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Global Ceramic Armour Market: By Material: Boron Carbide, Ceramic Metal Composite, Alumina, Silicon Carbide, Others; By Application: Body Armour, Aircraft Armour, Defence Armour, Others; Regional Analysis; Historical Market and Forecast (2017-2027); Market Dynamics; Competitive Landscape; Industry Events and Developments

Global Ceramic Armour Market Outlook

The global ceramic armour market stood at a value of more than USD 2 billion in 2021. The market is further expected to grow in the forecast period of 2022-2027 at a CAGR of 7.5% to reach a value of over USD 3.1 billion by 2027.

 

Global Ceramic Armour Market

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The Silicon Carbide Segment Holds a Significant Share in the Global Ceramic Armour Industry

The silicon carbide segment, based on material, accounts for a significant share in the market. Silicon carbide is light-weight and is manufactured in such a way that that enables custom designed shapes which include detailed and complicated curvatures. Silicon carbide ceramics are ideal for body armour owing to its excellent protection from high-velocity and armour-piercing elements. For instance, Hexoloy® is a silicon carbide-based body armour which weighs 2.5 times less than steel but still exhibits great strength. Hence, the anticipated surge in the demand for silicon carbide based armour is expected to aid the market in the forecast period.

 

North America Accounts for a Significant Share in the Market

The ceramic armour industry in North America is driven by the rising demand for body armours in countries like the United States to enhance the safety of their defence forces such as U.S Navy Seals and Delta Force. In addition to this, the presence of major ceramic armour manufacturing companies in the country is anticipated to bolster the market. Moreover, the increasing territorial disputes globally is likely to boost the demand for ceramic armour in the military and defence sector in order to enhance the capabilities of security forces.

 

Ceramic Armour: Market Segmentation

Ceramic armour is defined as an armour used in armoured vehicles and as a personal armour owing to its attenuative properties to shield a structure or to safeguard a person. The mechanism of ceramic armour involves a ceramic material which prevents the penetration of any foreign object. This factor makes the material fully capable of protecting a structure against any external force. Moreover, the materials used in the manufacturing of ceramic armour include silicon carbide, alumina, and boron carbide, among others.

 

Global Ceramic Armour Market By Application

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Based on material, the market can be segmented into:

  • Boron Carbide
  • Ceramic Metal Composite
  • Alumina
  • Silicon Carbide
  • Others

The major applications of ceramic armour include:

  • Body Armour
  • Aircraft Armour
  • Defence Armour
  • Marine Armour
  • Others

The regional markets for the product include North America, Europe, the Asia Pacific, Latin America, and the Middle East and Africa.

 

Global Ceramic Armour Market By Region

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Rising Demand from the Military and Defence Sector to Boost the Growth of the Ceramic Armour Industry

The rising demand for ceramic armours to manufacture aircraft armour is driving the global ceramic armour industry growth. This can be attributed to the expansion of the military and defence sector both in developed and developing economies. In addition, the growing investments towards the development of light-combat aircraft are likely to propel the demand for ceramic armours in the forecast period. Also, the growing emphasis on light armour systems by the military forces is likely to boost the market growth. The increasing inclination towards ceramics over metals owing to the light-weight and high strength of the material is responsible for this demand.

 

Key Industry Players in the Global Ceramic Armour Market

The report gives a detailed analysis of the following key players in the global ceramic armour market, covering their competitive landscape, capacity, and latest developments like mergers, acquisitions, and investments, expansions of capacity, and plant turnarounds:

  • CeramTec GmbH
  • ArmorWorks 
  • Ceradyne, Inc.
  • CoorsTek Inc.
  • Others

The comprehensive EMR report provides an in-depth assessment of the market based on the Porter's five forces model along with giving a SWOT analysis.

 

REPORT FEATURES DETAILS
Base Year 2021
Historical Period 2017-2021
Forecast Period 2022-2027
Scope of the Report Historical and Forecast Trends, Industry Drivers and Constraints, Historical and Forecast Market Analysis by Segment- Material, Application, Region
Breakup by Material  Boron Carbide, Ceramic Metal Composite, Alumina, Silicon Carbide, Others
Breakup by Application Body Armour, Aircraft Armour, Defence Armour, Marine Armour, Others
Breakup by Region North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa
Market Dynamics SWOT, Porter's Five Forces, Key Indicators for Price and Demand
Competitive Landscape Market Structure, Company Profiles- Company Overview, Product Portfolio, Demographic Reach and Achievements, Certifications
Companies Covered CeramTec GmbH, ArmorWorks, Ceradyne, Inc., CoorsTek Inc., Others
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1    Preface
2    Report Coverage – Key Segmentation and Scope
3    Report Description

