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Powder Metallurgy: Global Markets to 2022

Published By :

BCC Research

Published Date : Sep 2017

Category :

In Vitro Diagnostics

No. of Pages : 143 Pages


The global powder shipments market should reach 4.7 billion pounds (in volume) and $10.9 billion by 2022 (in value) from 3.6 billion pounds and $7.3 billion in 2017 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.2% and 8.2%, respectively, from 2017 to 2022.
The global powder metallurgy part shipments market is expected to grow from 3.2 billion pounds (in volume) and $15.1 billion (in value) in 2017 to 4.1 billion pounds and $22.6 billion in 2022 at a CAGR of 5.2% and 8.4%, respectively, for the period 2017-2022.
Shipments of individual powders and parts, such as iron and steel powders, as well as parts made from these powders, are expected to grow at a 4.6% CAGR in volume terms from 2017 to 2022.

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Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction ......................................................................................... 2
Study Goals and Objectives........................................................................................................................... 2
Reasons for Doing This Study ........................................................................................................................ 2
Scope of Report ............................................................................................................................................. 2
Information Sources ...................................................................................................................................... 2
Methodology ................................................................................................................................................. 3
Regional Breakdown ..................................................................................................................................... 3
Analyst's Credentials ..................................................................................................................................... 6
Related BCC Research Reports...................................................................................................................... 6
Chapter 2: Summary and Highlights ....................................................................... 8
Chapter 3: Technology and Market Background ................................................ 11
Technology .................................................................................................................................................. 11
History ..................................................................................................................................................... 11
Powder Metallurgy Process ..................................................................................................................... 12
Powder Metallurgy Applications ................................................................................................................. 34
Market Environment ................................................................................................................................... 35
Economic Trends ..................................................................................................................................... 35
Industry and Trade Support .................................................................................................................... 36
Standards Development .......................................................................................................................... 41
Chapter 4: Powder Metallurgy Material and Part Markets .................................. 44
Ferrous Powder Metals and Parts............................................................................................................... 44
Ferrous Metal Powder Characteristics and Properties ........................................................................... 44
Ferrous Powder Metallurgy Applications ................................................................................................ 47
Market Analysis ....................................................................................................................................... 53
Stainless Steel Powders .............................................................................................................................. 55
Characteristics and Properties ................................................................................................................ 55
Applications ............................................................................................................................................. 55
Market Analysis ....................................................................................................................................... 56
Aluminum Powders and Parts..................................................................................................................... 57
Aluminum Powder and Parts Properties ................................................................................................. 58
Aluminum Powder Applications .............................................................................................................. 59
Aluminum Powder and Parts Market Assessment .................................................................................. 61
Copper Powders and Copper-based Parts .................................................................................................. 63
Copper Powder Properties ...................................................................................................................... 63
Copper Powder Metallurgy Applications ................................................................................................ 63
Copper Powder and Parts Market Assessment ....................................................................................... 65
Nickel-based Powders and Parts ................................................................................................................. 67
Nickel Powder Properties ........................................................................................................................ 67
Nickel Powder Applications ..................................................................................................................... 67
Nickel Powder and Parts Market Assessment ......................................................................................... 68
Tungsten and Molybdenum Powders and Alloy PM Parts ......................................................................... 70
Properties ................................................................................................................................................ 70
Applications ............................................................................................................................................. 71
Tungsten and Molybdenum Powder and Part Market Assessment ....................................................... 72
Tin Powders and Tin-based Parts ................................................................................................................ 74
Properties ................................................................................................................................................ 74
Tin Powder and Parts Market Assessment .............................................................................................. 75
Particulates and Other Advanced Materials ............................................................................................... 76
Properties ................................................................................................................................................ 76
Applications ............................................................................................................................................. 79
Particulate and Other Advanced Material Market Assessment .............................................................. 80
Global Powder and Parts Growth ............................................................................................................... 83
Powder Metallurgy Materials .................................................................................................................. 83
Parts ......................................................................................................................................................... 88
Chapter 5: Market Breakdown by End User ........................................................ 91
Powder Metallurgy Part Shipments by End User ........................................................................................ 91
Chapter 6: Market Breakdown by Region ........................................................... 95
Powder Metallurgy Manufacturing by Region ............................................................................................ 95
Consumption of Powder Metallurgy Products by Region ........................................................................... 96
Chapter 7: Patent Reviews and New Developments ........................................... 99
Patents by Subject Matter .......................................................................................................................... 99
Patents by Region ..................................................................................................................................... 100
Patents by Companies .............................................................................................................................. 101
Sample Abstracts ...................................................................................................................................... 102
Representative Patent Abstracts ........................................................................................................... 102
Chapter 8: Analysis of Market Opportunities .................................................... 107
Shift Toward Finer Powders ...................................................................................................................... 107
Increasing Size of Powder Metallurgy Parts ............................................................................................. 108
Emerging End-user Markets for Powder Metallurgy and Powder Metallurgy Parts ................................ 108
Heavy Equipment .................................................................................................................................. 108
Electronic and Computer Components ................................................................................................. 109
Renewable Energy ................................................................................................................................. 109
Expanding Regional Markets for Metals Powder and Parts ..................................................................... 110
Additive Manufacturing ............................................................................................................................ 111
Applications ........................................................................................................................................... 111
Markets, 2016-2022 .............................................................................................................................. 113
Chapter 9: Industry Structure ............................................................................ 121
Industry Structure ..................................................................................................................................... 121
Key Companies in the Powder Metallurgy Industry ................................................................................. 122
Characteristics of the 2015 Powder Metallurgy Industry ......................................................................... 125
Market Leaders ......................................................................................................................................... 126
Leading Parts and Component Fabricators ........................................................................................... 126
Leading Metal Powder Producers ......................................................................................................... 127
About BCC Research ......................................................................................... 150
About BCC Research.................................................................................................................................. 151
BCC Membership ...................................................................................................................................... 151

