Extensive commercialization and high R&D activities in industrial gas turbines and aerospace are expected to lead adoption potential of superalloys
SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Frost & Sullivan's recent analysis, Growth Opportunities for Superalloys, finds that the industry is expanding at a rapid pace. Superalloys' increasing application in sectors such as industrial gas turbines, aerospace, heat exchangers, oil and gas, and chemical processing industries is pushing demand. Among all three types of superalloys—nickel-based, cobalt-based, and iron-based—nickel-based superalloy is likely to have the largest commercial product portfolio because of its high strength and ability to operate under extreme temperatures.
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"An increasing effort towards the commercialization of superalloy in new industries, such as medical devices for spine surgery (implants), is giving a new impetus to the superalloy sector," said Piyush Bhade, TechVision Research Analyst at Frost & Sullivan. "Further, research and development (R&D) efforts in such applications are expected to offer superalloy manufacturers new opportunities for market expansion."
Manufacturers have used various strategies such as new product launches, agreements with product suppliers and acquisitions to increase their revenue in the superalloy industry.
"Additionally, to stay ahead in the superalloy technology domain, stakeholders should create new processing technologies, develop new types of superalloys for custom applications and reduce time to market for material developments," said Bhade.
Researchers' struggle to address oxidation and corrosion-resistant properties and increases in the cost of superalloys due to a rise in the level of expensive elements are hindering market growth. However, extensive commercialization and high R&D activities in industrial gas turbines and aerospace are estimated to lead to the high adoption potential of superalloys, presenting tremendous growth opportunities for market participants. Vendors should consider the following opportunities:
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