Boron Nitride and Boron Carbide - Global Strategic Business Report 2012-2018

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Dublin, Oct. 29, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/5v4pvc/boron_nitride_and) has announced the addition of the "Boron Nitride and Boron Carbide - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering.

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Boron Nitride and Boron Carbide in Metric Tons by the following Product Segments: Boron Nitride and Boron Carbide. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets.

The report profiles 26 companies including many key and niche players such as:

· Aremco Products, Inc. (USA)

· Ceradyne, Inc. (USA)

· ESK Ceramics GmbH & Co., KG. (Germany)

· Denki Kagaku Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha (Japan)

· Diamond Innovations (USA)

· Dynamic-Ceramic Ltd. (UK)

· Element Six (Ireland)

· FELDCO International (USA)

· Funik Ultrahard Material Co., Ltd. (China)

· H.C. Starck GmbH (Germany)

· HC Starck, Inc. (USA)

· Henan Huanghe Whirlwind Co., Ltd. (China)

· K.C. Abrasive Company (USA)

· Mizushima Ferroalloy Co., Ltd. (Japan)

· Momentive (USA)

· Morgan Technical Ceramics (USA)

· Mudanjiang Jingangzuan Boron Carbide Co., Ltd. (China)

· Reade Advanced Materials (USA)

· Reinste Nano Ventures Pvt., Ltd. (India)

· Saint-Gobain Ceramic Materials (USA)

· Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd. (Japan)

· Showa Denko KK (Japan)

· Lianyungang Zhaoling Abrasives Co., Ltd. (China)

· Talon Composites LLC (USA)

· The ILJIN Diamond Co., Ltd. (Korea)

· Tomei Diamond Co., Ltd. (Japan)

· UK Abrasives, Inc. (USA)

· Washington Mills Electro Minerals Company (USA)

· ZYP Coatings, Inc. (USA)

Key Topics Covered:

I. Introduction, Methodology & Product Definitions

· Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1

· Disclaimers I-2

· Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2

· Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3

· Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3

· Boron Nitride I-3

· Boron Carbide I-3

II. Executive Summary

1. MARKET OVERVIEW II-1

· Boron Nitride and Boron Carbide Market: A Review II-1

· Trends in a Capsule II-1

· CBN and Other Materials on an Uptrend II-1

· Growing End-Use Demand Drives Market II-2

· CBN Abrasives to Climb Growth Ladder as Grinding Usage Soars II-3

· CBN and Diamond Replace Aluminum Oxide Tools II-3

· Boron Nitride Nanotubes vs. Carbon Nanotubes II-4

· Boron Nitride Injects Fresh Optimism into Cancer Treatment II-4

· Graphene-Boron Nitride Suturing Ushers in Breakthrough Technology for Electronics II-4

· Boron Carbide Dazzles on the Pyrotechnics Landscape II-4

· Pyrolytic Boron Nitride Replacing Quartz Crystal II-5

· Newer Applications of BN Coatings II-5

· Comparative Analysis of Types of BN Coatings Based on Various Parameters II-5

· A Synoptic Review of Application of Boron Nitride Coatings in Various Industries II-6

· (h) BN Powder Widely Applied as an Additive II-6

· Global Boron Reserves and Production II-7

2. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-9

· Boron II-9

· Overview II-9

· Boron Nitride II-9

· Product Description II-9

· Features II-10

· Production Process II-10

· End Use Applications II-10

· Cubic Boron Nitride II-12

· Product Description II-12

· Properties II-12

· Applications II-12

· Investment Costs II-13

· Alternatives and Combinations II-14

· The 'Plasticky' Generation II-14

· Product Segments II-14

· Hexagonal Boron Nitride II-15

· Hot-Pressed Boron Nitride II-16

· Features II-16

· Applications II-16

· Wurtzite Boron Nitride II-17

· Pyrolytic Boron Nitride II-17

· Comparative Analysis of Hexagonal BN and Cubic BN II-17

· Boron Carbide II-18

· Product Description II-18

· Properties II-18

· Production Process II-19

· Features II-19

· Applications II-19

· Table 8: Service Life of Nozzles Made using Different

· Materials (In hours) II-20

· Ceramics II-20

· Other Applications II-20

· Boron Carbide Nanoparticles Offer Multi-Pronged Benefits II-20

· Boron Based Materials II-21

· Features of Boron Based Ceramics II-21

· Process of Borodizing II-21

· Pricing and Production II-22

3. TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENTS II-23

· Simplified Process Developed for h-BN Production II-23

· New Process Improves Relative Density & Ballistic Performance of Boron Carbide Armor II-23

