asia-Pacific North America Europe
4.7 Company profiles 91 (280 company profiles)

5 Carbon Nanotubes

5.1 Properties
5.1.1 Comparative properties of CNTs
5.2 Multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs)
5.2.1 Applications
5.2.2 Producers Production capacities
5.2.3 Price and price drivers
5.2.4 Global demand 2018-2031, tons
5.2.5 Company profiles 332 (110 company profiles)
5.3 Single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs)
5.3.1 Properties
5.3.2 Applications Production capacities
5.3.3 Global market demand, tonnes
5.3.4 Company profiles 421 (12 company profiles)
5.4 Other types
5.4.1 Double-walled carbon nanotubes (DWNTs) Properties Applications
5.4.2 Vertically aligned CNTs (VACNTs) Properties Applications
5.4.3 Few-walled carbon nanotubes (FWNTs) Properties Applications
5.4.4 Carbon Nanohorns (CNHs) Properties Applications
5.4.5 Carbon Onions Properties Applications
5.4.6 Boron Nitride nanotubes (BNNTs) Properties Applications Production

6 Other 2D Materials

6.1 2d Materials Production Methods
6.1.1 Top-down exfoliation
6.1.2 Bottom-up synthesis
6.2.1 Properties
6.2.2 Applications and markets Electronics Fuel cells Adsorbents Photodetectors Textiles Biomedical
6.3 MXenes
6.3.1 Properties
6.3.2 Applications Catalysts Hydrogels Energy storage devices Gas Separation Liquid Separation Antibacterials
6.4 Transition Metal Dichalcogenides (TMDC)
6.4.1 Properties Molybdenum disulphide (MoS2) Tungsten ditelluride (WTe2)
6.4.2 Applications Electronics Biomedical Photovoltaics Piezoelectrics Sensors Filtration Batteries and supercapacitors Fiber lasers
6.5 Borophene
6.5.1 Properties
6.5.2 Applications Energy storage Hydrogen storage Sensors Electronics
6.6 Phosphorene
6.6.1 Properties Fabrication methods Challenges for the use of phosphorene in devices
6.6.2 Applications Electronics Field effect transistors Thermoelectrics Batteries Supercapacitors Photodetectors Sensors
6.7 Graphitic Carbon Nitride (g-C3N4)
6.7.1 Properties
6.7.2 Synthesis
6.7.3 C2N
6.7.4 Applications Electronics Filtration membranes Photocatalysts Batteries Sensors
6.8 Germanene
6.8.1 Properties
6.8.2 Applications Electronics Batteries
6.9 Graphdiyne
6.9.1 Properties
6.9.2 Applications Electronics Batteries Separation membranes Water filtration Photocatalysts Photovoltaics
6.10 Graphane
6.10.1 Properties
6.10.2 Applications Electronics Hydrogen storage
6.11 Rhenium Disulfide (ReS2) and Diselenide (ReSe2)
6.11.1 Properties
6.11.2 Applications Electronics
6.12 Silicene
6.12.1 Properties
6.12.2 Applications Electronics Photovoltaics Thermoelectrics Batteries Sensors
6.13 Stanene/Tinene
6.13.1 Properties
6.13.2 Applications Electronics
6.14 Antimonene
6.14.1 Properties
6.14.2 Applications
6.15 Indium Selenide
6.15.1 Properties
6.15.2 Applications Electronics
6.16 Layered Double Hydroxides (LDH)
6.16.1 Properties
6.16.2 Applications Adsorbent Catalyst Sensors Electrodes Flame Retardants Biosensors Tissue engineering Anti-Microbials Drug Delivery
6.17 2D Materials Producer And Supplier Profiles (7 company profiles)

7 Fullerenes

7.1 Properties
7.2 Products
7.3 Markets and applications
7.4 Technology Readiness Level (TRL)
7.5 Global consumption in metric tonnes, 2010-2031
7.6 Prices
7.7 Producers 494 (20 company profiles)

