The Future of Silicone Elastomers to 2024

The global market for silicone elastomers will increase at a CAGR of 6.2% from 2019 to 2024. The Asian/Pacific region leads the global market with a 2019–24 CAGR of 7.3%, well above the CAGR for the whole market.

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Product type: Market report
Date of publication: 26 Aug 2019
Product format: Digital, Hard Copy
Number of tables: 110
The Future of Silicone Elastomers to 2024
  • Silicone elastomers are still very much in a state of growth and have a long way to grow before they reach their full potential.
  • The demand for silicone elastomers will come primarily from the automotive and medical sectors.
  • Key market influencers covered in this report include the fully electric vehicle, new medical device developments, sustainability, solar energy and sensors, among others. 
  • This report examines the current state and future development of the silicone elastomers market by product type and performance as well as detailing the growth drivers.

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Our exclusive content:

  • Analyses of key technology trends and new regulations affecting the silicone elastomers market to 2024.
  • A complete overview of key suppliers with in-depth company profiles 
  • Overview of new and emerging global applications for silicone elastomers.

What Methodology is used?

The Future of Silicone Elastomers to 2024 is guided by primary research and supported by extensive industry data, both of which underpins our appraisal of existing market conditions and our forecasting. The primary research was based on interviews with industry personnel across the value chain, including leading suppliers, manufacturers and end users. Discussions with industry influencers supplemented this research. Secondary research was founded on an extensive literature review of market and company reports, magazines and journal abstracts, trends, and market information.

What will you discover?

  • In-depth market forecasts broken down by process, product type, end-use and by region
  • Overview of the competitive landscape with profiles of key players and new developments
  • Key drivers and trends impacting the silicone elastomers market to 2024.

Product types

  • By process
    • High consistency rubber, high temperature vulcanisates (HCR/HTV)
    • Single pack room temperature vulcanisates (RTV-1)
    • Twin pack room temperature 
    • vulcanisates (RTV-2)
    • Liquid silicone rubber, liquid injection moulding (LSR/LIM)
  • By elastomer base type
    • MQ (Poly-dimethyl siloxane)
    • VMQ (Poly-vinyl-methyl siloxane)
    • PMQ (Poly-phenyl-methyl
    • siloxane)
    • PVMQ (Poly-phenyl-vinylmethyl siloxane)
    • FVMQ (Poly-trifluoro-vinylmethyl siloxane)

Silicone elastomers market by end-use 

  • Building, construction and civil engineering
  • Consumer, leisure and sports
  • Electric and electronic
  • Medical and healthcare
  • Transportation
  • Other


Silicone elastomers by region

  • Western Europe
  • Germany
  • UK
  • France
  • Italy
  • Spain
  • Other Western European countries
  • Eastern Europe
  • Russia
  • Poland
  • Turkey
  • Other Central and Eastern European countries
  • North America
  • USA
  • Canada
  • Mexico
  • Central and South America
  • Brazil
  • Argentina
  • Other Central and South American countries
  • Asia/Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • South Korea
    • Indonesia
    • Taiwan
    • Other Asian/Pacific countries
  • ROW
    • South Africa
    • Others

Table of Contents

Contents
Executive summary

  • Market forecast and drivers
  • Technology developments
  • Silicone elastomer composition and category key figures
  • End-use sector trends and forecasts
  • Regional demand trends and forecasts

Introduction and methodology

  • Objectives
  • Scope
  • Methodology
  • Abbreviations and definitions

Silicone elastomer industry overview

  • Role of silicone elastomers
  • within the overall elastomers market
  • Supply/demand dynamics
  • Feedstocks, raw materials, sourcing
  • Competitive landscape
  • Key players and recent developments
  • Overview of new regulations
  • Overview of end-use requirements
  • Key drivers and trends 
  • Competitive materials
  • Long-term trends and sustainability

Key technology trends

  • Overview
  • Additive manufacturing
  • Dielectric elastomers
  • Electric vehicles
  • Flexible solar cell
  • Fuel cell gaskets
  • Head-stand closure valves
  • LED developments
  • New materials
  • New medical applications
  • Oil/gas exploration
  • Solar panels
  • Stretchable sensors
  • Syringe stoppers

