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Global Boron Nitride and Boron Carbide Industry

Date : 12/04/2012 @ 7:01PM
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Global Boron Nitride and Boron Carbide Industry

Global Boron Nitride and Boron Carbide Industry

NEW YORK, Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

Global Boron Nitride and Boron Carbide Industry

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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Boron Nitride and Boron Carbide in Metric Tons by the following Product Segments: Boron Nitride and Boron Carbide. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. The report profiles 26 companies including many key and niche players such as Ceradyne, Inc., Element Six, Diamond Innovations, ESK Ceramics GmbH & Co. KG, Denki Kagaku Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, H.C. Starck Gmbh & Co., KG, Henan Huanghe Whirlwind Co., Ltd., The ILJIN Diamond Co., Ltd., Momentive, Mudanjiang Jingangzuan Boron Carbide Co., Ltd, Saint-Gobain Advanced Ceramics Corp, Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd, Showa Denko KK, Tomei Diamond Co.,Ltd., and Washington Mills Electro Minerals Company. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based upon search engine sources in the public domain.

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONSStudy Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1Disclaimers I-2Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3Boron Nitride I-3Boron Carbide I-3II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. MARKET OVERVIEW II-1

Boron Nitride and Boron Carbide Market: A Review II-1

Trends in a Capsule II-1

CBN and Other Materials on an Uptrend II-1

Growing End-Use Demand Drives Market II-2

Table 1: Comparative Analysis of Filler Properties (BN,

Al2O3, AlN, Fused SiO2) II-2

CBN Abrasives to Climb Growth Ladder as Grinding Usage Soars II-3

CBN and Diamond Replace Aluminum Oxide Tools II-3

Table 2: Knoop Hardness of Tooling Materials such as

Diamond, Cubic Boron Nitride, Vanadium Carbide, Silicon

Carbide, Aluminum Oxide, Tungsten Carbide, Hard Steel HRC 65

and Soft Steel HRB 85 - (In x 103 ) (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-3

Boron Nitride Nanotubes vs. Carbon Nanotubes II-4

Boron Nitride Injects Fresh Optimism into Cancer Treatment II-4

Graphene-Boron Nitride Suturing Ushers in Breakthrough

Technology for Electronics II-4

Boron Carbide Dazzles on the Pyrotechnics Landscape II-4

Pyrolytic Boron Nitride Replacing Quartz Crystal II-5

Newer Applications of BN Coatings II-5

Comparative Analysis of Types of BN Coatings Based on

Various Parameters II-5

A Synoptic Review of Application of Boron Nitride Coatings

in Various Industries II-6

(h) BN Powder Widely Applied as an Additive II-6

Global Boron Reserves and Production II-7

Table 3: World Boron Market (2011): Reserves in Thousand

Metric Tons for Turkey, US, Russia, Chile, China, Peru,

Argentina, and Iran (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-7

Table 4: World Boron Production (All Forms): Breakdown byMajor Producing Country/Region for the Years 2010 and 2011(In Thousand Metric Tons) (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) II-7

Table 5: World Boron Nitride Market (2011): Percentage Share

Breakdown of Boron Nitride Powder Consumption Volume by

Application Area - TiB2/BN Composites,

Paints/Coatings/Lubricating Agents, Break Rings, Refractory

Applications, HIPed shapes, Cubic Boron Nitride, and

Electronic Applications (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-8

2. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-9Boron II-9Overview II-9Boron Nitride II-9Product Description II-9Features II-10Production Process II-10End Use Applications II-10Cubic Boron Nitride II-12Product Description II-12Properties II-12Applications II-12Investment Costs II-13Alternatives and Combinations II-14The 'Plasticky' Generation II-14Product Segments II-14Table 6: Materials Recommended for Cutting with Cubic BoronNitride (CBN) II-15Hexagonal Boron Nitride II-15Table 7: Comparative Analysis of Ceramics used inElectronics based on Various Parameters II-16Hot-Pressed Boron Nitride II-16Features II-16Applications II-16Wurtzite Boron Nitride II-17Pyrolytic Boron Nitride II-17Comparative Analysis of Hexagonal BN and Cubic BN II-17Boron Carbide II-18Product Description II-18Properties II-18Production Process II-19Features II-19Applications II-19Table 8: Service Life of Nozzles Made using DifferentMaterials (In hours) II-20Ceramics II-20Other Applications II-20Boron Carbide Nanoparticles Offer Multi-Pronged Benefits II-20Boron Based Materials II-21Features of Boron Based Ceramics II-21Process of Borodizing II-21Pricing and Production II-22

3. TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENTS II-23

Simplified Process Developed for h-BN Production II-23

New Process Improves Relative Density & Ballistic Performance

of Boron Carbide Armor II-23

CBN Films for Advanced Machining II-23

Mass Selected Ion Beam Deposition II-24

New Technique Increases Yield of Nanotubes II-24

BN Films Over Carbon Fibers II-24

Spherical Boron Nitride - Better Composite Materials II-25

New Boron Nitride Processing Technique II-25

BN Nanotubes Strengthen Coatings II-25

New Process Optimizes CBN Film Synthesis II-25

New Compound to Replace CBN II-26

4. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS II-27Nevada Thermal Spray Includes Boron Carbide in Product Line II-27Aremco Products Unveils Pyro-PaintTM 634-BN Boron Nitride Coating II-27Saint-Gobain Ceramic Materials Introduces Combat® Boron Nitride II-27Aremcolox Products Unveils Aremcolox™ 502-1600-94 BoronNitride Ceramic II-28Industrial Supply Launches Boron Carbide Sandblasting Nozzles II-28Shin-Etsu Chemical Launches New Range of Products II-29Momentive Performance Materials to Introduce New Personal CareProducts II-29Duralor Rolls Out TuffTek® II-29Sumitomo Electric Hardmetal Corporation to Launch CBN Grade "BN7500" II-30Momentive Performance Materials Unveils Velvesil FX Gel II-30GE Advanced Materials Introduces Unique Boron Nitride (BN)Spray Coating II-30SDK Develops largest sintered compacts of CBN II-30

5. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-31

Merck Inks Agreement with ESK Ceramics to Market Boroneige

Functional Fillers II-31

Saint-Gobain Ceramic Materials Expands Application of

CarboTherm Boron Nitride Thermal Management Powders II-31

NTT Basic Research Laboratories Employs Hexagonal Boron

Nitride Layers to Produce Nitride LED II-31

Caltech Consortium to Study Boron Carbide Ceramides for U.S.

Army Applications II-32

Kennametal Sintec Keramik and Morgan Technical Ceramics Ink

Distribution Agreement II-32

ESK Ceramics Obtains FDA Clearance for BORONID® Boron Nitride

Powder II-32

Duralor to Establish R&D and Manufacturing Facility II-32

Saint-Gobain Ceramics Announces NSF Certification for IDEALUBE® II-32

Talon Composites Ships MMC to British Nuclear Fuels II-33

Sumitomo Electric Hardmetal Corporation Sets Up New Sales

Company in Mexico II-33

First Nano Supplies ET3000-BN Chemical Vapor Deposition System

to Brookhaven National Laboratory II-33

6. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS II-34Ceradyne, Inc. (US) II-34Element Six (Luxembourg) II-34Diamond Innovations (USA) II-34ESK Ceramics GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) II-34Denki Kagaku Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha (Japan) II-35H.C. Starck Gmbh & Co., KG (Germany) II-35Henan Huanghe Whirlwind Co., Ltd. II-35The ILJIN Diamond Co., Ltd II-36Momentive (US) II-36Mudanjiang Jingangzuan Boron Carbide Co., Ltd (China) II-36Saint-Gobain Advanced Ceramics Corp. (US) II-36Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd (Japan) II-37Showa Denko KK (Japan) II-37Tomei Diamond Co.,Ltd II-38Washington Mills Electro Minerals Company (US) II-38

7. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-39

Table 9: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Boron Nitride and Boron Carbide by Geographic Region - US,

Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years

2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-39

Table 10: World Historic Review for Boron Nitride and BoronCarbide by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, and Rest ofWorld Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figuresin Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-40

Table 11: World 15-Year Perspective for Boron Nitride and

Boron Carbide by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of

Volume Sales for US, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets

for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-41

Table 12: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis forBoron Nitride by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, andRest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual SalesFigures in Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-42

Table 13: World Historic Review for Boron Nitride by

Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-43

Table 14: World 15-Year Perspective for Boron Nitride byGeographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales forUS, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2004,2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-44

Table 15: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Boron Carbide by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, and

Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-45

Table 16: World Historic Review for Boron Carbide byGeographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, and Rest of WorldMarkets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures inMetric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-46

Table 17: World 15-Year Perspective for Boron Carbide by

Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for

US, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2004,

2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-47

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1

A.Market Analysis III-1

Current and Future Analysis III-1

End-Use Scenario III-1

Table 18: US Market for Boron Compounds (2011): Percentage

Breakdown of Consumption Volume by Major End-Use Segments -

Glass and Ceramics, Bleach, Detergents and Soaps,

Agriculture, Enamel and Glazes, and Others (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-1

Strategic Corporate Initiative III-1

Select Key Players III-2

B.Market Analytics III-4

Table 19: The US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Boron Nitride and Boron Carbide by Product Segment - Boron

Nitride and Boron Carbide Markets Independently Analyzed

with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2010

through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-4

Table 20: The US Historic Review for Boron Nitride and BoronCarbide by Product Segment - Boron Nitride and Boron CarbideMarkets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures inMetric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-5

Table 21: The US 15-Year Perspective for Boron Nitride and

Boron Carbide by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of

Volume Sales for Boron Nitride and Boron Carbide Markets for

Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-6

2. JAPAN III-7A.Market Analysis III-7Current and Future Analysis III-7Select Key Players III-7B.Market Analytics III-9Table 22: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysisfor Boron Nitride and Boron Carbide by Product Segment -Boron Nitride and Boron Carbide Markets IndependentlyAnalyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-9

Table 23: Japanese Historic Review for Boron Nitride and

Boron Carbide by Product Segment - Boron Nitride and Boron

Carbide Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-10

Table 24: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Boron Nitride andBoron Carbide by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown ofVolume Sales for Boron Nitride and Boron Carbide Markets forYears 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-11

3. EUROPE III-12

A.Market Analysis III-12

Current and Future Analysis III-12

Select Key Players III-12

B.Market Analytics III-13

Table 25: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Boron Nitride and Boron Carbide by Product Segment -

Boron Nitride and Boron Carbide Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years

2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-13

Table 26: European Historic Review for Boron Nitride andBoron Carbide by Product Segment - Boron Nitride and BoronCarbide Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual SalesFigures in Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-14

Table 27: European 15-Year Perspective for Boron Nitride and

Boron Carbide by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of

Volume Sales for Boron Nitride and Boron Carbide Market for

Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-15

4. REST OF WORLD III-16A.Market Analysis III-16Current and Future Analysis III-16China - Boron Carbide Powder Industry III-16Select Key Players III-16B.Market Analytics III-17Table 28: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & FutureAnalysis for Boron Nitride and Boron Carbide by ProductSegment - Boron Nitride and Boron Carbide MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in MetricTons for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-17

Table 29: Rest of World Historic Review for Boron Nitride

and Boron Carbide by Product Segment - Boron Nitride and

Boron Carbide Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2004 through 2009

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-18

Table 30: Rest of World 15-Year Perspective for BoronNitride and Boron Carbide by Product Segment - PercentageBreakdown of Volume Sales for Boron Nitride and BoronCarbide Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-19IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 26 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 29)

The United States (14)Japan (5)Europe (3)- Germany (2)- The United Kingdom (1)Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (7)

To order this report:Chemical Industry: Global Boron Nitride and Boron Carbide Industry

Nicolas Bombourg

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