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Silicone Polymer Market is Estimated to Witness High Growth Owing to Extensive Applications in Various EndUse Industries

The global silicone polymer market was valued at US$ 13,800.00 Mn in 2020, and is expected to reach US$ 19,329.78 Mn by 2028, exhibiting a CAGR of 5.1%

BURLINGAME, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES, May 23, 2024 / -- Market Overview:

Silicone polymers are synthetic polymers with silicon-oxygen backbones and organic side chains. They are used extensively in various applications like adhesives & sealants, elastomers, coatings and resins due to their heat resistance and stability properties.

Market Dynamics:

Silicone polymers finds extensive applications in industries like construction, automotive, personal care and healthcare due to their flexibility, resistance to extreme temperatures and weathering. Growing demand from construction industry for sealants and adhesives is expected to drive the market during the forecast period. Increasing healthcare spending and rising usage of silicone gels and liquid silicone rubbers in medical devices and implants owing to their biocompatibility is further expected to propel the market growth. Additionally, high demand from personal care industry for skin and hair care products due to properties like moisturization and skin safety is projected to fuel the silicone polymer market expansion between 2024-2031.

Rise in Demand from End-Use Industries Such as Construction, Transportation, Electrical & Electronics, and Healthcare

Silicone polymers have wide applications in construction, transportation, electrical & electronics, and healthcare industries owing to their unique properties such as heat resistance, flexibility, and chemical stability. They are used in sealants, caulks, glazing, weatherproofing, gaskets, and coatings in the construction industry. In the transportation industry, silicone polymers are utilized in automotive interiors, exteriors, engine parts, and brake components. Furthermore, silicone polymers are widely employed in wires & cables, LED lighting, solar panels, and other electronic components due to their excellent insulating and protective properties. Rising construction activities, automotive production, and electronic goods manufacturing are augmenting the consumption of silicone polymers globally.

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Key Players Covered In This Report:

Dow Inc., Elkay Chemicals Pvt. Ltd., Elkem ASA, Evonik Industries AG, Gelest Inc., Innospec Inc., KCC Corporation, Reiss Manufacturing Inc., Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd., Siltech Corporation Inc., Supreme Silicones, and Wacker Chemie AG

Market Segmantation:

By Type:

High-Temperature Vulcanized (HTV)
Liquid Silicone Rubber (LSR)
Room Temperature Vulcanized (RTV)
Straight Silicone Fluids
Modified Silicone Fluids
Others (Adhesives, Emulsions, etc.)

By End-Use Industry :

Industrial Process
Building & Construction
Personal Care & Consumer Products
Electrical & Electronics
Others (Automobiles etc.)

Key Region/Countries are Classified as Follows:

The following section of the report offers valuable insights into different regions and the key players operating within each of them. To assess the growth of a specific region or country, economic, social, environmental, technological, and political factors have been carefully considered.

The section also provides readers with revenue and sales data for each region and country, gathered through comprehensive research. This information is intended to assist readers in determining the potential value of an investment in a particular region.

◘ North America (United States, Canada, and Mexico)
◘ Europe (Germany, France, UK, Russia, and Italy)
◘ Asia-Pacific (China, Japan, Korea, India, and Southeast Asia)
◘ Latin America (Brazil, Argentina, Colombia,.)
◘ The Middle East and Africa (Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt, Nigeria, and South Africa)

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Continuous Product Innovation Leading to Development of Advanced Silicone Polymer Grades

Manufacturers are constantly investing in R&D activities to develop novel silicone polymer types with improved properties aligned with the evolving application requirements. Advanced silicone polymer grades with high heat resistance, superior flexibility, self-healing ability, non-stick properties, reduced volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions, and biocompatibility are being introduced. For instance, new silicone polymer varieties offering easier processability, higher service temperatures, better adhesion, leak prevention, and increased lifespan are boosting their utilization in various end-use industries.

Stringent Environmental Regulations Regarding VOC Emissions from Silicone Polymers

Silicone polymers emit volatile organic compounds (VOCs) during processing, manufacturing, and curing stages. Prolonged exposure to VOCs can cause adverse health effects. Many regions and countries have implemented strict environmental norms to minimize VOC emissions from silicone polymers and related production facilities. For example, the European Union has set stringent VOC emission limits for sealants, adhesives, and other silicone polymer applications under the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) regulation. Non-compliance can result in significant monetary penalties. Managing VOC emissions in accordance with evolving regulations involves additional capital investment and operational expenses for the silicone polymer players. This acts as a constraint for market growth especially in the developed markets with robust environmental protection frameworks.

Rising Application Opportunities in Clean Energy Sector

Silicone polymers are increasingly finding numerous uses in clean energy applications owing to their high durability, temperature resistance, and insulating properties. For instance, silicone polymers are used as adhesives, sealants, and encapsulants in solar photovoltaic (PV) modules to protect the solar cells and wiring from moisture, weathering, and other damages. They are also utilized in thermal interface materials between power semiconductors and heat sinks in solar inverters and other power equipment. Moreover, silicone polymers facilitate heat dissipation from wind turbine components. With growing global focus on renewable energy adoption to reduce reliance on fossil fuels, the clean energy sector is projected to provide lucrative business opportunities for silicone polymer producers in the forthcoming years.

Rising focus on Development of Bio-Based and Sustainable Silicone Polymer Varieties

With heightened environment consciousness, there is a increasing demand for bio-based and eco-friendly materials from end-use sectors. In response, silicone polymer manufacturers are engaged in new product development using plant-based feedstocks such as sugarcane, switchgrass, and castor oil. For example, some key players have introduced bio-based silicone polymers produced from renewable resources with equal or better performance than petrochemical-derived grades. This is helping to expand the addressable market and appeal to the environmentally sustainable applications. If successful, the bio-based silicone polymers will emerge as a notable trend shaping future demand and industry outlook.

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The report answers a number of crucial questions, including:

➥ Which companies dominate the global Silicone polymers market ?
➥ What current trends will influence the market over the next few years?
➥ What are the market’s opportunities, obstacles, and driving forces?
➥ What predictions for the future can help with strategic decision-making?
➥ What advantages does market research offer businesses?
➥ Which particular market segments should industry players focus on in order to take advantage of the most recent technical advancements?
➥ What is the anticipated growth rate for the market economy globally?

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