The global silicone rubber sheet market exceeded USD 3.5 Billion in 2018. Silicone rubber sheet offers a unique combination of mechanical and chemical properties as compared to gum rubber, neoprene rubber, and others. Such properties make silicone sheets as the choice of material for use in applications ranging from racecar hoses to cooking sheets. Silicon rubber sheets are used as mechanical seals for preventing leakage between two surfaces. These sheets are also consumed by aerospace, food, medical, electronics, automotive, plumbing, and construction industries.
The global silicone rubber sheet market research report determines market demand and scenario from 2016 to 2026. The report features the historic trends from 2016 to 2018 and the market forecast from 2019 to 2026. The report studies the current status and future market prospects of the silicone rubber sheet market at both global and country level. In this study, the silicone rubber sheet market is segmented by application and geography. The report analyzes a variety of qualitative factors of the global silicone rubber sheet industry and lists the market growth drivers, growth inhibitors and noteworthy industry trends.
Based on product type, the silicone rubber sheet market is categorized into insulation sheet, conductive sheet, flame retardant sheet, and others. Insulation sheet led the market with nearly 60% share in 2018. Silicone rubber sheets offers electrical, environmental, and thermal insulation. Thermally insulated silicone rubber sheet is used in automotive and aerospace applications such as motor coil insulation, ducting, and flexible heaters.
On the basis of formulation, the global silicone rubber sheet market is divided into transparent & translucent and solid. The solid form dominated the market with above 65% market share in 2018 in terms of product volume. The solid form of silicone rubber sheet is more durable and temperature resistant, owing to which this segment is expected to continue its dominance over the forecasted period.
Based on the end-user sector, the global silicone rubber sheet market is classified into food & beverage, pharmaceutical and medical, automotive & transportation, electrical & electronics, and others. The food & beverage accounted for the highest market share with nearly one third of the market in 2018.
The Asia Pacific region led the silicone rubber sheet market with over 45% market share in 2018. During the forecast period, Asia Pacific is anticipated to maintain its global market dominance and record the highest incremental growth due to substantial presence of automotive, pharmaceuticals, and food & beverages sectors in the countries such as India, Japan, and China.
Major players present in the global silicone rubber sheet market includes Silicone Engineering, Kiran Rubber, Qingdao Okin Rubber Industry Co.,Ltd., Silex, J-Flex, Bellofram Silicones, Shin-Etsu Chemical Co. Ltd., Wacker Chemie AG, White Cross Rubber Products Ltd, Samco Silicone Products, West American Rubber Company, LLC, and Fuji Polymer Industries Co., Ltd. etc.
Segment overview of Global Silicone Rubber Sheet Market
By Product Overview, 2016-2026 (Kilo Tons) (USD Million)
- Insulation sheet
- Conductive sheet
- Flame retardant sheet
By Formulation Overview, 2016-2026 (Kilo Tons) (USD Million)
- Transparent & translucent sheet
By End-user Overview, 2016-2026 (Kilo Tons) (USD Million)
- Food & beverage
- Pharmaceutical and medical
- Automotive & transportation
- Electrical & electronics
Regional Overview, 2016-2026 (Kilo Tons) (USD Million)
- North America
- Rest of North America
- Western Europe
- Rest of Europe
- Asia Pacific
- Southeast Asia
- Rest of Asia Pacific
- Central & South America
- Rest of Central & South America
- Middle East & Africa