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Calcium Aluminate Cement Market Size - By Product (CAC 40, CAC 50, CAC 60, CAC 70 - 80), Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook, Application Growth Potential, Price Trends, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2023 – 2032

  • Report ID: GMI4855
  • Published Date: Aug 2023
  • Report Format: PDF

Calcium Aluminate Cement Market Size

Calcium Aluminate Cement Market size is estimated to record a CAGR of more than 4.5% during 2023 and 2032. Driven by the rising demand for monolithic refractories that are widely used in iron & steel sector.
 

The increasing usage of iron and steel, along with their growing export volume is favoring the market outlook. Moreover, the thriving construction sector relies heavily on calcium aluminate cement (CAC) for its exceptional high-temperature resistance and rapid setting characteristics. The product is widely used in applications such as refractory concretes, precast elements, and repair mortars backed by its ability to refractory concretes, precast elements, and repair mortars. The surge in number of infrastructure development projects will augment the market growth.
 

Calcium Aluminate Cement Market

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Calcium Aluminate Cement Market Growth Drivers & Restraints

The recent times have observed a significant shift toward sustainable construction materials. With a heightened focus on reducing the carbon footprint and enhancing the durability of structures, CAC emerges as a compelling choice due to its lower embodied carbon content and enhanced resistance to chemical attacks. Additionally, the specialized nature of applications that demand the unique properties of CAC might limit its uptake. The product also requires careful handling and expertise during the mixing and application, thus acting as a restraint for the wider adoption and restricting the growth of calcium aluminate concrete industry.

 

COVID-19 Impact

The calcium aluminate cement market experienced a discernible impact from the COVID-19 pandemic. Due to the transit restriction and lockdowns, there were temporary slowdowns in construction activities and supply chain disruptions that affected the demand for CAC. The project delays resulted in a decline in construction activities, subsequently influencing the demand for construction-related materials such as Calcium Aluminate Cement. However, as economies gradually recover and construction activities resume, the market is poised to rebound, fueled by the growing emphasis on sustainable and resilient construction practices that align with post-pandemic recovery strategies.

 

Calcium Aluminate Cement Market Trends

There is a surge in R&D activities focused on enhancing the properties of CAC, such as workability and setting times, that underscores a commitment to innovation and expanding product applicability across diverse sectors. In addition, the rising awareness of sustainable construction practices is pushing the adoption of calcium aluminate cement due to its reduced carbon footprint and durability attributes, aligning with the broader shift towards eco-friendly building materials. These trends collectively reflect the dynamic evolution of the CAC market, shaping its growth potential in the years ahead.

 

Calcium Aluminate Cement Market Analysis

Calcium Aluminate Cement market from the CAC 40 segment is anticipated to observe a significant demand over 2023 to 2032, as the product composition of 40% alumina content imparts enhanced refractory properties. This makes CAC 40 a preferred choice for applications demanding exceptional thermal resistance and rapid setting capabilities. Industries reliant on high-performance refractories, such as steel, cement, and petrochemical sectors, are increasingly utilizing CAC 40 to optimize processes and extend the longevity of critical infrastructure in demanding environments. Specifically in construction sector, CAC 40 is combined with other reactive minerals to create a binder, finding utility in diverse formulations like non-shrink grouts, rapid-setting patch materials, and self-leveling floor products. These factors are boosting the segmental share.

 

Asia Pacific Calcium Aluminate Cement market is poised to register a CAGR of over 6.5% between 2023 and 2032, driven by numerous construction activities and industrial growth across the region. According to projections by the Asian Development Bank (ADB), an approximate annual investment of US$1.7 trillion will be required for infrastructure development throughout Asia until the year 2030. The rapid urbanization and burgeoning infrastructure projects in countries like China, India, and Southeast Asian nations fuel the demand for CAC, particularly in applications requiring high-temperature resistance and durability.

 

Moreover, the shift towards sustainable construction practices aligns with the product’s eco-friendly attributes, further contributing to its adoption in the region. The continuous economic growth of APAC nations will create lucrative growth opportunities for the CAC manufacturers in the coming years.

 

Calcium Aluminate Cement Market Share

Some prominent contenders in calcium aluminate cement market space are:

  • Almatis GmbH
  • Kerneos Group
  • Çimsa Çimento Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S.
  • Cementos Molins Industrial
  • RWC CEMENT
  • Gorka Cement
  • Ciments d'Oum El Kelil (CIOK)
  • Calucem
  • Union Cement Company (UCC)
  • U.S. Electrofused Minerals Inc. 
     

Calcium Aluminate Cement Industry News

  • In August 2022, Calucem, the second-largest global producer of calcium aluminate cement, announced its plan to bolster the company’s footprint in the U.S. market through the establishment of a new manufacturing facility in New Orleans, backed by a substantial investment of US$35 million.
     

This market research report on calcium aluminate cement includes in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of volume in Kilo Tons and revenue in USD million from 2016 to 2032 for the following segments:

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Market, by Product

  • CAC 40
  • CAC 50
  • CAC 60
  • CAC 70-80

The above information is provided on a regional and country basis for the following:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Spain
    • Italy
    • Sweden
    • Poland
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • South Korea
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
  • Middle East & Africa
    • South Africa
    • UAE
    • Saudi Arabia

 

Authors: Kiran Pulidindi, Akshay Prakash

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The market size of calcium aluminate cement is estimated to record a CAGR of more than 4.5% during 2023 and 2032, driven by the rising demand for monolithic refractories that are widely used in iron & steel sector.
The CAC 40 segment is anticipated to record a significant demand over 2023 to 2032, as the product composition of 40% alumina content imparts enhanced refractory properties that makes it a preferred choice for applications demanding exceptional thermal resistance and rapid setting capabilities.
Asia Pacific market is poised to register gains at nearly 6.5% till 2032, driven by numerous construction activities and industrial growth across the region.
Almatis GmbH, Kerneos Group, Çimsa Çimento Sanayi ve Ticaret A.?., Cementos Molins Industrial, RWC CEMENT, Gorka Cement, Ciments d'Oum El Kelil (CIOK), Calucem, Union Cement Company (UCC), U.S. Electrofused Minerals Inc. among others.

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  • Base Year: 2022
  • Companies covered: 18
  • Tables & Figures: 113
  • Countries covered: 18
  • Pages: 110
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