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Projections for 5-year compound annual growth rates through 2014

Reportlinker Adds Nanocomposites, Nanoparticles, Nanoclays, and Nanotubes

Posted on January 4th, 2010

Milestones in the development of nanocomposites, and materials with the greatest potential.

Nanocomposites that are in commercial use or under development.

Factors that will influence the long-term development of the market.

Industry structure, company profiles and market shares.


Chapter- 1: INTRODUCTION -- Complimentary

STUDY BACKGROUND 1

STUDY GOALS AND OBJECTIVES 1

INTENDED AUDIENCE 2

SCOPE OF REPORT 2

METHODOLOGY AND INFORMATION SOURCES 2

ANALYST CREDENTIALS 3

RELATED BCC RESEARCH REPORTS 3

BCC ONLINE SERVICES 4

DISCLAIMER 4


Chapter-2: EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

SUMMARY TABLE GLOBAL CONSUMPTION OF NANOCOMPOSITES, THROUGH 2014 ($
MILLION/TONS) 5

SUMMARY FIGURE GLOBAL CONSUMPTION OF NANOCOMPOSITES, 2008-2014 ($ MILLION) 5

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY (CONTINUED) 6


Chapter-3: NANOCOMPOSITES OVERVIEW

GENERAL DESCRIPTION 7

DEFINITIONS 7

Composites 7

Nanocomposites 7

Fillers versus Matrix Materials 7

BRIEF HISTORY OF NANOCOMPOSITES 7

GENERAL PROPERTIES OF NANOCOMPOSITES VERSUS CONVENTIONAL COMPOSITES 8

INCREASED TENSILE STRENGTH, MODULUS, AND HEAT DISTORTION TEMPERATURE 9

COLOR/TRANSPARENCY 9

CONDUCTIVITY 9

FLAME RETARDANCY 10

BARRIER PROPERTIES 10

ANTICORROSIVE PROPERTIES 10

TYPES OF NANOCOMPOSITES, THEIR PROPERTIES AND APPLICATIONS 10

CLAY NANOCOMPOSITES 11

Materials 11

Clay Fillers 11

Natural Clays 11

Montmorillonite 11

Vermiculite 12

Octosilicate 12

Bentonite 12

Hectorite 13

Synthetic Clays 13

Fluorohectorite 14

Hydrotalcite 14

Laponite 14

Matrix Materials 15

Nylon 15

Butyl 16

Thermoplastic Olefins 16

Polyethylene 16

Polypropylene 17

Polyvinyl Chloride 17

Ethylene Vinyl Acetate 18

Other Matrix Materials 18

Polyethylene Terephthalate 18

Acetal 19

Polychloroprene 19

Nitrile Rubber 19

Ethylene Vinyl Alcohol 19

Fabrication 19

Production and Pre-Treatment of Clay Filler Materials 20

Compounding 20

Types of Clay Nanocomposites 20

Commercial Clay Nanocomposites 21

TABLE 1 PROPERTIES, AND MAIN APPLICATIONS OF PRINCIPLE TYPES OF COMMERCIAL CLAY
NANOCOMPOSITES 21

Nylon/Montmorillonite 22

Automotive Applications 22

Packaging Applications 22

Life Sciences Applications 22

TPO/Montmorillonite 22

Automotive Applications 23

EVA/Montmorillonite 23

Flame-retardant Applications 23

Polypropylene/Montmorillonite 23

Automotive Applications 24

Fire-retardant Applications 24

Other Applications 24

Polyethylene/Montmorillonite 24

Packaging Applications 24

Automotive Applications 25

Acetal/Montmorillonite 25

Nylon/Mica Fluoride 25

Automotive Applications 25

Butyl /Vermiculite 25

Consumer Products Applications 26

Other Applications 26

Other Polymer/Clay Nanocomposites under Development 26

TABLE 2 OTHER CLAY NANOCOMPOSITES 26

PET/Montmorillonite 27

EVOH/Montmorillonite 27

Other Matrix Materials/Vermiculite 27

Applications 28

