The Future of High Performance Elastomers to 2022

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Product type: Market report
Date of publication: 31 May 2017
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Nevertheless, there are producers that are willing to face these challenges, even with such very high entry barriers. The global market for high-performance elastomers is considered to have been 918,300 tonnes in 2012, and is forecast to be 1.22 million tonnes by the end of 2017, with a compound average growth rate (CAGR) of 5.8%; and growing from there to 1.66 million tonnes, with an increased CAGR of 6.4%.

 

Description

Our exclusive content:

  • Five-year market forecasts broken down by process technology, raw material, end use and geography.
  • Overview of the major players and suppliers within the competitive landscape of the market
  • More than 150 unique tables and figures to help you plan your business strategy

What methodology is used?

The Future of High Performance Elastomers to 2022 is based on Smithers Rapra’s in-house primary research and supported by extensive industry data. Primary research involved interviews with industry personnel from across the value chain, including leading suppliers, manufactures, and end users. Discussions with industry influencers supplemented this research. Secondary research was based on an extensive literature review of market and company reports, magazines and journals.

What will you discover?

  • Quantified market data and qualitative analysis of the key trends in the high –performance elastomer markets.
  • Key regulations affecting the high-performance elastomers market 2017 – 2022
  • Exclusive research on new and emerging applications for high-performance elastomers.

 Who should buy this report?

  • Natural and synthetic rubber and polymer suppliers
  • Elastomers producers and users
  • Elastomers processing and testing equipment suppliers
  • Rubber and polymer additive suppliers
  • Consultants and analysts

Table of Contents

Executive summary

Introduction and Methodology

  • Introduction
  • Report objective
  • Report scope
  • Methodology
  • List of definitions
    • ASTM D2000
    • ASTM D1418
    • ISO/DIN 1629
    • General definitions

Key drivers and trends

  • Factors affecting the market for high-performance elastomers
  • Regulations regarding the production of high-performance elastomers
  • Supply and demand dynamics
    • Acrylate elastomers (ACM, AEM, ANM)
    • Epichlorohydrin elastomers (CO, ECO, ETER)
    • Ethylene-vinyl acetate elastomers (EVM)
    • Fluoroelastomers (FKM, FFKM, FEPM)
    • Chlorine-based elastomers (CM, CR, CPE)
    • oHigh-performance thermoplastic elastomers (TPA, A-TPU, TPAcV, TPSiV)
    • Silicone elastomers (MQ, VMQ, PMQ, PVMQ, FVMQ)
    • Other high-performance elastomers
  • Brief overview of new/emerging/potential applications
    • Fluorination of lower performance elastomers
    • Smart rubbers
    • Higher heat resistant TPEs
    • Silicone elastomers’ developments                                                                           
  • Key players and current developments
  • Top drivers and trends 2017-22
  • Key regulations and likely developments 2017-22
    • REACH
    • OSHA and the EPA
    • Export and import regulations
  • Profitability value chain in the global high-performance elastomer market

Cutting-edge technology developments

  • Introduction
  • Fluorination of lower-cost high-performance elastomers
  • Electrically conductive elastomers
  • Heat conductive elastomers
  • Dielectric elastomers
  • Self-healing elastomers
  • Higher-heat-resistant thermoplastic elastomers
  • LEDs based on silicone elastomers

High-performance elastomer markets by type

  • Acrylate elastomers
  • Epichlorohydrin elastomers
  • Ethylene-vinyl acetate elastomers
  • Chlorine-based elastomers
  • High-performance thermoplastic elastomers
  • Silicone elastomers
  • Other high-performance elastomers

High-performance elastomer markets by end-use

  • Building and construction
  • Electric and electronic
  • Medical, food and hygiene
  • Consumer, leisure and sports
  • Other applications

High-performance elastomer markets by region and major countries

  • Introduction
  • Western Europe
    • France
    • Germany
    • UK
    • Other Western European countries
  • Central and Eastern Europe
    • Russia
    • Other Central and Eastern European countries
  • North America
    • USA
    • Other North American countries
  • South America
    • Brazil
    • Other South American countries
  • Asia/Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • Other Asian/Pacific countries
  • Rest of world

Key suppliers to the high-performance elastomer market

  • Introduction
  • 3M
  • Daikin Ind.
  • Dow Chemical
  • Dow Corning
  • DuPont
  • DSM
  • ExxonMobil
  • Huntsman
  • Kuraray
  • Lanxess
  • Lubrizol
  • Momentive
  • Showa Denko
  • Shin Etsu
  • Solvay
  • Opas
  • Tosoh
  • Inimatec
  • Wacker Chimie
  • Zeon Chemical

