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Abrasives, Superabrasives & Products 2014

Abrasives, Superabrasives, & Abrasive Products–World Markets, Applications & End-Users: 2012-2018 Analysis & Forecasts

This report analyzes the global market for abrasive materials and products by total consumption value, demand trends, end-user markets, applications and competitors. The report covers the world market by product type, analyzing each market according to total market value, pricing, end-user trends and forecasts.

Types covered include powder, pastes, grit, coated, bonded, grinding media, and other micro-particles. Data is given for the years 2012-2018 by year with 2012 as the base year and 2018 as the forecast year.

This report contains over 125 pages and 125 tables and charts.

Published: February 2014. Over 115 pages. Over 125 tables and charts.

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Scope of Coverage

Introduction

  • Study Objectives
  • Methodology & Sources
  • Statistical Notes

Products Covered

  • Abrasive Materials
  • Bonded Abrasives
  • Coated Abrasives
  • Non-Woven Abrasives
  • Slurries/Pastes, Loose Powders & Compounds
  • Grinding Media

End-User Industries Covered

  • Aerospace
  • Alternative Energy
  • Automotive
  • Chemical Processing
  • Communications
  • Construction
  • Defense/Military
  • Die & Mold
  • Electronic/Optoelectronic
  • General Machining
  • Medical/Research
  • Mining
  • Oil & Gas
  • Paper & Pulp Industry
  • Power Generation
  • Railroads
  • Shipbuilding
  • Other

Applications Covered

  • Stock Removal
  • Roughing
  • Deburring
  • Contouring
  • Finishing
  • Cleaning
  • Polishing

Geographic Coverage

  • China
  • United States
  • Germany
  • Japan
  • Korea
  • Italy
  • France
  • Taiwan
  • United Kingdom
  • Brazil
  • Russia
  • CIS
  • India
  • Spain
  • Switzerland
  • Other EU
  • Other NAFTA
  • Other Europe
  • Other Asia/Pacific
  • Other Latin America
  • Rest of World

Timeframe

  • 2012 base year
  • 2013 Estimated
  • Forecasts: 2014-2018

Section One: Technology Overview

General Terminology

  • Product Definitions
  • Manufacturing Process: Synthetic Fabrication Process, Sol Gel,
  • Types of Bonds: Coated (vitrified, resin), Bonded, Others
  • Classifying Abrasive Products: Grain size, Application
  • Selecting Abrasive Products
  • Competitive Products
  • Standards: ANSI, JIS, FEPA

Technological Drivers

  • General Machining
  • Shifts in Manufacturing Technology
  • Abrasive Material Advances Increase Efficiency
  • Workpiece Material Changes Affecting Abrasive Markets
  • New Technology Developments

Section Two: Market Overview

Total Industry Analysis

General Market Trends
Supply Chain Analysis
  • Raw Materials
    • Ceramics
    • Diamond
    • Naturally Occurring Elements
Product Market Data and Analysis
  • Global Demand ($MM) for Abrasives by Product Type: 2012-2018
  • Pricing Trends by Product Type
  • Average Annual Growth Rate 2012-2018
Regional Market Data and Analysis
  • Global Demand ($MM) for Abrasives by Country: 2012-2018
  • Pricing Trends & Analysis by Country
  • Regional ConsumptionTrends
  • Developing Nations versus Mature Economies
  • Manufacturing Trends by Country
Distribution Channels
  • Global Demand ($MM) by Distribution Channel: 2012-2018
  • Distributors
  • Direct to the End-User
  • Value Added Resellers
End-User Industry Analysis
  • Total Market by End-User Industry
  • Growth Trends and Forecasts by End-User Industry: 2012-2018
  • High Growth Markets in a Slow Global Economy
  • Application Breakdown
  • End-User Criteria for Vendor and Product Selection
Competitive Environment
  • Competitor Sales and Market Shares
  • Pricing Trends
  • Marketing Strategies
  • New Market Entrants
  • Barriers to Market Entry
Future Outlook
  • Competitive Products
  • Technological Changes Affecting Demand

