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Hydrophobic Coatings Market Size, Share and Industry Analysis Report by Product (Polysiloxanes, Fluoro-Alkylsilanes, Fluoropolymers, Titanium Dioxide), Substrate (Metals, Glass, Concrete, Ceramics, Polymers, Textile/leather), Property (Anti-Microbial, Anti-Icing/Wetting, Antifouling, Anti-Corrosion, Self-Cleaning) and Application (Aerospace, Automotive, Construction, Medical, Optical, Oil & Gas), Regional Outlook, Application Potential, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2018 – 2024

  • Report ID: GMI2919
  • Published Date: Sep 2018
  • Report Format: PDF

Industry Overview

Hydrophobic Coatings Market size was over USD 1.5 billion in 2017 and industry expects consumption of above 15 kilo tons by 2024 owing to its ease when applied on textiles, wood, glass, metal, plastic, concrete and mineral undercoats. The increasing preferences for waterproof Coatings in automobile along with technological novelties for implementing Nano-particles in hydrophobic coatings due to their improved performance and high surface area.

Global medical device market size is anticipated to surpass USD 400 billion by 2024. Hydrophobic coatings are nonchromogenic, biocompatible, abrasion resistant and lubricious. These products are used in medical instruments, surgical tools and devices to keep them clean for longer period as these tools becomes contaminated with tissue debris or fluids thus, driving product demand. Factors including wear resistance and appearance is likely to drive hydrophobic coatings market.

Hydrophobic Coatings Market Outlook

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Global optical lens market size is projected to exceed USD 6 billion by 2024 owing to growing usage in optical microscopy to be used for examination of blood cells and observing micro particles. Hydrophobic Coatings makes surface of lens to resist water particles, therefore, weakens surface bonding on water drop and surface of the lens which results in water drops to disappear from lens surface. Its anti-static property which keeps dirt and dust particles away from lens is likely to foster the hydrophobic coatings market growth.

Stringent environmental regulations by governing agencies including FDA and EU pertaining to the use of fluorochemicals are estimated to hamper the industry growth owing to high toxicity levels of these products. High cost of these Coatings and its inability to endure rough climate & environmental pressure is likely to affect hydrophobic coatings market trend.

Market, By Product

Polysiloxanes segment is anticipated to surpass USD 210 million in projected timeframe. These products are industrial maintenance and protective coatings that have application characterized by chemicals, abrasion, high temperature and extreme UV. Its admirable aesthetic weathering characteristics in terms of gloss retention along with chalk resistance properties is anticipated to fuel hydrophobic coatings market value.

Hydrophobic Coatings market share from titanium dioxide may observe strong gains at over 3% by 2024 due to its easy and quick application. Titanium dioxide can be added to surface of paints, tiles and cements to provide anti-fouling, sterilizing and deodorizing and properties. TiO2 has photocatalytic properties which creates hydroxyl free radicals in the presence of water which can change organic molecules to carbon dioxide and water and terminate microorganisms.

Market, By Application

Hydrophobic Coatings Market by Application

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Automotive application is projected to surpass USD 2.25 billion in the forecasted timeline. These products can be applied to plastic, paint, metal and powder coat forming a permanent protective barrier in a vehicle. These Coatings react with substrate surfaces to form an abrasion resistant covering with very high bonding properties along with generating a high impact strength thin optically transparent Coatings with high flexibility and durability.

Construction application may register gains at over 4.5% by 2024 owing to rapid growth in construction activities in Asia and Africa, which is likely to drive construction and building sector that may provide growth opportunity for the market. The product provides a striking texture which resists dirt pick-up and only requires rainwater to remove dirt which does accumulate, thereby helping reduce external maintenance costs.

Market, By Substrate

Hydrophobic Coatings market size from glass substrate is poised to outdo 1.5 kilo tons in forecast timeframe. These products form influential bonds with glass materials to form a molecular layer to resist water from bonding. Treated surface instantly become anti-smudge and water-resistant, which are easy to clean. These Coatings repel dirt, water, oil and dust allowing for easy-clean glass.

Concrete substrate is likely to witness gains of over 5.5% by 2024. Its application scope in building facades, functional terracotta, roof tiles and wall are likely to propel product demand in projected timeframe. Nano-coatings form an ultra-thin coatings on inside of the pores and the substrates remain breathable after the coatings which wash away contamination with the help of rainwater.

