Carbon Nanotubes Market (By Type - Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes, Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes; Market By Application - Structural Polymer, Conductive Polymer, Metal Matrix Composites, Li-ion Battery Electrodes, Conductive Adhesives; Market By End User - Aerospace & Defense, Electricals & Electronics, Energy, Automotive, Automotive) - Global Industry Size, Share, Trends, and Forecast, 2018-2026

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Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) are allotropes of carbon with a cylindrical nanostructure and are used in a number of application including manufacturing of conductive polymer, metal matrix composites, li-ion battery electrodes, conductive adhesives, and others. The material's exceptional strength and stiffness, these nanotubes have been constructed with length-to-diameter ratio of up to 132,000,000:1. Owing to their excellent electrical properties they are widely used in electrical and electronics applications such as sensors, photovoltaics, semiconductor devices, and among others. Thus, electronics & semiconductor is one of the largest application of carbon nanotubes, followed by advanced materials, batteries & capacitors applications, and others. Recently the demands for these tubes are increased due to incretions demand for the electrical components.

 Market Dynamics

The global carbon nanotubes market is majorly driven by increasing demand for the lithium-ion batteries, increasing demand for various electrical products, and various advantages of carbon nanotubes. Increasing global population has led to increase in demand for the various components significantly affecting the growth of the market positively. Additionally, carbon nanotubes are comparatively lighter than other material; this property has increase the application of carbon nanotubes. Additionally, increasing government support, rapid development in the technology, and increasing need for better substitute will support the growth of the market.

However, high cost of the products and lack of awareness may restrain the growth of the market. In near future, the market will possess a huge opportunities.

Market Classification and Overview

The global carbon nanotubes market is segmented into types, application, and end user.

On the basis of type, the market is segmented into single-walled carbon nanotubes, and multi-walled carbon nanotubes.

On the basis of application, the market is bifurcated into structural polymer, conductive polymer, metal matrix composites, Li-ion battery electrodes, conductive adhesives, and others.

On the basis of end user, the market is categorized into aerospace & defense, electricals & electronics, energy, automotive, automotive, and others.

Regional Overview

Regionally, the global carbon nanotubes market is segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific (APAC), and Latin America, Middle East & Africa (LAMEA). North America commands the largest share in the carbon nanotubes market owing to the presence of investments by the manufacturers, increasing demand for the carbon nanotubes from electrical industries and rising government support. Europe is experiencing a sound growth during the forecast period owing to well developed economies and huge availability. Asia Pacific is expected to have a fastest growth for the market owing to the presence of developing counters, increasing demand for the various electrical components, and increasing government support. On the other hand LAMEA is expected to witness the steady growth during the forecasted period 2016—2026.

Report Coverage


Carbon Nanotubes Market

Analysis Period

2015 – 2026

Historic Data

2015 – 2016

Base Year


Forecast Data

2018 – 2026

Market Stratification

 Types,  Application, End Users, Geography

Regional Scope

North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa (MEA)

Report Coverage

Market Trends, Drivers, Restraints, Porter's Five Forces Analysis, Competitive Analysis,

Player Profiling, Value Chain Analysis


Market Participants

The carbon nanotubes market comprises of some of the major players such as Arkema Group, Mitsubishi Rayon Co., Ltd., Klean Industries Inc., Hyperion Catalysis International, Inc., OCSiAL, Toray Industries Inc, CNano Technology Limited, Nanocyl S.A., Unidym Inc., FutureCarbon GmbH, Carbon Solutions, Inc., Nanoshel LLC, Hanwha Chemical Corp., Kumho Petrochemical Co., Ltd., Nanolab Inc., Showa Denko K.K., Cnt Co., Ltd., and Arry International Group Limited.

Market Segmentation

Market by Type

  • Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes
  • Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes

Market by Application

  • Structural Polymer
  • Conductive Polymer
  • Metal Matrix Composites
  • Li-ion Battery Electrodes
  • Conductive Adhesives
  • Others

Market by End User

  • Aerospace & Defense
  • Electricals & Electronics
  • Energy
  • Automotive
  • Automotive
  • Others
Market By Geography
North America
  • US
  • Canada
  • Mexico
  • UK
  • Germany
  • France
  • Rest of Europe
  • China
  • Japan
  • India
  • Australia
  • Rest of Asia-Pacific
Latin America
  • Brazil
  • Rest of Latin America
Middle East and Africa (MEA)
  • South Africa
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Rest of MEA

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