Tables and Figures

Table

  • Table 0.1. The compound average growth rates for high-performance elastomers from 2012-17 and 2017-22, by elastomer (%)
  • Table 0.2. The compound average growth rates for high-performance elastomers from 2012-17 and 2017-22, by end-use (%)
  • Table 0.3. The compound average growth rates for high-performance elastomers from 2012-17 and 2017-22, by region (%)
  • Table 1.1: High performance-elastomers by group, by designation and abbreviation, with examples of main producers and their products and trade names
  • Table 1.2: ASTM D2000 Elastomer classification; test temperature and oil swell
  • Table 1.3: Elastomer description according to specific tests carried out
  • Table 1.4: The definitions of selected high performance elastomers according to ASTM D2000 and D1418, as well as ISO 1629
  • Table 1.5Other general abbreviations and definitions used for high-performance elastomers (other than those used in table 1.1 and 1.4)
  • Table 2.1 High performance elastomers – selected production routes
  • Table 2.2: Types of silicone elastomers classified by their processing methods
  • Table 2.3: Refractive indices of silicone elastomers based on specific polysiloxanes
  • Table 2.4: Current applications for silicone elastomers
  • Table 2.5: Key producers of selective high performance elastomers
  • Table 2.6: Drivers and trends effecting the global high-performance market, 2017-22
  • Table 2.7: Effect of the mandatory introduction of REACH regulations on the global high-performance elastomer markets
  • Table 2.8: Effect of the current OSHA and EPA regulations on the global high-performance elastomer markets
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  • Table 2.10: Comparative cost of various automotive hose high performance elastomers
  • Table 3.1: Performance and durability of new fluorine-based high-performance elastomers
  • Table 3.2: Factors affecting the growth of new fluorine-based high-performance elastomers
  • Table 3.3: Performance and durability of electrically conductive high-performance elastomers
  • Table 3.4: Factors affecting the growth of electrically conductive high-performance elastomers
  • Table 3.5: Performance and durability of heat conductive high-performance elastomers
  • Table 3.6: Factors affecting the growth of heat conductive high-performance elastomers
  • Table 3.7: Performance and durability of dielectric elastomers
  • Table 3.8: Factors affecting the growth of silicone elastomers in dielectric elastomers and similar applications
  • Table 3.9: Performance and durability of self-healing elastomers
  • Table 3.10: Factors affecting the growth of self-healing elastomers
  • Table 3.11: Performance and durability of higher-heat-resistant thermoplastic elastomers
  • Table 3.12: Factors affecting the growth of higher-heat-resistant thermoplastic elastomers
  • Table 3.13: Performance and durability of LEDs based on silicone elastomers
  • Table 3.14: Factors affecting the growth of LEDs based on silicone elastomers
  • Table 4.1. The compound average growth rates for high-performance elastomers from 2012-17 and 2017-22, by elastomer (%)
  • Table 4.2: The global market for high-performance elastomers by type, 2012-22 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Table 4.3: Major suppliers of acrylate elastomers and their products
  • Table 4.4: The global market for acrylate elastomers by country and by region, 2012-22 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Table 4.5: The global market for acrylate elastomers by country and region, CAGR 2012-17 and 2017-2022 (%)
  • Table 4.4: The global market for acrylate elastomers by end-use, 2012-22 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Table 4.5: The global market for acrylate elastomers by end-use, CAGR 2012-17 and 2017-2022 (%)
  • Table 4.6: The global market for acrylate elastomers by end-use, 2012-22 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Table 4.7: The global market for acrylate elastomers by end-use, CAGR 2012-17 and 2017-2022 (%)
  • Table 4.8: The global market for epichlorohydrin elastomers by country and by region, 2012-22 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Table 4.9: The global market for epichlorohydrin elastomers by country and region, CAGR 2012-17 and 2017-2022 (%)
  • Table 4.10: The global market for epichlorohydrin elastomers by end-use, 2012-22 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Table 4.11: The global market for epichlorohydrin elastomers by end-use, CAGR 2012-17 and 2017-2022 (%)
  • Table 4.12: EVM compared with other high-performance elastomers in in a similar category
  • Table 4.13: The global market for ethylene-vinyl acetate elastomers by country and by region, 2012-22 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Table 4.14: The global market for ethylene-vinyl acetate elastomers by country and region, CAGR 2012-17 and 2017-2022 (%)
  • Table 4.15: The global market for ethylene-vinyl acetate elastomers by end-use, 2012-22 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Table 4.16: The global market for ethylene-vinyl acetate elastomers by end-use, CAGR 2012-17 and 2017-2022 (%)
  • Table 4.17: Major suppliers of FKM and their offerings; standard and specialty grades
  • Table 4.18: Major suppliers of FKM and their offerings; standard and specialty grades
  • Table 4.19: Major suppliers of FFKM and their offerings, by cure type
  • Table 4.20: Typical properties of peroxide-cured FFKM and triazine cured-HT-FFKM
  • Table 4.21: Volume swell of FZ in toluene at 25°C (%)
  • Table 4.22: The global market for fluoroelastomers by country and by region, 2012-22 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Table 4.23: The global market for fluoroelastomers by country and region, CAGR 2012-17 and 2017-2022 (%)
  • Table 4.24: The global market for fluoroelastomers by end-use, 2012-22 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Table 4.25: The global market for fluoroelastomers by end-use, CAGR 2012-17 and 2017-2022 (%)
  • Table 4.26: The global market for chlorine-based elastomers by country and by region, 2012-22 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Table 4.27: The global market for chlorine-based elastomers by country and region, CAGR 2012-17 and 2017-2022 (%)
  • Table 4.28: The global market for chlorine-based elastomers by end-use, 2012-22 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Table 4.29: The global market for chlorine-based elastomers by end-use, CAGR 2012-17 and 2017-2022 (%)
  • Table 4.30: The global market for high-performance thermoplastic elastomers by country and by region, 2012-22 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Table 4.31: The global market for high-performance thermoplastic elastomers by country and region, CAGR 2012-17 and 2017-2022 (%)
  • Table 4.32: The global market for high-performance thermoplastic elastomers by end-use, 2012-22 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Table 4.33: The global market for high-performance thermoplastic elastomers by end-use, CAGR 2012-17 and 2017-2022 (%)
  • Table 4.34: The global market for silicone elastomers by country and by region, 2012-22 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Table 4.35: The global market for silicone elastomers by country and region, CAGR 2012-17 and 2017-2022 (%)
  • Table 4.36: The global market for silicone elastomers by end-use, 2012-22 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Table 4.37: The global market for silicone elastomers by end-use, CAGR 2012-17 and 2017-2022 (%)
  • Table 4.38: The global market for other high-performance elastomers by country and by region, 2012-22 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Table 4.39: The global market for other high-performance elastomers by country and region, CAGR 2012-17 and 2017-2022 (%)
