DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Asia Pacific Carbon Fiber Market to 2027 - Regional Analysis and Forecasts By Precursor; Form; End Use Industry, and Countries" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
The APAC carbon fiber market is accounted to US$ 988.2 Mn in 2018 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 12.4% during the forecast period 2019 - 2027, to account to US$ 2,794.8 Mn by 2027.
The APAC carbon fiber market is segmented on the basis of precursors as PAN-based and pitch. The PAN-based APAC carbon fiber market is estimated to hold a dominant share in the market. Polyacrylonitrile (PAN) contains ~68% of carbon and is one of the most widely used precursors in carbon fiber manufacturing. PAN is polymerized from acrylonitrile (AN) by the commonly used, inhibitory azo compounds and peroxides through the polymerization process. Suspension polymerization and solution polymerization are the two major types of this process. The solution polymerization is the preferred method as the PAN solution that is produced can be directly used as a fiber spinning dope on the removal of unreacted monomers. To produce PAN with higher molecular weights, the solvent needs to have a low chain transfer coefficient. The most commonly used solvents in this process are sodium thiocyanate, zinc chloride, and dimethyl sulfoxide.
The APAC carbon fiber market is segmented based on form as composites and non-composites. The composites segment accounts for the largest share in the APAC carbon fiber market, while the non-composites segment also contributes a significant share in the market. The carbon fiber reinforced polymers are advanced composite materials that are used in a wide variety of applications, from the sports equipment to the aerospace and automotive sector. Carbon fibers, when bound with plastic polymer resin, produce a composite material that is durable, extremely strong, and lightweight that can be used in various forms, including tubes, tows, and fabrics. The steady decrease in the prices, coupled with the availability of multiple carbon fibers and polymer matrix materials, have helped the carbon fiber polymer composite materials to achieve an essential position in the Asia Pacific market. Epoxy is the most commonly used carbon fiber composite material.
Increasing demand to utilize renewable resources has led to an upsurge for the installation and demand for wind farms, with wide tracts of land and coastal areas devoted to the operation of wind turbines. The wind turbine manufacturers strive to produce more efficient and longer blades. Advanced composite materials such as carbon fiber is an upcoming component for the construction of wind turbines, specifically the blades. The companies operating in the market have discovered that the longer the blades are on a turbine, the more energy can be generated. The carbon fiber plays a vital role in the wind energy industry. Large blades are typically designed by stiffness and deflection, rather than taking into consideration the material strength. The high stiffness characteristic of carbon fiber lowers the blade deflection, allowing a larger tower diameter for a given blade-to-tower clearance. Carbon fiber is added in the spar cap, which is known to be the backbone of the blade.
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Key Topics Covered:
1.1 Scope of the Study
1.2 Research Report Guidance
1.3 Market Segmentation
2. Key Takeaways
3. Research Methodology
3.2 Secondary Research
3.3 Primary Research
4. Carbon Fiber Market Landscape
4.1 Market Overview
4.2 PEST Analysis - Asia Pacific
5. Carbon Fiber Market - Key Industry Dynamics
5.1 Market Drivers
5.4 Future trends
5.5 Impact Analysis of Drivers and Restraints
6. Carbon Fiber - Asia Pacific Market Analysis
6.1 Asia Pacific Carbon Fiber Market Overview
6.2 Asia Pacific Carbon Fiber Market Forecast and Analysis
7. Asia Pacific Carbon Fiber Market Analysis - By Precursor
7.2 Asia Pacific Carbon Fiber Market Breakdown, By Precursor, 2018 & 2027
7.3 Polyacrylonitrile (PAN)
8. Asia Pacific Carbon Fiber Market Analysis - By Form
8.2 Asia Pacific Carbon Fiber Market Breakdown, By Form, 2018 & 2027
9. Asia Pacific Carbon Fiber Market Analysis - By End-use industry
9.2 Asia Pacific Carbon Fiber Market Breakdown, By End-use industry, 2018 & 2027
9.4 Aerospace and Defence
9.6 Sporting Goods
9.7 Wind Energy
10. Carbon Fiber Market - Country Analysis
10.1.1 Asia Pacific Carbon Fiber Market Breakdown, by Key Countries
10.1.1.2 China Carbon Fiber Market Revenue Forecasts to 2027 (US$ MN)
10.1.1.3 India Carbon Fiber Market Revenue Forecasts to 2027 (US$ MN)
10.1.1.4 Japan Carbon Fiber Market Revenue Forecasts to 2027 (US$ MN)
10.1.1.6 South Korea Carbon Fiber Market Revenue Forecasts to 2027 (US$ MN)
10.1.1.7 Taiwan Carbon Fiber Market Revenue Forecasts to 2027 (US$ MN)
10.1.1.8 Rest of Asia Pacific Carbon Fiber Market Revenue Forecasts to 2027 (US$ MN)
11. Industry Landscape
11.2 Merger & Acquisition
11.3 Product News
11.4 Market Initiatives
12. Company Profiles
12.2 Formosa Plastics Corporation
12.3 Hexcel Corporation
12.4 Hyosung Corporation
12.5 Kureha Corporation
12.6 Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
12.7 SGL Carbon
12.9 Teijin Limited
12.10 Toray Industries, Inc.
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