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High Temperature Insulation Market Size, Share and Industry Analysis Report by Product (Insulating Firebricks, Calcium Silicate, Ceramic Fiber) and End-User (Petrochemical, Ceramics, Aluminum, Iron & Steel, Cement, Glass), Regional Outlook, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2017 – 2024

  • Report ID: GMI1770
  • Published Date: Oct 2017
  • Report Format: PDF

High Temperature Insulation Market Size

High Temperature Insulation Market size was valued at more than USD 3 billion in 2016 and  will grow at a CAGR of over 5% up to 2024 driven by the presence of carcinogenic content in the insulation materials which pose a high risk to human health. Therefore, several countries across the globe have laid stringent regulations to guide the production process.


High temperature insulation (HTI) products are utilized significantly for temperature intensive applications which help in reducing greenhouse gas emission and heat transfer, hence reduces global warming. These products prevent the heat transfer by reducing the energy required to boost temperatures, which helps in protecting materials from thermal damage.


High Temperature Insulation Market Outlook

Increasing focus on energy conservation among various industries such as petrochemical, glass, aluminum, and iron & steel, significantly in Asia Pacific, Europe, and North America, is projected to be one of the major driving forces for the global market. The growth in the region is augmented by rising regulatory pressure on reducing energy consumption and maximizing the energy efficiency of industrial systems. Also, stringent regulations forced on cement, metal, and oil & gas to lower greenhouse gas emissions have augmented the high temperature insulation market share in forecast timeframe.

Increasing demand for ceramic fiber for industrial thermal insulation is expected to drive the global high temperature insulation market owing to its properties, which offers insulation by protecting and safeguarding machine’s health & performance, will positively affect the growth of high temperature insulation market over the projected period. Moreover, it offers longer operating life to machinery and ensures energy compliance.

High Temperature Insulation Market Analysis

Ceramic fibers are majorly used for production segment with a market value over USD 1.7 billion in 2016, due it has a wide range of application in varied end-use industries. These fibers have a low thermal conductivity, which helps them to become remarkable energy-saving materials. Further, it has low thermal inertia and low density, which helps in controlling the temperature present inside the insulating surface. These characteristics, along with its wide range of operating temperatures, have increased the application of ceramic fibers over other products in several industries.


High Temperature Insulation Market by Product

Calcium silicate is the fastest growing segment with a CAGR of over 5.9% over the forecast period. Increasing industrialization in developing regions and government regulations are favoring the growth of high temperature insulation market, will augment the growth of calcium silicate in the forecast timespan. The demand for insulation on industrial grade piping and equipment is increasing across most of the developing economies.

In the countries such as China, and India, the manufacturing sector is one a fast growth path, creating a significant demand for calcium silicate insulation products in these countries. Increasing petroleum drilling activities globally are also giving an additional boost to the growth of high temperature insulation market.

The petrochemical is the most significant end user segment regarding both volume and revenue. This segment will cross USD 500 million in 2016. Rise in the petrochemical activities and expected growth in this industry is attributed to the growth of the market. Moreover, the growing demand for petrochemical products for wide range of applications is further giving a significant boost to the growth of this high temperature insulation market.

Increasing demand for these products, the producers had enhanced their production capacities which have led to the development of new manufacturing units that use high temperature insulation materials, owing to the growing concerns associated with energy savings and greenhouse gas emissions. Moreover, the ceramic industry is the fastest growing segment with a CAGR of over 5.5% over the forecast timeframe.

Asia Pacific is the dominant region regarding high temperature insulation market volume, which is primarily led by China and India. The regional growth was mainly driven by the increase in the industrial sector and the increasing consumption of high temperature insulation materials in emerging economies. Moreover, the market is expected to rise in countries, such as Australia, Japan, and others, over the forecast period due to increasing concern related to the optimized use of energy among the government bodies.

North America high temperature insulation market is exhibiting a significant growth across the globe over the forecast timeframe owing to innovation and investments in research and development of better products with the support of technology from the U.S. and Canada. Moreover, the increasing demand for high insulation product is due to stringent government regulation emphasizing on efficient of energy.

High Temperature Insulation Market Share

The global high temperature insulation industry share was highly competitive in 2016. Significant companies contributing to the global market include :

  • Hi-Temp Insulation Inc
  • 3M
  • Cabot Corporation

Key players in this market are heavily investing in R&D, and production facilities to expand their geographical reach and attain a significant position in the business. Furthermore, key players follow innovations to offers better product in terms of performance, quality, and appearance, etc., to strengthen their market position.

Industry Background 

The high temperature insulation market is strongly driven by its extensive use for protecting and safeguarding machineries and equipment. Increasing use of this material in energy conservation systems will drive the high temperature insulation market over the coming years. Morgan Thermal Ceramics Plc is one of the key players in this market.

The company focuses more on developing innovative products made up of insulation materials. Unifrax LLC is another company, which has established a solid position in the high temperature insulation materials market. This company invests more on mergers & acquisitions, and as well as new product developments to develop new technologies, and innovative products.

High temperature insulation market report includes in-depth coverage of the industry, with estimates & forecast in terms of volume in kilo tons and revenue in USD billion from 2013 to 2024, for the following segments:

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By Product

  • Insulating firebricks
  • Calcium silicate
  • Ceramic fiber
  • Others

By End User

  • Petrochemical
  • Ceramics
  • Aluminium
  • Iron & steel
  • Cement
  • Glass
  • Others

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

By Region

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • UK
    • Germany
    • France
    • Spain
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Australia
    • India
    • Japan
  • Latin America
    • Argentina
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
  • Middle East & Africa
    • South Africa
    • GCC
Authors: Kiran Pulidindi

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The high temperature insulation market share will expand at a CAGR of 5% through 2024 owing to the presence of carcinogenic content in insulation materials.

The market value from ceramic fibers will register substantial growth through 2024 driven by their properties of low thermal conductivity, low density, and low thermal inertia.

The industry revenue from calcium silicate application will grow at a CAGR of 5.9% propelled by the rising industrialization in developing regions.

The Asia Pacific high temperature insulation industry size will depict lucrative growth due to the surging product consumption in emerging economies in the region.

High Temperature Insulation Market Scope

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  • Base Year: 2016
  • Companies covered: 16
  • Tables & Figures: 288
  • Countries covered: 15
  • Pages: 230
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