The Global Market for Conductive Inks

The Global Market for Conductive Inks to 2027

Future Markets, Date of Publication: Sep 4, 2017, 160 Pages
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Conductive inks are currently utilized in printed and flexible electronics applications such as radio frequency identification (RFID) antennas, printed transistors and photovoltaic cells. The growth in the internet of things (IoT) will drive the need for cost effective and flexible electronic devices and components.

Conductive inks represents a multi-billion dollar market opportunity over the next decade in markets ranging from flexible electronics to automotive. Not only will demand across all current markets grow but the development of new materials and processes is leading to the creation of new market opportunities for conductive ink producers and suppliers in flexible, customized and 3D printed electronics.

Opportunities explored in this report include:

  • Flexible and stretchable electronics.
  • Printed electronics for smartphones (printed antennas, touch screens).
  • Printed circuit boards.
  • 3D printing.
  • Smart packaging.
  • Photovoltaics.

Copper and silver inks will continue to dominate the market for the next few years but growth in flexible electronics necessitates the development of new materials. Conductive ink materials explored in this report include:

  • Silver flake.
  • Silver nanoparticles.
  • Silver nanowires.
  • Carbon nanotubes.
  • Graphene.
  • Copper ink.

The Global Market for Conductive Inks to 2027
TABLE OF CONTENTS

1 Executive Summary

1.1 The evolution of electronics
1.2 The wearables revolution
1.3 Flexible, thin, and large-area form factors
1.4 From rigid to flexible and stretchable 
1.5 Organic and printed electronics 
1.6 New conductive materials
1.7 The conductive ink market to 2017
1.8 The conductive ink market to 2027

2 Research Methodology

3 Types Of Conductive Inks

3.1 Silver Conductive Inks
3.1.1 Properties
3.1.1.1 Silver flake 
3.1.1.2 Silver nanowires
3.1.1.3 Silver nanoparticles
3.1.2 Applications
3.2 Copper Conductive Inks
3.2.1 Properties
3.2.2 Applications
3.3 Carbon Nanotubes Conductive Inks
3.3.1 Properties
3.3.1.1 Single-walled carbon nanotubes
3.3.2 Applications
3.4 Conductive Polymers (CP) 
3.4.1 Properties
3.4.1.1 PDMS
3.4.1.2 PEDOT: PSS
3.4.2 Applications
3.5 Graphene Conductive Inks
3.5.1 Properties
3.5.2 Applications
3.6 Gold Conductive Ink 
3.6.1 Properties
3.6.2 Applications
3.7 Dielectric Conductive Ink 
3.7.1 Properties
3.7.2 Applications
3.8 Other Conductive Ink Types

4 Conductive Inks Markets And Applications

4.1 Market Drivers
4.2 Applications 
4.2.1 Current products
4.2.2 Advanced materials solutions 
4.2.3 Touch screens
4.2.3.1 ITO replacement
4.2.3.2 Opportunity assessment and market prospects
4.2.4 Flexible and large-area displays
4.2.4.1 Opportunity assessment and market prospects
4.2.5 Photovoltaics
4.2.5.1 Opportunity assessment and market prospects
4.2.6 Radio frequency identification tags (RFID) tags and devices
4.2.6.1 Opportunity assessment and market prospects
4.2.7 Automotive 
4.2.7.1 Opportunity assessment and market prospects
4.2.8 Smart labels 
4.2.8.1 Opportunity assessment and market prospects
4.2.9 Printed circuit boards 
4.2.9.1 Opportunity assessment and market prospects
4.2.10 Printed sensors
4.2.10.1 Opportunity assessment and market prospects
4.2.11 Printed batteries
4.2.11.1 Opportunity assessment and market prospects
4.2.12 Printed antennas 
4.2.12.1 Opportunity assessment and market prospects
4.2.13 Printed transistors
4.2.13.1 Opportunity assessment and market prospects
4.2.14 Membrane switches 
4.2.14.1 Opportunity assessment and market prospects
4.2.15 3D printed electronics 
4.2.15.1 Opportunity assessment and market prospects
4.2.16 In-mold electronics
4.2.16.1 Opportunity assessment and market prospects
4.2.17 Electronic textiles
4.2.17.1 Opportunity assessment and market prospects
4.2.18 OLED lighting
4.2.18.1 Opportunity assessment and market prospects
4.2.19 Printed memory
4.2.19.1 Opportunity assessment and market prospects
4.2.20 Printed heaters 
4.2.20.1 Opportunity assessment and market prospects
4.3 Global Market Size 
4.3.1 Global market revenues 2015-2027
4.3.2 Revenues by region 

5 Company Profiles

List of Tables

Table 1: Evolution of wearable devices, 2011-201 
Table 2: Materials used in conductive inks-Advantages and disadvantages
Table 3: Sheet resistance (RS) and transparency (T) values for transparent conductive oxides and alternative materials for transparent conductive electrodes (TCE)
Table 4: Companies producing silver conductive inks 
Table 5: Companies producing copper conductive inks 
Table 6: Properties of CNTs and comparable materials 
Table 7: Companies producing carbon nanotubes conductive inks
Table 8: Types of conductive polymers, properties and applications
Table 9: Companies producing conductive polymer inks
Table 10: Properties of graphene
Table 11: Graphene inks for inkjet and gravure printing
Table 12: Companies developing conductive inks
Table 13: Companies producing dielectric conductive inks 
Table 14: Other materials used in conductive inks 
Table 15: Market drivers for conductive inks
Table 16: Conductive ink products 
Table 17: Comparative properties of conductive inks
Table 18: Applications in conductive inks by type and benefits thereof
Table 19: Opportunities for advanced materials in printed electronics
Table 20: Passive, Active, and BAP RFID Systems
Table 22: Main markets for conductive inks, applications and revenues
Table 23: Conductive inks revenue forecast, 2015-2027 (million $), by ink types

List of Figures

Figure 1: Evolution of electronics 
Figure 2: Wove Band
Figure 3: Wearable graphene medical sensor
Figure 4: Applications timeline for organic and printed electronics 
Figure 5: Flexible silver nanowire wearable mesh
Figure 6: Schematic of single-walled carbon nanotube
Figure 7: Stretchable SWNT memory and logic devices for wearable electronics
Figure 8: Graphene layer structure schematic
Figure 9: Flexible graphene touch screen 
Figure 10: Foldable graphene E-paper
Figure 11: BGT Materials graphene ink product
Figure 12: Flexible RFID tag
Figure 13: Enfucell Printed Battery 
Figure 14: Graphene printed antenna
Figure 15: Stretchable material for formed an in-molded electronics
Figure 16: Wearable patch with a skin-compatible, pressure-sensitive adhesive
Figure 17: Conductive inks revenue forecast (million $), 2015-2027, by ink types 
Figure 18: Conductive inks revenue forecast (million $), 2015-2027, applications
Figure 19: Conductive inks market, by region 2015
Figure 20: Conductive inks market, by region

Date of Publication:
Sep 4, 2017
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