8 Nanodiamonds

8.1 Types
8.1.1 Fluorescent nanodiamonds (FNDs)
8.2 Applications
8.3 Price and price drivers
8.4 Global demand 2018-2031, tonnes
8.5 Company profiles 517 (30 company profiles)

9 Graphene Quantum Dots

9.1 Comparison to quantum dots
9.2 Properties
9.3 Synthesis
9.3.1 Top-down method
9.3.2 Bottom-up method
9.4 Applications
9.5 Graphene quantum dots pricing
9.6 Graphene quantum dot producers 553 (9 company profiles)

10 Carbon Foam

10.1 Types
10.1.1 Carbon aerogels Carbon-based aerogel composites
10.2 Properties
10.3 Applications
10.4 Company profiles 566 (9 company profiles)

11 Diamond-Like Carbon (DLC) Coatings

11.1 Properties
11.2 Applications and markets
11.3 Global market size
11.4 Company profiles (9 company profiles)

12 Research Methodology

13 References

List of Tables

Table 1. The advanced carbon materials market.
Table 2. Market drivers and trends in carbon fibers.
Table 3. Summary of markets and applications for carbon fibers.
Table 4. Comparison of CFRP to competing materials.
Table 5. Production capacities of carbon fiber producers, in metric tonnes.
Table 6. Global demand for carbon fibers 2018-2031, by market (thousand metric tonnes).
Table 7. Main Toray production sites and capacities.
Table 8. Properties of isotropic graphite.
Table 9. Main markets and applications of isostatic graphite.
Table 10. Current or planned production capacities for iso-graphite, by type. Metric tonnes.
Table 11. Properties of graphene, properties of competing materials, applications thereof.
Table 12. Graphene market challenges.
Table 13. Main graphene producers by country, annual production capacities, types and main markets they sell into 2020.
Table 14. Types of graphene and typical prices.
Table 15. Pristine graphene flakes pricing by producer.
Table 16. Few-layer graphene pricing by producer.
Table 17. Graphene nanoplatelets pricing by producer.
Table 18. Graphene oxide and reduced graphene oxide pricing, by producer.
Table 19. Multi-layer graphene pricing by producer.
Table 20. Graphene ink pricing by producer.
Table 21. Demand for graphene (metric tonnes), 2018-2031.
Table 22. Main graphene producers in North America.
Table 23. Main graphene producers in Europe.
Table 24. Performance criteria of energy storage devices.
Table 25. Typical properties of SWCNT and MWCNT.
Table 26. Properties of CNTs and comparable materials.
Table 27. Applications of MWCNTs.
Table 28. Annual production capacity of the key MWCNT producers.
Table 29. Carbon nanotubes pricing (MWCNTS, SWCNT etc.) by producer.
Table 30. MWCNT global market demand (metric tonnes), 2018-2031.
Table 31. Properties of carbon nanotube paper.
Table 32. Comparative properties of MWCNT and SWCNT.
Table 33. Markets, benefits and applications of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes.
Table 34. Annual production capacity of SWCNT producers.
Table 35. SWCNT market demand forecast (tonnes), 2018-2031.
Table 36. Chasm SWCNT products.
Table 37. Toray CNF printed RFID.
Table 38. Comparative properties of BNNTs and CNTs.
Table 39. Applications of BNNTs.
Table 40. 2D materials types.
Table 41. Comparison of top-down exfoliation methods to produce 2D materials.
Table 42. Comparison of the bottom-up synthesis methods to produce 2D materials.
Table 43. Electronic and mechanical properties of monolayer phosphorene, graphene and MoS2.
Table 44. Market overview for fullerenes-Selling grade particle diameter, usage, advantages, average price/ton, high volume applications, low volume applications and novel applications.
Table 45. Types of fullerenes and applications.
Table 46. Products incorporating fullerenes.
Table 47. Markets, benefits and applications of fullerenes.
Table 48. Global consumption of fullerenes in metric tonnes, 2010-2031.
Table 49. Fullerenes Market Share 2020 (MT).
Table 50. Fullerenes Market Share 2031 (MT).
Table 51. Example prices of fullerenes.
Table 52. Properties of nanodiamonds.
Table 53. Summary of types of NDS and production methods-advantages and disadvantages.
Table 54. Markets, benefits and applications of nanodiamonds.
Table 55. Pricing of nanodiamonds, by producer/distributor.
Table 56. Demand for nanodiamonds (metric tonnes), 2018-2031.
Table 57. Production methods, by main ND producers.
Table 58. Adamas Nanotechnologies, Inc. nanodiamond product list.
Table 59. Carbodeon Ltd. Oy nanodiamond product list.
Table 60. Daicel nanodiamond product list.
Table 61. FND Biotech Nanodiamond product list.
Table 62. JSC Sinta nanodiamond product list.
Table 63. Plasmachem product list and applications.
Table 64. Ray-Techniques Ltd. nanodiamonds product list.
Table 65. Comparison of ND produced by detonation and laser synthesis.
Table 66. Comparison of graphene QDs and semiconductor QDs.
Table 67. Advantages and disadvantages of methods for preparing GQDs.
Table 68. Applications of graphene quantum dots.
Table 69. Prices for graphene quantum dots.
Table 70. Properties of carbon foam materials.
Table 71. Applications of carbon foams.
Table 72. Properties of Diamond-like carbon (DLC) coatings.
Table 73. Applications and markets for Diamond-like carbon (DLC) coatings.