TABLE 3 PRINCIPAL APPLICATIONS OF CLAY CONTAINING COMPOSITES 28

Automotive 28

Packaging 29

Healthcare 29

Consumer Products 29

Flame Retardants 29

Suppliers 29

TABLE 4 CLAY NANOCOMPOSITE SUPPLIERS 30

Suppliers (Continued) 31

Suppliers (Continued) 32

CERAMIC NANOCOMPOSITES 33

Materials 33

Ceramic Fillers 33

Silica 34

Alumina 34

Zirconia 35

Tungsten Carbide 35

Organosilicates 35

Matrix Materials 35

Polymer Matrix Materials 35

Polyurethane 36

Epoxy 36

Metals and Metal Oxides 36

Titanium Dioxide 36

Cobalt 37

Other Materials 37

Calcium Phosphate 37

Fabrication 37

Inorganic Moiety-Containing Monomers 37

In Situ Fabrication of Ceramic Nanocomposite Films 37

Fabrication of WC/Co Nanocomposite Aggregates 38

Types and Properties 39

TABLE 5 PROPERTIES AND MAIN APPLICATIONS FOR PRINCIPAL TYPES OF
CERAMIC-CONTAINING NANOCOMPOSITES 39

Polyurethane/Alumina 39

Titanium Dioxide/Alumina 40

Alumina/Zirconia 40

Epoxy/Carbon Fiber/Silica 40

Polyurethane/Organosilica 40

Cobalt/Tungsten Carbide 41

Calcium Phosphate/Silica 41

PET-Oxynitride 41

Applications 41

TABLE 6 PRINCIPAL APPLICATIONS OF CERAMIC CONTAINING COMPOSITES 42

Coating Applications 42

Floor Finishes 42

Thermal Spray Coatings 42

Window Coatings 43

Life Sciences 44

Hip Implants 44

Artificial Spinal Disks 44

Bone Replacements and Cements 44

Consumer Products 45

Tennis Racquets 45

Other Applications 45

Cutting Tools, Wear Parts 45

Suppliers 45

TABLE 7 CERAMIC NANOCOMPOSITE SUPPLIERS 45

CARBON NANOTUBE COMPOSITES 46

Materials 46

Fillers 46

Carbon Nanotubes 46

Fullerenes 47

Carbon Nano-Fibers 47

Matrix Materials 47

Polymers 48

Polycarbonate 48

Polybutylene Terephthalate 48

Polyphenyl Ether 48

Fabrication Technologies 48

Oriented Nanocomposite Extrusion Process 48

Layered Fabrication 49

CNT Fibers 49

Types of Carbon Nanotube Composites 49

TABLE 8 PROPERTIES OF CARBON NANOTUBE COMPOSITE 50

Nylon/MWNT Composites 50

Polycarbonate/MWNT Composites 50

Polyvinyl Alcohol/MWNT Composites 51

Polybutylene Terephthalate/MWNT Composites 51

Polyphenylene Ether/Polyamide/MWNT Composites 51

Epoxy/MWNT/Carbon Fiber Composites 51

Polyurethane/Fullerene Composites 52

MDMO-PPV/Fullerene 52

Applications 52

TABLE 9 PRINCIPAL APPLICATIONS OF NANOTUBE COMPOSITES 52

Automotive Components 53

Fuel System Components 53

Exterior Parts 53

ESD Applications 54

Consumer Products 54

Tennis Racquets 54

Golf Clubs 54

Bicycles 55

Bowling Balls 55

Boats 55

Other Sporting Goods 55

Textiles 56

Solar Cells 56

Suppliers 56

TABLE 10 CARBON NANOTUBE COMPOSITE SUPPLIERS 57

METAL-CONTAINING NANOCOMPOSITES 58

Hybrid Organic-Metal Photovoltaics 58

METAL OXIDE CONTAINING NANOCOMPOSITES 58

Magnetic Nanocomposites 58

NANO-BIOCOMPOSITES 59

Materials 60

Fillers 60

Cellulose 60

Chitin 60

Matrix Materials 61

Polyvinyl Alcohol 61

Cellulose Esters 61

Polylactic Acid 62

Fabrication 62

Extracting Cellulose Nano-Fibers 62

Nanocomposite Materials Production 63

Types of Nano-Biocomposites 63

Polyvinyl Alcohol/Cellulose Nanocomposites 63

Cotton/Clay Nanocomposite Fibers 63

