Liquid Thermal Interface Materials Market Forecast, Trend Analysis & Competition Tracking - Global Market Insights 2018 to 2028

Published on : Mar-2019 | List of Tables : 34 | List of Figures : 90 | No. of Pages : 170 | Report Code : FACT3085MR |

Regional Players Hold Sway

The liquid thermal interface materials market is highly fragmented, with a significant presence of unorganized players. In addition to unorganized players, the regional players also account for a significant market share.

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Players in the liquid thermal interface materials market are focusing on investments in collaborative research & development and new product launches to consolidate their position in the market. Some of the recent notable developments in the liquid thermal interface materials market include:

  • To capitalize on the growing demand for lithium-ion battery thermal management, Lord Corporation launched new liquid gap fillers to be used in combination with gap pads specifically for electric vehicle batteries which offer improved thermal pathways for heat dissipation in lithium-ion batteries.
  • With innovative liquid thermal interface materials finding extensive consumer base, Henkel, a leading player in the liquid thermal interface materials market launched a cure-in-place liquid gap filler which offers an array of benefits in high-volume and high-value assemblies. Additionally, the cure-in-place liquid thermal interface forms a peelable layer that could be taken off without the need of force protecting the sensitive components of electric circuits.
  • In line with the growing innovation in the thermal interface product manufacturing, WACKER and Fuji Polymer Industries announced collaboration for production of innovative silicon-based thermal interface materials for electronic devices and batteries of electronic vehicles.
  • To overcome the problem of lack of optimal contact in thermal interface materials, researchers have developed a liquid thermal interface material which uses copper and nano particles for efficient thermal conduction.
  • Another research discovered that the combination of thin aluminum foil coated with a non-silicone compound could replace thermal grease as an efficient thermal interface.  

Other players profiled in the report include 3M, Indium Corporation, DowDuPont, Laird Technology, Boyd Corporation, Shin-Etsu Chemical Ltd., Parker Hannifin Corp, and Marian Inc.

‘Compactness’ Feature Driving Adoption

Liquid thermal interface materials are finding increasing utilization in consumer electronics, communication devices, and computers as the demand for high-power and high-performance circuitry in devices such as smartphones, tablets, and laptops continues to rise. Consequently, systems such as flip-chip BGA form factor packages have been developed to cater to the growing demands for high-performance and high-functioning microprocessors and ASICs. Liquid thermal interface material is gradually being integrated into microprocessors for providing the medium for efficient dissipation of heat produced while processing and functioning. Additionally, liquid thermal interface materials comply with the mechanical and size constraints in compact electronic systems which is further driving their adoption in the industry.

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Development of Liquid Metal Thermal Interface Materials Imperative to Market Growth

Liquid metals are gradually gaining traction in thermal management systems owing to their prolific heat extraction and conducting capabilities which offer higher efficiency than conventional coolants in use. With liquid metals offering better thermal management capabilities, numerous researches are working towards developing new thermal interfaces which leverage liquid metal capabilities to improve the system’s thermal conductivity. For instance, recent research which tested silver-filled thermal adhesives concluded the liquid metal thermal interface offers a reliable heat dissipation solution for high-performance electronics owing to its low thermal resistance and high conduction properties. Additionally, researchers studying the development of nano-liquid metals are likely to open new avenues for liquid thermal interface material manufacturers with the substance offering bright prospects for enhancing the thermal performance of existing thermal interface materials. Nano-liquid metals can potentially be incorporated into the existing thermal management systems to provide improved thermal pathways for heat dissipation. Study of using gallium-based liquid metals in thermal management is further expected to aid in liquid thermal interface materials market growth with the substance providing the required thermal conductivity in addition to it having lower melting point and viscosity. In addition to this, gallium-based liquid metals have low melting points, are flexible and reformable owing to which the material is increasingly being used in bio-devices, flexible circuits, and self-healing superconductors.

Adoption in Electric Vehicles (EV) Creating New Opportunities

Electric vehicles are finding widespread adoption across the world as regulatory authorities continue to promote the eco-friendly alternative over their fossil fuel-powered counterparts. Demand for lithium-ion batteries to power electric vehicles continues to rise owing to its high energy density. However, large scale adoption of lithium-ion batteries is restrained due to the absence of efficient thermal management systems for dissipating the heat that is produced during charging or discharging of the vehicle which can consequently result in accidents and reduce the life of the battery. Liquid thermal interface materials present a promising prospect for devising a thermal runaway to overcome the problem of overheating. Numerous researches have concluded liquid thermal interface materials to be more effective over their solid counterparts prompting manufacturers in the liquid thermal interface materials market to focus on production of materials that could effectively provide the thermal management system for lithium-ion batteries. Additionally, lithium-ion batteries are being utilized in smartphones to meet the consumer demand for longer battery life. Liquid thermal interface materials market is likely to bolster as lithium-ion batteries find widespread utilization across an assortment of electric devices.