· CBN Films for Advanced Machining II-23

· Mass Selected Ion Beam Deposition II-24

· New Technique Increases Yield of Nanotubes II-24

· BN Films Over Carbon Fibers II-24

· Spherical Boron Nitride - Better Composite Materials II-25

· New Boron Nitride Processing Technique II-25

· BN Nanotubes Strengthen Coatings II-25

· New Process Optimizes CBN Film Synthesis II-25

· New Compound to Replace CBN II-26

4. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS II-27

· Nevada Thermal Spray Includes Boron Carbide in Product Line II-27

· Aremco Products Unveils Pyro-PaintTM 634-BN Boron Nitride Coating II-27

· Saint-Gobain Ceramic Materials Introduces Combat® Boron Nitride II-27

· Aremcolox Products Unveils Aremcolox™ 502-1600-94 Boron Nitride Ceramic II-28

· Industrial Supply Launches Boron Carbide Sandblasting Nozzles II-28

· Shin-Etsu Chemical Launches New Range of Products II-29

· Momentive Performance Materials to Introduce New Personal Care Products II-29

· Duralor Rolls Out TuffTek® II-29

· Sumitomo Electric Hardmetal Corporation to Launch CBN Grade "BN7500" II-30

· Momentive Performance Materials Unveils Velvesil FX Gel II-30

· GE Advanced Materials Introduces Unique Boron Nitride (BN) Spray Coating II-30

· SDK Develops largest sintered compacts of CBN II-30

5. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-31

· Merck Inks Agreement with ESK Ceramics to Market Boroneige Functional Fillers II-31

· Saint-Gobain Ceramic Materials Expands Application of CarboTherm Boron Nitride Thermal Management Powders II-31

· NTT Basic Research Laboratories Employs Hexagonal Boron Nitride Layers to Produce Nitride LED II-31

· Caltech Consortium to Study Boron Carbide Ceramides for U.S. Army Applications II-32

· Kennametal Sintec Keramik and Morgan Technical Ceramics Ink Distribution Agreement II-32

· ESK Ceramics Obtains FDA Clearance for BORONID® Boron Nitride Powder II-32

· Duralor to Establish R&D and Manufacturing Facility II-32

· Saint-Gobain Ceramics Announces NSF Certification for IDEALUBE® II-32

· Talon Composites Ships MMC to British Nuclear Fuels II-33

· Sumitomo Electric Hardmetal Corporation Sets Up New Sales Company in Mexico II-33

· First Nano Supplies ET3000-BN Chemical Vapor Deposition System to Brookhaven National Laboratory II-33

6. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS II-34

· Ceradyne, Inc. (US) II-34

· Element Six (Luxembourg) II-34

· Diamond Innovations (USA) II-34

· ESK Ceramics GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) II-34

· Denki Kagaku Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha (Japan) II-35

· H.C. Starck Gmbh & Co., KG (Germany) II-35

· Henan Huanghe Whirlwind Co., Ltd. II-35

· The ILJIN Diamond Co., Ltd II-36

· Momentive (US) II-36

· Mudanjiang Jingangzuan Boron Carbide Co., Ltd (China) II-36

· Saint-Gobain Advanced Ceramics Corp. (US) II-36

· Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd (Japan) II-37

· Showa Denko KK (Japan) II-37

· Tomei Diamond Co.,Ltd II-38

· Washington Mills Electro Minerals Company (US) II-39

7. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-39


III. Market

1. THE UNITED STATES

2. JAPAN

3. EUROPE

4. REST OF WORLD

IV. Competitive Landscape

Total Companies Profiled: 26 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 29)

The United States (14)
Japan (5)
Europe (3)
- Germany (2)
- The United Kingdom (1)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (7)

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