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  • Bonded abrasives
  • Coated abrasives
  • Superabrasives
  • Diamond
  • CBN
  • Metal Abrasives
  • Loose abrasives
  • Abrasive grains
  • Production,
  • Consumption
  • Trade by region
  • Forecasts of markets
  • Europe
  • North America
  • Asian sectors

  • The most complete market report on the Abrasives Industry available anywhere, this massive 500+ page market and technology report includes details of the raw materials and products that makeup the $8 billion business in Western Europe and in North America.
    • All major natural materials used as abrasives including diamond, sand, tripoli, garnet, silica,and others.
    • All major synthetic and man-make materials used as abrasives including diamond, Cubic Boron Nitride, aluminum oxide, silicon carbide, and boron carbide as well as metal shot and grit.
    • Details of abrasives processes including grinding,finishing, cleaning, polishing, chemical mechanical planarization.
    • Long and short term trends affecting markets and applications of abrasives. Cause and effects of changes in global abrasives marketplace.
    • Includes both business and technology analysis.
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    SCOPE OF THE REPORT

    • MATERIALS, PROPERTIES AND APPLICATIONS
    • MARKETS AND TRADE IN ABRASIVE GRAINS AND ABRASIVE PRODUCTS
    • MARKETS, PRODUCTION AND TRADE BY COUNTRY AND REGION
    • MAJOR PRODUCERS OF ABRASIVES
    • SUMMARY AND CONCLUSIONS
    • APPENDICES Currency Exchange Rates, Bibliography, Associations, Key Trade Publications, Company Subsidiary Cross Reference, Company Addresses, Multilingual listing of Abrasive Terms
     
    IN-DEPTH INFORMATION
    • Markets for bonded and coated abrasive products by product type, country/region and applications
    • Markets for superabrasive products (diamond and CBN) by bond type, country/region and applications
    • Growth prospects for abrasives by product type
    • Market shares by company for coated and bonded abrasives and abrasive grains
    • Production and consumption of natural abrasives (garnet, pumice, olivine, emery, silica etc)
    • Markets for synthetic abrasive grains (aluminium oxide, silicon carbide and superabrasive grains)
    • Synthetic diamond production capacity and trade (by country)
    • Markets for metallic, glass and other loose abrasives for blast cleaning, shot peening and water-jet cutting
    • Growth trends in end-user sectors
    • Review of diamond saw and wire saw markets
    • Assessment of technological developments - such as chemo-mechanical polishing (CMP), boron compounds, and aggregated diamond nanorods
    • Import and export statistics for bonded and coated abrasive products
    • Import and export statistics for abrasive grains
    • 518 A4 pages and 300+ tables giving market statistics and other data
    • Profiles of multinational, US and European-based abrasives manufacturers

