Silane Market Highlights The Competitive Scenario Of The Market, Major Competitors And Benchmarking

CITY, Country, 2019-Jul-17 — /EPR Network/ —Paints and coatings dominated the silane market in 2017, with more than 30.0% volume share. Silane is widely used as a raw material in the production of anti-corrosion coatings. These coatings are used in buildings, automobiles, industrial machinery, and electronics. Hence, the growing usage of paints and coatings in these industries is expected to boost the silane market growth in the coming years.

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Silane is widely used in the manufacturing of paints and coatings, and tires, which are the key raw materials in the production of automobiles. In tire manufacturing, it is used as a coupling agent, which improves the rolling and abrasion resistance and compound strength of the rubber. Tires made from this rubber help reduce fuel consumption and exhibit superior traction and longevity. Thus, it can be concluded the growing demand for automobiles and their allied products such tires, adhesives, and paints is expected to drive the silane market growth in the coming years.

On the basis of product, amino silane held the largest volume share, accounting for more than 25.0%, in the silane market in 2017. The chemical is used as a coupling agent, an adhesion promoter, a resin additive, and a surface modifier. It is considered a stable compound and also helps in improving the chemical bonding of resins in reinforcing materials and inorganic fillers. The chemical reacts well with water and is therefore widely used in the paint and coating industry. Such advantageous properties of the chemical support its high demand in the market.

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Globally, APAC held the largest share in the silane market during the historical period, contributing more than 50.0% share in terms of volume in 2017. The market in the region is expected to grow at a significant rate in the coming years, on account of the presence of fast-growing economies such as China, India, and Japan, which are generating high demand for the chemical for the manufacturing of paints and coatings, and rubber and plastics. The silane market in the region is also expected to grow on account of the increased demand for the chemical in the automotive and construction industries.

Some of the major players operating in the global silane market are Gelest Inc., Shin-Etsu Chemical Co. Ltd., Evonik Industries AG, Wacker Chemie AG, Jingzhou Jianghan Fine Chemical Co. Ltd., Nanjing Shuguang Chemical Group Co. Ltd., NEOCHEMA GmbH, DowDuPont Inc., Hubei Wuda Organic Silicon New Material Co. Ltd., and SiSiB SILICONES.

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