Market Shares Remain Clustered among Leading Players
The cold cast elastomers market remains consolidated, with leading players holding over 40% share of the market. On the other hand, regional and emerging players hold 20-25% and 10-15% share of the cold cast elastomers market respectively. Leading players continue to expand their production facilities, streamline their manufacturing processes, and launch new high-performance elastomer product lines to capitalize on the growing demand for high-functioning elastomers. Some of the notable developments in the cold cast elastomers market are mentioned below:
- In order to capitalize on the growing demand for high-performance elastomers, BASF launched the Elasturan range of products, which are two-component polyurethane high-performance systems. The range of high-performance elastomers has been specifically launched for use in high-load areas of multiple industries. The Elasturan range includes six different products.
- To expand its footprint in the cold cast elastomers space, Era Polymers Pty. Ltd will be opening a new manufacturing facility in North Carolina, U.S.A. The 140,000 square foot facility will be built using an investment of $9.2 million and will serve the U.S, Canadian, South American, and European markets.
- In order to meet the growing demands for high-performance elastomers, Mitsui Elastomers Singapore Pte. Ltd., a subsidiary of the Mitsui Chemicals Inc., is expanding the production capacity of its manufacturing facility in Jurong Island. The expansion will add 25,000 metric tons of annual production to its current 200,000 metric tons.
- Lanxess A.G. recently released its Adiprene LF monomer urethane range, which will aid in the processing and increasing productivity of cast elastomers, coatings, sealants, and adhesives while boosting industrial hygiene and increasing performance.
- Albemarle launched its Ethacure curatives which are used in curing of epoxies, polyurethanes, and polyurea. According to the company, the curatives improve the product characteristics while adjusting reaction time and eliminating dust exposure.
Pervasive Perpetuity of Polyurethane Manufacturing
Polyurethane continues to remain the most-widely used resin in the cold cast elastomers manufacturing, as it imparts essential properties for elastomers to be classified fit for industrial usage. With social and political pressure regarding environmental degradation on the rise, manufacturers are seeking green alternatives to conventional chemical raw materials for cold cast elastomers. Polyols used for manufacturing polyurethane can be potentially derived from plant or other natural source making the manufacturing process eco-friendly and economical.
Another central development that is fuelling the production of polyurethane is its ability to reduce the percentage of carbon dioxide present in the atmosphere. Preference for carbon dioxide containing polyurethane is viewed as a viable solution to prevent and ebb carbon emissions, while improving the chemical, hydrolytic, and temperature resistance of cold cast elastomers.
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Palpable Utility of Cold Cast Elastomers in Industrial Applications
Cold cast elastomers have sought widespread industrial use, as these facilitate manufacturing at ambient temperature, depriving the requirement of heat for curation, and optimizing the manufacturing efficiency. The convenience of producing cold cast elastomers with both high and low-pressure mixing equipment, along with their unparalleled advantage in terms of cut & tear resistance, flexibility, and load-bearing capacity, hydrophobic nature, and and grease, compression set, radiation resistance, make it fit for use across a broad array of industrial applications.
Additionally, these unparalleled attributes of cold cast elastomers will extensively complement their vitality in construction, aviation, and automobile industries, thereby boosting their production and demand.
Innovative Efforts of Cold Cast Elastomer Manufacturers to Optimize Manufacturing Efficiency
Ceaseless efforts of manufacturers toward development of quick and efficient manufacturing processes for elastomers have been driven by increasing demand for elastomeric components across industrial sectors. Exploring potency of Selective Laser Sintering for cold cast elastomer manufacturing, in combination with vacuum casting, has been one of the key focus areas of leading players.
This can be primarily attributed to the convenience of the SLS process in time-effective production of complex shapes, devoid of the need for specific mold. Deeming efficiency of SLS combined with vacuum casting for elastomeric component manufacturing, innovative efforts of manufacturers are likely to pave lucrative avenues for growth of the cold cast elastomers market.
