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Fluoropolymer Markets in Electrics, Electronics 2021-2041: IDTechEx

New applications and formulations power this market to over $14 billion in 2041

Fluoropolymer Markets in Electrics, Electronics 2021-2041

5G, 6G, THz, EV, tribo, fuel cell, solar, battery, sensor

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The primary purpose of this report is to assist those making fluoropolymers and added value materials containing fluoropolymers to find new markets, improve margins and achieve growth in sales and profitability 2021-2041. It will also assist those seeking to design and make future electronic and electrical products to understand where fluoropolymers will fit in as they improve.
Learn the remarkable expanding repertoire of fluorocarbon properties relevant to new devices and structures. See the 20 year roadmaps and forecasts. The report also adds value by giving many examples of latest research coupled to IDTechEx assessment of the most promising emerging applications.
The methodology is based on experienced IDTechEx multi-lingual PhD level analysts, interviews, privileged databases and benchmarking. For example, the primary author of this report patented RF sputtering of PTFE in 1968 finding many properties were retained. In 2017, 3M developed a technology to 3D print fully fluorinated polymers and IDTechEx are experts in 3D printing. IDTechEx has depth of understanding and is globally respected on the subjects it chooses to study. We distil this into commercial and societal opportunities not academic treatises.
Here is a story of how electronics and electrical engineering applications over the next twenty years will exploit the traditional benefits in combination with other parameters, mainly electrical, that many suppliers have yet to measure let alone optimise and guarantee. This limits competition which is good for the informed few. This report, "Fluoropolymer Opportunities in Electrics, Electronics 2021-2041" answers the following questions and more.
  • Value market size 2021-2041 with split by territory
  • Split by molecule and electric vs electronic at key future dates
  • Roadmap of major new applications 2021-2041 and fluoropolymer needs for these
  • IDTechEx background forecasts: 5G hardware, appropriate batteries, electric cars, piezo etc
  • Gaps in market and the most commercially impactful improvements needed
  • Relevant research pipeline and prospects
  • Significance of new formats and deposition being commercialised eg 3DP, RF sputter
  • Newly important parameters giving future market advantage
  • Detailed prospects in 5G, 6G, the new THz electronics, electric vehicles, triboelectrics, fuel cells, high power photovoltaics, Li-ion, Li-metal and redox batteries, sensors etc.
The Executive Summary and Conclusions is sufficient for those in a hurry seeking the full picture in only 30 pages of clear new infograms, tables, graphs and explanation. The 23 pages of forecasts following this can be referred to as required. The 40 page Introduction then looks at the molecular options and the properties and applications emerging from them. Understand how these will even embrace electronic paint and elastomers, 2D, self-healing and biodegradable fluoropolymers for electronics and electrics. Learn here the good and bad toxicant issues and the new recycling.
Chapter 3 has 28 pages on the huge emerging 5G wireless technology markets and how fluoropolymers will play a part. Chapter 4 covers the new terahertz electronics and particularly 6G wireless bursting on the scene in a decade from now, giving the opportunities.
Chapter 5 is "Fluoropolymers in Electric Vehicles" in only five detailed pages because major aspects such as batteries are covered separately. Indeed, Chapter 6 covers "Fluoropolymers in Vehicle Autonomy Radar" in 24 slides. Chapter 7 "Fluoropolymers in Emerging Energy Harvesting, Sensors and Actuators" needs 35 densely packed comparisons, pictures and text, because so much is happening. Chapter 8 "Triboelectric face masks, electrostatic filters, energy harvesting: a fluoropolymer-centric new technology" takes 40 pages to help you decide if this becomes a $40 billion market as some researchers believe or a damp squib. We put it somewhere in between and assess the penetration of different fluoropolymers. IDTechEx ends with seven pages on "Other Emerging Applications in Electronics/Electrics". The report comes with 30 minutes of free consultancy to fill in the gaps.