  • Table 4.40: The global market for other high-performance elastomers by end-use, 2012-22 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Table 4.41: The global market for other high-performance elastomers by end-use, CAGR 2012-17 and 2017-2022 (%)
  • Table 5.1: The global market for high-performance elastomers by end-use, 2012-22 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Table 5.2: The global market for high-performance elastomers by end-use, CAGR 2012-17 and 2017-22 (%)
  • Table 5.3: The global market for high-performance elastomers for transportation applications, 2012-22 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Table 5.4: The global market for high-performance elastomers for transportation applications, CAGR 2012-17 and 2017-22 (%)
  • Table 5.5: The global market for high-performance elastomers for building and construction applications, 2012-22 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Table 5.6: The global market for high-performance elastomers for building and construction applications, CAGR 2012-17 and 2017-22 (%)
  • Table 5.7: The global market for high-performance elastomers for electric and electronic applications, 2012-22 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Table 5.8: The global market for high-performance elastomers for electric and electronic applications, CAGR 2012-17 and 2017-22 (%)
  • Table 5.9: The global market for high-performance elastomers medical, food and hygiene applications, 2012-22 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Table 5.10: The global market for high-performance elastomers for medical, food and hygiene applications, CAGR 2012-17 and 2017-22 (%)
  • Table 5.11: The global market for high-performance elastomers for consumer, leisure and sports applications, 2012-22 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Table 5.12: The global market for high-performance elastomers for consumer, leisure and sports applications, CAGR 2012-17 and 2017-22 (%)
  • Table 5.13: The global market for high-performance elastomers for other applications, 2012-22 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Table 5.14: The global market for high-performance elastomers for other applications, CAGR 2012-17 and 2017-22 (%)
  • Table 6.1: The global market for high-performance elastomers by region and major countries, 2012-22 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Table 6.2: The global market for high-performance elastomers by region and major countries, CAGR 2012-2017 and 2017-22 (%)
  • Table 6.3: The global market for high-performance elastomers for Western Europe, by elastomer, 2012-22 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Table 6.4: The global market for high-performance elastomers for Western Europe, by elastomer, CAGR 2012-2017 and 2017-22 (%)
  • Table 6.5: The global market for high-performance elastomers for France, by elastomer, 2012-22 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Table 6.6: The global market for high-performance elastomers for France, by elastomer, CAGR 2012-2017 and 2017-22 (%)
  • Table 6.7: The global market for high-performance elastomers for the United Kingdom, by elastomer, 2012-22 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Table 6.8: The global market for high-performance elastomers for the United Kingdom, by elastomer, CAGR 2012-2017 and 2017-22 (%)
  • Table 6.9: The global market for high-performance elastomers for other Western European countries, by elastomer, 2012-22 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Table 6.10: The global market for high-performance elastomers for other Western European countries, by elastomer, CAGR 2012-2017 and 2017-22 (%)
  • Table 6.11: The global market for high-performance elastomers for Central and Eastern Europe, by elastomer, 2012-22 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Table 6.12: The global market for high-performance elastomers for Central and Eastern Europe, by elastomer, CAGR 2012-2017 and 2017-22 (%)
  • Table 6.13: The global market for high-performance elastomers for Russia, by elastomer, 2012-22 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Table 6.14: The global market for high-performance elastomers for Russia, by elastomer, CAGR 2012-2017 and 2017-22 (%)
  • Table 6.15: The global market for high-performance elastomers for other Central and Eastern European countries, by elastomer, 2012-22 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Table 6.16: The global market for high-performance elastomers for other Central and Eastern European countries, by elastomer, CAGR 2012-2017 and 2017-22 (%)
  • Table 6.17: The global market for high-performance elastomers for North America, by elastomer, 2012-22 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Table 6.18: The global market for high-performance elastomers for North America, by elastomer, CAGR 2012-2017 and 2017-22 (%)
  • Table 6.19: The global market for high-performance elastomers for the USA, by elastomer, 2012-22 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Table 6.20: The global market for high-performance elastomers for the USA, by elastomer, CAGR 2012-2017 and 2017-22 (%)
  • Table 6.21: The global market for high-performance elastomers for other North American countries, by elastomer, 2012-22 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Table 6.22: The global market for high-performance elastomers for other North American countries, by elastomer, CAGR 2012-2017 and 2017-22 (%)
  • Table 6.17: The global market for high-performance elastomers for South America, by elastomer, 2012-22 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Table 6.18: The global market for high-performance elastomers for South America, by elastomer, CAGR 2012-2017 and 2017-22 (%)
  • Table 6.19: The global market for high-performance elastomers for Brazil, by elastomer, 2012-22 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Table 6.20: The global market for high-performance elastomers for Brazil, by elastomer, CAGR 2012-2017 and 2017-22 (%)
  • Table 6.21: The global market for high-performance elastomers for other Central and South American countries, by elastomer, 2012-22 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Table 6.22: The global market for high-performance elastomers for other Central and South American countries, by elastomer, CAGR 2012-2017 and 2017-22 (%)
  • Table 6.23: The global market for high-performance elastomers for Asia/Pacific, by elastomer, 2012-22 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Table 6.24: The global market for high-performance elastomers for Asia/Pacific, by elastomer, CAGR 2012-2017 and 2017-22 (%)
  • Table 6.25: The global market for high-performance elastomers for China, by elastomer, 2012-22 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Table 6.26: The global market for high-performance elastomers for China, by elastomer, CAGR 2012-2017 and 2017-22 (%)
  • Table 6.27: The global market for high-performance elastomers for Japan, by elastomer, 2012-22 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Table 6.28: The global market for high-performance elastomers for Japan, by elastomer, CAGR 2012-2017 and 2017-22 (%)
  • Table 6.29: The global market for high-performance elastomers for other Asian/Pacific countries, by elastomer, 2012-22 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Table 6.30: The global market for high-performance elastomers for Asian/Pacific countries, by elastomer, CAGR 2012-2017 and 2017-22 (%)
  • Table 6.31: The global market for high-performance elastomers for the rest of the world, by elastomer, 2012-22 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Table 6.32: The global market for high-performance elastomers for the rest of the world, by elastomer, CAGR 2012-2017 and 2017-22 (%)