List of Figures

Figure 1. Global market share of carbon fiber market, by capacity, 2021.
Figure 2. Global demand for carbon fibers 2018-2031, by market (thousand metric tonnes).
Figure 3. Isostatic pressed graphite.
Figure 4. Global demand for iso graphite, 2018-2031 (1,000 metric tonnes).
Figure 5. Graphene and its descendants: top right: graphene; top left: graphite = stacked graphene; bottom right: nanotube=rolled graphene; bottom left: fullerene=wrapped graphene.
Figure 6. Demand for graphene, 2018-2031, metric tonnes.
Figure 7. Global graphene demand by market, 2018-2031 (tons).
Figure 8. Demand for graphene in China, by market, 2020.
Figure 9. Demand for graphene in Asia-Pacific, by market, 2020.
Figure 10. Main graphene producers in Asia-Pacific.
Figure 11. Demand for graphene in North America, by market, 2020.
Figure 12. Demand for graphene in Europe, by market, 2020.
Figure 13. AIKA Black-T.
Figure 14. Brain Scientific electrode schematic.
Figure 15. InP/ZnS, perovskite quantum dots and silicon resin composite under UV illumination.
Figure 16. MWCNT global market demand forecast (tonnes), 2018-2030.
Figure 17. AWN Nanotech water harvesting prototype.
Figure 18. Cup Stacked Type Carbon Nano Tubes schematic.
Figure 19. CSCNT composite dispersion.
Figure 20. Flexible CNT CMOS integrated circuits with sub-10 nanoseconds stage delays.
Figure 21. Koatsu Gas Kogyo Co. Ltd CNT product.
Figure 22. Hybrid battery powered electrical motorbike concept.
Figure 23. NAWAStitch integrated into carbon fiber composite.
Figure 24. Schematic illustration of three-chamber system for SWCNH production.
Figure 25. TEM images of carbon nanobrush.
Figure 26. CNT film.
Figure 27. Schematic of a fluidized bed reactor which is able to scale up the generation of SWNTs using the CoMoCAT process.
Figure 28. Carbon nanotube paint product.
Figure 29. HiPCO® Reactor.
Figure 30. Double-walled carbon nanotube bundle cross-section micrograph and model.
Figure 31. Schematic of a vertically aligned carbon nanotube (VACNT) membrane used for water treatment.
Figure 32. TEM image of FWNTs.
Figure 33. Schematic representation of carbon nanohorns.
Figure 34. TEM image of carbon onion.
Figure 35. Schematic of Boron Nitride nanotubes (BNNTs). Alternating B and N atoms are shown in blue and red.
Figure 36. Conceptual diagram of single-walled carbon nanotube (SWCNT) (A) and multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNT) (B) showing typical dimensions of length, width, and separation distance between graphene layers in MWCNTs (Source: JNM).
Figure 37. Schematic of 2-D materials.
Figure 38. Structure of hexagonal boron nitride.
Figure 39. BN nanosheet textiles application.
Figure 40. Structure diagram of Ti3C2Tx.
Figure 41. Types and applications of 2D TMDCs.