    3.1    Market Definition and Outlook
    3.2    Properties and Applications
    3.3    Market Analysis
    3.4    Key Players
4    Key Assumptions
5    Executive Summary

    5.1    Overview
    5.2    Key Drivers
    5.3    Key Developments
    5.4    Competitive Structure
    5.5    Key Industrial Trends
6    Snapshot
    6.1    Global
    6.2    Regional
7    Industry Opportunities and Challenges
8    Global Ceramic Armour Market Analysis

    8.1    Key Industry Highlights
    8.2    Global Ceramic Armour Historical Market (2017-2021) 
    8.3    Global Ceramic Armour Market Forecast (2022-2027)
    8.4    Global Ceramic Armour Market by Material
        8.4.1    Boron Carbide
            8.4.1.1    Market Share
            8.4.1.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021)
            8.4.1.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
        8.4.2    Ceramic Metal Composite
            8.4.2.1    Market Share
            8.4.2.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021)
            8.4.2.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
        8.4.3    Alumina
            8.4.3.1    Market Share
            8.4.3.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021)
            8.4.3.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
        8.4.4    Silicon Carbide    
            8.4.4.1    Market Share
            8.4.4.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021)
            8.4.4.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
        8.4.5    Others
    8.5    Global Ceramic Armour Market by Application
        8.5.1    Body Armour
            8.5.1.1    Market Share
            8.5.1.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021)
            8.5.1.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
        8.5.2    Aircraft Armour
            8.5.2.1    Market Share
            8.5.2.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021)
            8.5.2.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
        8.5.3    Defence Armour
            8.5.3.1    Market Share
            8.5.3.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021)
            8.5.3.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
        8.5.4    Marine Armour
            8.5.4.1    Market Share
            8.5.4.2    Historical Trend (2017-2021)
            8.5.4.3    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
        8.5.5    Others
    8.6    Global Ceramic Armour Market by Region
        8.6.1    Market Share
            8.6.1.1    North America
            8.6.1.2    Europe
            8.6.1.3    Asia Pacific
            8.6.1.4    Latin America
            8.6.1.5    Middle East and Africa
9    Regional Analysis
    9.1    North America
        9.1.1    Historical Trend (2017-2021)
        9.1.2    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
        9.1.3    Breakup by Country
            9.1.3.1    United States of America 
            9.1.3.2    Canada
    9.2    Europe
        9.2.1    Historical Trend (2017-2021)
        9.2.2    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
        9.2.3    Breakup by Country 
            9.2.3.1    United Kingdom
            9.2.3.2    Germany
            9.2.3.3    France
            9.2.3.4    Italy
            9.2.3.5    Spain
            9.2.3.6    Others
    9.3    Asia Pacific
        9.3.1    Historical Trend (2017-2021)
        9.3.2    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
        9.3.3    Breakup by Country
            9.3.3.1    China
            9.3.3.2    Japan
            9.3.3.3    India
            9.3.3.4    ASEAN
            9.3.3.5    Australia
            9.3.3.6    Others
    9.4    Latin America
        9.4.1    Historical Trend (2017-2021)
        9.4.2    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
        9.4.3    Breakup by Country
            9.4.3.1    Brazil
            9.4.3.2    Argentina
            9.4.3.3    Mexico
            9.4.3.4    Others
    9.5    Middle East and Africa
        9.5.1    Historical Trend (2017-2021)
        9.5.2    Forecast Trend (2022-2027)
        9.5.3    Breakup by Country
            9.5.3.1    Saudi Arabia
            9.5.3.2    United Arab Emirates
            9.5.3.3    Nigeria
            9.5.3.4    South Africa
            9.5.3.5    Others
10    Market Dynamics
    10.1    SWOT Analysis
        10.1.1    Strengths
        10.1.2    Weaknesses
        10.1.3    Opportunities
        10.1.4    Threats
    10.2    Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
        10.2.1    Supplier’s Power
        10.2.2    Buyer’s Power
        10.2.3    Threat of New Entrants
        10.2.4    Degree of Rivalry
        10.2.5    Threat of Substitutes
    10.3    Key Indicators for Demand
    10.4    Key Indicators for Price
11    Value Chain Analysis
12    Competitive Landscape

    12.1    Market Structure
    12.2    Company Profiles
        12.2.1    CeramTec GmbH
            12.2.1.1    Company Overview
            12.2.1.2    Product Portfolio
            12.2.1.3    Demographic Reach and Achievements
            12.2.1.4    Certifications
        12.2.2    ArmorWorks
            12.2.2.1    Company Overview
            12.2.2.2    Product Portfolio
            12.2.2.3    Demographic Reach and Achievements
            12.2.2.4    Certifications
        12.2.3    Ceradyne, Inc.
            12.2.3.1    Company Overview
            12.2.3.2    Product Portfolio
            12.2.3.3    Demographic Reach and Achievements
            12.2.3.4    Certifications
        12.2.4    CoorsTek Inc.
            12.2.4.1    Company Overview
            12.2.4.2    Product Portfolio
            12.2.4.3    Demographic Reach and Achievements
            12.2.4.4    Certifications
        12.2.5    Others
13    Industry Events and Developments

