DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Electroactive Polymers Market - By Type (Electric EAPs, Ionic EAPs and Others), By Applications (Actuators & Sensors, Energy Generation, Automotive Devices, Prosthetics, Robotics and Others) and By Geography - Forecast (2016 - 2021)" report to their offering.
Electroactive Polymers (EAPs) are variants of Polymers that is likely to change the shape or size under the influence of an electric field. EAPs are highly versatile in the nature as they can be easily manufactured into different shapes because of the simplicity involved in processing many polymeric materials. EAPs have been used in the development of artificial muscles which provides a better scope to the field of robotics.
While the majority of historic actuators are made of ceramic material, EAPs have caught up after it has been demonstrated that EAP can exhibit more strain than a ceramic actuator. Various factors like demand for new sensors, evolving applications of EAPs in molecular electronics and strong commercial value of EAP based actuators is favoring the market in the future.
The global electroactive polymers market has been analyzed with respect to different parameters such as demand, supply, end-users and manufacturers of electroactive polymers. Electroactive polymers market is categorized based on type, applications and geography. On the basis of type, electroactive polymer market is segmented into Electric EAPs and Ionic EAPs.
Electroactive polymers market is dominated by five major companies namely:
- AGFA-Gevaert (Belgium)
- Celanese Corporation (U.S.)
- KEMET Corporation (U.S.)
- Lubrizol Advanced Materials Inc. (U.S.) PolyOne Corporation (U.S.)
- Parker Hannifin Corporation (U.S.)
- 3M Co. (U.S.)
1. Electroactive Polymers Market Overview
2. Executive Summary
3. Electroactive Polymers Market Landscape
4. Electroactive Polymers Market Forces
5. Electroactive Polymers Market - Strategic Analysis
6. Electroactive Polymers Market - By Types
7. Electroactive Polymers Market - By Applications
8. Electroactive Polymers Market - By Geography
9. Market Entropy
10. Company Profiles
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