List of Table

List of Tables
Summary Table: Global Powder Metallurgy Parts and Powder Shipments, Through 2022 (Million Pounds/$ Millions) ........................................................................................................................................ 8
Table 1 Powder Metallurgy Process ............................................................................................................ 13
Table 2 Continuous-Sintering Furnaces, by Type ........................................................................................ 15
Table 3 Basic Hot Isostatic Pressing Process ............................................................................................... 17
Table 4 Basic Cold Isostatic Pressing Process.............................................................................................. 18
Table 5 Basic Metal Injection Molding Process .......................................................................................... 19
Table 6 Warm Compacting Process ............................................................................................................ 21
Table 7 Metals Used in Additive Manufacturing ........................................................................................ 23
Table 8 Secondary Operations .................................................................................................................... 25
Table 9 Water and Gas Atomization Process Comparisons ........................................................................ 28
Table 10 Particulate Materials .................................................................................................................... 32
Table 11 Commonly Used Advanced Ceramic Materials ............................................................................ 32
Table 12 End Products That Use Powder Metallurgy Parts ........................................................................ 34
Table 13 Global Annual Growth Rate for Gross Domestic Products, Through 2018 .................................. 35
Table 14 Global Motor Vehicle Production, Through 2022 (Million Units) ................................................ 36
Table 15 Trade Associations in the Metal Powder Industry Federation, 2016 ........................................... 37
Table 16 Pennsylvania State University Center for Innovative Sintered Products Collaborating Universities ................................................................................................................................................. 38
Table 17 European Powder Metallurgy Association Key Goals .................................................................. 39
Table 18 Major Objectives of the Powder Metallurgy Association of India ............................................... 40
Table 19 Standard U.S. Sieve Sizes (Microns/Inches) ................................................................................. 45
Table 20 Physical Characteristics of Commercial Iron-Based Powders ...................................................... 46
Table 21 Composition of Sintered Automotive Steel Structural Component Materials ............................ 46
Table 22 Representative Automotive Applications for Powder Metallurgy Parts ...................................... 47
Table 23 Advantages of Powder Metallurgies in Automotive Applications ............................................... 52
Table 24 Global Shipments of Iron and Steel Powders and Parts, Through 2022 (Million Pounds/$ Millions) ...................................................................................................................................................... 53
Table 25 Global Shipment Trends for Motor Vehicles and Iron and Steel Powders, Through 2016 (Million Vehicles/Tons) ............................................................................................................................................. 54
Table 26 Major Applications for Stainless Steel Powders ........................................................................... 56
Table 27 Global Shipments of Stainless Steel Powders and Parts, Through 2022 (Million Pounds/$ Millions) ...................................................................................................................................................... 57
Table 28 Advantages of Aluminum Powder Metallurgy ............................................................................. 58
Table 29 Metal Matrix Composite Manufacturing Methods ...................................................................... 60
Table 30 Global Shipments of Aluminum Powder and Parts, Through 2022 (Million Pounds/$ Millions) . 61
Table 31 Primary Advantages of Copper Powder ....................................................................................... 63
Table 32 Global Copper Powder and Part Shipments, Through 2022 (Million Pounds/$ Million) ............. 65