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Cold Cast Elastomers Market – Definition
Elastomers are polymers that are formed by the mixing of metal, wood, and other material with resins. Elastomers can stretch like rubber and then return to their original form when the force is removed. Cold cast elastomers are manufactured at room temperature, and do not require any high temperature for curing. Cold cast elastomers are used in an array of industries which include automobile, aviation, sports goods, oil and gas production, and other manufacturing verticals.
Cold Cast Elastomers Market – About the Report
The Fact.MR report on the cold cast elastomers market provides valuable and actionable insights into the cold cast elastomers market. In addition to the insights, the cold cast elastomers market report features comprehensive information on the market trends that are influencing the cold cast elastomers market and will continue to impact it. An authentic and exclusive forecast of the cold cast elastomers market for the 2018-2027 period has been included in the report.
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Cold Cast Elastomers Market – Market Structure
The Fact.MR report on cold cast elastomers market provides comprehensive information about the market in terms of the value, volume, Y-o-Y growth, and CAGR. In addition to the valuable information, the cold cast elastomers market provides authentic insights by dividing the cold cast elastomers market on the basis of processing type, geographic region, and end-use applications.
Cold Cast Elastomers Market – Additional Questions Answered
Apart from the aforementioned insight about the cold cast elastomers market, the cold cast elastomers market report answers the following key questions that can help stakeholders and business professionals to identify lucrative opportunities and streamline their strategies to earn maximum profitability:
- What region held the bulk of the cold cast elastomers market share during 2018?
- Based on the end-use applications, which industry will lead the demand for cold cast elastomers in 2019?
- What type of cold cast elastomers were the most in demand during 2018?
- What will be the lucrative opportunities on offer in the cold cast elastomers market in 2019?
- What are the significant challenges which can hamper the growth of the cold cast elastomers market in 2019?
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Cold Cast Elastomers Market – Research Methodology
The robust and elaborate research methodology which was employed during the compilation of the cold cast elastomers market report has been explained thoroughly. A comprehensive analysis of the historical, as well as current data, was performed to produce an authentic and accurate forecast of the cold cast elastomers market. The exhaustive research procedure was divided into two steps namely primary and secondary researches.
While the primary research phase of the process involved interviewing seasoned industry experts, secondary research was conducted by thoroughly analyzing company press releases, paid sources, trade journals, and other industry-related publications. Results from both the phases of the research were cross-referenced with each other to produce an authentic and insightful forecast of the cold cast elastomers market.
Cold Cast Elastomers Market: A Unique Compilation of Authentic Market Insights and Detailed Opportunity Assessment
Fact.MR recently published a report on cold cast elastomers market which provides invaluable and unbiased actionable insights about the factors that affect the market. In addition to these, the report identifies key market trends that hold influence on the cold cast elastomers market and will impact its performance in the foreseeable future.
A qualitative, as well as quantitative assessment of the identified factors, have been propounded in the report. Additionally, a thorough analysis of all the micro and macroeconomic facets such as market drivers, threats, restraints, opportunities, and challenges have been presented in the report.
The cold cast elastomers market report throws light on the market behavior during 2018-2027 period while clearly explaining the inclusion of the reasons included in the report.
Chapter 1 – Global Cold Cast Elastomers Market – Executive Summary
The executive summary introduces the global cold cast elastomers market by providing brief yet affluent information to the readers on the basis of opportunity assessment, competitive analysis, and megatrends. The chapter concludes with Fact.MR’s view on the cold cast elastomers market.
Chapter 2 – Global Cold Cast Elastomers Market Overview
The chapter commences with the global cold cast elastomers market definition and further goes on to provide a detailed structure of the global cold cast elastomers market. The ensuing parts of the report provides a comprehensive analysis of the market dynamics, supply chain, cost structures, macroeconomic factors influencing the demand of cold cast elastomers, factors considered for the forecast and their relevance, an overview of the global chemical industry, notable developments in the global cold cast elastomers market, the standards laid down for the manufacturing of cold cast elastomers, and the list of key manufacturers. In addition to all the details, the section also presents detailed information about the Y-o-Y growth of the cold cast elastomers market.
