Companies operating in this sector are currently reeling under price pressure and uncertain demand. To attain a positive trajectory, it is important for companies to fight overcapacity and improve supply-chain visibility. Against the backdrop of consolidation, cost-cutting, and reconstruction, it is necessary for metals and mineral companies to look for novel ways of increasing revenues. Our well-researched market studies offer recommendations for companies looking to create a brand name in this sector.
Metals & Minerals Market Research Reports
Dec, 2018 | 237 pages
Brazing is a process that joins two or more metals by melting them and flowing another metal in the joint, known as filler metal, which has lower melting point compared to adjoining metals.
Nov, 2018 | 251 pages
This report analyzes and forecasts the market for metal fabrication at the global and regional levels. The market has been forecast based on revenue (US$ Mn) for the period from 2018 to 2026. The study includes drivers and restraints of the global metal fabrication market. It also covers the expected impact of these drivers and restraints on the demand for metal fabrication during the forecast period. The report also highlights opportunities in the metal fabrication market at the global level.
Nov, 2018 | 255 pages
Iron and steel casting refers to the process of injecting or pouring molten iron and steel into a mold to form an object of the desired shape. The process is usually used for mass production of components or parts used in a wide range of sectors such as automotive, agriculture, power generation, oil & gas, manufacturing machinery, and industrial units.
Sep, 2018 | 350 pages
Copper is one of the widely used metals since ancient times. Copper tools have helped civilization to emerge from the Stone Age. Copper has significantly contributed to development of the society from early stages of human race. Copper is the only metal in the earth’s crust that is available in its pure form. In the nature, it is found in different forms such as copper sulfide ores.
Aug, 2018 | 150 pages
This report analyzes and forecasts the market for silica flour at the global and regional level. The market has been forecast based on revenue (US$ Mn) and volume (kilo tons) from 2018 to 2026. The study includes drivers and restraints of the global silica flour market. It also covers the impact of drivers and restraints on demand for silica flour during the forecast period. The report also highlights opportunities in the silica flour market at the global and regional level.
Aug, 2018 | 267 pages
Barite, also known as baryte, is a milky white crystalline mineral that is primarily composed of barium sulfate. It has one of the highest specific gravities among all weighting agents. Barite is widely used as a weighting agent, filler agent, and extender. It is extensively employed in oil & gas, rubber, and plastics industries. It is also used in pharmaceutical applications such as production of barium meals for body tissue radiography. Barite is processed in various grades based upon specific gravity; these grades are used for different purposes.
Jul, 2018 | 303 pages
This report analyzes and forecasts the market for solar panel coatings at the global and regional levels. The market has been forecast in terms of revenue (US$ Mn) and volume (liters) from 2018 to 2026. The study includes drivers and restraints of the global solar panel coatings market. It also covers the expected impact of these drivers and restraints on the demand for solar panel coatings during the forecast period. The report also highlights opportunities in the global solar panel coatings market.
Jul, 2018 | 260 pages
Powder metallurgy is the process of forming precision structural metal components from metal powders. The powder metallurgy process is a cost-effective process for manufacturing simple or complex shapes and provides significant advantages over conventional processes. These advantages include favorable surface finish, controlled porosity, low scrap generation, high production rate, excellent wear resistance and friction co-efficient, and superior chemical homogeneity.
Jun, 2018 | 285 pages
This report analyzes and forecasts the market for graphite electrode at the global and regional level. The market has been forecast based on revenue (US$ Mn) and volume (Tons) from 2012 to 2026. The study includes drivers and restraints of the global Graphite Electrodes market. It also covers the impact of these drivers and restraints on the demand for graphite electrodes during the forecast period.
May, 2018 | 270 pages
Scrap metals collected from various sources are raw materials used in metal recycling. Scrap metals are separated and processed several times to yield recycled metal. Scrap metals are primarily collected from discarded automotive components, construction materials, electronic devices, electrical goods, etc. Ferrous, non-ferrous, and precious metals are key product types of the global recycled metal market. Ferrous metals include iron and steel. Non-ferrous metals include aluminum, copper, zinc, nickel, and lead. Precious metals such as gold, silver, and palladium are also recycled.
