Technology and Market Analysis: IDTechEx

1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY AND CONCLUSIONS 1.1. Introduction to 3D printing of composite material 1.2. Composite 3D printing technological progression 1.3. Summary of 11 key players 1.4. Investment capital into 3D printing composites 1.5. Key strategic partnerships & acquisitions 1.6. 5 commercial categories of composite thermoplastic extrusion printers 1.7. Material feedstock benchmarking study 1.8. Printer benchmarking study 1.9. End-user application: sector overview 1.10. Factors influencing 3D printing composites market 1.11. Primary interview based company profiles 1.12. Total market forecasts for 3D printing composites 1.13. Market forecasts 3DP composites: material demand for extrusion 1.14. Market share: regional distribution 1.15. Where next for composite 3D printing? 2. 3D PRINTING MARKET OVERVIEW 2.1. Scope of report 2.2. The seven different types of 3D printing processes 2.3. Major material-process relationships 2.4. Why adopt 3D printing? 2.5. The desktop 3D printer explosion 2.6. History of 3D printing polymers: the rise of the hobbyist 2.7. Consumer vs prosumer vs professional 2.8. Use patterns and market segmentation 2.9. Business models: securing future revenues 2.10. Drivers and restraints of growth 2.11. Global 3D printing market outlook 2.12. Impact of COVID-19 on the 3D printing industry 3. INTRODUCTION TO LIGHTWEIGHTING 3.1. What is lightweighting? 3.2. Lightweight material drivers 3.3. Comparison of lightweight materials 3.4. The challenge with small and low-volume parts 3.5. Lightweight Material Candidates 4. COMPOSITE MATERIALS 4.1. Introduction to composites 4.2. Introduction to composite materials 4.3. Comparison of relative fibre properties 4.4. Cost adjusted fibre properties 4.5. Supply chain for composite manufacturers 4.6. Carbon fiber: Overview 4.7. Carbon fiber: historical growth and market status 4.8. Carbon fiber: manufacturer analysis 4.9. Carbon fiber: capacity expansions and regional distribution 4.10. Carbon fiber: cost of material 4.11. Carbon fiber: acquisitions and partnerships 4.12. Glass fibres: Overview 4.13. Polymer matrix introduction 4.14. Resins – overview and property comparison 4.15. Thermoplastics for composites – overview 4.16. Thermosetting resins – overview 4.17. Rise of robotics in composite manufacturing 4.18. CFRP automation case study 5. 3D PRINTING COMPOSITES: OVERVIEW 5.1. Introduction to 3D printing of composite material 5.2. The seven different types of 3D printing processes 5.3. Composite 3D printing technological progression 5.4. Drivers and restraints of growth 5.5. Complete company assessment 5.6. Printer benchmarking study 6. 3D PRINTING COMPOSITES: TECHNOLOGY ANALYSIS 6.1. Fibre reinforced thermoplastic filament extrusion 6.1.1. 3D printing composites: printer processes 6.1.2. 5 commercial categories of composite extrusion printers 6.1.3. Chopped fibre thermoplastic filament extrusion: (extrusion) 6.1.4. Key thermoplastic extrusion composite printers: Industrial with short fiber 6.1.5. Continuous fiber thermoplastic filament extrusion 6.1.6. Continuous fibre thermoplastic tape extrusion 6.1.7. 3 options to achieve continuous fiber extrusion 6.1.8. 3D printing continuous fiber composites using tapes 6.1.9. Comparison to ATL/AFP 6.1.10. DED: Comparison to in-situ consolidated AFP 6.1.11. Key thermoplastic extrusion composite printers: Desktop with continuous fiber 6.1.12. Key thermoplastic extrusion composite printers: Industrial with continuous fiber 6.1.13. Key thermoplastic extrusion composite printers: large-scale with continuous fibers 6.1.14. Market leader snapshot: Markforged 6.1.15. Key companies in China: Extrusion printers with continuous fibers 6.1.16. Key companies in China: Extrusion printers with short fibers 6.1.17. Key companies in China: Extrusion printers with short fibers (2) 6.1.18. Large format thermoplastic filament extrusion 6.1.19. Increasing the throughput of composite 3D printing 6.1.20. Service bureaus using fibre + thermoplastic filament extrusion 6.1.21. Benchmarking study by independent research institute 6.2. Sheet lamination 6.2.1. 