Chapter 3 – Global Cold Cast Elastomers Market Analysis and Forecast 2013-2027
The chapter provides a comprehensive analysis of the cold cast elastomers market and determines the future of the market through a detailed examination of historical and current market data. The section highlights the market present, past, and future market performance in terms of value, volume, Y-o-Y growth, and CAGR. In addition to this, the chapter further divides the cold cast elastomers market on the basis of region, processing type, and application.
Chapter 4 - North America Cold Cast Elastomers Market Analysis and Forecast 2013-2027
The chapter specifically focuses on the cold cast elastomers market existent in the North American continent and provides a thorough analysis and forecast of the cold cast elastomers market performance on the basis of country, processing type, and by end-use application.
Chapter 5 – Latin America Cold Cast Elastomers Market Analysis and Forecast 2013-2027
The chapter delves deep into the cold cast elastomers market prevalent in the Latin American region and presents the revenue and volume share of the cold cast elastomers market on the basis of country, end-use application, and processing type.
Chapter 6 – Europe Cold Cast Elastomers Market Analysis and Forecast 2013-2027
The chapter specifically focuses on the cold cast elastomers market existent in the European region and presents a detailed analysis of the revenue and volume share of cold cast elastomers by dividing the cold cast elastomers market on the basis of country, processing type, and application.
Chapter 7 – Japan Cold Cast Elastomers Market Analysis and Forecast 2013-2027
The chapter sheds light on the cold cast elastomers market which exists in Japan. Further, the section provides a comprehensive analysis of the cold cast elastomers market by breaking it down into processing type and end-use applications. Detailed information about each of the two market divisions has been provided in terms of revenue and volume share.
Chapter 8 – APEJ Cold Cast Elastomers Market Analysis and Forecast 2013-2027
The specifically focuses on the cold cast elastomers market existent in the APEJ region. The chapter provides a detailed breakdown of the market in APEJ on the basis of country, processing type, and end-use application. Each of the market divisions has been presented in terms of the revenue and volume share that they hold.
Chapter 9 – MEA Cold Cast Elastomers Market Analysis and Forecast 2013-2027
The chapter sheds light on the cold cast elastomers market prevalent in the MEA region. The section provides a detailed analysis of the cold cast elastomers market on the basis of historic and current performance of the cold cast elastomers market in the region. A detailed market breakdown on the basis of processing type, end-use application, and country has been propounded in the chapter. Each of the aforementioned divisions is explained in terms of the revenue and volume share they hold.
Chapter 10 – Global Cold Cast Elastomers Market Competitive Landscape
The chapter provides a thorough insight into the competition prevalent in the global cold cast elastomers market. A detailed analysis of the cold cast elastomers market on the basis of market structure has been provided under the section. Further, the chapter identifies each of the leading market players present in the cold cast elastomers market along with a comparative analysis among them.
Chapter 11 – Company Profiles
Each of the leading players identified in the previous chapter has been profiled under this section. The company profile of each of the key cold cast elastomers market player throws light on their revenue share, product portfolio, notable business developments, market presence, and global footprint. The chapter also provides a SWOT analysis for each of the companies identified in the cold cast elastomers market report.
Chapter 12 – Fact.MR Research Methodology
The chapter provides a thorough explanation of the research methodology employed during the compilation of the cold cast elastomers market report. The cold cast elastomers market report is a consequence of a two-step research process which involved two phases in primary and secondary researches. The primary research phase of the cold cast elastomers market report involved interviewing seasoned industry experts and rigorous company case studies. The secondary research phase was conducted by thoroughly examining company press releases, trade journals, paid sources, and other industry-related publications. Results from both the research phases were triangulated to filter out any erroneous information from the report to produce an accurate forecast of the cold cast elastomers market.
Chapter 13 – Disclaimer
The chapter includes all the necessary disclaimers in addition to all the assumptions and acronyms used in the cold cast elastomers market report to help readers comprehend the information with more clarity. Contact information can also be found at the end of the chapter.
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