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Published Date: 2016-04-05Number of Pages: 84

Portable Gas Detection Equipment (End-use: Oil & Portable Gas, Mining, Industrial, Building Automation, and Others; Type: Wearable Gas Detectors, Non-wearable Gas Detectors; Non-wearable Gas Detectors: Sniffer and Others) Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2015 - 2023

A gas detector is a safety device that detects and monitors the presence and concentration of toxic and/or combustible/flammable gases in the air of its immediate vicinity, using a control system and a sensor. Gas detectors are increasingly used for a wide range of applications (gas level monitoring, gas detection, etc.) in a number of end-use verticals, including industrial, oil & gas, mining, and building automation, to ensure the safety of working personnel. Growing demand for portability from applications where gas detectors are required in confined spaces, such as mining, is one of the major trends prevailing in the portable gas detection equipment market.

One of the key driving factors for the portable gas detection equipment market is the growing popularity of wireless portable gas detection equipment. These portable gas detectors are capable of detecting gas leaks and explosives from safe distances, which makes them the preferred choice across industrial, mining, and oil & gas end-use sectors. The global portable gas detection equipment market had generated revenues of US$ 1,145.3 Mn in 2014; this is projected to expand at a CAGR of 4.8% during the forecast period (2015–2023) and reach a market size of US$ 1,737.3 Mn by 2023.

The growing demand for portable gas detection equipment, primarily in industrial and building automation applications, is expected to boost the demand for portable gas detection equipment in Asia Pacific in the coming years. Furthermore, the application of portable gas detection equipment is expected to rise in Middle East and Africa (MEA), where large mining and oil exploration activities are carried out. Moreover, increasing awareness about workforce safety in MEA is also responsible for the fastest growth rate of this region. In the GCC region and Africa, a significant part of the demand is anticipated to come from the mining sector in the coming years.

The portable gas detection equipment market is categorized on the basis of end-use into oil & portable gas, mining, industrial, building automation, and others. In 2014, the industrial end-use segment of the portable gas detection equipment market dominated the market, accounting for a major share. The demand from oil & portable gas and mining is also high, as the portability of a gas detector is prominent in these applications. Oil & portable gas are also anticipated to remain the fastest-growing segments over the forecast period from 2015 to 2023. The market for portable gas detection is also anticipated to witness growth in the building automation, waste water treatment, and educational end-use sectors.

On the basis of product type, the portable gas detection equipment market is further categorized into two segments: wearable and non-wearable portable gas detection equipment. Currently, non-wearable gas detection equipment accounts for a major share in the market. However, wearable gas detectors are gaining popularity, as these systems now come with integrated wearable sensor systems. Some of the key players in the global portable gas detection equipment market include Industrial Scientific Corporation, Drägerwerk AG & Co., KGaA, Drägerwerk AG & Co. KGaA, Mine Safety Appliances, Crowcon Detection Instruments, Ltd., Trolex Ltd., Honeywell Analytics, RAE Systems Inc., Detcon, Inc., and Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.

 

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A portable gas detector is a safety device that detects and monitors the concentration of gases in the air. A portable gas detector uses a control system, incorporating a sensor that detects the presence of toxic and/or combustible/flammable gases in its immediate vicinity. Thus, detectors are increasingly used for a wide range of applications (gas level monitoring, portable gas detection, etc.) in multiple end-use verticals, including industry, oil & gas, mining, and building automation, to provide adequate safety for working personnel. Portable gas detectors are battery-operated devices that are used to detect gas leaks and transmit warnings using audio and visual signals even when the recipient is on the move. The demand for portable gas detectors is rising for mining activities. In mining, which occurs in a confined space, portable gas detectors are increasingly preferred over their wearable counterparts, because they can be carried around for portable gas detection. In confined spaces, access is often infrequent and the danger may be greater from oxygen deficiency than from the presence of combustible gases, requiring continuous fixed monitoring.

The portable gas detection equipment market is categorized based on end-use into oil & portable gas, mining, industrial, building automation, and others. In 2014, the industrial end-use segment dominated the portable gas detection equipment market, accounting for a major share of revenue. The demand for this equipment from the oil & portable gas and mining segments is also high, as the portability of a gas detector is prominent in these applications. Oil & portable gas is also anticipated to remain the fastest-growing segment over the forecast period from 2015 to 2023. Furthermore, the market for portable gas detection is also anticipated to witness growth in the building automation, waste water treatment, and educational end-use sectors.

By product type, the portable gas detection equipment market has been segmented into wearable and non-wearable gas detection equipment. The non-wearable gas detection segment is further classified into sniffers and others. The wearable gas detection segment is anticipated to witness faster growth. This equipment can be worn on the body, not only increasing operator comfort, but also ease of work. In the non-wearable segment, sniffers account for the majority market share owing to their popularity and consequent heavy usage across industrial and non-industrial applications.

The report provides in-depth analysis of the global portable gas detection equipment market based on end-use, type, and geography. In terms of geographical regions, the report segments the global portable gas detection equipment market into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa, and Latin America. These geographical regions are analyzed in terms of revenue generation. They are further studied at the level of their constituent countries, and cross-segmentation for each one of these divisions has been provided.

The report contains an analysis of the factors that drive and restrain the growth of the portable gas detection equipment market, and discussions of the prevailing market trends, prospective growth opportunities, and major strategies to increase the demand for portable gas detection equipment systems. It also provides market estimates and forecasts for all these segments in terms of revenue.

Additionally, the report includes competitive profiling of the major players engaged in offering portable gas detection equipment to various end-use verticals. Major business strategies adopted by them, their market positioning, and various recent developments have also been identified in the research report. The major manufacturers providing portable gas detection equipment profiled in the report include Industrial Scientific Corporation, Drägerwerk AG & Co., KGaA, Drägerwerk AG & Co. KGaA, Mine Safety Appliances, Crowcon Detection Instruments, Ltd., Trolex Ltd., Honeywell Analytics, RAE Systems Inc., Detcon, Inc., and Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.

The global portable gas detection equipment market is segmented as below:

Portable Gas Detection Equipment Market

By End-use

  • Oil & Portable Gas
  • Mining
  • Industrial
  • Building Automation
  • Others

By Type

  • Wearable Gas Detectors
  • Non-wearable Gas Detectors
    • Sniffers
    • Others

 By Geography

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Rest of North America
  • Europe
    • EU7
    • CIS
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • Japan
    • China
    • South Asia
    • Australasia
    • Rest of APAC
  • Middle East & Africa
    • GCC
    • South Africa
    • Rest of Middle East & Africa
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Rest of Latin America


 
 
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