Global PTFE Fiberglass Market: Overview

PTFE is a Teflon-coated woven fiberglass membrane which is highly durable and resistant to weather. The PTFE fiberglass is chemically inert and is capable to withstand temperatures ranging from −73°C to 260°C. It is completely immune to degradation by UV rays and rainwater. The PTFE fiberglass offers a unique combination of thermal stability, inertness, and excellent surface properties, which makes it ideal for projects that require fire-resistance and survival in harsh weather conditions. During the scientific test of solar properties, the PTFE fiberglass membrane was found to reflect 73% of sunlight and hold just 7% of energy of the sun. The PTFE fiberglass has high mechanical strength. Fibers are drawn from the hot-melt glass through platinum dies into a continuous filament and then, they are twisted and plied into yards.

Global PTFE Fiberglass Market: Drivers and Restraints

The PTFE fiberglass market is driven by high demand from construction and packaging industries. The PTFE fiberglass is used in these industries, as it remains inert under extreme temperatures. Also, the self-cleaning property of the PTFE fiberglass acts as a driving factor, as builders and architects are recommending and using this fabric for construction and building activities. The PTFE fiberglass market is also driven by rise in the demand for reflective windows. The fiberglass is used for window panels, as it reflects sunrays; does not allow the heat to get trapped; and maintains temperature of the room constant. PTFE is the key ingredient of the fiberglass. The global PTFE fiberglass market is highly concentrated. It is dominated by only a few players. The monopoly as well as the change in policies may hinder the market during the forecast period. PTFE is the raw material for the PTFE fiberglass and changes in prices of PTFE can hinder the market for PTFE fiberglass.

The PTFE fiberglass is employed in various industries such as aerospace, construction & building, power generation, laminates, electric insulation, electronics & telecommunications, heat sealing, screen printing, automotive, and food processing. Being non-toxic in nature, PTFE fiberglass cloths are used in the food industry for non-stick applications. In the construction & building industry, the PTFE fiberglass is used for roofs, windows, etc.

Global PTFE Fiberglass Market: Key Segments

Based on product, the PTFE fiberglass market has been segmented into fabrics, tapes, belts, cords, threads, and yarns. Threads made of the PTF fiberglass are employed to improve sewability and reduce friction. It is used in fabrics for release sheets on heat-sealing machines and laminate presses, gaskets, seals and bearings for chemicals, oils and gases, covers for hot plates, platens, chutes, hoppers, and rolls. Tapes, belts, cords, and yarns made of the PTFE fiberglass are used in applications such as packaging, food products, printing & textile, building products, and chemical processing.

In terms of geography, the global PTFE fiberglass market has been segmented into Latin America, North America, Eastern Europe, Asia Pacific, and Middle East & Africa. Asia Pacific dominates the global PTFE fiberglass market, closely followed by Eastern Europe and North America. The dominance of the region is attributable to the growing number of end-user industries in Asia Pacific such as construction, chemical, food & beverages, packaging, and textile. However, the markets in North America and Europe witness sluggish growth, as the markets in these regions are saturated. However, ongoing technological advancements and launch of new products are likely to boost the demand for the PTFE fiberglass in these regions during the forecast period.

Global PTFE Fiberglass Market: Key Players

Key players operating in the global PTFE fiberglass market are ASTM International, Unitech Industries, IC International Limited, Aetna Plastics Corp, MEREFSA SLU, Taconic, Metalloy Italiana, ERIKS N.V., Urja Fabrics, Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Corporation, Daikin industries Ltd, Fiberflon GmbH & Co. KG, Birdair Inc., Fothergill Group, and W.L. Gore & Associates Inc.

The report offers a comprehensive evaluation of the market. It does so via in-depth qualitative insights, historical data, and verifiable projections about market size. The projections featured in the report have been derived using proven research methodologies and assumptions. By doing so, the research report serves as a repository of analysis and information for every facet of the market, including but not limited to: Regional markets, technology, types, and applications.

The study is a source of reliable data on:

  • Market segments and sub-segments
  • Market trends and dynamics
  • Supply and demand
  • Market size
  • Current trends/opportunities/challenges
  • Competitive landscape
  • Technological breakthroughs
  • Value chain and stakeholder analysis

The regional analysis covers:

  • North America (U.S. and Canada)
  • Latin America (Mexico, Brazil, Peru, Chile, and others)
  • Western Europe (Germany, U.K., France, Spain, Italy, Nordic countries, Belgium, Netherlands, and Luxembourg)
  • Eastern Europe (Poland and Russia)
  • Asia Pacific (China, India, Japan, ASEAN, Australia, and New Zealand)
  • Middle East and Africa (GCC, Southern Africa, and North Africa)

The report has been compiled through extensive primary research (through interviews, surveys, and observations of seasoned analysts) and secondary research (which entails reputable paid sources, trade journals, and industry body databases). The report also features a complete qualitative and quantitative assessment by analyzing data gathered from industry analysts and market participants across key points in the industry’s value chain.

A separate analysis of prevailing trends in the parent market, macro- and micro-economic indicators, and regulations and mandates is included under the purview of the study. By doing so, the report projects the attractiveness of each major segment over the forecast period.

Highlights of the report:

  • A complete backdrop analysis, which includes an assessment of the parent market
  • Important changes in market dynamics
  • Market segmentation up to the second or third level
  • Historical, current, and projected size of the market from the standpoint of both value and volume
  • Reporting and evaluation of recent industry developments
  • Market shares and strategies of key players
  • Emerging niche segments and regional markets
  • An objective assessment of the trajectory of the market
  • Recommendations to companies for strengthening their foothold in the market   

Note: Although care has been taken to maintain the highest levels of accuracy in TMR’s reports, recent market/vendor-specific changes may take time to reflect in the analysis.

Custom Market Research Services

TMR offers custom market research services that help clients to get information on their business scenario required where syndicated solutions are not enough.


Ptfe Fiberglass Market

Pre Book