Market, applications and manufacturers
Published February 2015 | 55 pages | Table of Contents
In the coatings sector, aluminium and aluminium oxide nanoparticles are used for corrosion, scratch and wear resistance and display high thermal barrier properties as well as being superhydrophobic; in composites they provide high barrier, durability, fire retardancy, stiffness, thermal fatigue resistance, fracture toughness, creep resistance and wear resistance. Tensile strength is increased by factors of 2-4.
Advantages of Aluminium oxide nanoparticles
- Chemically stable.
- Mechanical strength enhancement.
- Electrical insulating.
Markets for Aluminium oxide nanoparticles
Main end user markets for Aluminium oxide nanoparticles are:
- Academia and research.
- Oil & gas.
Aluminium oxide nanoparticles applications
Recent applications include oil and gas aluminium drill pipelines. Application of aluminium oxide nanofluids in enhanced oil recovery (EOR) has also been increasing in the recent years. The ability of nanoparticles to alter certain factors in the formation and in oil properties can enhance recovery.
This report provides:
- Comprehensive quantitative data and forecasts for the global aluminium oxide nanoparticles market
- Commercialization timelines
- Production estimates
- Full company profiles
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