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Table of Contents
1.1.Purpose of this report
1.2.Definition and market structure
1.2.2.Primary conclusions: formulation, emerging preferences and advances 2021-2041
1.2.3.Popularity by formulation in research and use for electronics and electrics
1.3.Some fluoropolymer brands of interest in emerging electronics and electrics
1.4.Fluoropolymers in electronics and electrics by key property, application, status
1.5.The bad reputation, the good reputation, the challenges
1.6.Primary conclusions: benefits and hot buttons in electronics and electrics
1.7.Primary conclusions: new and important applications 2021-2041
1.7.1.Automotive, battery vs fuel cell applications
1.7.2.Membranes for supercapacitors, batteries, fuel cells and 6G
1.7.4.Cable and other insulation
1.7.5.Electroactive (tribo- ferro‐, pyro‐, piezo-electric, electret) devices
1.7.6.Triboelectrics: most significant fluoropolymer-centric new physical principle
1.7.7.Structural electronics
1.7.8.Organic electronics
1.8.Focus of fluoropolymer improvement for electrics and electronics
1.9.Primary conclusions: formats and their new forms of production
1.10.Huge opportunity in primary power going electric
1.11.Scope for added business 2021-2041
1.12.Manufacturers of fluoropolymers
1.13.Fluoropolymer physics relevant to emerging electrical applications
1.14.Market forecasts
1.14.1.Fluoropolymers and their films
1.14.2.Fluoropolymers market for electronics and electrical engineering forecast $ billion 2021-2041 with assumptions
1.14.3.Fluoropolymers market for electronics and electrical engineering: roadmap
1.14.4.Fluoropolymers for electronics and electrics value market 2031: by primary applications
1.14.5.Fluoropolymers for electronics and electrics value market 2021-2041 by primary application
1.14.6.Lithium ion battery forecast $ billion 2018-2029
1.14.7.Fuel cells and redox flow batteries market to 2028
1.14.8.Haptics market by technology 2015-2028
1.14.9.Triboelectric TENG market low vs high power $ million 2019-2041
1.14.10.Wearable sensors market forecast $ billions 2018-2028
1.14.11.Potential for triboelectric air filters TAF in cars 2020-2040
1.14.12.Global autonomous passenger car sales forecast 2020-2040 (radar application)
1.14.13.Battery Cell Materials Forecast
1.14.14.Battery Cell Materials Market Value Forecast
1.14.15.Electric vehicle battery capacity assumptions
1.14.16.Electric vehicle motor power assumptions hardware market forecasts compared
1.14.18.Piezoelectric energy harvesting transducer market units, unit price, market value <1W 2019-2041
1.14.19.Piezoelectric energy harvesting transducer global market $ million low vs high power 2019-2039
1.14.20.Piezoelectric sensor transducer global market $ million 2019-2039
1.14.21.All energy harvesting transducers by type $ billion in 2029
1.14.22.All energy harvesting transducers by energy source and application $ billion in 2029
1.14.23.All movement harvesting market by mode $ billion in 2029
1.14.24.Piezo devices applicational market split 2029
1.14.25.Piezoelectric value chain 2029 $ billion
2.2.A route to PTFE
2.3.ETFE, PVDF, ECTFE comparison by AGC formerly Asahi Glass Co.
