Polyvinylidene fluoride, or polyvinylidene difluoride, (PVDF) is a highly non-reactive thermoplastic fluoropolymer produced by the polymerization of vinylidene difluoride.
PVDF is a specialty plastic used in applications requiring the highest purity, as well as resistance to solvents, acids and bases. Compared to other fluoropolymers, like polytetrafluoroethylene (Teflon), PVDF has a low density (1.78 g/cm3).
It is available as piping products, sheet, tubing, films, plate and an insulator for premium wire. It can be injected, molded or welded and is commonly used in the chemical, semiconductor, medical and defense industries, as well as in lithium-ion batteries. It is also available as a crosslinked closed-cell foam, used increasingly in aviation and aerospace applications.
A fine powder grade, KYNAR 500 PVDF or HYLAR 5000 PVDF, is also used as the principal ingredient of high-end paints for metals. These PVDF paints have extremely good gloss and color retention. They are in use on many prominent buildings around the world, such as the Petronas Towers in Malaysia and Taipei 101 in Taiwan, as well as on commercial and residential metal roofing.
PVDF membranes are used for western blots for immobilization of proteins, due to its non-specific affinity for amino acids.
This report provides detailed analysis of worldwide markets for Polyvinylidene Fluoride (PVDF) from 2011-2015 and provides extensive market forecasts 2016-2021 by region/country and subsectors. It covers the key technological and market trends in the Polyvinylidene Fluoride (PVDF) market and further lays out an analysis of the factors influencing the supply/demand for Polyvinylidene Fluoride (PVDF), and the opportunities/challenges faced by industry participants. It also acts as an essential tool to companies active across the value chain and to the new entrants by enabling them to capitalize the opportunities and develop business strategies.
GCC's report, Global Polyvinylidene Fluoride (PVDF) Market Outlook 2016-2021, has been prepared based on the synthesis, analysis, and interpretation of information about the global Polyvinylidene Fluoride (PVDF) market collected from specialized sources. The report covers key technological developments in the recent times and profiles leading players in the market and analyzes their key strategies. The competitive landscape section of the report provides a clear insight into the market share analysis of key industry players. The major players in the global Polyvinylidene Fluoride (PVDF) market are Arkema (France), Solvay (Belgium), 3M (USA), Kureha (Japan), Juhua Group (China), Zhejiang Fluorine (China), Shanghai 3F New Material (China), Shanghai Ofluorine (China), Shanghai Fluorochem Industry (China) , among others.
The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa and Rest of World. In this sector, global competitive landscape and supply/demand pattern of Polyvinylidene Fluoride (PVDF) industry has been provided.
Part 1. Exclusive Summary
Part 2. Methodology
2.1 Research Methodology
2.2 Geographic Scope
2.3 Years Considered
Part 3. Introduction
3.2 Supply Chain Structure
3.2.1 Raw Material Supply
3.2.2 Traders & Distributors
3.2.3 Key Customers
3.3.1 Manufacturing Process
3.3.2 Production Cost
Part 4. Market Landscape
4.1 Global Polyvinylidene Fluoride (PVDF) Market Size (Volume) 2011-2016
4.1.2 Global Polyvinylidene Fluoride (PVDF) Production
4.1.3 Top 10 Polyvinylidene Fluoride (PVDF) Companies (Volume Share)
4.2 Global Polyvinylidene Fluoride (PVDF) Market Size (Value) 2011-2016
4.2.2 Global Polyvinylidene Fluoride (PVDF) Production Value
4.2.3 Top 10 Polyvinylidene Fluoride (PVDF) Companies (Revenue Share)
Part 5. Segmentation by Products
5.1 Type 1
5.2 Type 2
5.3 Type 3
Part 6. Segmentation by End-users
6.1 Customer Segment 1
6.2 Customer Segment 2
6.3 Customer Segment 3
6.4 Customer Segment 4
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