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The global fumed silica market reached a value of US$ 1.21 Billion in 2021. Looking forward, IMARC Group expects the market to reach a value of US$ 1.66 Billion by 2027, exhibiting a CAGR of 5.32% during 2022-2027. Keeping in mind the uncertainties of COVID-19, we are continuously tracking and evaluating the direct as well as the indirect influence of the pandemic on different end use industries. These insights are included in the report as a major market contributor.
Fumed silica (SiO2) is a white powder chemically synthesized by the pyrolysis method wherein silicon tetrachloride (SiCl4) reacts with oxygen (O2) in a flame. It helps enhance the thermal, rheological, and mechanical properties of adhesives, such as thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU). Consequently, it is employed in the food and beverage (F&B), personal care, construction, and chemical industries across the globe.
The thriving automotive sector represents one of the key factors bolstering the growth of the market. Besides this, there is an increase in the use of SiO2 as a flow additive for powder coatings worldwide. In addition, it is utilized as a desiccant, stabilizer, and thickening and anti-caking agent in pharmaceutical products, cosmetics, paints, and sealants. Apart from this, SiO2 is employed as a reinforcing agent in the manufacturing of silicone elastomers to increase toughness, hardness, tensile strength, and resistance against tear and abrasion. These elastomers are used in electrical insulation as sheets, tapes, wires and cable coverings, and extruded sleeving and moldings. Furthermore, the gelling process in conventional gel electrolytes, such as non-thixotropic gels, is permanent and non-reversible, which does not allow gels to adapt to changes in batteries. However, the gelling process of SiO2 is reversible on account of its thixotropic properties. As a result, it finds extensive applications in commercial lead-acid batteries to form a gel. Moreover, as it is more cost-effective than its substitutes, the demand for SiO2 is rising around the world. Some of the other factors, including rapid industrialization and the increasing focus of leading players on research and development (R&D) activities, are anticipated to fuel the growth of the market in the upcoming years.
IMARC Group provides an analysis of the key trends in each sub-segment of the global fumed silica market, along with forecasts at the global, regional and country level from 2022-2027. Our report has categorized the market based on type, application and end use industry.
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The competitive landscape of the industry has also been examined along with the profiles of the key players being AGSCO Corp., AMS Applied Material Solutions, Cabot Corporation, Chifeng Shengsen Silicon Technology Development Co. Ltd., China National Bluestar (Group) Co. Ltd. (China National Chemical Corporation), Evonik Industries AG, Gelest Inc. (Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation), Heraeus Holding, Kemitura A/S, OCI Company Ltd., Tokuyama Corporation and Wacker Chemie AG.
|Base Year of the Analysis||2021|
|Segment Coverage||Type, Application, End Use Industry, Region|
|Region Covered||Asia Pacific, Europe, North America, Latin America, Middle East and Africa|
|Countries Covered||United States, Canada, Germany, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Russia, China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Indonesia, Brazil, Mexico|
|Companies Covered||AGSCO Corp., AMS Applied Material Solutions, Cabot Corporation, Chifeng Shengsen Silicon Technology Development Co. Ltd., China National Bluestar (Group) Co. Ltd. (China National Chemical Corporation), Evonik Industries AG, Gelest Inc. (Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation), Heraeus Holding, Kemitura A/S, OCI Company Ltd., Tokuyama Corporation and Wacker Chemie AG.|
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