Market, By Property

Anti-fouling property is poised to outdo 1.5 kilo tons in forecast timeframe. Aquatic sessile organisms simply adhere to inundated solids like metals, plastics and rocks but not to seaweeds and fishes, which are covered with soft and wet hydrogel. These product show excellent antifouling property in marine environment which is likely to stimulate the product demand.

Anti-corrosion property is set to surpass USD 1 billion in the projected timeframe. These can be used in pipelines, automobiles, and naval vessels and aircraft to solve metal corrosion problem which affects these systems operationally and economically.

Market, By Region

Asia Pacific led by, Australia, Japan, South Korea, India and China is projected to surpass USD 775 million by 2024 owing to strong application in automotive and construction industry. Rapidly rising disposable income has expanded demand for commercial and passenger vehicles leading to growing prospect for these Coatings. Introduction of new government initiatives and FDI has led to upsurge in automotive and OEM production due to mounting investments from international companies and firms.

Europe driven by Italy, France, UK, and Germany may observe significant gains over 5% by 2024 owing to being manufacturing centers of key automobile players including Mercedes, BMW, Renault and Volkswagen. Vital local players are increasingly spending on their design and appearance of vehicle which is likely to stimulate hydrophobic coatings market revenue. These products are used on mirrors, windshields, windows and headlamps for improving visibility thus reducing accidents.

Competitive Market Share

Global hydrophobic Coatings industry share is moderately fragmented with major industry players includes BASF, PPG, 3M, Drywired, Nippon Paint, NEI Corporation, Abrisa Technologies, Aculon, Advanced Industrial Coatings and Prelco. Companies are focused on developing novel & ground-breaking products to retain their consumer base and increase their market share. Manufacturer are investing profoundly on research & development to endure changing market dynamics.

Industry Background

Hydrophobic coatings is a nanoscopic surface layer which resists water. Water drops hitting on these Coatings can fully get reflected and form a shape of pancake or column. These products offer corrosion resistance, self-cleanability and improved moisture dirt retention along with prolonged life expectancy of substrate. Surface contact angle hydrophobic Coatings is key factor that determines hydrophobicity of surface. Contact angles greater than 90 degree can be attained by using hydrophobic agents surfaces or by fluctuating chemical composition of material.

Hydrophobic coatings market report includes in-depth coverage of the industry, with estimates & forecast in terms of volume in Tons and revenue in USD from 2013 to 2024, for the following segments:

By Product

  • Polysiloxanes
  • Fluoro-alkylsilanes
  • Fluoropolymers
  • Titanium dioxide
  • Others

By Substrate

  • Metals
  • Glass
  • Concrete
  • Ceramics
  • Polymers
  • Textile/leather
  • Others

By Properties

  • Anti-microbial
  • Anti-icing/wetting
  • Antifouling
  • Anti-corrosion
  • Self-cleaning
  • Others

By Application

  • Aerospace
  • Automotive
  • Construction
  • Medical
  • Optical
  • Oil & Gas
  • Others

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

By Region

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
    • Mexico
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Italy
    • Russia
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • South Korea
    • Thailand
    • Australia
    • Brazil
  • Middle East
    • Saudi Arabia
    • UAE
    • South Africa
Authors: Kunal Ahuja, Sarita Bayas

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

Hydrophobic coatings market will record the consumption of more than 15 kilo tons through 2024.

Optical application segment will account for a valuation of over USD 6 billion by 2024 with increasing demand in optical microscopy which is used for examining blood cells and micro particles.

Polysiloxanes segment will record valuation of over USD 210 million by 2024 owing to rising adoption in industries as a protective coating against chemicals, high temperature, extreme UV.

Automotive application segment will account for over USD 2.25 billion revenue by 2024 owing to increasing usage of hydrophobic coatings as a permanent protective barrier in a vehicle.

Asia Pacific will exceed USD 775 million by 2024 on account of increasing demand across regional automotive and construction industry.

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  • Base Year: 2017
  • Companies covered: 15
  • Tables & Figures: 877
  • Countries covered: 19
  • Pages: 520

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