Figures

  • Figure 0.1: The global market for high performance elastomers, 2012-22 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Figure 0.2: The global market for high-performance elastomers, by elastomer, 2012 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Figure 0.3: The global market for high-performance elastomers, by elastomer, 2017 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Figure 0.4: The global market for high-performance elastomers, by elastomer, 2022 (‘000 tonnes)
  • Figure 4.1: The global market for high-performance elastomers, by elastomer, 2012 (%)
  • Figure 4.2: The global market for high-performance elastomers, by elastomer, 2017 (%)
  • Figure 4.3: The global market for high-performance elastomers, by elastomer, 2022 (%)
  • Figure 5.1: The global market for high-performance elastomers by end use, 2012 (%)
  • Figure 5.2: The global market for high-performance elastomers by end use, 2017 (%)
  • Figure 5.3: The global market for high-performance elastomers by end use, 2022 (%)
  • Figure 6.1: The global market for high-performance elastomers by region, 2012 (%)
  • Figure 6.2: The global market for high-performance elastomers by region, 2017 (%)
  • Figure 6.3: The global market for high-performance elastomers by region, 2022 (%)
  • Figure 6.4: The global market for high-performance elastomers by major countries, 2012 (%)
  • Figure 6.5: The global market for high-performance elastomers by major countries, 2017 (%)
  • Figure 6.6: The global market for high-performance elastomers by major countries, 2022 (%)