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Advanced Protective Gear and Armor

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BCC Research

Published Date : Mar 2015

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Therapeutic Area

No. of Pages : 240 Pages


The U.S. market for advanced protective gear and armor reached $4.5 billion and $4.7 billion in 2013 and 2014, respectively. This market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.4% to reach nearly $5.9 billion in 2019.
Ancillary/gloves, head, eye, respirators as a segment is expected to increase from nearly $3 billion in 2014 to $3.5 billion in 2019 at a CAGR of 3.8% for the period of 2014-2019.
Armor and bullet resistant gear as a segment is expected to grow from $644 million in 2014 to $868 million in 2019 at a CAGR of 6.2% for the period of 2014-2019.
Chapter 1 INTRODUCTION
STUDY GOALS AND OBJECTIVES
REASONS FOR DOING THIS STUDY
INTENDED AUDIENCE AND CONTRIBUTION OF STUDY
SCOPE OF REPORT
METHODOLOGY AND INFORMATION SOURCES
ANALYSTS CREDENTIALS
RELATED BCC RESEARCH REPORTS
BCC RESEARCH WEBSITE
DISCLAIMER
Chapter 2 SUMMARY
Chapter 3 OVERVIEW
BRIEF INDUSTRY VIEW
BACKGROUND
MILITARY PROTECTIVE CLOTHING
DOMESTIC PROTECTIVE CLOTHING
OTHER PROTECTIVE CLOTHING AND INDUSTRY CLOTHING
BALLISTIC BODY ARMOR STANDARDS
FIREFIGHTERS AND SAFETY
MARKET DRIVERS
THREATS BOTH OFFENSIVE AND DEFENSIVE
ARMOR PROTECTION
FLAME RETARDANCY
BIOLOGICAL AND CHEMICAL PROTECTION
ANCILLARY GEAR
ADVANCED PROTECTIVE CLOTHING AND GEAR: HOW ADVANCED?
RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT AND RELATED RESPONSIBILITIES
ROLE OF GOVERNMENT AGENCIES
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF JUSTICE
NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF STANDARDS AND TECHNOLOGY
NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH
OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE (DOD)
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
ROLE OF NONGOVERNMENT AGENCIES
NATIONAL FIRE PROTECTION ASSOCIATION
ASTM INTERNATIONAL
AMERICAN NATIONAL STANDARDS INSTITUTE
UNDERWRITERS LABORATORIES INC.
COMPLIANCE REGULATIONS
Chapter 4 THERMAL PROTECTIVE CLOTHING
BACKGROUND
INDUSTRY TERMS
"NORMAL"FLAMMABILITY
FLAME RESISTANCE
FIRE (OR FLAME) RETARDANCY
FIREFIGHTING ENVIRONMENT
ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES WITH FLAME-RETARDANT CHEMICALS
CLEANING AND REPAIRING GEAR
FLAME-RETARDANT MATERIALS FOR GARMENTS
META-ARAMIDS
MELAMINE-BASED
POLYBENZIMADAZOLE (PBI)
BLENDS AND HYBRIDS
FLAME-RETARDANT COTTON
MOHAIR
POLYPHENYLENE-2,6-BENZOBISOXAZOLE (PBO; ZYLON)
MIXED FLAME-RETARDANT COMPOSITIONS
STRENGTHENING FIBERS
COMPOSITE AND BLENDED FIRE-RETARDANT YARNS AND FABRICS
POLYPHENYLENE-2,6-BENZOBISOXAZOLE (PBO) BLENDS
KERMEL BLEND
BLENDED COMPOSITIONS WITH ARAMID
METALLIC HIGH STRENGTH FILAMENTS
WATER-RESISTANT AND FLAME-RESISTANT MATERIALS FOR GARMENTS
HIGH-TENACITY POLYETHYLENE YARN
