Global Glass Ceramics Market 2016-2020




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About Glass Ceramics

Glass ceramics are microcrystalline solids that are produced by the controlled devitrification of glass. Glasses are molten and fabricated to the required shape; they are finally converted by heat treatment to form a crystalline ceramic. Controlled crystallization lies in efficient internal nucleation, permitting the development of fine and randomly oriented grains without microcracks, voids, or other porosity. The ability to be formed into complex shapes by blowing, pressing, and rolling by employing a high-speed plastic forming processes that are used in glass industry is a significant advantage of glass ceramics over conventional ceramics.
The properties exhibited by glass ceramics depend upon the microstructure of the ceramics and the composition of the raw materials used. The bulk chemical compositions help in monitoring the ability to form a glass and its degree of workability.
Silicate-based wastes such as slag from steel production, coal combustion ash, filter dust from waste incinerators and fly ash, and mud from metal hydrometallurgy along with different forms of sludge and mixtures of glass cullet have been considered for the manufacture of glass ceramics.

Technavios analysts forecast the global glass ceramics market to grow at a CAGR of 6.1% during the period 2016-2020.

Covered in this report
The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global glass ceramics market for 2016-2020.

The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:
North America

Technavio's report, Global Glass Ceramics Market 2016-2020, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key vendors
ILVA Glass

Other prominent vendors
Dongguan Hongtai Glass Products
Far East Cable Co.
Hehe Science and Technology Group
Jingniu Glass Ceramic Group
KEDI Glass-ceramic Industrial

Market driver
Increase in demand from housing and construction segments
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Market challenge
High cost of technologies
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Market trend
Development of nanophase ceramics
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Key questions answered in this report
What will the market size be in 2020 and what will the growth rate be?
What are the key market trends?
What is driving this market?
What are the challenges to market growth?
Who are the key vendors in this market space?
What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?

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