Self-Healing Material Market Overview 2017–2027 | Applied Thin-Film Products, Inc., Autonomic Materials, Inc., Critical Materials S.A., Evonik Industries AG, SLIPS Technologies, Inc.
Self-Healing Material Market: Overview
Self-healing materials are used in automatic repairing and restoring functionalities at atomic levels, effectively impending the dissemination of the damage and increasing the self-life of the material without any human involvement. They are accelerated by ecological stimulus amendments in ultra-violet (UV) light, pH or by automatic damage such as a micro crack. Novel technologies such as optical fiber, hollow glass fiber and microcapsules are exploited to manufacture, particularly composites reliant on the extrinsic and intrinsic types. Such materials support to diminish the frequency of the preservation costs compulsory to repair the damage, which is expected to be a key factor driving the growth of the market during the forecast period. Microcapsules are exists in self-healing materials that break when visible to motorized dent, causing curing agents to be unconstrained to the damaged site. These agents mix fixing the damage by polymerization process and reconstruct structure & functional reliability.
Microcapsules are prepared to be robust abundant to survive the industrialized process and feasting of the substances in its future application. Self-healing material can use implanted capsules, these capsules to release an adhesive that recover the crack and fixes the material together. Self-healing property provides the capability significantly recover their load transmitting ability after damage and also provide safety & durability of polymeric constituents, restoring the material performance. Building & Construction is the dominant segment of the global self-healing material market. Electronic & semiconductors are expected to witness a noteworthy market growth over the forecast period. Furthermore, Automotive & transportation is an additional industry that has witnessed an increase in demand for self-healing materials. On the other hand, Electronic multinational companies such as Samsung Electronics America, Inc. And Apple Inc. have exhilarated the usage of self-healing material in electronic devices as well as desktops, mobile and laptops. Self-healing material manufacturer particularly in the U.S. has engaged in frequent R&D work to determine advance technology such as cutting edge technologies. Application of urbane expertise supports expanded of product portfolio that helps to detention available market by enhancing customer base.
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Self-Healing Material Market: Dynamics:
Increasing global population & infrastructure facilities and the demand for housing units, particularly in Asia Pacific & the Latin America region is enhancing the significant investment in commercial real estate that is to anticipate hike the production of self-healing material over the forecast period. Increasing demand of exterior coating from automotive OEMs that trigger a preventive mechanism when scratched or cut that result of reduces the preventive maintenance that is witness to anticipated triggering the global self-healing material in the forecast period. Furthermore, in medical sector a biomimetic approach is used for self-repairing damages and provide a nominal way to healing the mechanical strength after the impact damage.
The high cost of such innovate and advance product is anticipated to hinder the global self-healing material market over the forecast period. By encapsulation method limited amount of damages can recover and capsule can only heal damage once that anticipated to hinder the market during the forecast period.
Automotive companies such as Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. Is adopting self-healing clear coat for car surfaces for protecting the vehicle body from any mechanical scratches. The Scratch Guard Coat is providing hydrophobic paints that contain high elastic resigns that avoid scratches, getting the inner layer of painted surface for repair scratches owning to off-road driving and car washing. Furthermore, using dense polymer with flexible linkages is used as a coating that can be recovered by the influence of sunlight. On the other hand, Biocompatible self-healing composite anticipated to enhance the service life or artificial bone or teeth. According to recent research self-healing rubber may use as toy industry.
Self-Healing Material Market: Segmentation:
The global self-healing material market can be segmented on the basis of Types of Product:
- Fiber-reinforced Composites
The global self-healing material market can be segmented on the basis of Technology:
- Biological Material Systems
- Reversible Polymers
- Shape Memory Materials
The global self-healing material market can be segmented on the basis of Application:
- Energy generation
- Automotive & Transportation
- Electronics & Semiconductors Mobile device
- Building & Construction
- Medical (Implants & Devices)
The global self-healing material market can be segmented on the basis of Form:
- Extrinsic Capsule-based Vascular
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Self-Healing Material Market: Key Participants:
Key participants of the global self-healing material market are following:
- Acciona S.A.
- Akzo Nobel N.V.
- Applied Thin-Film Products, Inc.
- Arkema SA
- Autonomic Materials, Inc.
- BASF SE
- Covestro AG
- Critical Materials S.A.
- Devan Chemicals
- I. du Pont de Nemours and Company
- SENSOR COATING SYSTEMS LTD.
- Evonik Industries AG
- SLIPS Technologies, Inc.