Sales of Liquid Thermal Interface Materials to Slacken as Manufacturers Venture into Liquid Cooling Systems Production

Liquid cooling systems or immersion cooling systems are gradually replacing thermal interface materials in an array of industries. While the liquid cooling system was traditionally used in data centers, innovations in the system are allowing the use of the system in electronic and automotive applications. The thermal management system offers an assortment of benefits such as temperature uniformity, better heat transfer, improved energy density in batteries, and fire suppression making it a lucrative technology for the automotive industry. Further, the system is being integrated into high-performance smartphones to prevent them from heating. The technology is also being used as a cooling mechanism in computers and laptops. Growing awareness about the benefits of the system in the automotive and electronics industry presents lucrative opportunities for thermal interface manufacturers who are slowly foraying into the production of liquid cooling systems to capitalize on the growing demand. For instance, 3M, a leader in the liquid thermal interface materials market recently showcased a unique computer which uses a liquid cooling system.

Definition

Liquid thermal interface materials are substances inserted between two components of devices to enhance their thermal coupling properties. The basic and most common use of thermal interface materials is to provide a medium for heat dissipation between the heat producing device and heat sink.

About the Report

The report on liquid thermal interface materials market provides detailed and actionable insights into the liquid thermal interface materials market. A list of all the factors influencing the growth of the liquid thermal interface materials market has been included in the report. Additionally, a qualitative, as well as quantitative assessment of each of the factors influencing the liquid thermal interface materials market, has been provided. Detailed analysis of the competitive landscape prevalent in the liquid thermal interface materials market has been included towards the end of the report.

Market Structure

The report on liquid thermal interface materials market segments the liquid thermal interface materials market on the basis of product type, application, and region.

liquid thermal interface materials market segmentation

On the basis of product type, the liquid thermal interface materials market can be segmented into thermal adhesive fluids, thermal greases, and thermal liquid metals.

Based on the application, the liquid thermal interface materials market can be segmented into computers, communication devices, medical devices, consumer electronics, automotive electronics, and others.

Additional Questions Answered:

Apart from the aforementioned insights about the liquid thermal interface materials market, the report answers the following vital questions about the liquid thermal interface materials market:

  • Which region accounted for the bulk of the liquid thermal interface materials market share in 2018?
  • What product type will be the most in demand in the liquid thermal interface materials market in 2019?
  • Based on the application, what segment will hold a significant share of the liquid thermal interface materials market?
  • What are the lucrative opportunities on offer in the liquid thermal interface materials market?
  • What are the challenges that the liquid thermal interface materials market is facing?

Research Methodology

The report on liquid thermal interface materials market is a consequence of an elaborate and robust research methodology. A two-step research process involving primary and secondary researches was employed to obtain valuable insights into the liquid thermal interface materials market. While primary research involved interviewing experts from the liquid thermal interface materials market, secondary research was conducted by thoroughly studying liquid thermal interface market trade journals, paid sources, and other publications related to the liquid thermal interface materials market. Results from both the steps were cross-referenced to produce an accurate forecast of the liquid thermal interface materials market.

Fact.MR recently released a report titled, “Liquid Thermal Interface Materials Market Forecast, Trend Analysis & Competition Tracking – Global Market Insights 2018 to 2028” which offers valuable insights into the liquid thermal interface materials market. The report provides a detailed analysis of all the factors that influence the performance of the liquid thermal interface materials market. All the macro and microeconomic faces which impact the liquid thermal interface materials market has been analyzed in the report. An opportunity assessment of the liquid thermal interface materials market has also been included. The report on liquid thermal interface materials provides a comprehensive analysis of the competitive landscape as well.

Chapter 1 – Global Liquid Thermal Interface Material Market – Executive Summary

The report on liquid thermal interface materials market commences with the executive summary which provides brief yet affluent information about the liquid thermal interface material market. A summary of key findings and statistics is provided in the chapter along with the list of megatrends prevalent in the liquid thermal interface materials market. A detailed opportunity assessment along with exclusive recommendations from Fact.MR analysts have also been included in the report.

Chapter 2 – Market Overview

A concrete definition of the liquid thermal interface materials market along with a detailed taxonomy has been provided in the chapter. The chapter also provides a brief introduction to the liquid thermal interface materials market.

Chapter 3 – Key Success Factors

The chapter provides a comprehensive assessment of all the factors that are proving beneficial for the players operating in the liquid thermal interface materials market.

Chapter 4 – Key Market Trends

Under this chapter, a comprehensive analysis of all the key trends impacting the liquid thermal interface materials market have been provided. Further, the chapter highlights and explains the changes in the demand for liquid thermal interface materials across different industries and the trends influencing the demand dynamics.

Chapter 5 – Product Innovation/Development Trends

The chapter lists and highlights the key product innovations and developments in the liquid thermal interface materials market. The information provided in the chapter helps readers identify the growing demand for technology in the market, as well as discover the new innovations that could benefit them in the long run.

Chapter 6 – Market Dynamics

A thorough analysis of all the micro and macroeconomic facets influencing the liquid thermal interface materials market has been provided in the chapter. The chapter sheds light on the drivers, restraints, threats, challenges, and opportunities in the liquid thermal interface materials market. The chapter also identifies the risks involved in the liquid thermal interface materials market.