Product types

  • By process
  • High consistency rubber, high temperature vulcanisates (HCR/HTV)
  • Single pack room temperature vulcanisates (RTV-1)
  • Twin pack room temperature vulcanisates (RTV-2)
  • Liquid silicone rubber, liquid injection moulding (LSR/LIM)
  • By elastomer base type 
  • MQ (Poly-dimethyl siloxane) 
  • VMQ (Poly-vinyl-methyl siloxane)
  • PMQ (Poly-phenyl-methyl siloxane)
  • PVMQ (Poly-phenyl-vinylmethyl siloxane)
  • FVMQ (Poly-trifluoro-vinylmethyl siloxane)

Silicone elastomers market by end-use

  • Building, construction and civil engineering
  • Consumer, leisure and sports 
  • Electric and electronic
  • Medical and healthcare
  • Transportation
  • Other

Silicone elastomers by region

  • Western Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Other Western European countries
  • Eastern Europe
    • Russia
    • Poland
    • Turkey
    • Other Central and Eastern European countries
  • North America
    • USA
    • Canada
    • Mexico
  • Central and South America
    • Brazil
    • Argentina
    • Other Central and South American countries
  • Asia/Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • South Korea
    • Indonesia
    • Taiwan
    • Other Asian/Pacific countries
  • ROW
    • South Africa
    • Others
       

Key suppliers

  • Overview
  • Company profiles
  • Producers of silicone elastomers
  • Compounders of silicone elastomers

