High demand for commercial aircraft are driving the UD tapes market in the aerospace industry

December 06 16:02 2021
High demand for commercial aircraft are driving the UD tapes market in the aerospace industry
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Unidirectional Tapes (UD Tapes) Market by Fiber Type (Glass, Carbon), Resin (Thermoplastic, Thermoset), End-use Industry (Aerospace & Defense, Automotive, Sports & Leisure), and Region (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific)

The global UD tapes market size is projected to grow from USD 151 million in 2020 to USD 256 million by 2025, at a CAGR of 11.1%. The global UD tapes market is growing due to the rise in the demand for high-performance materials. 

The aerospace industry accounted for the largest share, in terms of value, of the UD tapes market in 2019. This is due to the high demand for carbon fiber composites in commercial passenger aircraft. UD tapes are used in aircraft seat frames as it reduces the weight of the aircraft seats by 30% in comparison to traditional aluminum frame seats. It is also used in lightweight sandwich panels for ultralight aircraft. However, the growth of the aerospace industry for the next two years remains uncertain due to the COVID-19 pandemic and backlog in orders of aircraft deliveries by Boeing, Airbus, and other regional jet makers.

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The thermoplastic resin segment is estimated to account for the largest share of the UD tapes market, by resin

The thermoplastic resin segment accounts for the larger share of the overall UD tapes market. These tapes are used in a large number of industries, including aerospace & defense, automotive, and sporting goods. They are widely used in the aerospace & defense industry due to their toughness, high strength, moisture absorption resistance, high-performance properties, and ability to survive under high temperature conditions.

The glass fiber segment is estimated to account for the largest share of the UD tapes market, by fiber

Glass fiber dominates the global UD tapes market owing to its ease of processing and manufacturing as compared to carbon fiber, which is very difficult to process. Glass fiber-based UD tapes are used in a number of industries such as automotive, industrial engineering, and high-performance sports equipment. They are produced in large volumes for structural components of automobiles and for applications in sports and aerospace & defense industries.

North America is also the fastest-growing market and is projected to register the highest CAGR during the forecast period, owing to the increasing demand from end-use industries such as aerospace & defense, automotive, and sports & leisure. The useful properties offered by UD tapes, such as high strength, stiffness, and width tolerance, and high rigidity, make it an ideal material for use as reinforcement in the mentioned end-use industries.

Leading global companies are shifting their production facilities, establishing sales offices, and expanding their distribution channel to regions, such as China, India, and Southeast Asia, to ensure sustainable demand and increase their market share. The gradual shift of manufacturing facilities to countries having high demand and lower production cost is positively influencing the market growth.

Major players operating in the UD tapes market include Toray Industries, Inc. (Japan), SABIC (Saudi Arabia), Evonik Industries (Germany), Hexcel Corporation (US), SGL Group (Germany), Teijin Limited (Japan).

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