3D printing composites: printer processes 6.2.2. Sheet lamination 6.2.3. Market leader snapshot: Impossible Objects 6.3. Powder bed fusion 6.3.1. 3D printing composites: printer processes 6.3.2. Powder bed fusion- Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) 6.3.3. Market leader snapshot: EOS 6.3.4. Key companies in China: SLS printers with carbon fiber 6.3.5. Key developments 6.4. Fiber reinforced thermoset dispensing 6.4.1. 3D printing composites: printer processes 6.4.2. Continuous fibre thermoset dispensing 6.4.3. Market leader snapshot: Continuous Composites 6.4.4. Large scale thermoset dispensing processes 6.5. Vat Photopolymerisation 6.5.1. 3D printing composites: printer processes 6.5.2. Vat photopolymerisation: Fortify 6.5.3. Glass reinforced photopolymers 6.6. Emerging methods 6.6.1. 3D printing composites: printer processes 6.6.2. Automating preforming 6.6.3. Alternative thermoplastic extrusion processes 6.6.4. Vat photopolymerisation with post print fiber inclusion 7. 3D PRINTING COMPOSITES: MATERIAL ANALYSIS 7.1. Material feedstock: introduction 7.2. Fibre reinforced thermoplastic filaments 7.3. Material assessment: matrix considerations 7.4. Material assessment: mechanical properties 7.5. Material assessment: price and performance benchmarking 7.6. Complete material list: short carbon fiber 7.7. Complete material list: short glass fiber 7.8. Complete material list: powder 7.9. Complete material list: continuous fiber 7.10. Benchmarking study by independent research institute 7.11. Key material news and developments 7.12. Recycled carbon fiber as feedstock material 7.13. Nanocarbon additive: property advantages 7.14. Nanocarbon additive: commercial activity 8. APPLICATIONS 8.1. End-user application: sector overview 8.2. Application hype curve of CFRP 8.3. Jigs and Fixtures 8.4. Tooling 8.5. Aerospace & Defense 8.6. UAVs and Satellites 8.7. Medical 8.8. Automotive 8.9. Energy 8.10. Marine 8.11. Functional prototyping: embedded sensors 8.12. Sports and luxury goods 8.13. Robotics and drones 8.14. Electronic devices and components 9. MARKET ANALYSIS AND FORECASTS 9.1. Market share: regional distribution 9.2. Market share: technology split 9.3. Investment capital into 3D printing composites 9.4. Forecast methodology and presentation of findings 9.5. Total market forecasts for 3D printing composites 9.6. Market forecasts 3DP composites: cumulative thermoplastic extrusion printer installations 9.7. Market forecasts 3DP composites: thermoplastic extrusion revenue 9.8. Market forecasts 3DP composites: annual thermoplastic extrusion printer sales 9.9. Market forecasts 3DP composites: thermoplastic extrusion printer material demand 9.10. Market forecasts 3DP composites: thermoset revenue 10. COMPANY PROFILES 10.1. Primary interview based company profiles 11. APPENDIX – DATA 11.1. 3D printing composites market 2021-2031: total revenue 11.2. 3D printing composites market 2021-2031: annual printer unit sales 11.3. 3D printing composites market 2021-2031: total material feedstock mass 11.4. 3D printing composites market 2017-2031: revenue thermoplastic extrusion 11.5. 3D printing composites market 2017-2031: annual printer installations desktop and industrial for thermoplastic extrusion 11.6. 3D printing composites market 2017-2031: cumulative printer installations desktop and industrial for thermoplastic extrusion 11.7. 3D printing composites market 2017-2031: annual material demand (mass) split by type 11.8. 3D printing composites market 2017-2031: revenue thermoset printers, services and materials

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