List of Tables

  • Table 2.1: Global Market for Abrasive Materials and Products by Type ($MM): 2012-2018
  • Table 2.2: Global Market for Abrasive Materials and Products by Type (Units): 2012-2018
  • Table 2.3: Average Selling Price for Abrasive Materials and Products by Type ($/Unit): 2012-2018
  • Table 2.4: World Market for Abrasive Materials and Products by Country ($MM): 2012-2018
  • Table 2.5: World Market for Abrasive Materials and Products by Country (Units): 2012-2018
  • Table 2.6: Average Selling Price for Abrasive Materials and Products by Country ($/Unit): 2012-2018
  • Table 2.7: Global Market for Abrasive Materials and Products by End-User ($MM): 2012-2018
  • Table 2.8: Global Market for Abrasive Materials and Products by End-User (Units): 2012-2018
  • Table 2.9: Average Selling Price for Abrasive Materials and Products by End-User ($/Unit): 2012-2018
  • Table 2.10: Global Market for Abrasive Materials and Products by Application ($MM): 2012-2018
  • Table 2.11: Global Market for Abrasive Materials and Products by Application (Units): 2012-2018
  • Table 2.12: Average Selling Price for Abrasive Materials and Products by Application ($/Unit): 2012-2018
  • Table 2.13: Global Market for Abrasive Materials and Products by Distribution Channel ($MM): 2012-2018
  • Table 2.14: Total Producer Sales and Market Shares by Region ($MM): 2012-2018

Section Three: Abrasive Materials

Product Types include:

Ceramics
      • Silicon Carbide (black, green, others.)
      • Aluminum Oxides (white, brown, doped, others)
      • Other Aluminas
      • Boron Carbide
      • Cermets
      • Silicon Nitride
      • Composites
Superabrasives
      • Diamond
      • CBN/PcBN
Metallic
      • Steel Shot & Grit
      • Aluminum Shot
      • Copper Shot
      • Zinc shot
Plastic
      • Acrylic
      • Urea
      • Melamine
Other Naturally Occurring
    • Emery
    • Flint
    • Other

General Market Trends

  • Market for Abrasive Materials by Type and Sub-Type ($MM): 2012-2018
  • Average Selling Price by Type
  • Pricing Trends and Forecasts
  • Supply Chains
  • Average Annual Growth 2012-2018

Market for Superabrasives

  • Diamond, CBN/PcBN
  • Pricing Trends
  • Average Selling Price by Type and Volume
  • Average Annual Growth 2012-2018

Distribution Channels

End-User Industry Analysis

Competitive Environment

  • Supplier Sales and Market Shares
  • Main Competitive Factors
  • Pricing Trends
  • Marketing Strategies
  • New Market Entrants

Future Outlook

List of Tables

  • Table 3.1: World Market for Abrasive Materials by Country ($MM): 2012-2018
  • Table 3.2: World Market for Abrasive Materials by Country (Units): 2012-2018
  • Table 3.3: Average Selling Price for Abrasive Materials by Country ($/Unit): 2012-2018
  • Table 3.4: Global Market for Abrasive Materials by Type and Sub-Type ($MM): 2012-2018
  • Table 3.5: Global Market for Abrasive Materials by Type and Sub-Type (Units): 2012-2018
  • Table 3.6: Average Selling Price for Abrasive Materials by Type and Sub-Type ($/Unit): 2012-2018
  • Table 3.7: Global Market for Abrasive Materials by End-User ($MM): 2012-2018
  • Table 3.8: Global Market for Abrasive Materials by End-User (Units): 2012-2018
  • Table 3.9: Average Selling Price for Abrasive Materials by End-User ($/Unit): 2012-2018
  • Table 3.10: Global Market for Abrasive Materials by Application ($MM): 2012-2018
  • Table 3.11: Global Market for Abrasive Materials by Application (Units): 2012-2018
  • Table 3.12: Average Selling Price for Abrasive Materials by Application ($/Unit): 2012-2018
  • Table 3.13: Global Market for Abrasive Materials by Distribution Channel ($MM): 2012-2018
  • Table 3.14: Total Producer Sales and Market Shares by Region ($MM): 2012-2018

Section Four: Bonded Abrasives

Product Types include:

  • Grinding Wheels
  • Cutoff Wheels
  • Stones
  • Dressers
  • Others

Bond Types include:

  • Vitrified
  • Resin
  • Shellac
  • Rubber
  • Epoxy
  • Metal

Market by Product Type

  • Market for Bonded Abrasives by Type ($MM): 2012-2018
  • Average Selling Price by Type
  • Pricing Trends and Forecasts
  • Average Annual Growth 2012-2018