PHAS/Clay/Cellulose Nanocomposites 64

Nano-Reinforced Poly Lactic Acid 64

Applications 64

Automotive Applications 64

Textile Applications 65

Other Applications 65

Manufacturers 65

OTHER TYPES OF NANOCOMPOSITES 65

Nanocomposite Fuel Cell Membranes 66

Materials 66

Types of Nanocomposite Fuel Cell Membranes 66

Applications 67

Energy Applications 67

Manufacturers 67

Photonic Band Gap Nanocomposites 67

Materials 67

Fabrication 68

Applications 69

Channel Add/Drop Filters 69

Optical Switches 69

Optical Amplifiers 70

Optical Modulators 70

Suppliers 71

Polyhedral Oligomeric Silsesquioxanes (POSS)-Containing Nanocomposites 71

Materials, Fabrication, and Nanocomposite Properties 71

Applications and Manufacturers 72

BioMedical Applications. 72

Electronics Applications 72

Aerospace Applications 72

Hydrophobic/Oleophobic Nanocomposites 72

Materials, Fabrication, and Nanocomposite Properties 73

Applications and Manufacturers 73

Other Applications 73


Chapter-4: PATENT ANALYSIS

PATENTS AND PATENT APPLICATIONS BY TYPE OF NANOCOMPOSITE 74

FIGURE 1 U.S. NANOCOMPOSITES PATENTS BY TYPE, 1976-OCTOBER 15, 2009 (%) 74

PATENT TRENDS OVER TIME 75

FIGURE 2 ANNUAL TRENDS IN U.S. NANOTECHNOLOGY PATENTS BY TECHNOLOGY TYPE,
1998-2008 ( 75

PATENT HOLDERS 76

INDIVIDUAL ENTITIES 76

FIGURE 3 MAJOR NANOCOMPOSITE PATENT HOLDERS (%) 76

COMMERCIAL VERSUS OTHER TYPES OF ASSIGNEES 77

FIGURE 4 U.S. NANOCOMPOSITE PATENTS ISSUED SINCE 1976 BY ASSIGNEE TYPE (%) 77

NATIONALITY OF ASSIGNEES 77

FIGURE 5 ASSIGNEES BY COUNTRY (%) 78


Chapter-5: GLOBAL MARKET FOR NANOCOMPOSITES, 2008âEUR"2014

SUMMARY 79

NANOCOMPOSITE CONSUMPTION BY TYPE OF MATERIAL 79

TABLE 11 GLOBAL CONSUMPTION OF NANOCOMPOSITES, THROUGH 2014 ($ MILLION) 79

FIGURE 6 TRENDS IN GLOBAL NANOCOMPOSITE CONSUMPTION, 2008-2014 ($ MILLIONS) 80

FIGURE 7 GLOBAL NANOCOMPOSITE CONSUMPTION BY TYPE, 2008 VERSUS 2014 (%) 81

TABLE 12 NANOCOMPOSITES WITH THE LARGEST MARKETS, 2008 VERSUS 2014 82

NANOCOMPOSITE CONSUMPTION BY TYPE OF APPLICATION 82

FIGURE 8 GLOBAL NANOCOMPOSITE CONSUMPTION BY APPLICATION, 2008 VERSUS 2014 (%)
83

FIGURE 8 (CONTINUED) 84

DETAILED MARKET PROJECTIONS 84

CLAY NANOCOMPOSITES 84

Summary 84

TABLE 13 GLOBAL SALES OF CLAY NANOCOMPOSITES, THROUGH 2014 ($ MILLION) 85

FIGURE 9 GLOBAL CONSUMPTION OF CLAY-BASED NANOCOMPOSITES BY END USE, 2008 VERSUS
2014 (%) 85

FIGURE 9 (CONTINUED) 86

Nylon/Montmorillonite 86

FIGURE 10 NYLON/MONTMORILLONITE NANOCOMPOSITE CONSUMPTION, 2008 (%) 87

TABLE 14 GLOBAL MARKET FOR NYLON/MONTMORILLONITE NANOCOMPOSITES, THROUGH 2014
(METRIC TONS/$ MILLIONS) 88

Butyl/Vermiculite 88

EVA/Montmorillonite 89

TABLE 15 GLOBAL FLAME-RETARDANT SALES, THROUGH 2014 ($ BILLIONS) 89

FIGURE 11 TRENDS IN THE GLOBAL FLAME-RETARDANT MARKET, 2008-2014 ($ BILLIONS) 90

TABLE 16 GLOBAL MARKET FOR EVA/MONTMORILLONITE NANOCOMPOSITES, THROUGH 2014 ($
MILLIONS ) 90

Other Clay Nanocomposites 91

TABLE 17 GLOBAL MARKET FOR OTHER CLAY NANOCOMPOSITES, THROUGH 2014 ($ MILLIONS)
91

CERAMIC NANOCOMPOSITES 91

Summary 91

TABLE 18 GLOBAL SALES OF CERAMIC NANOCOMPOSITES, THROUGH 2014 ($ MILLIONS) 92