Tables and Figures

Tables and figures

  • Global market for silicone elastomers by transportation 2014–19, by volume (‘000 tonnes)
  • Global market for silicone elastomers by transportation 2019–24, by volume (‘000 tonnes)
  • Global market for silicone elastomers by transportation (% CAGR 2014–19, 2019–24, 2014–24)
  • Global market for silicone elastomers by electric and electronic end-uses 2014–19, by volume (‘000 tonnes)
  • Global market for silicone elastomers by electric and electronic end-uses 2019–24, by volume (‘000 tonnes)
  • Global market for silicone elastomers by electric and electronic end-uses (% CAGR 2014–19, 2019–24, 2014–24)
  • Global market for silicone elastomers by building and construction end-uses 2014–19, by volume (‘000 tonnes)
  • Global market for silicone elastomers by building and construction end-uses 2019–24, by volume (‘000 tonnes)
  • Global market for silicone elastomers by building and construction end-uses (% CAGR 2014–19, 2019–24, 2014–24)
  • Global market for silicone elastomers by medical, food and healthcare 2014–19, by volume (‘000 tonnes)
  • Global market for silicone elastomers by medical, food and healthcare 2019–24, by volume (‘000 tonnes)
  • Global market for silicone elastomers by medical, food and healthcare (% CAGR 2014–19, 2019–24, 2014–24)
  • Global market for silicone elastomers by consumer, leisure and sports 2014–19, by volume (‘000 tonnes)
  • Global market for silicone elastomers by consumer, leisure and sports 2019–24, by volume (‘000 tonnes)
  • Global market for silicone elastomers by consumer, leisure and sports (% CAGR 2014–19, 2019–24, 2014–24)
  • Global market for silicone elastomers by other end-uses 2014–19, by volume (‘000 tonnes)
  • Global market for silicone elastomers by other end-uses 2019–24, by volume (‘000 tonnes)
  • Global market for silicone elastomers by other end-uses (% CAGR 2014–19, 2019–24, 2014–24) Note: Includes oil and gas exploration, model-making, energy generation, packaging
  • Global market for silicone elastomers for Western Europe 2014–19, by volume (‘000 tonnes)
  • Global market for silicone elastomers for Western Europe 2019–24, by volume (‘000 tonnes)
  • Global market for silicone elastomers for Western Europe (% CAGR 2014–19, 2019–24, 2014–24)
  • Global market for silicone elastomers for Western Europe by type for 2014, 2019 and 2024 by volume (‘000 tonnes)
  • Global market for silicone elastomers for Western Europe by process for 2014, 2019 and 2024 by volume (‘000 tonnes)
  • Silicone elastomers market by elastomer composition, 2014, 2019, 2024, by volume (% share)
  • Silicone elastomers market by category, 2014, 2019, 2024, by volume (% share)
  • Silicone elastomers market by end use 2014, 2019, 2024, by volume (% share)
  • Silicone elastomers market by geographical region 2014, 2019, 2024, by volume (% share)
  • Silicone elastomers market by type, 2014, 2019, 2024, by volume (‘000 tonnes)
  • Silicone elastomers market by process, 2014, 2019, 2024, by volume (‘000 tonnes)
  • Silicone elastomers market by end use 2014, 2019, 2024, by volume (‘000 tonnes)
  • Silicone elastomers market by geographical region 2014, 2019, 2024, by volume (‘000 tonnes)
  • List of abbreviations related to silicone elastomers
  • Major producers of silicone elastomers
  • Major compounders of silicone elastomers
  • Major end uses of silicone elastomers
  • Silicone elastomer paths to market
  • Raw materials used in production of silicone elastomers
  • Silicone elastomer manufacturing processes
  • Major properties of silicone elastomers, by product group
  • Brief overview of current applications
  • Overview of new/emerging/potential applications
  • Comparisons between silicone elastomers and their potential competition
  • Cutting-edge technology forecast transition table(s) for transportation end-uses
  • Cutting-edge technology forecast transition table(s) for electric and electronic end-uses
  • Cutting-edge technology forecast transition table(s) for medical and healthcare enduses
  • Cutting-edge technology forecast transition table(s) for building and construction end-uses
  • Cutting-edge technology forecast transition table(s) for consumer, leisure and sports end-uses
  • Global market for silicone elastomers by type 2014, 2019, 2024, by region by volume (‘000 tonnes)
  • Global market for silicone elastomers by type (% CAGR 2014–19, 2019–24, 2014–24)
  • Global market for silicone elastomers by process 2014–19, 2019–24, by volume (‘000 tonnes)
  • Global market for silicone elastomers by process (% CAGR 2014–19, 2019–24, 2014–24)
  • Global market for silicone elastomers by end-uses 2014–19, 2019–24, by volume (‘000 tonnes)
  • Global market for silicone elastomers by end-uses (% CAGR 2014–19, 2019–24, 2014–24)
  • Global market for silicone elastomers for Western Europe by end use for 2014, 2019 and 2024 by volume (‘000 tonnes)
  • Germany, UK, France, Italy, Spain, other Western Europe:Global market for silicone elastomers 2014–19, by volume (‘000 tonnes)
