Global Carbon Fiber Prepreg Market 2015-2019

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Published : Dec-2015
No. of Pages : 83

Prepreg has a high strength-to-weight ratio, high resistance to corrosion and fatigue, and fire resistance; therefore, it is favored by manufacturers over its metallic counterparts for use in commercial and industrial applications. It is created by pre-impregnating fibers, including glass, carbon, and aramid, onto a matrix material. Carbon fiber prepregs are made from carbon fibers with thermoset resins such as epoxy and phenols; and thermoplastic resins such as PEEK. Industries such as aerospace and defense, wind energy, sports, and automotive are the major end-users of carbon fiber prepregs.

The analysts forecast global carbon fiber prepreg market to grow at a CAGR of 11.58% over the period 2014-2019.

Covered in this report

This report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global carbon fiber prepreg market for the period 2015-2019. To calculate the market size, the report considers revenue generated through the sales of carbon fiber prepregs. It also presents the vendor landscape and a corresponding detailed analysis of the top eight vendors in the global carbon fiber prepreg market. The report also provides data on the different segments of the market, which are based on the following criteria: type (thermoset- and thermoplastic-based carbon fiber prepregs); application (aerospace and defense, wind energy, sports, and others such as automotive); and geography (Americas, APAC, and EMEA). The report does not cover applications such as electronics and marine.

The report, Global Carbon Fiber Prepreg Market 2015-2019, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts.

Key vendors

  • Cytec
  • Gurit
  • Hexcel
  • Mitsubishi Rayon
  • SGL
  • Teijin
  • TenCate
  • Toray

Other prominent vendors

  • Axiom Materials
  • c-m-p
  • HC Composite
  • Kemrock Industries and Exports
  • Kineco
  • Kubota Research Associates
  • Park Electrochemical
  • Plastic Reinforcement Fabrics
  • Unicarbon
  • Zyvex

Market driver

  • Strong demand from aerospace sector
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Market challenge

  • High production costs
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Market trend

  • Demand for wind energy applications
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Key questions answered in this report

  • What will the market size be in 2019 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?
Filed in: Advanced Material
Publisher : Infiniti Research Limited