Market by Bond Type

  • Market for Bonded Abrasives by Bond ($MM): 2012-2018
  • Average Selling Price by Type
  • Pricing Trends and Forecasts
  • Average Annual Growth 2012-2018

Market by Abrasive Grade

  • Market for Bonded Abrasives by Abrasive Material Grade ($MM): 2012-2018
  • Average Selling Price by Type
  • Pricing Trends and Forecasts
  • Average Annual Growth 2012-2018

Distribution Channels

End-User Industry Analysis

Competitive Environment

  • Supplier Sales and Market Shares
  • Main Competitive Factors
  • Pricing Trends
  • Marketing Strategies
  • New Market Entrants

Future Outlook

List of Tables

  • Table 4.1: World Market for Bonded Abrasives by Country ($MM): 2012-2018
  • Table 4.2: World Market for Bonded Abrasives by Country (Units): 2012-2018
  • Table 4.3: Average Selling Price for Bonded Abrasives by Country ($/Unit): 2012-2018
  • Table 4.4: Global Market for Bonded Abrasives by Type and Sub-Type ($MM): 2012-2018
  • Table 4.5: Global Market for Bonded Abrasives by Type and Sub-Type (Units): 2012-2018
  • Table 4.6: Average Selling Price for Bonded Abrasives by Type and Sub-Type ($/Unit): 2012-2018
  • Table 4.7: Global Market for Bonded Abrasives by Bond ($MM): 2012-2018
  • Table 4.8: Global Market for Bonded Abrasives by Bond (Units): 2012-2018
  • Table 4.9: Average Selling Price for Bonded Abrasives by Bond ($/Unit): 2012-2018
  • Table 4.10: Global Market for Bonded Abrasives by Abrasive Grade ($MM): 2012-2018
  • Table 4.11: Global Market for Bonded Abrasives by Abrasive Grade (Units): 2012-2018
  • Table 4.12: Average Selling Price for Bonded Abrasives by Abrasive Grade ($/Unit): 2012-2018
  • Table 4.13: Global Market for Bonded Abrasives by End-User ($MM): 2012-2018
  • Table 4.14: Global Market for Bonded Abrasives by End-User (Units): 2012-2018
  • Table 4.15: Average Selling Price for Bonded Abrasives by End-User ($/Unit): 2012-2018
  • Table 4.16: Global Market for Bonded Abrasives by Application ($MM): 2012-2018
  • Table 4.17: Global Market for Bonded Abrasives by Application (Units): 2012-2018
  • Table 4.18: Average Selling Price for Bonded Abrasives by Application ($/Unit): 2012-2018
  • Table 4.19: Global Market for Bonded Abrasives by Distribution Channel ($MM): 2012-2018
  • Table 4.20: Total Producer Sales and Market Shares by Region ($MM): 2012-2018

Section Five: Coated Abrasives

Product Types include:

  • Flap Discs
  • Flap Wheels
  • Belts
  • Sheets
  • Sponges
  • Other

Market by Product Type

  • Market for Coated Abrasives by Type ($MM): 2012-2018
  • Average Selling Price by Type
  • Pricing Trends and Forecasts
  • Average Annual Growth 2012-2018

Market by Abrasive Grade

  • Market for Coated Abrasives by Abrasive Material Grade ($MM): 2012-2018
  • Average Selling Price by Type
  • Pricing Trends and Forecasts
  • Average Annual Growth 2012-2018

Distribution Channels

End-User Industry Analysis

Competitive Environment

  • Supplier Sales and Market Shares
  • Main Competitive Factors
  • Pricing Trends
  • Marketing Strategies
  • New Market Entrants

