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Global Superhydrophobic Coatings Market

  • Published Date: 24 Dec 2017
  • Number of Pages: 225
  • Category: Chemicals
  • Country: Global
In Chemistry jargons superhydrophobic means water repellant. Hence, superhydrophobic coatings are water repellant coatings. The silicone resin used in manufacturing it gives it a waterproof property which makes paints more durable and resistant to higher temperatures. They are also dirt repellant which helps prevent abrasion, scratch and corrosion. These coatings are preferred so much because it can be applied easily on metal, plastic, glass, wood, concrete or textile surfaces.
Superhydrophobic coatings find their application in aerospace, automotive, medical/pharmaceutical, oil & gas, heavy equipment and cookware businesses.

Market Dynamics

Superhydrophobic coatings are preferred due to some of the remarkable properties that it offers such as a lotus effect that it provides to the surface. This has led to increased adoption in several application segments such as the automotive industry or say in the building and construction industry.
According to specialists, rapid increase in building and construction due to increased industrialization will affect the demand. So, the metal coatings market is expected to grow at a CAGR of about 6%. Next, the increase in demand for these coatings around the globe has caused more and more companies to invest in their R&D activities to introduce new variants in the market. Subsequently the patent registrations have gone up by about 95% after 2013. So, it is clear that this is proving lucrative to the companies and driving growth.

Market Segmentation

The superhydrophobic coatings market can be segmented on the basis of:
1. Product/Chemical composition
-> Fluropolymers
-> Silica
-> Metal oxide
-> Carbon nanomaterials
-> Others

Fluropolymers capture the major share of the market due to good chemical and water resistance. It has a low dielectric constant.
2. Application/End-users
-> Electronics & Telecommunication
-> Textiles and Leather
-> Building and Construction
-> Automotive
-> Medical and healthcare
The electronics segment makes the most extensive use of superhydrophobic coatings.

Regional/Geographic Analysis

Superhydrophobic coatings market will be doing well in major countries such as U.S., Germany and China due to heavy increase in use in automotive industries, electronics & telecommunication and building & construction. Africa, Brazil, Qatar will also experience steep increase in demand due to the aesthetic appeals provided to their growing automotive, real estate and agribusiness industries.


The value of the global hydrophobic coatings market was $1,628 million as on 2015. Its expected CAGR of 6.2% is expected to make the value go up to $2,471 million by 2022.Major opportunities are forecasted in the textile & leather market.One such example is the manufacturing of superhydrophobic material coated umbrellas. Other than that, as mentioned earlier opportunities rooting from electronics, infrastructure and automotive industry growth will arise in U.S., Germany and China.

Key Players

Some of the major players in the market include BASF SE, 3M, Abrisa Technologies, Aculon, NEI Corporation, P2I, DuPont, DryWired, Accucoat Inc., OerlikonMetco Inc., Nanex Company.

Report Contents:

> Market segments
> Market Drivers, Restraints and Opportunities
> Market Size & Forecast 2016 to 2022
> Supply & Demand Value Chain
> Market - Current Trends
> Competition & Major Companies
> Technology and R&D Status
> Porters Five Force Analysis
> Strategic and Critical Success Factor Analysis of Key Players

Regional Analysis:

> North America

>> US and Canada

> Latin America

>> Mexico, Brazil, Argentina and Rest of Latin America

> Western Europe

>> EU5 (Germany, France, Italy, Spain, U.K.)
>> Nordic Countries (Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden)
>> Benelux (Belgium, The Netherlands, and Luxembourg)
>> Rest of Western Europe

> Eastern Europe

>> Russia
>> Poland
>> Rest of Eastern Europe

> Asia Pacific

>> China
>> India
>> Japan
>> Australia and New Zealand
>> Rest of Asia Pacific

> Middle East and Africa

>> GCC countries (Saudi Arabia, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain, UAE and Kuwait)
>> South Africa
>> North Africa
>> Rest of Middle East and Africa

This report is an elaborate aggregation of primary inputs from industry experts and participants across the supply chain. It provides details on market segmentation which is derived from several product mapping exercises, macroeconomic parameters and other qualitative and quantitative insights. The impact of all such factors is delivered across multiple market segments and geographies.

Report Highlights:

> Detailed Historical Overview (Market Origins, Product Launch Timeline, etc.)
> Consumer and Pricing Analysis
> Market dynamics of the industry
> Market Segmentation
> Estimated Market Sizing in terms of volume and value
> Recent trends in Market and impact
> Research Status and Technology Overview
> Extensive Industry Structure Coverage

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