Conductive Silicone Market Size, Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook, Growth Potential, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2020 - 2026
Report ID: GMI4356
Conductive Silicone Market size is expected to showcase significant growth over the projected timeframe on account of rising demand of adhesives & sealants as well as thermal interface materials such as thermal adhesives, gels & greases, and thermally conductive pads that find wide application in various end-use sectors. Conductive silicone is mainly filled with carbon that possesses good sensing properties, which makes it suitable for deformation sensors. Moreover, increasing demand for electrically conductive silicone materials in various end-use industries will further augment the market in coming years. This is owing to its excellent moisture resistance, heat resistance, electrical conductivity, flexibility, low temperature processability and easy assembly. Furthermore, growing usage of these silicone materials in various applications such as encapsulants & potting compounds, conformal coatings, fastening, bonding and printing applications, will swell global conductive silicone market revenue in the market.
Conductive silicone demand has increased over the recent years owing to its growing usage in automotive industry. The product market is increasing rapidly in the sector due to rising demand of adhesives & sealants for various applications in the industry. Moreover, escalating demand from photovoltaic, power generation and distribution, LED industry, electronic industry and other end-use sector will positively augment product market across the world. However, growing awareness on biobased chemicals as a substitute and its electrical resistance varying nature during compression or deformation may restrain conductive silicone market size during the estimate timespan. Nevertheless, its growing demand in electronic & telecommunications sector will further drive product market in the coming years.
By product type, the conductive silicone market is categorized into elastomers, gels, resins and others, which mainly includes glass wool, stone wool, phenolic foam, etc. Here, elastomers are the largest type of conductive silicone that are further classified into high temperature vulcanize, liquid silicone rubber, and room temperature vulcanize, which is the largest and fastest growing type of silicone elastomer that find extensive usage in electronics and telecommunication sector. Owing to its ability to resist extreme temperatures varying from -55 to +300°C, impressive stability against weathering and excellent chemical resistance. Moreover, growing demand of silicone elastomers in various end-use applications will further increase its share in the near term.
Based on application, the conductive silicone market is segmented into thermal interface materials, adhesives & sealants, conformal coatings, encapsulants & potting compounds, and other printing, fastening and bonding applications. Thermal interface materials dominate the application segment, as it offers adhesion to an extensive range of substrates and high thermal conductivity of conductive silicones makes it an ideal material for various applications. Moreover, sustaining functionality & longevity of the electrical and electronic devices will further augment to thermal interface material demand in the market.
On the basis of end-use sector, the market is categorized into automotive, electronics & telecommunications, building & construction, energy & power and other sectors. Rising demand from automotive and electronics & telecommunications industry will propel the conductive silicone market in the coming timeframe. Furthermore, rising demand from energy & power industry for various applications will boost the product market size during the projected spell.
Among regions, Asia Pacific is likely to hold a major share in the conductive silicone market during the forecast period. Owing to a well-recognized hub for various end-use sectors, such as automotive, electronics & telecommunications, energy & power industry, and building & construction. Moreover, growing demand of these products in various electrical and electronic applications will swell its demand across the region. This in turn will boost the product demand in the regional market during the anticipated timeframe.
Major product manufactures in the international market are Wacker Chemie AG, Dow Corning Corporation, Momentive Performance Materials Inc., Evonik Industries AG, Shin-Etsu Chemical Company Ltd, Bluestar Silicones, Globe Specialty Metals Inc., ACC Silicones, Becancour Silicon Inc., Ligas de Alumínio S/A, Elkem AS, KCC Corporation, Nusil Technologies LLC, Reiss Manufacturing Inc, etc.
By Type, 2014-2025
- Others (Glass wool, Stone wool, Phenolic foam, etc.)
By Application, 2014-2025
- Adhesives & sealants
- Thermal interface materials
- Encapsulants & potting compounds
- Conformal coatings
By End-use Sector, 2014-2025
- Electronics & telecommunications
- Building & construction
- Energy & power
The above information has been provided for the following regions and countries:
- North America
- South Korea
- Latin America
- South Africa
- South Africa
- Wacker Chemie AG
- Dow Corning Corporation
- Momentive Performance Materials Inc.
- Evonik Industries AG
- Shin-Etsu Chemical Company Ltd
- Bluestar Silicones
- Globe Specialty Metals Inc.
- ACC Silicones
- Becancour Silicon Inc.
- Ligas de Alumínio S/A
- Elkem AS
- KCC Corporation
- Nusil Technologies LLC
- Reiss Manufacturing Inc
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