2.4.Inferior strain and stress constant
2.5.Challenge: substrate clamping
2.6.Enhancing power from PVDF using graphene and thin film
2.7.PVDF flags: theory shows improvement potential
2.8.Flexible and biodegradable PVDF devices
2.9.PVDF: gymnast of electrically useful fluoropolymers
2.10.New fluoropolymer molecular structure: 2D fluoropolymers
2.11.Manufacturing technology
2.11.2.New fluoropolymer manufacturing technology: 3D printing of fluoropolymers
2.12.Some brands
2.13.Health concerns
2.13.1.Usefulness of toxicity measurements
2.13.2.Learnings from the toxicity literature
2.13.3.LD50 may give a very low or very high estimate of poison risk to humans
2.13.4.Fluorine and HF toxicity
2.14.Recycling breakthroughs
2.15.Fluoropolymers in new structural electronics
3.1.Five important metrics for substrate materials will impact materials selection
3.2.Electric properties of common polymer resin
3.3.The role of thermoplastics polymers and thermosetting polymers
3.5.Thermoset vs thermoplastics for 5G
3.6.Organic substrate materials evolution for 5G
3.7.Benchmark of commercialised low-loss organic laminates: Dk @ 10 GHz
3.8.Benchmark of commercialised low-loss organic laminates: Df @ 10 GHz
3.9.Innovation trends for organic high frequency laminate materials
3.10.Hybrid system to reduce the cost for high frequency board
3.11.Key suppliers for high frequency and high-speed Copper Clad Laminate
3.12.Parameters of commercialised low-loss organic laminates
3.13.Use low polar functional groups or atomic bonds to reduce the Dk
3.14.Thinness will influence in the dielectric constant
3.15.Thinning the substrate at high frequencies: the challenge
3.16.Fluoropolymer and PTFE
3.17.Key properties of PTFE to be considered for 5G applications
3.18.Dielectric properties for PTFE
3.19.The Dk for PTFE based laminate depends on the crystallinity density
3.20.Key application of PTFE in 5G
3.21.Hybrid couplers using PTFE as substrate
3.22.Ceramic filled vs. glass-filled PTFE laminates
3.23.Concerns of using PTFE based laminate for high frequency 5G
3.24.Global manufacturing of PTFE resin
3.25.Rogers is the top supplier for PTFE laminates
3.26.Ceramic filled PTFE laminates in Rogers
3.27.Possible low-loss substrates for mmWave 5G advanced packages
4.2.Advantages of 6G over 5G
4.3.Potential applications
4.4.When to expect 6G and how to get there
4.5.6G frequencies and fluoropolymer usefulness
4.6.Fluoropolymers for THz frequencies
5.1.The show so far
5.1.1.Sensing and actuators
5.3.Battery Cell Materials Forecast
5.4.Battery Cell Materials Market Value Forecast
6.1.Automotive radars: frequency trends
6.2.Why are radars essential to ADAS and autonomy?
6.3.Hybrid board is the norm
6.4.Hybrid board construction
6.5.Overview of the high level requirements for high frequency operation
6.6.Interconnect design for high frequency electronics
6.7.Passives: scaling challenges with frequency
6.8.Passives: transition towards embedded
6.9.Effect of low dielectric constant (I): feature sizes
6.10.Effect of low dielectric constant (II): thinness
6.11.Thinning the substrate at high frequencies: the challenge
6.12.Dielectric constant: benchmarking different substrate technologies
6.13.Dielectric constant: stability vs frequency for different organic substrates (PI, PTFE, LCP, thermosets, etc.)
6.14.Dielectric constant: stability vs frequency for different inorganic substrates (LTCC, glass)
6.15.Loss tangent: benchmarking different substrate technologies
6.16.Loss tangent: stability vs frequency for different substrates
6.17.Dielectric constant and loss tangent stability: behaviour at mmwave frequencies and higher
6.18.Temperature stability of dielectric constant: benchmarking organic substrates
6.19.Moisture uptake: benchmarking different substrate technologies
6.20.Radar glass
6.21.Automotive radar players and market share
7.2.EH and sensor transducer principles and materials
7.3.EH technologies by actual and potential usefulness to 2029
7.4.Challenges of EH technologies
7.5.Some candidates for EH by power
7.6.Capacitive (electrostatic) energy harvesting and sensing options
7.6.2.Electrostatics in energy harvesting
7.6.3.Electrostatic energy harvesting: important new technologies FEP
7.6.4.Dielectric Elastomer Generators DEG
7.6.5.MEMS microphones PTFE PVDF
7.7.Pyroelectrics for sensing and harvesting PVDF
7.7.2.Heat sensors
7.7.3.Gas sensors infrared
7.7.4.Power generation
7.8.Photovoltaic sensors and harvesting ETFE
7.9.Piezoelectric polymers PVDF
7.10.The need for waterproof, breathable encapsulation
7.11.Dual and triple harvesting, sensing, actuation integrated
7.11.1.Overview: FEP etc.
