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Report updated on 11th September, 2021: Global Rigid Polyurethane Foams Market 2021 (Includes Business Impact of COVID-19)Global Rigid Polyurethane Foams Market Analysis Trends, Applications, Analysis, Growth, and Forecast to 2030 is a recent report generated by Trusted Business Insights. The global rigid polyurethane foams market report has been segmented on the basis of product, application, and region. The global Rigid Polyurethane Foams market size was valued at USD$45.74 billion in 2020 and is projected to reach USD $117.52 billion by 2030 is anticipated to expand at a CAGR of 9.64% over the forecast period from 2020 to 2030.
Global Rigid Polyurethane Foams Market: IntroductionRigid polyurethane foams are manufactured as laminated insulation panels with different facings. These type of foams are durable, versatile, chemically stable, flexible, lightweight, offer resistance from heat, moisture, and electricity.
Global Rigid Polyurethane Foams Market: DynamicsGrowing demand for rigid polyurethane foam in various applications such as automotive, consumer appliances, building & construction, and industrial insulation is anticipated to drive the growth of the rigid polyurethane foam market. Increasing demand for rigid polyurethane foam for insulating board, roof and wall panels, and other building & construction applications is projected to drive the growth of the rigid polyurethane foams market. Properties of rigid polyurethane foam used as insulation materials are durability, stability, high mechanical performance, high thermal performance, and high energy efficiency, which is expected to support the growth of the global market. However, fluctuating prices of raw materials of rigid polyurethane foam is projected to hinder the growth of the global market over the next few years.
Global Rigid Polyurethane Foams Market: Segment AnalysisAmong the product segments, the slabstock polyether segment is projected to dominate the global market. This type of foam is used for cushioning of consumer and commercial goods such as automotive interior, furniture, packaging, bedding, carpet underlay, etc. Increasing demand for slabstock polyether from applications such as automotive and furniture is expected to drive the growth of this segment. The molded foam segment is projected to register moderate growth in the global market over the next 10 years. Among the application segments, the building & construction segment is projected to register higher growth rate in the rigid polyurethane foams market during the forecast period. Growing building & construction industry in developing countries owing to rise in living standards of individuals is projected to drive the growth of this segment. The automotive segment is projected to register higher growth rate in the global market over the next few years.
Global Rigid Polyurethane Foams Market: Regional AnalysisAsia Pacific market is projected to dominate the rigid polyurethane foams market in the next 10 years. The growth of the rigid polyurethane foams market in this region is attributed to increasing demand for rigid polyurethane foam in appliance applications. Growing demand for these type of foam for thermal insulation systems of freezers and refrigerators is projected to drive the growth of the target market in the Asia Pacific. Growing automotive industry in the countries in this region is expected to support the growth of Asia Pacific rigid polyurethane foams market over the long run. Asia Pacific is expected to be the major market for rigid polyurethane foam followed by North America market. North America rigid polyurethane foams market is expected to grow significantly over the long run. Increasing demand for rigid polyurethane foam in the automotive industry is a factor driving the growth of the rigid polyurethane foams market in North America. Growing construction industry in the countries in this region owing to the rising number of residential buildings, commercial spaces, factories, retail stores, etc., is expected to drive the growth of the rigid polyurethane foam market in the region.
Below are the active patents related to Rigid Polyurethane Foams Market.Patent Number: EP2649120A2 Method of molding rigid polyurethane foams Abstract A method of making a molded rigid polyurethane foam comprising injecting into a closed mold cavity a reaction mixture at a packing factor of 1.03 to 1.9, wherein the mold cavity is under a pressure of from 300 to 950 mbar, wherein the reaction mixture comprises an organic polyisocyanate,a polyol composition, a catalyst, optionally auxiliary substances and/or additives, and a chemical blowing agent component in an amount of from 1 to 5 weight percent based on the total weight of the components excluding polyisocyanate, the chemical blowing agent component comprising at least one chemical blowing agent, wherein the chemical blowing agent component is the sole blowing agent. Application File Date: 2011-11-30 Application Granted Date: 2017-07-19 Current Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC Patent Number: EP1458781A2 Rigid foam compositions and methods employing alkyl alkanoates as a blowing agent Abstract A method for producing a rigid, closed-cell polyurethane foam having a free-rise density of from about 1.3 lbs./ft.3 to about 4 lbs./ft.3 and exhibiting a shrinkage of less than 10%, comprises mixing together an isocyanate, at least one alkyl alkanoate blowing agent and at least one polyol having a hydroxyl number of from about 150 to about 800 and being selected from the group consisting of polyalkoxylated amines, polyalkoxylated ethers, and polyester polyols, to form a reaction mixture that is curable to produce such foam. Application File Date: 2002-12-18 Application Granted Date: 2011-03-30 Current Assignee: Foam Supplies Inc Patent Number: US8604094B2 ible polyurethane foam and method of producing same Abstract A flexible polyurethane foam comprises the reaction product of an isocyanate component and an isocyanate-reactive component in the presence of a blowing agent. The isocyanate component comprises a polymeric diphenylmethane diisocyanate component and a monomeric diphenylmethane diisocyanate component. The monomeric diphenylmethane diisocyanate component comprises 2,4-diphenylmethane diisocyanate and 4,4-diphenylmethane diisocyanate. The isocyanate-reactive component comprises a polyether polyol having a molecular weight of from about 700 to about 20,000 and a plurality of terminal caps which are substantially free of ethylene oxide groups. The flexible polyurethane foam is substantially free of supplemental flame retardant additives and exhibits flame retardance under flammability tests according to California Technical Bulletin 117 regulations. Application File Date: 2010-02-24 Application Granted Date: 2013-12-10 Current Assignee: BASF SE
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Table of Contents Chapter 1. Methodology and Scope 1.1. Research Methodology 1.2. Research Scope & Assumptions 1.3. List of Data SourcesChapter 2. Executive SummaryChapter 3. Global Rigid Polyurethane Foams Market Outlook 3.1. Market Segmentation 3.2. Market Size and Growth Prospects, 2016 - 2027 3.3. Value Chain Analysis 3.4. Market Dynamics 3.4.1. Market driver analysis 3.4.2. Market restraint analysis | read more...