Apr, 2018 | 270 pages
High purity aluminum oxide is often termed as high purity alumina (HPA). It is a high-value, white, granular chemical produced commercially either by treating aluminum with specific chemicals or by use of other aluminous feed stock. Some of the most commonly used processes for HPA production include alkoxide process, thermal decomposition process, choline hydrolysis process, and modified Bayer process. Prominent product types offered in the HPA market are 4N HPA–99.99%, 5N HPA–99.999%, and 6N HPA– 99.9999%.
Apr, 2018 | 89 pages
Transparency Market Research’s new publication presents a 6-year forecast of the U.S. welding consumables market for the 2017-2023 forecast timeframe. The report analyzes and forecasts the welding consumables market in the U.S. in terms of revenue (in US$ Mn) and volume (in Kilo tons).
Mar, 2018 | 170 pages
Being a necessary alloying element in formulation of stainless steel, adoption of chromium is directly proportion to growing demand for stainless across various industrial sectors. Chromium accounts for nearly 20% of overall composition of stainless steel, which offers oxidation resistance and hardness, thereby preventing corrosion.
Feb, 2018 | 383 pages
Welding consumables are the filler metals or materials that are consumed during the course of welding. Welding consumables are basically available as stick electrode or wires.
Jan, 2018 | 439 pages
This report analyzes and forecasts the market for battery materials at the global and regional level. The market has been forecast based on revenue (US$ Mn) and volume (Tons) from 2017 to 2025. The study includes drivers and restraints of the global battery materials market. It also covers the impact of these drivers and restraints on demand for battery materials during the forecast period.
Jan, 2018 | 214 pages
Aluminum Castings are the different articles made from aluminum using the casting process. Automotive pistons, cylinder heads, engines are some of the commonly manufactured articles using aluminum casting process. Aluminum Castings these days are majorly manufactured from secondary aluminum, i.e. aluminum obtained after recycling the used aluminum products.
Oct, 2017 | 193 pages
In order to stay ahead of the curve in the global iron and steel slag market, keen players are seeking out partnerships with original equipment manufacturers (OEM) in different end-use industries, namely building and construction, railways, fertilizers, etc. They are also leveraging latest technologies and value added services in specialized products to outsmart their competitors.
Oct, 2017 | 164 pages
Limestone is a form of sedimentary rock, which is formed due to pressure. It generally contains 50% of calcite, which is a form of calcium carbonate. It is made up from different sources. It is used in wide range of applications such as construction, agriculture, glass and steel making and many more. In agriculture, it serves the purpose of neutralizing the pH of soil.
Oct, 2017 | 196 pages
Expanded perlite is the form of perlite product obtained after the loss of water and molecule up till its softening point, where its volume increases more than 35 times its original volume. They possess various characteristic features such as high insulation and acoustic properties. They have excellent water retention properties and has relatively high water density.
Sep, 2017 | 284 pages
This report analyzes and forecasts the market for aluminum at the global and regional level. The market has been forecast based on revenue (US$ Mn) and volume (Kilo Tons) from 2017 to 2025. The study includes drivers and restraints of the global aluminum market. It also covers the impact of these drivers and restraints on demand for aluminum during the forecast period. The report also highlights opportunities in the aluminum market at the global and regional level.
Aug, 2017 | 379 pages
Ferroalloys are generally known as the alloys of iron metal in which one or more chemical additives are added into molten iron for steelmaking. Ferroalloys serves important function in the overall process of steelmaking by enhancing the general properties of iron metal.
Aug, 2017 | 744 pages
This report analyzes and forecasts the market for forging at the global and regional level. The market has been forecast based on volume (kilo tons) and revenue (US$ Mn) from 2017 to 2025. The study includes drivers and restraints of the global forging market. It also covers the impact of these drivers and restraints on demand for forging during the forecast period. The report also highlights opportunities in the forging market at the global and regional level.