NONWOVENS IN PPE
CONSTRUCTION OF STRUCTURAL FIREFIGHTERS GARMENTS
OUTER SHELL
MOISTURE BARRIERS
INSULATING AND THERMAL BARRIERS
TRIM ELEMENTS
MAJOR TYPES OF FLAME-RESISTANT/FIRE-PROTECTIVE APPAREL
STRUCTURAL TURNOUT/BUNKER GEAR
STATIONWEAR
EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICE (EMS) WEAR
INDUSTRIAL WEAR
UTILITY WORKERS, WELDERS, AND OTHERS
SUPPLY CHAIN
PURCHASING CRITERIA
LEADERS IN STRUCTURAL FIREFIGHTING APPAREL
FIRE PROXIMITY SUIT
WILDLANDS FIRE FIGHTING APPAREL
INDUSTRY/RACECAR GARMENTS
FUNDING
MARKET VALUE
STRUCTURE OF THE FLAME-RESISTANT/FIRE-RETARDANT GARMENT AND FIBER INDUSTRY
SIGNIFICANT COMPANIES IN THE FIRE RETARDANT GEAR INDUSTRY
Chapter 5 CHEMICAL/BIOLOGICAL PROTECTIVE CLOTHING
BACKGROUND
PROTECTION LEVELS DEFINED
OTHER INFORMATION SOURCES
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE) GUIDES
CRITICAL INCIDENT TECHNOLOGIES
INTERNATIONAL STANDARDS
EXPLANATION OF TERMS
OCCUPATIONS NEEDING CHEMICAL/BIOLOGICAL GEAR
PROCEDURES
NONWOVEN MATERIALS FOR CHEMICAL/BIOLOGICAL GARMENTS
POLYOLEFINS
STRETCHABLE CHEMICAL VAPOR PROTECTIVE GARMENT
COMBINATION MATERIALS
HYBRID MICROPOROUS MEMBRANES
OTHER CHEMICAL/BIOLOGICAL PROTECTIVE MATERIALS
PEPGEL
ELECTROSPUN MEMBRANE-LIKE MATERIALS
POLYMERS FOR CHEMICAL/BIOLOGICAL PROTECTIVE GARMENTS
IMPROVEMENTS IN BARRIER PROPERTIES
SPECIAL PROTECTIVE CLOTHING FOR THE MILITARY
SELECTIVELY PERMEABLE MATERIALS
SELF-DECONTAMINATING PERMSELECTIVE MEMBRANES
SHELF LIFE
NEEDS AND MARKET OPPORTUNITIES
STRATEGIC PLANS FOR PREPAREDNESS AND RESPONSE
DETECTION AND MEASUREMENT OF CHEMICAL/BIOLOGICAL AGENTS
CHEMICAL/BIOLOGICAL PROTECTIVE GARMENT MARKET
INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
3M
BLUCHER GMBH
DONALDSON, CO. INC.
E. I. DUPONT PERSONAL PROTECTION
ESPIN TECHNOLOGIES INC.
FIRE-DEX LLC
GENTEX CORP.
GLOBE MANUFACTURING CO. LLC
HONEYWELL SAFETY PRODUCTS
INNOTEX
KIMBERLY-CLARK CORP.
POLYMER GROUP INC. (PGI)
STEDFAST INC.
TEX-SHIELD INC.
OTHERS
Chapter 6 ANCILLARY PROTECTIVE GEAR: RESPIRATORS, GLOVES AND HEAD PROTECTION
BACKGROUND
NOTE ON NUCLEAR PROTECTIVE GEAR
RADIATION, CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL PROTECTION
PROTECTIVE RESPIRATORS AND LEVELS OF PROTECTION
PROTECTION AGAINST BIOLOGICAL THREATS
RESPIRATOR ASSESSMENT
OSHA REGULATIONS
EVALUATIONS
NIOSH CERTIFICATION
SELECTION OF RESPIRATOR TYPE
WORKPLACE CONDITIONS AND RESPIRATOR CHOICE
PROCEDURES FOR USE OF RESPIRATORS
IDENTIFICATION OF FILTERS, CARTRIDGES AND CANISTERS
TESTING
ATMOSPHERE-SUPPLYING RESPIRATORS
SELF-CONTAINED BREATHING APPARATUS (SCBA)
AIR-SUPPLIED RESPIRATORS
COMBINATION RESPIRATORS
AIR-PURIFYING RESPIRATORS
MARKET SHARE FOR AIR-PURIFYING RESPIRATORS
PARTICULATE FILTERS
VAPOR-AND-GAS REMOVING RESPIRATORS
IMPROVED DESIGNS
NBC/CBR FILTERS
SELECTED CHEMICAL/BIOLOGICAL DECONTAMINATION OR DETECTION DEVICES
NUCLEAR RADIATION HIGH LEVEL EXPOSURE
ASZM-TEDA CARBON FOR RESPIRATORS
CHEMICAL BIOLOGICAL THREATS