FIGURE 12 GLOBAL CONSUMPTION OF CERAMIC NANOCOMPOSITES BY END USE, 2008 VERSUS
2014 (%) 93

Polyurethane/Alumina 94

TABLE 19 PROJECTED GLOBAL SALES OF PREFINISHED WOOD FLOORING, THROUGH 2014 ($
BILLIONS) 94

FIGURE 13 GLOBAL MARKET TRENDS FOR PREFINISHED WOOD FLOORING, 2008-2014 ($
BILLIONS) 95

TABLE 20 GLOBAL MARKET FOR POLYURETHANE/ALUMINA NANOCOMPOSITES, THROUGH 2014 ($
MILLIONS) 95

Alumina/Titania 95

TABLE 21 GLOBAL MARKET FOR ALUMINA/TITANIA NANOCOMPOSITES, THROUGH 2014 (METRIC
TONS/$ MILLIONS) 96

Epoxy/Carbon/Silica 97

FIGURE 14 GLOBAL TENNIS RACQUET MARKET TRENDS, 2008-2014 (MILLION UNITS) 97

FIGURE 14 (CONTINUED) 98

TABLE 22 GLOBAL MARKET FOR EPOXY/CARBON/SILICA NANOCOMPOSITES, THROUGH 2014 ($
MILLIONS) 98

Calcium Phosphate/Silica 99

TABLE 23 GLOBAL MARKET FOR CALCIUM PHOSPHATE/SILICA NANOCOMPOSITE BONE
SUBSTITUTES, THROUGH 2014 ($ MILLIONS) 99

Tungsten Carbide/Cobalt Nanocomposites 99

TABLE 24 GLOBAL MARKET FOR TUNGSTEN CARBIDE NANOCOMPOSITES, THROUGH 2014 ($
MILLIONS) 100

CARBON NANOTUBE COMPOSITES 100

Summary 100

TABLE 25 GLOBAL SALES OF CARBON NANOTUBE COMPOSITES, THROUGH 2014 ($ MILLIONS)
101

FIGURE 15 GLOBAL MARKET FOR CARBON NANOTUBE-BASED COMPOSITES, 2008 VERSUS 2014
(%) 102

Nylon/MWNT Nanocomposites 103

FIGURE 16 AUTOMOTIVE MARKETS FOR NYLON/NANOTUBE COMPOSITES, 2008 (%) 103

TABLE 26 GLOBAL AUTOMOTIVE MARKET FOR NYLON/NANOTUBE COMPOSITES, THROUGH 2014 ($
MILLIONS) 104

Polycarbonate/MWNT Nanocomposite 104

TABLE 27 GLOBAL MARKET FOR POLYCARBONATE/NANOTUBE COMPOSITES, THROUGH 2014 ($
MILLIONS) 105

PBT/MWNT Nanocomposites 105

TABLE 28 GLOBAL MARKET FOR POLYBUTYLENE TEREPHTHALATE/NANOTUBE COMPOSITES,
THROUGH 2014 ($ MILLIONS) 105

PPE/MWNT Nanocomposites 106

TABLE 29 PROJECTED MARKET FOR POLYPHENYLENE/NANOTUBE COMPOSITES, THROUGH 2014 ($
MILLIONS) 106

Epoxy/Carbon/MWNT Nanocomposites 106

TABLE 30 GLOBAL MARKET FOR EPOXY/CARBON NANOTUBE COMPOSITES, THROUGH 2014 ($
MILLIONS) 107

Polyurethane/Fullerene Nanocomposites 107

TABLE 31 GLOBAL MARKET FOR POLYURETHANE/FULLERENE NANOCOMPOSITES, THROUGH 2014
($ MILLIONS) 108

PVOH/SWNT Composite Fiber 108

FIGURE 17 CONDUCTIVE FIBER MARKET TRENDS, 2008-2014 ($ MILLIONS) 108

FIGURE 17 (CONTINUED) 109

TABLE 32 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PVOH/SWNT COMPOSITE FIBER, THROUGH 2014 ($ MILLIONS)
109

METAL/METAL OXIDE CONTAINING NANOCOMPOSITES 109

Summary 109

TABLE 33 GLOBAL SALES OF METAL/METAL OXIDE NANOCOMPOSITES, THROUGH 2014 ($
MILLIONS) 110

CdSe/P3HT Nanocomposites for Photovoltaic Cells 110

TABLE 34 PROJECTED MARKET FOR CDSE/P3HT NANOCOMPOSITES USED IN SOLAR CELLS,
THROUGH 2014 ($ MILLIONS) 111

Nanomagnetic Composites 111

TABLE 35 PROJECTED MARKET FOR MAGNETIC NANOCOMPOSITES, THROUGH 2014 ($ MILLIONS)
111

NANO-BIOCOMPOSITES 112

Summary 112

TABLE 36 GLOBAL CONSUMPTION OF NANO-BIOCOMPOSITES, THROUGH 2014 ($ MILLIONS) 112

FIGURE 18 GLOBAL MARKET FOR NANO-BIOCOMPOSITES BY APPLICATION, 2014 (%) 113

PVOH-Cellulose Nanocomposites 113

TABLE 37 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PVOH/CELLULOSE NANOCOMPOSITES, THROUGH 2014 ($
MILLIONS) 114

