The Global Market for Conductive Inks to 2033 is an in-depth analysis of a key technology for markets including solar photovoltaics and printed electronics. The current global market for conductive inks is valued at >$2.5 billion annually and will grow to around $5 billion by 2033, driven by growth in printed, flexible, stretchable & wearable electronics markets, and sub-sectors thereof.
Conductive inks are infused with conductive materials which enable printing of electrically conductive surfaces. They are highly important for the fabrication of all forms of stretchable, flexible, and wearable electronic applications due to their role in connecting the various components of the devices. Conductive inks facilitate the production of
Flexible, stretchable and self-healing electrical circuits.
TCFs in touch screen panels.
In-mold electronics (IME).
Electronic skin patches.
Printed heaters for textiles, automotive and buildings.
Range of printed sensors (bio, pressure, capacitive, strain).
RFID antennas and smart packaging.
Flexible hybrid electronics (FHE).
Report contents include:
Analysis of conductive ink types including:
Particle-free conductive ink.
Carbon nanomaterial ink including carbon nanotubes and graphene.
Conductive polymer inks.
Novel bio-based inks.
Key markets and opportunities in conductive inks.
Market trends and key challenges.
Analysis of key players in conductive inks.
Comparative analysis of conductive inks.
Roadmaps and current commercial status for conductive inks, by type.
End users market analysis including all applications and revenues.
Pricing for conductive inks, by type.
Global revenues by conductive ink types and end markets. Historical data and forecast to 2033.
Profiles for companies, including company analysis, products and target markets. Companies profiled include C3Nano, Cambrios Advanced Materials, Copprint, Electroninks, Liquid X, SoFab Inks, LLC, UES, and Voltera.
1 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 24
1.1 Printed electronics 24
1.2 Role of conductive inks 24
1.3 Markets and applications 25
1.4 Market drivers 26
1.5 The evolution of electronics 28
1.5.1 The wearables revolution 29
1.5.2 Development of electronic devices with flexible, thin, and large-area form factors 31
1.5.3 Advanced conductive materials 34
1.5.4 The evolution of conductive inks 38
1.6 Global market for conductive inks 2015-2033, revenues 41
1.6.1 By conductive ink type 41
1.6.2 By conductive ink market 44
1.7 Future outlook and market opportunities 47
1.8 Market challenges 48
2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 50
3 CONDUCTIVE INKS 52
3.1 Categorization 52
3.2 Conductive materials 53
3.3 Composition 56
3.3.1 Aqueous-Based Ink 56
3.3.2 Solvent-Based Ink 57
3.3.3 Oil-Based Ink 57
3.3.4 Hot-Melt Ink 57
3.3.5 UV-Curable Ink 58
3.4 Metal-based conductive inks 59
3.5 Nanoparticle inks 60
3.6 Silver inks 62
3.6.1 Silver flake 64
188.8.131.52 Properties 64
184.108.40.206.1 Improving properties 65
3.6.2 Silver nanoparticle ink 66
220.127.116.11 Formulation 67
18.104.22.168 Conductivity 67
3.6.3 Prices for silver-based inks 70
22.214.171.124 Cost for printed area 70
3.6.4 Silver-based conductive ink producers 71
3.7 Silver nanowires 74
3.7.1 Technology description 74
3.7.2 Properties 75
3.7.3 Silver nanowire Transparent Conductive Films (TCFs) 75