MARKET VALUE OF RESPIRATORS
INDEX OF MAJOR RESPIRATOR COMPANIES
3M PERSONAL PROTECTIVE SAFETY SOLUTIONS
AEARO TECHNOLOGIES LLC
AIR SYSTEMS INTERNATIONAL
AXIS AIR GROUP INC.
BULLARD
CALGON CARBON CORP.
DONALDSON CO. INC.
ENMET CORP.
GENERAL RUBBER & PLASTICS INC.
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL
HOT SHIELD USA INC.
MARTECH SERVICES CO.
MSA
SCOTT HEALTH AND SAFETY/TYCO INTERNATIONAL
OTHER COMPANIES
PROTECTIVE GLOVES
INDUSTRIAL ELECTRICAL-PROTECTIVE GLOVE CLASSIFICATION
FIREFIGHTING AND RESPONDER GLOVES
CHEMICAL/BIOLOGICAL PROTECTIVE GLOVES
POTENTIAL SHORTCOMINGS WITH GLOVE MATERIALS
IMPROVED PROTECTIVE GLOVE MATERIALS
APPROVED GLOVE MATERIALS
ULTRAHIGH MOLECULAR WEIGHT POLYETHYLENE
NATURAL RUBBER AND LATEX
NEOPRENE
NITRILE RUBBER
BUTYL RUBBER
POLYVINYL CHLORIDE
FLUOROELASTOMERS
POLYVINYL ALCOHOL
TRACKING GLOVE MANUFACTURERS
COMPETITION FROM OVERSEAS MANUFACTURERS
GLOVE-MAKING TECHNIQUES
COMBAT/ASSAULT GLOVES
MILITARY COMBAT GLOVES
VALUE OF PROTECTIVE GLOVES
MARKET STRUCTURE FOR PROTECTIVE GLOVES
INDEX OF MAJOR PROTECTIVE GLOVE MANUFACTURERS
ALLGLOVE INDUSTRIES
ANSELL HEALTHCARE PRODUCTS LLC
DAMASCUS PROTECTIVE GEAR
DUPONT ELASTOMERS
HEXARMOR
LAKELAND INDUSTRIES INC.
MCR SAFETY
MICROFLEX CORP.
MSA SAFETY INC.
NORTH by HONEYWELL
PROTECTIVE INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTS (PIP)
SHOWA BEST GLOVE
WARWICK MILLS
OTHERS
PROTECTIVE HEAD GEAR/COMBAT HELMETS
PROTECTION FROM HEAD INJURIES
FIREFIGHTER HEAD PROTECTION
FACE AND EYE PROTECTION EQUIPMENT
BACKGROUND
ANSI Z87.1-2010
OTHER PROTECTION SOLUTIONS
BALLISTIC EYE PROTECTION
BALLISTIC FACEGUARD
MARKET FOR PROTECTIVE HEAD GEAR (EXCLUDING SPORTS EQUIPMENT)
MANUFACTURERS OF HEAD PROTECTIVE PRODUCTS
BULLARD
EYE SAFETY SYSTEMS INC. (ESS)
FIRE-DEX LLC.
GENTEX CORP.
MSA SAFETY INC.
NEW PIG CORP.
OAKLEY INC.
REVISION EYEWEAR LTD.
WILEY X INC.
WORLDWIDE VISION TECHNOLOGIES LLC
OTHER MANUFACTURERS
Chapter 7 BALLISTIC BODY AND VEHICLE ARMOR
HISTORICAL EVOLUTION
BODY/BALLISTIC ARMOR
VALUE CHAIN
ENHANCED SMALL ARMS PROTECTIVE INSERT (ESAPI)
BALLISTIC IMPACT DETECTION SYSTEM
BALLISTIC ARMOR CONSTRUCTION
NONMILITARY USE OF BODY ARMOR
BALLISTIC BODY ARMOR STANDARDS
ASSEMBLY AND TESTING OF BODY ARMOR
ACQUISITION PROCESSES
CIVILIAN LAW ENFORCEMENT ARMOR
CIVILIAN ARMORED VEHICLES
MILITARY PROTECTIVE BODY AND VEHICLE ARMOR
CONSIDERATIONS IN MILITARY BODY ARMOR DESIGN
PERSONAL ARMOR SYSTEM FOR GROUND TROOPS (PASGT)
RANGER BODY ARMOR
INTERCEPTOR BODY ARMOR SYSTEM
DESIGN CHANGES
ARMOR CHANGING MATERIALS
OTHERS
INTERCEPTOR BODY ARMOR SYSTEM
DESCRIPTION
IMPROVED INTERCEPTOR OUTER TACTICAL VEST (IOTV)
VEHICLE ARMOR
FUTURE MATERIALS
MILITARY VEHICLES
FRAG KITS
STRYKER COMBAT VEHICLE
MINE-RESISTANT AMBUSH-PROTECTED (MRAP) VEHICLE
RHEOLOGICAL FLUIDS
MANUFACTURERS MARKET SHARE FOR BODY ARMOR
CERAMIC MATERIALS
BORON CARBIDE
SILICON CARBIDE
METALS
ALUMINUM ALLOYS
STEEL
VALUE BALLISTIC BODY AND VEHICLE ARMOR

