|By PR Newswire||
|January 30, 2014 12:00 PM EST||
DUBLIN, January 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fvfc3c/worldwide_smart) has announced the addition of the "Worldwide Smart Coatings Markets: Forecasts to 2020" report to their offering.
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Smart coatings change in response to external stimuli and are finding a fast growing number of applications in several industries including construction, automotive, medical, consumer electronic goods and the military. NanoMarkets believes that these materials present a strong business case because of their unique functionality and their ability to be highly customized. We think smart coatings will do especially well in medical, military and other applications, where quality and performance, rather than price, shape purchasing decisions. Consumer markets where the customer is willing to pay a premium for functionality such as scratch resistance or enhanced energy efficiency will also be important.
The report covers all the major markets for smart coatings including energy, automotive, medical, electronics, textiles and military. And it includes an assessment of the product/marketing strategies of key firms supplying smart coatings, as well as eight-year forecasts by applications sector and by type of coating. These forecasts are both in volume and in value terms.
This report also assesses the latest technical developments in the smart coatings space; smart coatings are becoming smarter and more biological, for example Based on the latest R&D and university research, we also examines future directions for smart coatings including important developments in manufacturing. We believe that this report will provide guidance to coatings and other specialty chemical firms, as well as firms making production equipment, and others planning to make investments of all kinds in smart materials
Key Topics Covered:
Chapter One: Introduction
1.1 Background to the Report
1.2 Objectives and Scope of this Report
1.3 Methodology of this Report
1.4 Plan of this Report
Chapter Two: Smart Coatings: Technical and Product Trends
2.1 Self-Assembling, Self-Organizing and Self-Stratifying Coatings
2.2 Self-Cleaning Coatings
2.3 Self-Repairing and Self-Healing Coatings
2.4 Corrosion-Resistant and Wear-Resistant Coatings
2.5 Antimicrobial and Other Bioactive Coatings
2.6 Pressure-Responsive Smart Coatings
2.7 Smart Optical Coatings
2.8 Next-Generation Smart Coatings: New Functionality
2.9 Manufacturing Innovations Impacting the Smart Coatings Sector
2.10 Key Points from this Chapter
Chapter Three: Smart Coatings: Opportunity Analysis and Market Forecast
3.1 Forecasting Methodology
3.2 Smart Coatings Used in Building Materials and Energy Efficiency Products
3.3 Energy Generation
3.4 Automotive, Marine and Other Transportation Markets
3.5 Medical and Dental Applications for Smart Coatings
3.6 Consumer Electronics and Computers
3.7 Smart Textiles and Clothing
3.8 Military and Domestic Security Markets for Smart Coatings
3.9 Summary Forecasts
For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fvfc3c/worldwide_smart
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