  • Global market for silicone elastomers 2019–24, by volume (‘000 tonnes)
  • Global market for silicone elastomers (% CAGR 2014–19, 2019–24, 2014–24)
  • Global market for silicone elastomers for Eastern Europe 2014–19, by volume (‘000 tonnes)
  • Global market for silicone elastomers for Eastern Europe 2019–24, by volume (‘000 tonnes)
  • Global market for silicone elastomers for Eastern Europe (% CAGR 2014–19, 2019–24, 2014–24)
  • Global market for silicone elastomers for Eastern Europe by type for 2014, 2019 and 2024 by volume (‘000 tonnes)
  • Global market for silicone elastomers for Eastern Europe by process for 2014, 2019 and 2024 by volume (‘000 tonnes)
  • Global market for silicone elastomers for Eastern Europe by end use for 2014, 2019 and 2024 by volume (‘000 tonnes)
  • Russia, Poland, Turkey, other Eastern Europe: Global market for silicone elastomers 2014–19, by volume (‘000 tonnes)
  • Global market for silicone elastomers 2019–24, by volume (‘000 tonnes)
  • Global market for silicone elastomers (% CAGR 2014–19, 2019–24, 2014–24)
  • Global market for silicone elastomers for North America 2014–19, by volume (‘000 tonnes)
  • Global market for silicone elastomers for North America 2019–24, by volume (‘000 tonnes)
  • Global market for silicone elastomers for North America (% CAGR 2014–19, 2019–24, 2014–24)
  • Global market for silicone elastomers for North America by type for 2014, 2019 and 2024 by volume (‘000 tonnes)
  • Global market for silicone elastomers for North America by process for 2014, 2019 and 2024 by volume (‘000 tonnes)
  • Global market for silicone elastomers for North America by end use for 2014, 2019 and 2024 by volume (‘000 tonnes)
  • US, Canada, Mexico: ffGlobal market for silicone elastomers 2014–19, by volume (‘000 tonnes)
  • Global market for silicone elastomers 2019–24, by volume (‘000 tonnes)
  • Global market for silicone elastomers (% CAGR 2014–19, 2019–24, 2014–24)
  • Global market for silicone elastomers for Central and South America 2014–19, by volume (‘000 tonnes)
  • Global market for silicone elastomers for Central and South America 2019–24, by volume (‘000 tonnes)
  • Global market for silicone elastomers for Central and South America (% CAGR 2014–19, 2019–24, 2014–24)
  • Global market for silicone elastomers for Central and South America by type for 2014, 2019 and 2024 by volume (‘000 tonnes)
  • Global market for silicone elastomers for Central and South America by process for 2014, 2019 and 2024 by volume (‘000 tonnes)
  • Global market for silicone elastomers for Central and South America by end use for 2014, 2019 and 2024 by volume (‘000 tonnes)
  • Brazil, Argentina, other South America:Global market for silicone elastomers 2014–19, by volume (‘000 tonnes)
  • Global market for silicone elastomers 2019–24, by volume (‘000 tonnes)
  • Global market for silicone elastomers (% CAGR 2014– 19, 2019–24, 2014–24)
  • Global market for silicone elastomers for Asia/Pacific 2014–19, by volume (‘000 tonnes)
  • Global market for silicone elastomers for Asia/Pacific 2019–24, by volume (‘000 tonnes)
  • Global market for silicone elastomers for Asia/Pacific (% CAGR 2014–19, 2019–24, 2014–24)
  • Global market for silicone elastomers for Asia/Pacific by type for 2014, 2019 and 2024 by volume (‘000 tonnes)
  • Global market for silicone elastomers for Asia/Pacific by process for 2014, 2019 and 2024 by volume (‘000 tonnes)
  • Global market for silicone elastomers for Asia/Pacific by end use for 2014, 2019 and 2024 by volume (‘000 tonnes)
  • China, India, Japan, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, other Asia/Pacific: Global market for silicone elastomers 2014–19, by volume  (‘000 tonnes)
  • Global market for silicone elastomers 2019–24, by volume (‘000 tonnes)
  • Global market for silicone elastomers (% CAGR 2014–19, 2019–24, 2014–24)
  • Global market for silicone elastomers for ROW 2014–19, by volume (‘000 tonnes)
  • Global market for silicone elastomers for ROW 2019–24, by volume (‘000 tonnes)
  • Global market for silicone elastomers for ROW (% CAGR 2014–19, 2019–24, 2014–24)
  • Global market for silicone elastomers for ROW by type for 2014, 2019 and 2024 by volume (‘000 tonnes)
  • Global market for silicone elastomers for ROW by process for 2014, 2019 and 2024 by volume (‘000 tonnes)
  • Global market for silicone elastomers for ROW by end use for 2014, 2019 and 2024 by volume (‘000 tonnes)
  • Global market for silicone elastomers for South Africa 2014–19, by volume (‘000 tonnes)
  • Global market for silicone elastomers for South Africa 2019–24, by volume (‘000 tonnes)
  • Global market for silicone elastomers for South Africa (% CAGR 2014–19, 2019–24, 2014–24)
  • Global market for silicone elastomers for other ROW countries 2014–19, by volume (‘000 tonnes)
  • Global market for silicone elastomers for other ROW countries 2019–24, by volume (‘000 tonnes)
  • Global market for silicone elastomers for other ROW countries (% CAGR 2014–19, 2019–24, 2014–24)