List of Table

Summary Table : U.S. ADVANCED PROTECTIVE GEAR AND ARMOR MARKET, THROUGH 2019
Table 1 : PERSONAL PROTECTIVE CLOTHING CHARACTERISTICS
Table 2 : AGENCIES INVOLVED IN SETTING PROTECTIVE GEAR STANDARDS
Table 3 : REFERENCED ASTM STANDARDS RELATING TO TEXTILES
Table 4 : CLASSES OF FABRIC FLAMMABILITY
Table 5 : APPLICATIONS FOR META-AND PARA-ARAMIDS
Table 6 : COMPARATIVE PROPERTIES OF WOVEN PBI, NOMEX IIIA AND FLAME-RETARDANT COTTON
Table 7 : LIMITING OXYGEN INDEX (LOI) OF SELECTED FIBERS
Table 8 : OUTER SHELL POLYMER MATERIAL MARKET SHARE BY TYPE, 2013
Table 9 : MARKET SHARE OF MOISTURE BARRIER MATERIALS BY TYPE, 2013
Table 10 : MARKET SHARE FOR THERMAL BARRIER MATERIALS BY TYPE, 2013
Table 11 : U.S. MARKET SHARE OF STRUCTURAL FIRE SERVICE GARMENT MANUFACTURERS, 2013
Table 12 : VALUE OF U. S. FIRE PROTECTIVE GARMENT INDUSTRY BY TYPE, THROUGH 2019
Table 13 : 1OSHA REGULATIONS RELATIVE TO THE CHEMICAL PROTECTIVE CLOTHING INDUSTRY
Table 14 : ADDITIONAL INFORMATION SOURCES
Table 15 : TYPES OF CHEMICAL PROTECTIVE GARMENTS
Table 16 : KEY OCCUPATIONS NEEDING CHEMICAL/BIOLOGICAL PROTECTIVE CLOTHING
Table 17 : SELECTED MATERIALS FOR CHEMICAL/BIOLOGICAL PROTECTIVE CLOTHING, BY BRAND
Table 18 : OTHER CHEMICAL/BIOLOGICAL PROTECTIVE CLOTHING
Table 19 : POLYMER MATERIALS USED IN CHEMICAL/BIOLOGICAL PROTECTIVE GARMENTS
Table 20 : U.S. VALUE OF CHEMICAL/BIOLOGICAL PROTECTIVE GARMENTS, THROUGH 2019
Table 21 : MARKET SHARE FOR U.S. CHEMICAL/BIOLOGICAL PROTECTIVE GARMENTS BY COMPANY, 2013
Table 22 : INFORMATION REQUIRED BY OSHA EVALUATION QUESTIONNAIRE
Table 23 : NIOSH LOGIC FOR SELECTION OF PROPER RESPIRATOR
Table 24 : ESTIMATED U.S. MARKET SHARES OF ATMOSPHERE SUPPLYING RESPIRATOR MANUFACTURERS, 2013
Table 25 : TYPES OF RESPIRATOR FACEPIECES
Table 26 : ESTIMATED U.S. MARKET SHARE FOR PROTECTIVE AIR PURIFYING RESPIRATORS, 2013
Table 27 : PROJECTED VALUE OF U.S. RESPIRATOR MARKET BY TYPE, THROUGH 2019
Table 28 : VOLTAGE PROTECTION FOR PROTECTIVE GLOVES
Table 29 : CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL LISTED GLOVE MATERIALS
Table 30 : VALUE OF U.S. PROTECTIVE GLOVES, THROUGH 2019
Table 31 : CHEMICAL/BIOLOGICAL PROTECTIVE GLOVE MARKET LEADERS BY MARKET SHARE, 2013
Table 32 : VALUE OF HEAD PROTECTIVE GEAR, THROUGH 2019
Table 33 : ESSENTIAL NIJ BODY ARMOR STANDARDS
Table 34 : CONSIDERATIONS FOR MILITARY BODY ARMOR DESIGN
Table 35 : U.S. MARKET SHARE OF TECHNICAL FIBER MANUFACTURERS FOR BODY ARMOR BY COMPANY, 2013
Table 36 : U.S. MARKET FOR BALLISTIC BODY AND VEHICLE ARMOR, THROUGH 2019

List of Chart

Summary Figure : U.S. ADVANCED PROTECTIVE GEAR AND ARMOR MARKET, 2013-2019
Figure 1 : WORLD TRADE CENTER 9/11
Figure 2 : MILITARY UNIFORM OF ADVANCED FIBERS WITH GEAR
Figure 3 : FIRE PROXIMITY SUIT
Figure 4 : WILDLAND FIREFIGHTERS GEAR
Figure 5 : CHEMICAL/BIOLOGICAL PROTECTION SUIT
Figure 6 : RESPONDER HAZMAT SUIT FROM DUPONT
Figure 7 : TYVEK MILITARY FIELD GEAR
Figure 8 : ILLUSTRATION OF SELECT MOLDEX MASK BY 3M
Figure 9 : SCAPE CBRN30 RESPIRATOR
Figure 10 : INTERCEPTER VEST AND CERAMIC PLATES
Figure 11 : CAIMAN MRAP
Figure 12 : MRAP-ATV VERSION

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