Chapter 7 – Regulations and Policies

The chapter reviews all the regulations and policies that impact the production and distribution of liquid thermal interface materials around the world. It also offers a detailed assessment of how changes in the policies could impact the performance of the liquid thermal interface materials market.

Chapter 8 – Associated Industry Assessment

The chapter provides a detailed assessment of all the associated industries and offers invaluable information about the trends prevalent in these industries and their impact on the liquid thermal interface materials market.

Chapter 9 – Supply Chain Analysis

Under the chapter, a detailed evaluation of the complete supply chain involved in the production of liquid thermal interface materials market. The information presented in the chapter can help players operating in the liquid thermal interface materials market streamline their strategies to gain maximum profitability.

Chapter 10 – Pricing Analysis

The chapter provides a comprehensive analysis of the pricing of liquid thermal interface materials. In addition to this, a thorough assessment of all the factors which influence the price of liquid thermal interface materials at a global scale has been included in the chapter.

Chapter 11 – Global Liquid Thermal Interface Material Market Analysis and Forecast

A comprehensive historical analysis of the liquid thermal interface materials market has been provided in the chapter. The chapter also includes an authentic forecast of the liquid thermal material market. Additionally, a list of all the factors considered to create the forecast has been provided along with a valid justification for their inclusion.

Chapter 12 – Global Liquid Thermal Interface Material Market Analysis by Type

The chapter provides a detailed market breakdown on the basis of types of liquid thermal interface materials. Further, a comprehensive historical analysis of each of the segment identified under the different types has been provided along with an accurate forecast about its performance.

Chapter 13 - Global Liquid Thermal Interface Material Market Analysis by Application

A detailed analysis of the liquid thermal interface material market on the basis of the different application areas it is used has been provided in the chapter. The chapter evaluates each segment identified under the category on the basis of both value and volume. 

Chapter 14 - Global Liquid Thermal Interface Material Market Analysis and Forecast, by Region

The chapter assesses the liquid thermal interface material market on the basis of regions and provides comprehensive historical analysis as well as a forecast of the liquid thermal interface material market’s performance.

Chapter 15 – North America Liquid Thermal Interface Material Market Analysis and Forecast

A detailed analysis of the liquid thermal interface material market prevalent in the North American region has been provided in the chapter. The chapter also provides a market attractiveness analysis on the basis of country, type, and application.

Chapter 16 – Latin America Liquid Thermal Interface Material Market Analysis and Forecast

The chapter assesses the liquid thermal interface material market prevalent in the Latin American region and provides historical analysis and forecast of the market performance in the area along with a market attractiveness report on the basis of countries, types, and applications.  

Chapter 17 – Europe Liquid Thermal Interface Material Market Analysis and Forecast

A detailed assessment of the European liquid thermal interface material market has been provided in the chapter. Along with a historical analysis of the liquid thermal interface material market in the region, a forecast of the market performance has also been provided.

Chapter 18 – East Asia Liquid Thermal Interface Material Market Analysis and Forecast

The chapter provides a comprehensive assessment of the liquid thermal interface material market prevalent in East Asia. A thorough analysis of all the factors impacting the liquid thermal interface material market along with historical analysis and forecast of the market performance in the region has been provided in the chapter. 

Chapter 19 – South Asia Liquid Thermal Interface Material Market Analysis and Forecast

A detailed analysis of the liquid thermal interface material market in South Asia has been provided in the chapter. The chapter lists all the forecast factors influencing the performance of the liquid thermal interface material market in the region.

Chapter 20 – Oceania Global Liquid Thermal Interface Material Market Analysis and Forecast

The chapter provides a comprehensive assessment of the liquid thermal interface material market existent in Oceania. All the factors influencing the performance of the liquid thermal interface material market in the region have been listed and their inclusion has been justified with valid explanations.

Chapter 21 – Middle East and Africa (MEA) Global Liquid Thermal Interface Material Market Analysis and Forecast

A thorough assessment of the liquid thermal interface material market existent in the Middle East and African region has been provided in the report along with a list of all the key factors influencing the growth of the market in the geography. A historical analysis, as well as a forecast of the liquid thermal interface material market’s performance, has been provided in the report.  

Chapter 22 – Competitive Assessment

The chapter sheds light on the level of competitiveness prevalent in the liquid thermal interface material market. It highlights the distribution of market shares between the different tier companies operating in the liquid thermal interface material market along with a detailed breakdown of their presence in the market on the basis of region.

Chapter 23 – Competition Deep Dive

All the leading players operating in the liquid thermal interface material market are identified in the chapter. Additionally, the chapter provides a detailed profile of each of the leading players which sheds light on their market presence, revenue share, product portfolio, notable business developments, global footprint, strengths, and weaknesses. The information provided in the chapter can help business professionals and stakeholders streamline their strategy to capitalize on the ongoing trends in the market and gain maximum profitability. 

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