Clear Acrylic Sheets Market: Introduction
Clear acrylic sheets are lightweight and made from moldable material. They have high impact resistance and possess superior optical clarity; therefore, these are used in a wide range of applications. Clear acrylic sheets are used where see through surface need to be strong and attractive.
Acrylic is a transparent plastic material, which offers superior stiffness, strength, and optical clarity. Clear acrylic sheet is easy to fabricate and thermoform. Additionally, it bonds well with solvents and adhesives. These sheets possess superior weathering properties as compared to other transparent plastics. The clear acrylic sheet has glass-like qualities such as clarity, transparency, and weighs half the weight of glass. Many a times it is impact resistant. Clear acrylic sheets are used in various applications such as manufacture durable signs and skylights, retail store fixtures, displays, and shelves. These sheets provide outstanding durability, versatility, and esthetic qualities to the above mentioned applications.
Clear Acrylic Sheets Market: Trends & Developments
Clear acrylic sheets are used as a cost-efficient substitute for materials such as glass, wood, ceramic, and metal in various applications. Focus on reducing the weight of products is fueling the clear acrylic sheets market. Furthermore, increasing demand for infrastructure development and residential construction in Asia Pacific, North America, and Middle East & Africa is expected to propel market during the forecast period.
Rise in demand for commercial construction, especially in countries such as Germany, Russia, France, and Spain, is expected to drive the clear acrylic sheet market, as these are extensively utilized to enhance structural esthetics. Key raw materials used in the manufacturing of clear acrylic plastics include derivatives of acrylic acid such as polyacrylic acid and methacrylic acid.
Clear Acrylic Sheets Market: Segmentation
The global clear acrylic sheets market can be segmented in terms of production process, application, and region. Based on the production process, the market can be segregated into cell cast, extruded cast, and continuous cast. Cell cast is the oldest method used for the producing of acrylic sheets.
In terms of application, the clear acrylic sheets market can be divided into construction, design, transportation, signage & display, and sanitary. Signage & display is a common application of clear acrylic sheets, mostly used in retailing & merchandising. They are used in advertising displays and screens at retail stores, airports, and hotel lobbies. Usage of signage and displays is increasing due to the rise in marketing activities in the retail industry. Clear acrylic sheets are strong and provide high weather resistance and hence, are more popular in internal and external signage applications.
Clear Acrylic Sheets Market: Regional Outlook
Based on region, the global clear acrylic sheets market can be split into North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Middle East & Africa. Asia Pacific is the major region for the market. China and India are key countries for the market in the region owing to the increase in demand for clear acrylic sheets in automotive & transportation and architecture & interior design industries in Asia Pacific.
Middle East & Africa countries such as Saudi Arabia, UAE, and Qatar are emerged as the major consumers of clear acrylic sheets. These are major consumers of premium grade sanitary ware products. The architecture industry in this region is expected to grow significantly. This, in turn, is estimated to fuel the demand for clear acrylic sheets in the region during the forecast period.
Clear Acrylic Sheets Market: Key Players
Key companies operating in the clear acrylic sheets market include Altuglas International, Aristech Acrylics, Evonik, Mitsubishi Chemical, and 3A Composites.
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