 

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1    Manufacturing Process
    1.1    Overview
    1.2    Detailed Process Flow
    1.3    Operation Involved
2    Project Requirement and Cost Analysis
    2.1    Land, Location and Site Development
    2.2    Construction
    2.3    Plant Machinery
    2.4    Cost of Raw Material
    2.5    Packaging
    2.6    Transportation
    2.7    Utilities
    2.8    Manpower
    2.9    Other Capital Investment

 

List of Key Figures and Tables

1.    Global Ceramic Armour Market: Key Industry Highlights, 2017 and 2027
2.    Global Ceramic Armour Historical Market: Breakup by Material (USD Billion), 2017-2021
3.    Global Ceramic Armour Market Forecast: Breakup by Material (USD Billion), 2022-2027
4.    Global Ceramic Armour Historical Market: Breakup by Application (USD Billion), 2017-2021
5.    Global Ceramic Armour Market Forecast: Breakup by Application (USD Billion), 2022-2027
6.    Global Ceramic Armour Historical Market: Breakup by Region (USD Billion), 2017-2021
7.    Global Ceramic Armour Market Forecast: Breakup by Region (USD Billion), 2022-2027
8.    North America Ceramic Armour Historical Market: Breakup by Country (USD Billion), 2017-2021
9.    North America Ceramic Armour Market Forecast: Breakup by Country (USD Billion), 2022-2027
10.    Europe Ceramic Armour Historical Market: Breakup by Country (USD Billion), 2017-2021
11.    Europe Ceramic Armour Market Forecast: Breakup by Country (USD Billion), 2022-2027
12.    Asia Pacific Ceramic Armour Historical Market: Breakup by Country (USD Billion), 2017-2021
13.    Asia Pacific Ceramic Armour Market Forecast: Breakup by Country (USD Billion), 2022-2027
14.    Latin America Ceramic Armour Historical Market: Breakup by Country (USD Billion), 2017-2021
15.    Latin America Ceramic Armour Market Forecast: Breakup by Country (USD Billion), 2022-2027
16.    Middle East and Africa Ceramic Armour Historical Market: Breakup by Country (USD Billion), 2017-2021
17.    Middle East and Africa Ceramic Armour Market Forecast: Breakup by Country (USD Billion), 2022-2027
18.    Global Ceramic Armour Market Structure

Key Questions Answered in the Report

In 2021, the global ceramic armour market attained a value of more than USD 2 billion.

The market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 7.5% between 2022 and 2027.

The market is estimated to witness a healthy growth in the forecast period of 2022-2027 to reach USD 3.1 billion by 2027.

The major regions in the industry are North America, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa, Europe, and the Asia Pacific.

The major drivers of the market include the expansion of the military and defence sector, rapid investments towards manufacturing advanced aircraft, and increasing inclination towards ceramic as an alternative for metals owing to its light weight.

The evolution and optimisation of ceramic armour owing to the technological advancements is expected to be a key trend guiding the growth of the industry.

Boron carbide, ceramic metal composite, alumina, and silicon carbide, among others are the major types of materials included in the market report.

Body armour, aircraft armour, defence armour, and marine armour, among others are the different applications of the product.

The major players in the industry are CeramTec GmbH, ArmorWorks,  Ceradyne, Inc., and CoorsTek Inc., among others.

Analyst Review

The global ceramic armour market attained a value of more than USD 2 billion in 2021, driven by the rising application of ceramic armour in the military and defence sector. Aided by the increasing inclination of towards ceramic over steel armour, the market is expected to witness a further growth in the forecast period of 2022-2027, growing at a CAGR of 7.5% to reach a value of over USD 3.1 billion by 2027.

EMR’s meticulous research methodology delves deep into the market, covering the macro and micro aspects of the industry. Based on material, the market is divided into boron carbide, ceramic metal composite, alumina, and silicon carbide, among others. On the basis of application, the market is divided into body armour, aircraft armour, defence armour, and marine armour, among others. The major regional markets for ceramic armour are North America, Europe, the Asia Pacific, Latin America, and the Middle East and Africa. The key players in the above market include CeramTec GmbH, ArmorWorks , Ceradyne, Inc., and CoorsTek Inc., among others.

EMR’s research methodology uses a combination of cutting-edge analytical tools and the expertise of their highly accomplished team, thus, providing their customers with market insights that are accurate, actionable, and help them remain ahead of their competition.

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