7.11.2.Progression of integration
7.11.3.Towards PVDF piezoelectric + photovoltaic tires and sails
7.12.Combining electret and triboelectric energy harvesting in fluoropolymers PTFE ECTFE
7.13.Ferroelectrets: piezo + electret FEP
7.14.Self-sensing artificial muscle: dielectric elastomer, piezo PVDF
7.14.1.Ionic Polymer‐Metal Composite Actuators: Radiation‐Grafted Ion‐Exchange Membranes PSSA, PSPA, PETFE, PTFE, PVDF
7.14.2.Artificial muscle with microhydraulics ECTFE or coil amplification PVDF
8.2.What is triboelectric energy harvesting, sensing, actuation?
8.3.Look more closely
8.4.Triboelectric materials
8.5.Triboelectric dielectric series examples showing wide choice of properties
8.6.Bilkent University Turkey measurements
8.7.Materials in experimental TENGs and those likely in production
8.7.1.Most popular materials in research
8.8.Materials for 24 laminar TENG
8.9.Materials for 12 vertical arch TENG
8.10.Materials for 5 textile TENG
8.11.Materials for 8 rotating TENG
8.12.Materials for 10 other TENG variants
8.13.Four basic TENG device structures
8.14.3.Entry points
8.14.4.Valued benefits
8.14.5.High power opportunity
8.14.6.Conditions of success
8.15.Triboelectric harvesting device timeline 2021-2041 with mean power magnitude
8.16.Materials opportunities
8.16.1.Materials in experimental TENGs and those likely in production
8.17.Working mechanism of the hybrid generator in a press-and-release cycle PTFE PVDF
8.18.Boosted TENG PVDF
8.19.Liquid TENGs: PTFE + liquid fluoropolymer or liquid on FEP
8.20.PVDF composites as TENG with enhanced performance PVDF
8.21.PVDF nanograss TENG
8.22.Smart floors: Triboelectric nanogenerators and power-boards from cellulose nanofibrils, recycled materials and FEP
8.23.Self-improving higher power triboelectric PVDF
8.24.Touch sensitive arrays PTFE
8.25.Sustainable direct current powering a triboelectric nanogenerator via a novel asymmetrical design PTFE
8.26.Triboelectric air filters TAF on sale in China 2018
8.27.Piezo nanofabric - November 2020
9.1.Lithium-ion batteries and successors - binders, membrane/ separators, electrolytes
9.2.Fuel cells and their membrane choices
9.3.Fluoropolymers for both fuel cells and batteries
9.3.3.Formulations: examples
9.3.4.Difference between solid-state and polymer electrolytes
9.3.5.Fluoropolymer battery electrode binders PVDF, PTFE
9.4.Redox flow battery RFB interest in PTFE, ECTFE, PVDF
9.5.Supercapacitor electrodes PTFE PVDF
9.6.Supercapacitor electrolytes PVDF, PTFE
9.6.2.Trends with fluoropolymers in electrolytes PVDF
9.6.3.Solvay PVDF solid state electrolyte
9.6.4.Cross linked polymer electrolyte hybrid membrane ETFE
9.7.Redox flow batteries
9.7.2.Primus Power ETFE
9.7.3.RFB and fuel cell membranes STFE
10.1.Morphing of airframes and artificial muscles PVDF
10.2.PCB and structural electronics: Triazine FP
10.3.Smart windows, facades, textile architecture FEP ETFE
10.4.Transistor gate dielectric
10.5.Transparent conductive electrodes

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