By Cameron Chai
Research and Markets has included a new report titled ‘The Global Market for Zinc Oxide Nanopowders 2012’ to its database.
Zinc oxide nanopowders hold potential to be used in a broad range of industries due to their ultraviolet filtering, catalytic, anti-corrosion, anti-fungal, and anti-bacterial properties. Currently, they have mainly been used in sunscreens as an ultraviolet-resistant additive. Other applications of zinc oxide nanopowder include electrophotography, photoprinting, varistors, capacitors, protective coatings, anti-microbials, and conductive thin-films in LCDs, solar cells, and blue laser diodes.
According to the report, the minimum global tonnage manufactured in 2011 was 33,400 tons, which represents roughly 2% of global production of 1.4 million tons. Umicore and Nanophase each manufacture more than 500 tons every year for the cosmetics market alone. The estimated average price per ton for the zinc oxide nanopowder is $1,500.
The report provides in-depth quantitative and forecast data for the zinc oxide nanopowder market. It discusses current and future trends in markets for end-user applications based on the insights and perspectives provided by key executives.
Key topics covered in the report include Executive Summary; Report Methodology; Market Volumes and Demand for Nanopowders; The Market for Zinc Oxide Nanopowders; and Zinc Oxide Nanopowder Producers.
Tables provided in the report include Applications of nanopowders; nanopowders: price per kg/per ton and estimated production total; production volumes for nanopowders, tons, conservative and optimistic estimate; revenues for metal oxide nanopowders, conservative and optimistic estimate, us$; main nanopowders suppliers and metal oxide nanopowders supplied; price matrix for nanopowders; zinc oxide markets and applications; zinc oxide nanopowder producers, products and applications; zinc oxide nanopowders properties; and production of zinc oxide nanopowders, conservative estimate 2002-2016, tons.