Table 33 Nickel Powder Properties ............................................................................................................. 67
Table 34 Nickel Powder Applications, by Powder Type .............................................................................. 68
Table 35 Global Nickel Powder and Part Shipments, Through 2022 (Million Pounds/$ Millions) ............. 69
Table 36 Global Tungsten and Molybdenum Powder and Parts Shipments, Through 2022 (Million Pounds/$ Millions) ...................................................................................................................................... 72
Table 37 Major Tin Powder Applications .................................................................................................... 74
Table 38 Global Tin Powder and Part Shipments, Through 2022 (Million Pounds/$ Millions) .................. 75
Table 39 Alloys with High Carbon Content (%) ........................................................................................... 77
Table 40 Methods for Making Nanopowders ............................................................................................. 78
Table 41 Particulate and Other Advanced Material Applications............................................................... 79
Table 42 Global Particulate and Other Advanced Powder and Part Shipments, Through 2022 (Million Pounds/$ Millions) ...................................................................................................................................... 80
Table 43 Market Shares for Particulates and Special Powders, 2016 (%) .................................................. 81
Table 44 Global Powder Metal Shipment Volume and Market Share, by Material Type, Through 2022 (Million Pounds/% Market Share) ............................................................................................................... 83
Table 45 Global Powder Metallurgy Volume and Market Share, by Material Type, Through 2022 ($ Millions/%) .................................................................................................................................................. 86
Table 46 Global Powder Metallurgy Parts Shipment Volume and Market, by Material Type, Through 2022 (Million Pounds/$ Millions) ......................................................................................................................... 89
Table 47 Global Powder Metallurgy Component Shipments and Market Share, by End-User Segment, Through 2022 ($ Millions/% Market Share) ................................................................................................ 91
Table 48 Global Share of Powder Metallurgy Manufacturing, by Region, 2016-2022 (%) ........................ 95
Table 49 Global Powder Metallurgy Consumption, by Region, 2016-2022 (%).......................................... 96
Table 50 Powder Metallurgy Technology Patents, by Category, January 2008-June 2017 (Number/%) ... 99
Table 51 Powder Metallurgy Patents, by Region, January 2008-June 2017 (Number/%) ........................ 100
Table 52 Powder Metallurgy Patents, by Company, January 2008-June 2017 (Number/%) .................... 101
Table 53 Global Market for Metals Used in Additive Manufacturing, Through 2022 ($ Millions) ........... 114
Table 54 Global Market for Metal Powders Used in Additive Manufacturing, by Material Type, Through 2022 ($ Millions) ....................................................................................................................................... 115
Table 55 Global Market Shares for Metal Powders Used in Additive Manufacturing, by Material Type, 2016-2022 (%) ........................................................................................................................................... 116
Table 56 Global Market Shares for Metal Powders Used in Additive Manufacturing, by End User, 2016 (%) ............................................................................................................................................................. 117
Table 57 Global Market for Metal Powders Used in Additive Manufacturing, by End-User, Through 2022 ($ Millions) ................................................................................................................................................ 118
Table 58 Global Market Shares for Metal Powders Used in Additive Manufacturing, by End-User, 2016-2022 (%) .................................................................................................................................................... 118
Table 59 Global Powder Metallurgy Industry Structure, 2016 ................................................................. 121
Table 60 Key Companies in the Global Powder Metallurgy Industry, 2016 ............................................. 122
Table 61 Leading Powder Metallurgy Component Manufacturers, 2016 (%) .......................................... 126
Table 62 Leading Metal Powder Manufacturers, 2016 (%) ...................................................................... 127

