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March 06, 2014 13:00 ET

Hard & Superhard Materials: Report Provides Forecasts of the Market for Total Consumption Values, Demand Trends, End-User Markets and more to 2018

DUBLIN, IRELAND--(Marketwired - March 6, 2014) - Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/z3prdf/hard_and) has announced the addition of the "Hard & Superhard Materials to 2018" report to their offering.

This report analyzes the world market for hard and superhard materials by total consumption value, demand trends, end-user markets and applications.

Each product section contains detailed breakdowns including supplier sales and market share, consumption value and volume by region/product type, demand by application. Market trends and forecasts are provided to 2018.

Key Topics Covered:

Introduction

- Study Objectives
- Methodology & Sources
- Statistical Notes

Product Types

Industrial Diamonds

- Natural
- Synthetic

Industrial Diamond Forms

- Powder
- Grit
- Bort
- PCD
- CVD
- Single Crystal

Boron Nitride

- cBN
- PcBN

Ceramics

- Silicon Carbide (black, green, others.)
- Aluminum Oxides (white, brown, doped, others)
- Other Aluminas
- Boron Carbide
- Cermets
- Silicon Nitride
- Composites

Cemented Carbides

- Tungsten Raw Materials
- Alloy Materials
- Preforms
- Other

Tool Steels

- High-Speed Steel
- Hot-work
- Cold-work
- Shock-Resistant
- Mold Steels
- Special-Purpose

Applications Covered

- Abrasives
- Coatings
- Cutting Tools
- General Medical
- Precision Parts
- Refractory Parts
- Sensors
- Semiconductor Fabrication
- Subsystem Components
- Thermal
- Wear Parts
- Other

End-User Industries Covered

- Aerospace
- Alternative Energy
- Automotive
- Chemical Processing
- Communications
- Construction
- Defense/Military
- Die & Mold
- Electronic/Optoelectronic
- General Machining
- Medical/Research
- Mining
- Oil & Gas
- Paper & Pulp Industry
- Power Generation
- Railroads
- Shipbuilding
- Other

Geographic Coverage

Each market is specifically broken down by each of the following geographic regions:

- China
- United States
- Germany
- Japan
- Korea
- Italy
- France
- Taiwan
- United Kingdom
- Brazil
- Russia
- CIS
- India
- Spain
- Switzerland
- Other EU
- Other NAFTA
- Other Europe
- Other Asia/Pacific
- Other Latin America
- Rest of World

Table of Contents

Section One: Industry Overview

1. Technology Overview

2. General Technology Trends

- Product Definitions
- Materials Synthesis
- High-Pressure Experiments
- Thin-Film Coatings
- CVD
- PCD

3. General Industry Trends

Section Two: Industrial Diamonds

1. Total World Demand

- Regional Breakdown
- High-Growth Markets
- Market Drivers

2. World Market by Type

- Natural Diamond
- Synthetic Diamond
- CVD Diamond (Chemical Vapor Deposition)
- PCD (Polycrystalline Diamond)
- Single Crystal Diamond
- Bort
- Grit/Microgrit
- Powder
- Stone

3. Market Factors

- World Market by End-User
- World Market by Application
- Pricing by Application Trends
- US Producer Shipments
- Distribution Channels (National, Regional, Local)
- Distributor Markups
- World Competitive Environment
- Industry Trends and Forecasts
- High-Growth Markets
- Technology Trends
- Five-Year Outlook

Section Three: CBN/PCBN

1. Total World Demand

- Regional Breakdown
- High-Growth Markets
- Market Drivers

2. World Market by Type

- Pricing Trends by Type
- PcBN/cBN
- Microgrit
- Powder

3. Market Factors

- World Market by End-User
- World Market by Application
- Pricing by Application Trends
- US Producer Shipments
- Distribution Channels (National, Regional, Local)
- Distributor Markups
- World Competitive Environment
- Industry Trends and Forecasts
- High-Growth Markets
- Technology Trends
- Five-Year Outlook

Section Four: Ceramics

1. Total World Demand

- Regional Breakdown
- High-Growth Markets
- Market Drivers

2. World Market by Type

- Pricing Trends by Type
- Aluminum Oxide
- Silicon Carbide
- Non-Oxides
- Composites
- Other

3. Market Factors

- World Market by End-User
- World Market by Application
- Pricing by Application Trends
- US Producer Shipments
- Distribution Channels (National, Regional, Local)
- Distributor Markups
- World Competitive Environment
- Industry Trends and Forecasts
- High-Growth Markets
- Technology Trends
- Five-Year Outlook

Section Five: Cemented Carbides

1. Total World Demand

- Regional Breakdown
- High-Growth Markets
- Market Drivers

2. World Market by Type

- Pricing Trends by Type
- Powders
- Preforms
- Alloys

3. Market Factors

- World Market by End-User
- World Market by Application
- Pricing by Application Trends
- US Producer Shipments
- Distribution Channels (National, Regional, Local)
- Distributor Markups
- World Competitive Environment
- Industry Trends and Forecasts
- High-Growth Markets
- Technology Trends
- Five-Year Outlook

Section Six: Tool Steels

1. Total World Demand

- Regional Breakdown
- High-Growth Markets
- Market Drivers

2. World Market by Type

- Pricing Trends by Type
- High-Speed Steels
- Hot Work Tool Steels
- Cold-Work
- Special Purpose

3. Market Factors

- World Market by End-User
- World Market by Application
- Pricing by Application Trends
- US Producer Shipments
- Distribution Channels (National, Regional, Local)
- Distributor Markups
- World Competitive Environment
- Industry Trends and Forecasts
- High-Growth Markets
- Technology Trends
- Five-Year Outlook

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