      SOME OF THE 300+ TABLES FEATURED IN THE REPORT:
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    • European Union (EU): predicted growth prospects of abrasive products by different product categories, 2008-2012
    • EU Countries: production of abrasive products by major categories, 2004-2008
    • EU Countries: bonded and coated abrasive products trade by
    • country, 2008
    • EU Countries: market shares of suppliers of bonded abrasives (excluding superabrasives), 2008
    • EU Countries: market shares of suppliers of coated
    • abrasives, 2008
    • EU Countries: consumption and prices of abrasive blasting media, 2008
    • EU Countries: producers of steel shot and grit by production and capacity, 2008
    • USA: production statistics and trends for bonded and coated abrasives
    • USA: imports and exports of bonded abrasives, 2008
    • USA: imports and exports of coated abrasives, 2008
    • Germany: production of abrasive products by major
    • categories, 2001-2008
    • Germany: manufacturing trends for the main categories of abrasive products, 1993-2008
    • Germany: imports and exports of bonded abrasives, 2008
    • Germany: imports and exports of coated abrasives, 2008
    • France: production of abrasive products by category, 2008
    • France: imports and exports of bonded abrasives, 2008
    • France: imports and exports of coated abrasives, 2008
    • UK: production of abrasive products by major
    • categories, 2001-2008
    • UK: imports and exports of bonded abrasives, 2008
    • UK: imports and exports of coated abrasives, 2008
    • Italy: production of abrasive products by major
    • categories, 2001-2008
    • Italy: imports and exports of bonded abrasives, 2008
    • Italy: imports and exports of coated abrasives, 2008
    • Spain: production of abrasive products by major
    • categories, 2001-2008
    • Spain: imports and exports of bonded abrasives, 2008
    • Spain: imports and exports of coated abrasives, 2008
    • Poland: production of abrasive products by major
    • categories, 2004-2008
    • Poland: imports and exports of bonded abrasives, 2008
    • Poland: imports and exports of coated abrasives, 2008
    • Portugal: production of abrasive products by major
    • categories, 2001-2008
    • Portugal: imports and exports of bonded abrasives, 2008
    • Portugal: imports and exports of coated abrasives, 2008
    • Canada: imports and exports of bonded abrasives, 2008
    • Canada: imports and exports of coated abrasives, 2008
    • Mexico: imports and exports of bonded abrasives, 2008
    • Mexico: imports and exports of coated abrasives, 2008
    • China: production statistics and trends for bonded and
    • coated abrasives
    • China: imports and exports of bonded abrasives, 2008
    • China: imports and exports of coated abrasives, 2008
    • Japan: diamond and CBN tool production, 2001-2008
    • Japan: imports and exports of bonded abrasives, 2008
    • Japan: imports and exports of coated abrasives, 2008
    • Non-metallurgical aluminium oxide production by continent/region, 2002 and 2008
    • Major world producers of aluminium oxide
    • World production capacity of fused aluminium oxide by country, 2001-2008
    • USA: Imports and exports of fused aluminium oxide, 2004-2008
    • USA: Imports of ground and refined aluminium oxide, 2007-2008
    • USA: price of fused aluminium oxide, 2004-2008
    • China: major producers of brown fused alumina, 2008
    • China: exports of aluminium oxide in 2008
    • China: production capacities of the major producers of aluminium oxide
    • EU Countries: market share of fused aluminium oxide abrasive grains by producer, 2008
    • EU Countries: imports and exports of artificial corundum, 2008
    • World production capacity of silicon carbide, 2004-2008
    • Europe: silicon carbide capacity by producer, 2008
    • North America, Africa and the Middle East: silicon carbide capacity by producer, 2008
    • EU Countries: price trends for silicon carbide abrasive
    • grains, 1996-2008
    • USA: price of silicon carbide grains, 2004-2008
    • Europe: market share of silicon carbide abrasive grain by producer, 2008
    • EU Countries: imports and exports of silicon carbide, 2008
    • USA: imports and exports of silicon carbide, 2001-2008
    • Major sources of Imports of crude silicon carbide 2008
    • Major destinations of US exports of silicon carbide
    • China: production capacities of major manufacturers of silicon carbide
    • Synthetic diamond production capacity by major
    • country, 1997-2008
    • Production of natural industrial diamond by major
    • country, 1998-2008
    • EU Countries: imports and exports of industrial diamonds, 2008
    • Europe: diamond saw tool market by country
    • Europe: trends in the bond types used in CBN
    • wheels, 1998-2008
    • USA: imports and exports of industrial diamond, 2008
    • World: suppliers of CBN grit (excluding China and Russia), 2008
    • Europe (EU): suppliers of CBN grit
    • Comparative cost/benefit profile for vitrified aluminium oxide and ceramic-bonded CBN grinding wheels
    • World production of pumice, 2001-2008
    • Worldwide garnet production, 2001-2008
    • Garnet abrasive markets by geographical region
    • Worldwide olivine production, 2004 and 2008
    • Europe: total construction sector output 2005 and 2008
    • Europe: construction output forecast by sector, 2003-2009
    • Worldwide production and consumption of machine tools, 2001, 2004, 2007 and 2008
    • Evolution of worldwide demand for CMP slurries and pads, 2006-2010
    • Demand for rare earth oxides for polishing by region, 2008
    • USA: production and consumption of metal abrasives
    • USA: shipments of metallic abrasives, 2006-2008
    • Other tables include those giving import and export statistics for Austria, Belgium/Luxemburg, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Japan, Mexico, Norway, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey
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