List of Chart

List of Figures
Summary Figure: Global Powder Metallurgy Powders and Parts Shipments, 2016-2022 ($ Millions) ........ 9
Figure 1 Global Annual Growth Rate for Gross Domestic Products, 2014-2018 ........................................ 36
Figure 2 Global Iron and Steel Powder and Part Shipments, 2016-2022 ($ Millions) ................................ 54
Figure 3 Global Shipments of Stainless Steel Powders and Parts, 2016-2022 ($ Millions)......................... 57
Figure 4 Global Shipments of Aluminum Powders and Parts, 2016-2022 ($ Millions) ............................... 62
Figure 5 Global Copper Powder and Part Shipments, 2016-2022 ($ Millions) ........................................... 66
Figure 6 Global Nickel Powder and Part Shipments, 2016-2022 ($ Millions) ............................................. 69
Figure 7 Global Tungsten and Molybdenum Powder and Part Shipments, 2016-2022 ($ Millions) .......... 73
Figure 8 Global Shipments of Tin Powders and Part, 2016-2022 ($ Millions) ............................................ 75
Figure 9 Global Particulate and Other Advanced Powder and Part Shipments, 2016-2022 ($ Millions) ... 81
Figure 10 Market Shares for Particulates and Special Powders, 2016 (%) ................................................. 82
Figure 11 Global Shipment Volume of Powder Materials, by Material Type, 2016-2022 (Million Pounds) .................................................................................................................................................................... 84
Figure 12 Global Market Share for Powder Metal Shipments, by Material Type, 2016 and 2022 (%)...... 85
Figure 13 Global Powder Metallurgy Shipment Volume, by Material Type, 2016-2022 ($ Millions) ......... 87
Figure 14 Global Market Share for Powder Metallurgy Shipments, by Material Type, 2016 and 2022 (%) .................................................................................................................................................................... 87
Figure 15 Global Powder Metallurgy Component Shipments, by End-User Segment, 2016-2022 ($ Millions) ...................................................................................................................................................... 92
Figure 16 Global Powder Metallurgy Component Shares, by End-User Segment, 2016 and 2022 (%) ..... 92
Figure 17 Global Share of Powder Metallurgy Manufacturing, by Region, 2016-2022 (%) ........................ 96
Figure 18 Global Powder Metallurgy Consumption, by Region, 2016-2022 (%) ........................................ 97
Figure 19 Growth of Automotive Versus Agricultural, Mining and Construction Equipment Sales, 2016-2022 (% CAGR) .......................................................................................................................................... 109
Figure 20 Global Market Shares for Powder Metallurgy, by Region, 2016 (%) ........................................ 110
Figure 21 Average Annual Powder Metallurgy Market Growth Rates, 2016-2022 (% CAGR) .................. 111
Figure 22 Global Market for Metals Used in Additive Manufacturing, 2016-2022 ($ Millions) ............... 114
Figure 23 Global Market Share for Three-Dimensional Metal Powder Printing Materials, by Type, 2016 (%) ............................................................................................................................................................. 115
Figure 24 Global Market Shares for Metal Powders Used in Additive Manufacturing, by Material Type, 2016-2022 (%) ........................................................................................................................................... 116
Figure 25 Global Market Shares for Metal Powders Used in Additive Manufacturing, by End-User, 2016 (%) ............................................................................................................................................................. 117
Figure 26 Global Market Shares for Metal Powders Used in Additive Manufacturing, by End-User, 2016-2022 (%) .................................................................................................................................................... 119
Figure 27 Leading Powder Metallurgy Component Manufacturers, 2016 (%) ......................................... 127
Figure 28 Leading Metal Powder Manufacturers, 2016 (%) ..................................................................... 128

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