Figure 42. Left: Molybdenum disulphide (MoS2). Right: Tungsten ditelluride (WTe2)
Figure 43. SEM image of MoS2.
Figure 44. Atomic force microscopy image of a representative MoS2 thin-film transistor.
Figure 45. Schematic of the molybdenum disulfide (MoS2) thin-film sensor with the deposited molecules that create additional charge.
Figure 46. Borophene schematic.
Figure 47. Black phosphorus structure.
Figure 48. Black Phosphorus crystal.
Figure 49. Bottom gated flexible few-layer phosphorene transistors with the hydrophobic dielectric encapsulation.
Figure 50: Graphitic carbon nitride.
Figure 51. Structural difference between graphene and C2N-h2D crystal: (a) graphene; (b) C2N-h2D crystal. Credit: Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology.
Figure 52. Schematic of germanene.
Figure 53. Graphdiyne structure.
Figure 54. Schematic of Graphane crystal.
Figure 55. Schematic of a monolayer of rhenium disulfide.
Figure 56. Silicene structure.
Figure 57. Monolayer silicene on a silver (111) substrate.
Figure 58. Silicene transistor.
Figure 59. Crystal structure for stanene.
Figure 60. Atomic structure model for the 2D stanene on Bi2Te3(111).
Figure 61. Schematic of Indium Selenide (InSe).
Figure 62. Application of Li-Al LDH as CO2 sensor.
Figure 63. Technology Readiness Level (TRL) for fullerenes.
Figure 64. Global consumption of fullerenes in metric tonnes, 2010-2031.
Figure 65. Fullerenes Market Share 2020 (%).
Figure 66. Fullerenes Market Share 2031 (%).
Figure 67. Detonation Nanodiamond.
Figure 68. DND primary particles and properties.
Figure 69. Functional groups of Nanodiamonds.
Figure 70. NBD battery.
Figure 71. Neomond dispersions.
Figure 72. Green-fluorescing graphene quantum dots.
Figure 73. Schematic of (a) CQDs and (c) GQDs. HRTEM images of (b) C-dots and (d) GQDs showing combination of zigzag and armchair edges (positions marked as 1-4).
Figure 74. Graphene quantum dots.
Figure 75. Top-down and bottom-up methods.
Figure 76. Dotz Nano GQD products.
Figure 77. InP/ZnS, perovskite quantum dots and silicon resin composite under UV illumination.
Figure 78. Quantag GQDs and sensor.
Figure 79. Schematic of typical microstructure of carbon foam: (a) open-cell, (b) closed-cell.
Figure 80. Classification of DLC coatings.
Figure 81. Global revenues for DLC coatings, 2018-2031 (Billion USD).

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A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes:

  • Cabot Corporation
  • Carbitex, LLC, Teijin, UMATEX, Ibiden Co., Ltd.
  • Graphenea
  • Haydale Graphene Industries
  • Hexcel Corporation
  • Mersen, Nippon Techno-Carbon Co., Ltd.
  • Mitsubishi Chemical Carbon Fiber and Composites, Inc.
  • Nanocyl SA
  • OCSiAl
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