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Aerogel Insulation Market Size - By Type (Silica, Polymer, Carbon), By Form (Blankets, Panels, Particle, Block), By End-Use (Oil & Gas, Building & Construction, Automotive, Aerospace & Marine, Performance Coatings) & Forecast, 2023-2032

  • Report ID: GMI3333
  • Published Date: Aug 2023
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Aerogel Insulation Market Size

Aerogel Insulation Market size is anticipated to grow rapidly at 20% CAGR from 2023 to 2032, owing to the rising demand for energy-efficient solutions worldwide.

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The surging consumer focus on substantial cost savings along with the significant need to reduce energy consumption in buildings, industrial processes, and transportation is driving the demand for aerogel insulation to offer extremely low thermal conductivity.  For instance, India's energy usage surged 10.4% during April to February 2023. To that end, several businesses and homeowners are increasingly utilizing aerogel for reducing energy consumption and mitigating the impact of rising energy prices. Hence, the increasing cost of energy along with the growing concern for sustainable practices have encouraged industries and consumers to invest in energy-efficient solutions, further complementing the market growth.

Aerogel Insulation Market Growth Drivers and Restraints

The growing imperative to meet the stringent energy efficiency standards will boost the market growth. With governments and industries increasingly focusing on reducing carbon footprints, aerogel insulation has gained wide popularity to offer exceptional thermal performance. In addition, the market may witness sluggish growth due to the considerable production costs associated with crafting cutting-edge insulating materials. Though aerogels deliver superior thermal performance and energy efficiency, the adoption of intricate manufacturing and labor-intensive processes, specialized raw materials, procedures, and energy consumption contribute to their elevated cost. Nonetheless, the ongoing research and innovation to alleviate these challenges may assist the industry expansion.

COVID-19 Impact

The COVID-19 pandemic decelerated the aerogel insulation market growth impelled by the influx of supply chain interruptions, construction and industrial slowdowns, economic uncertainty, and reduced demand due to remote work and travel restrictions. Delayed projects, cautious spending, and logistical challenges led to slowed down production and distribution. However, the heightened awareness of indoor air quality and energy efficiency, both addressed by aerogel insulation, created new opportunities for the market recovery and growth with the gradual reopening and stabilization of economies in the post-pandemic era.

Aerogel Insulation Market Trends

The ongoing research and developments in aerogel manufacturing techniques for cost reductions will influence the market growth. Significant advancements in nanotechnology and material science have improved the overall performance of aerogels, further widening their application scope. Moreover, several industry participants are working together to include biomaterials in their value chains, in turn, contributing to the industry growth.

Aerogel Insulation Market Analysis

Silica aerogel insulation market accounted for substantial revenue share in 2022 and is poised to register notable traction between 2023 and 2032. Silica aerogels on account of their high percentage of air and outstanding thermal properties, are adopted in diverse industries, especially construction and industrial applications. The rising environmental concerns and higher enforcement of stringent government regulations has spurred the optimum demand for sustainable and eco-friendly building materials. Increasing adoption to offer lightweight, low-density, and superior insulating capabilities in energy-efficient solutions for reduced energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions will also define the segment growth.  

Aerogel insulation market from the blankets form segment registered significant growth in 2022 and is expected to witness notable traction by the end of 2032. Silica aerogel blankets offer exceptional thermal insulation properties in a wide range of applications. On account of their flexibility and easy-to-install nature, these blankets are ideal for various industries, including oil and gas, aerospace, and building construction. The ongoing R&D efforts for improving the manufacturing processes for making aerogel blankets more cost-effective and accessible will also add to the market expansion.

The building & construction end-use segment capture around 25% share of the aerogel insulation market and is projected to showcase considerable growth through 2032. The growing emphasis on energy efficiency and sustainable practices in the construction sector has stirred the higher popularity of aerogel insulation due to its exceptional thermal performance. The increasing promotion of green building initiatives by various governments worldwide along with the surging demand for eco-friendly and energy-saving materials will drive the product adoption in construction projects, further adding to the market growth.

Asia Pacific aerogel insulation industry is likely to observe gains at nearly 25% up to 2032. The rapid industrialization and infrastructure development in the region have surged the demand for energy-efficient and sustainable materials. Additionally, the rising preference for EVs and the consequently increasing demand for aerogel insulation will offer new growth opportunities to the industry players, thereby augmenting the market outlook.

Aerogel Insulation Market Share

The competitive landscape of the aerogel insulation market includes prominent enterprises, such as:

  • Svenska Aerogel
  •  BASF
  •  American Aerogel Corporation
  •  Guangdong Alison Hi-Tech Co
  •  Aerogel Technologies
  •  Cabot Corporation
  •  Aspen Aerogels
  •  Green Earth Aerogel Technologies
  •  Enersens SAS and Armacell,
  • Active Aerogels.

Product improvements, strategic partnerships, portfolio growth, acquisitions, and mergers are some of the key techniques used by these industry participants to sustain the growing market competition.

Aerogel Insulation Industry News

  • In September 2022, Armacell launched ArmaGel HTL, a non-combustible aerogel blanket designed exclusively for industrial applications requiring non-combustibility, thermal performance, and corrosion under insulation mitigation.

This market research report on aerogel insulation includes an in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of revenue in USD Million from 2018 to 2032, for the following segments:

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By Type

  • Silica
  • Polymer
  • Carbon

By Form

  • Blankets
  • Panels
  • Particle
  • Block

By End-Use

  • Oil & Gas
  • Building & Construction
  • Automotive
  • Aerospace & Marine
  • Performance Coatings

he above information has been provided for the following regions and countries:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Italy
    • Russia
    • Netherlands
    • Spain
    • Belgium
    • Sweden
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • Australia
    • South Korea
    • Indonesia
    • Malaysia
    • Thailand
    • Vietnam
    • Singapore
    • Philippines
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Argentina
  • Middle East & Africa
    • South Africa
    • Saudi Arabia
    • UAE
    • Oman
    • Qatar
Authors: Kiran Pulidindi, Akshay Prakash

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The market size of aerogel insulation is set to record over 20% CAGR from 2023 to 2032, driven by the rising demand for energy-efficient solutions worldwide.
The silica aerogel insulation segment is estimated to grow considerably through 2032, attributed to growing usage in construction and industrial applications.
Asia Pacific aerogel insulation market is anticipated to expand at over 25% CAGR from 2023 to 2032, propelled by growing energy usage due to rapid industrialization and infrastructure development in the region.
Some of the top companies engaged in the aerogel insulation business are Svenska Aerogel, Cabot Corporation, BASF, Guangdong Alison Hi-Tech Co., Aerogel Technologies, Aspen Aerogels, Green Earth Aerogel Technologies, Armacell, Active Aerogels, American Aerogel Corporation, and Enersens SAS.

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  • Base Year: 2022
  • Companies covered: 15
  • Tables & Figures: 313
  • Countries covered: 30
  • Pages: 350
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