Future Outlook

List of Tables

  • Table 5.1: World Market for Coated Abrasives by Country ($MM): 2012-2018
  • Table 5.2: World Market for Coated Abrasives by Country (Units): 2012-2018
  • Table 5.3: Average Selling Price for Coated Abrasives by Country ($/Unit): 2012-2018
  • Table 5.4: Global Market for Coated Abrasives by Type ($MM): 2012-2018
  • Table 5.5: Global Market for Coated Abrasives by Type (Units): 2012-2018
  • Table 5.6: Average Selling Price for Coated Abrasives by Type ($/Unit): 2012-2018
  • Table 5.7: Global Market for Coated Abrasives by Abrasive Grade ($MM): 2012-2018
  • Table 5.8: Global Market for Coated Abrasives by Abrasive Grade (Units): 2012-2018
  • Table 5.9: Average Selling Price for Coated Abrasives by Abrasive Grade ($/Unit): 2012-2018
  • Table 5.10: Global Market for Coated Abrasives by End-User ($MM): 2012-2018
  • Table 5.11: Global Market for Coated Abrasives by End-User (Units): 2012-2018
  • Table 5.12: Average Selling Price for Coated Abrasives by End-User ($/Unit): 2012-2018
  • Table 5.13: Global Market for Coated Abrasives by Application ($MM): 2012-2018
  • Table 5.14: Global Market for Coated Abrasives by Application (Units): 2012-2018
  • Table 5.15: Average Selling Price for Coated Abrasives by Application ($/Unit): 2012-2018
  • Table 5.16: Global Market for Coated Abrasives by Distribution Channel ($MM): 2012-2018
  • Table 5.17: Total Producer Sales and Market Shares by Region ($MM): 2012-2018

Section Six: Non-Woven Abrasives

Product Types include:

  • Pads
  • Flap Wheels
  • Discs
  • Sheets
  • Other

Market by Product Type

  • Market for Non-Woven Abrasives by Type ($MM): 2012-2018
  • Average Selling Price by Type
  • Pricing Trends and Forecasts
  • Average Annual Growth 2012-2018

Market by Abrasive Grade

  • Market for Non-Woven Abrasives by Abrasive Material Grade ($MM): 2012-2018
  • Average Selling Price by Type
  • Pricing Trends and Forecasts
  • Average Annual Growth 2012-2018

Distribution Channels

End-User Industry Analysis

Competitive Environment

  • Supplier Sales and Market Shares
  • Main Competitive Factors
  • Pricing Trends
  • Marketing Strategies
  • New Market Entrants

Future Outlook

List of Tables

  • Table 6.1: World Market for Non-Woven Abrasives by Country ($MM): 2012-2018
  • Table 6.2: World Market for Non-Woven Abrasives by Country (Units): 2012-2018
  • Table 6.3: Average Selling Price for Non-Woven Abrasives by Country ($/Unit): 2012-2018
  • Table 6.4: Global Market for Non-Woven Abrasives by Type ($MM): 2012-2018
  • Table 6.5: Global Market for Non-Woven Abrasives by Type (Units): 2012-2018
  • Table 6.6: Average Selling Price for Non-Woven Abrasives by Type ($/Unit): 2012-2018
  • Table 6.7: Global Market for Non-Woven Abrasives by End-User ($MM): 2012-2018
  • Table 6.8: Global Market for Non-Woven Abrasives by End-User (Units): 2012-2018
  • Table 6.9: Average Selling Price for Non-Woven Abrasives by End-User ($/Unit): 2012-2018
  • Table 6.10: Global Market for Non-Woven Abrasives by Application ($MM): 2012-2018
  • Table 6.11: Global Market for Non-Woven Abrasives by Application (Units): 2012-2018
  • Table 6.12: Average Selling Price for Non-Woven Abrasives by Application ($/Unit): 2012-2018
  • Table 6.13: Global Market for Non-Woven Abrasives by Distribution Channel ($MM): 2012-2018
  • Table 6.14: Total Producer Sales and Market Shares by Region ($MM): 2012-2018

Section Seven: Slurries/Pastes, Loose Powders & Compounds

Product Types include:

  • Slurries/Pastes
  • Loose Powders
  • Compounds

Market by Product Type

  • Market for Slurries/Pastes, Loose Powders & Compounds by Type ($MM): 2012-2018
  • Average Selling Price by Type
  • Pricing Trends and Forecasts
  • Average Annual Growth 2012-2018

Market by Abrasive Grade

  • Market for Slurries/Pastes, Loose Powders & Compounds by Abrasive Material Grade ($MM): 2012-2018
  • Average Selling Price by Type
  • Pricing Trends and Forecasts
  • Average Annual Growth 2012-2018

Distribution Channels

End-User Industry Analysis

Competitive Environment

  • Supplier Sales and Market Shares
  • Main Competitive Factors
  • Pricing Trends
  • Marketing Strategies
  • New Market Entrants