Aug, 2017 | 220 pages
Demand for fiberglass is high, due to its excellent functional and mechanical properties such as low weight and resistance to corrosion and heat. Thus, these resins are used in a wide range of end-user industries such as automotive. Usage of fiberglass in wind turbines is the fastest-growing application segment due to high demand for renewable energy and fast installation rate of wind turbines across the globe. Besides this, the fiberglass industry in China obtains subsidies from the government, enabling it to export fiberglass at a low cost to Europe and North America.
May, 2017 | 131 pages
Lime is derived from heating limestone. Lime has basically two product type: quick lime and slaked lime. Manufacturing of lime involves several processes such as pulverizing, crushing, hydrating, and heating . Lime is used in various industries such as chemical, metallurgical, construction, environmental, agriculture, etc. It is used as flux in steel manufacturing to remove impurities such as sulfur, silica, and phosphorus. Lime is one of the key raw materials used in construction.
Apr, 2017 | 75 pages
Sintering is a manufacturing process in which metal alloys in powdered form are molded into unique and complex shapes by subjecting them to high temperatures just below the melting points of the metal alloys being used in the process. Sintering is an important stage in powder metallurgy and is followed by various stages in order to obtain an end product. Due to the superior qualities of sintered components such as abrasion and corrosion resistance and light weight, sintering is being preferred over other traditional methods for manufacturing components required for mechanical purposes.
Mar, 2017 | 170 pages
Strontium, an alkaline earth metal, ranks 15th in terms of abundance among elements found in the earth’s crust, occurring as Strontianite and Celestine mineral ores. Strontium (Sr) is obtained from two primary minerals: Celestine (consisting of strontium sulphate) and Strontianite (consisting of strontium carbonate).
Dec, 2016 | 155 pages
Specialty silica is silicon dioxide, which is majorly available in the form of quartz in nature. The five basic type of specialty silicas available in the market are: precipitated silica, fumed silica, fused silica, silica gel and colloidal silica. specialty silica are employed in various applications such as rubber, crop protection, paints & coatings, electronic components, food & beverage, animal feed, plastics, personal care & cosmetics, textile, paper, refractories and others.
Aug, 2016 | 178 pages
Activated alumina is primarily used as desiccant, adsorbent, catalyst, and catalyst carrier in water treatment, oil & gas, and pharmaceuticals, and the Claus process. It is a highly porous material with high surface area. This ensures superior moisture absorbing capabilities.
Jul, 2016 | 136 pages
Silicon metal is derived from quartz (silicon dioxide). It is purified elemental silicon alloyed with significant quantities of other elements such as aluminum and calcium. Key applications of silicon metal include aluminum alloys, silicones/silanes, semiconductors, solar panels, and others (laboratory reagents, etc.). Growth in the building & construction industry in Asia Pacific is projected to boost the consumption of silicones.
Jun, 2016 | 154 pages
Aluminum pigments are metallic pigments that impart metal effect and gloss to surfaces. The metallic effect on the substrates occurs due to reflection or scattering of light on the surface of aluminum pigments. The ratio of reflected or scattered light describes the intensity of the effect.
Mar, 2016 | 128 pages
Tin, a part of the carbon family, shares chemical similarities with germanium and lead. It is highly malleable and ductile and is capable of being transformed into thin sheet. Tin is unaffected by oxygen and water at room temperatures. It does not corrode or rust easily; hence, tin can be used as a coating material to protect other metals.
Jan, 2016 | 108 pages
This research study analyzes the market for base metal mining in terms of volume (million metric tonnes). The market has been segmented on the basis of type and region. The global base metal mining market has been segmented into five regions: North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa, and South and Central America. For the research, 2014 has been taken as the base year, while all forecasts have been given for the period from 2015 to 2023.
Jan, 2016 | 153 pages
Precipitated silica is obtained from the precipitation of silicon dioxide, commonly referred as silica (SiO2). Raw materials used in the production of precipitated silica include sodium silicate, silica sand, sulfuric acid, and hydrochloric acid. It is used as an additive in the manufacture of various products such as tires, footwear, and toothpastes.