Cotton/Montmorillonite Nanocomposite Fiber 114

TABLE 38 GLOBAL MARKET FOR COTTON/CLAY NANOCOMPOSITE FABRICS, THROUGH 2014 ($
MILLIONS) 115

OTHER TYPES OF NANOCOMPOSITES 115

Summary 115

TABLE 39 GLOBAL SALES OF OTHER NANOCOMPOSITES, THROUGH 2014 ($ MILLIONS) 115

FIGURE 19 GLOBAL MARKET FOR OTHER COMPOSITES, 2008 VERSUS 2014 (%) 116

Hydrophobic/Oleophobic Nanocomposites 117

TABLE 40 GLOBAL MARKET FOR HYDROPHOBIC/OLEOPHOBIC NANOCOMPOSITES, THROUGH 2014
($ MILLIONS) 117

POSS-Containing Nanocomposites 117

FIGURE 20 POSS-CONTAINING NANOCOMPOSITE CONSUMPTION, 2008 (%) 118

TABLE 41 GLOBAL MARKET FOR POSS-CONTAINING NANOCOMPOSITES, THROUGH 2014 ($
MILLIONS) 119

Nanocomposite Fuel Cell Membranes 120

FIGURE 21 FUEL CELL SALES BY TECHNOLOGY TYPE, 2008-2014 ($ MILLIONS) 120

TABLE 42 FUEL-CELL MEMBRANE CONSUMPTION, 2014 (MILLION SQUARE METERS) 121

TABLE 43 GLOBAL MARKET FOR NANOCOMPOSITE FUEL-CELL MEMBRANE, THROUGH 2014 ($
MILLIONS) 121

Photonic Band Gap Nanocomposites 122

TABLE 44 GLOBAL MARKET FOR PHOTONIC BAND GAP NANOCOMPOSITES, THROUGH 2014 ($
MILLIONS) 123


Chapter-6: THE NANOCOMPOSITES INDUSTRY

COMPANIES 124

MARKET SHARES 124

FIGURE 22 NANOCOMPOSITE MARKET SHARES, 2008 (%) 125


Chapter-7: VENDOR PROFILES

AGILENT TECHNOLOGIES 126

ALCOA CLOSURE SYSTEMS INTERNATIONAL 126

ALPS ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 127

ALTAIR NANOTECHNOLOGIES, INC. 127

AMERICAN BOWLING SERVICE, INC. 127

BASELL POLYOLEFINS COMPANY N.V. 128

BAYER AG 128

CARBOLEX INC. 128

CLARIANT INTERNATIONAL AG 129

EASTON-BELL SPORTS INC. 129

E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY 129

ESPIN TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 130

EVONIK DEGUSSA GMBH 130

FOSTER CORP. 130

FRONTIER CARBON CORP. 131

GE PLASTICS 131

GENERAL MOTORS CORP. 132

HOLMENKOL SPORT-TECHNOLOGIES GMBH 132

HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 132

HYPERION CATALYSIS INTERNATIONAL, INC. 132

INFRAMAT CORP. 133

INMAT LLC 134

KABELWERK EUPEN AG 135

LG CHEM 135

MATSUSHITA ELECTRIC WORKS, LTD. 135

MITSUBISHI CHEMICAL CORP. 136

NANOCOR INC. 136

NANOGATE TECHNOLOGIES GMBH 136

NANOLEDGE 137

NANOSYS INC. 137

NEOMAX CO., LTD. 138

NOBLE POLYMERS 138

PENTRON CLINICAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC 139

POLYONE CORP. 139

RTP COMPANY 140

SCIPERIO, INC. 140

SHOWA DENKO K.K. 140

SIM COMPOSITES, INC. 140

SOUTHERN CLAY PRODUCTS, INC. 141

SOUTHWEST NANOTECHNOLOGIES, INC. 141

SUD-CHEMIE AG 142

UBE INDUSTRIES, LTD. 142

UNITIKA LTD. 143

VALSPAR CORP. 143

WILSON SPORTING GOODS CO. 143

YANTAI HAILI INDUSTRY & COMMERCE CO., LTD. 144

ZYVEX CORP. 144


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