Future Outlook

List of Tables

  • Table 7.1: World Market for Slurries/Pastes, Loose Powders & Compounds by Country ($MM): 2012-2018
  • Table 7.2: World Market for Slurries/Pastes, Loose Powders & Compounds by Country (Units): 2012-2018
  • Table 7.3: Average Selling Price for Slurries/Pastes, Loose Powders & Compounds by Country ($/Unit): 2012-2018
  • Table 7.4: Global Market for Slurries/Pastes, Loose Powders & Compounds by Type ($MM): 2012-2018
  • Table 7.5: Global Market for Slurries/Pastes, Loose Powders & Compounds by Type (Units): 2012-2018
  • Table 7.6: Average Selling Price for Slurries/Pastes, Loose Powders & Compounds by Type ($/Unit): 2012-2018
  • Table 7.7: Global Market for Slurries/Pastes, Loose Powders & Compounds by End-User ($MM): 2012-2018
  • Table 7.8: Global Market for Slurries/Pastes, Loose Powders & Compounds by End-User (Units): 2012-2018
  • Table 7.9: Average Selling Price for Slurries/Pastes, Loose Powders & Compounds by End-User ($/Unit): 2012-2018
  • Table 7.10: Global Market for Slurries/Pastes, Loose Powders & Compounds by Application ($MM): 2012-2018
  • Table 7.11: Global Market for Slurries/Pastes, Loose Powders & Compounds by Application (Units): 2012-2018
  • Table 7.12: Average Selling Price for Slurries/Pastes, Loose Powders & Compounds by Application ($/Unit): 2012-2018
  • Table 7.13: Global Market for Slurries/Pastes, Loose Powders & Compounds by Distribution Channel ($MM): 2012-2018
  • Table 7.14: Total Producer Sales and Market Shares by Region ($MM): 2012-2018

Section Eight: Grinding Media

Product Types include:

  • Balls
  • Beads
  • Pellets

Grades include:

  • Ceramic
  • Metal
  • Steel
  • Glass
  • Polymer
  • Carbide
  • Other

Market by Product Type

  • Market for Grinding Media by Type ($MM): 2012-2018
  • Average Selling Price by Type
  • Pricing Trends and Forecasts
  • Average Annual Growth 2012-2018

Market by Abrasive Grade

  • Market for Grinding Media by Abrasive Material Grade ($MM): 2012-2018
  • Average Selling Price by Type
  • Pricing Trends and Forecasts
  • Average Annual Growth 2012-2018

Distribution Channels

End-User Industry Analysis

Competitive Environment

  • Supplier Sales and Market Shares
  • Main Competitive Factors
  • Pricing Trends
  • Marketing Strategies
  • New Market Entrants

Future Outlook

List of Tables

  • Table 8.1: World Market for Grinding Media by Country ($MM): 2012-2018
  • Table 8.2: World Market for Grinding Media by Country (Units): 2012-2018
  • Table 8.3: Average Selling Price for Grinding Media by Country ($/Unit): 2012-2018
  • Table 8.4: Global Market for Grinding Media by Type ($MM): 2012-2018
  • Table 8.5: Global Market for Grinding Media by Type (Units): 2012-2018
  • Table 8.6: Average Selling Price for Grinding Media by Type ($/Unit): 2012-2018
  • Table 8.7: Global Market for Coated Abrasives by Abrasive Grade ($MM): 2012-2018
  • Table 8.8: Global Market for Coated Abrasives by Abrasive Grade (Units): 2012-2018
  • Table 8.9: Average Selling Price for Coated Abrasives by Abrasive Grade ($/Unit): 2012-2018
  • Table 8.10: Global Market for Grinding Media by End-User ($MM): 2012-2018
  • Table 8.11: Global Market for Grinding Media by End-User (Units): 2012-2018
  • Table 8.12: Average Selling Price for Grinding Media by End-User ($/Unit): 2012-2018
  • Table 8.13: Global Market for Grinding Media by Application ($MM): 2012-2018
  • Table 8.14: Global Market for Grinding Media by Application (Units): 2012-2018
  • Table 8.15: Average Selling Price for Grinding Media by Application ($/Unit): 2012-2018
  • Table 8.13: Global Market for Grinding Media by Distribution Channel ($MM): 2012-2018
  • Table 8.14: Total Producer Sales and Market Shares by Region ($MM): 2012-2018
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