NEW YORK, May 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Prepreg is the common term for a reinforcing fabric, which has been pre-impregnated with a resin system. Uncured prepreg carbon fiber can be shaped into twisted molds, which make its use suitable for complex and smaller parts. This feature of carbon fiber prepreg makes it preferable over traditional laminating, vacuum bagging, or resin infusion. Carbon fiber prepreg applications are on a rise in the composites industry as manufacturers in various industries are increasingly adopting this versatile material. It is pertaining to the fact that carbon fiber prepreg materials display various useful feasible properties, such as their sturdy, light-weighted, and good corrosion resistance attributes. Carbon prepreg materials offer a number of advantages, such as high stiffness & strength and a greater corrosion resistance in comparison to metals. Composite products made with prepreg materials can provide a higher fiber volume fraction than products made by using other processes, such as filament winding or pultrusion.
Additionally, prepreg offers an extensive range of resin and fiber combinations, which enables the user to maximize performance. Prepregs are also used in the commercial aerospace, military/defense, general aviation, space/satellite, marine, sporting goods, automotive, civil engineering, wind energy, and transportation markets among others.
The Australia and New Zealand carbon fiber prepreg market has been segmented on the basis of application and geography. The applications of carbon fiber prepreg include aerospace & defense, automotive, and others (wind energy, sporting goods, etc.). On the basis of geography, this market has been classified into Australia and New Zealand.
Among the regions considered in the report, Australia is the largest market for carbon fiber prepreg, followed by New Zealand. The increasing demand for carbon fiber prepreg in the aerospace, wind energy, and automotive industries and a strong growth in the developing regions are some of the factors leading to the growth of the Australia and New Zealand carbon fiber prepreg market. Whereas some of the major restraints of the markets are non-availability of substitutes, high cost of raw materials (resins & carbon fibers) and so on.
This report aims to estimate the Australia & New Zealand carbon fiber prepreg market for 2014 and to project the expected demand of the same by 2019. This market research study provides a detailed qualitative and quantitative analysis of the Australia & New Zealand carbon fiber prepreg market.
An in-depth market share analysis, in terms of revenue, of the top companies is also included in the report. These numbers are arrived at based on key facts, annual financial information from SEC filings, annual reports, and interviews with industry experts, key opinion leaders such as CEOs, directors, and marketing executives. A detailed market share analysis of the major players in Australia & New Zealand carbon fiber prepreg market has been covered in this report. The major companies in this market are Hexcel Corporation (U.S.), Cytec Industries Inc. (U.S.), Gurit Holdings AG (Switzerland), Toray Industries Inc. (Japan), Teijin Limited (China), Axiom Materials Inc. (U.S.), Mitsubishi Rayon Co. Ltd. (Japan), and so on.
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