Sep, 2015 | 77 pages
Welding is a sculptural process, wherein thermoplastics or metals are joined together with the help of coalescence. Filler metals are used during the course of welding. Flux is commonly employed to produce a shield of gas around the weld. This prevents oxidation of metals. Electrodes, filler metals, and fluxes are collectively known as welding consumables.
Jan, 2015 | 91 pages
Demand for inorganic metal finishing is primarily led by growth in automotive and steel industries across the globe. Asia Pacific dominates the global market for inorganic metal finishing technology. This report by Transparency Market Research analyzes, estimates and forecasts the demand for inorganic metal finishing on a global and regional level for a six-year period from 2014 to 2020.
Dec, 2014 | 83 pages
The report analyzes and forecasts the market for aluminum alloys on the global and regional level. Market has been forecast based on volume (kilo tons) and revenue (US$ Mn) from 2014 to 2020. The study includes drivers and restraints of the global aluminum alloys market. It also covers the impact of these drivers and restraints on demand for aluminum alloys during the forecast period.
Nov, 2014 | 89 pages
Boron compounds are extremely valuable and versatile. They are used in a wide range of end-user industries. Boron compounds can be divided into three product segments: borax, boric acid and others. Applications of boron compounds range from borosilicate glass to usage in fiberglass, ceramics, agriculture and soaps & detergents.
Nov, 2014 | 67 pages
Metal and ceramic injection molding technologies are complex procedures, wherein materials such as ceramic and metals are machined with high precision and accuracy to provide the desired end-products for a specific industry. These two technologies serve as two segments of powder injection molding (PIM).
Nov, 2014 | 76 pages
This report analyzes and forecasts the synthetic zeolite market on global and regional level. The study provides historic data of 2013 along with the forecast from 2014 to 2020 based on both volume (Kilo Tons) and revenue (USD Million). It includes drivers and restraints of the synthetic zeolite market along with their impact on demand and production during the forecast period.
Oct, 2014 | 86 pages
Increase in drilling activities coupled with growing demand for cat litter absorbents in developed countries is expected to drive the global attapulgite market between 2014 and 2020. Attapulgite is a naturally occurring clay mineral that belongs to the fuller’s earth family of minerals. It is a crystalline hydrated magnesium aluminosilicate that consists of three-dimensional chain structures, which gives it unique sorptive and colloidal properties.
Jul, 2014 | 94 pages
High performance alloys exhibit excellent mechanical strength, good surface stability and superlative corrosion and oxidation resistance. High performance alloys exhibit excellent mechanical strength and high resistance to creep at high temperatures. In addition, they provide good surface stability and corrosion and oxidation resistance.
Apr, 2014 | 101 pages
Kaolin is rich in kaolinite and is a fine clay utilized in paper making, ceramics, etc. On the other hand, metakaolin is derived from kaolin and is a dehydroxylated form of kaolinite. The utilization of metakaolin in cement helps in the reduction of carbon dioxide emissions in the surrounding area and thus it is an eco-friendly substitute.
Oct, 2013 | 72 pages
Increasing demand for hairsprays, deodorants, and pharmaceuticals in aerosol cans is raising the demand for metal cans. Additionally, high recovery rate of metal cans for recycling is predicted to emerge as another substantial driver of this market owing to a lot of consumers becoming more aware about environment protection.
Mar, 2013 | 108 pages
China’s influence over the global rare earth metals market is unlikely to weaken through 2018 as the country boasts the highest reserves of rare earth metals. Although countries such as Russia, India, Australia, and the United States also have substantial reserves of rare earth metals, China leads by a wide margin. This will cause an appreciable portion of all commercial and trading activity in the rare earth metals market to be concentrated in China, states Transparency Market Research (TMR). This projection is substantiated by the estimate that China singlehandedly accounts for over 95% of all rare earth metals produced globally.