This report covers the global market for specialty blacks, which are premium grades of carbon blacks used in non-rubber applications. The report provides historical data from 2006 to 2016 and forecasts for all years from 2017 to 2021 as well as 2026.
Data provided include specialty blacks demand, prices, market value, production capacity by company and plant, major grades & product lines, and market share by company. World Specialty Blacks is an addendum to the Carbon Black World Data Book, which is published annually, and subscribers to the Data Book receive a discount on Specialty Blacks.
Data encompass the following types of carbon black:
Specialty furnace blacks (i.e., all furnace blacks used in non-rubber uses)
Modified furnace blacks (e.g., Ensaco)
Thermal blacks (including medium and fine thermal black
Gas & Lamp blacks
Superconductive blacks (e.g., Ketjenblack)
Data encompass the following markets:
Plastics (Film, Injection/Blow Molding, Wire/Cable, Pipe, Engineering, Fiber)
Other Markets (Adhesives, Mulch, Rubber Goods, Graphite/Carbon, Insulation)
Key Topics Covered:
1. Summary & Key Statistics 1.1 Specialty Blacks Demand by Type & Market, 2016 to 2021 1.2 Specialty Blacks Market Share by Company, 2016
2. Overview 2.1 What are Specialty Blacks? 2.2 Specialty Black Types & Characteristics 2.3 Physical Properties of Specialty Blacks and Their Effect on Plastics, Inks & Coatings 2.4 Specialty Black Prices by Type 2.5 Carbon Black Industry Outlook
3. Specialty Blacks by Type 3.1 Specialty Furnace Blacks 3.1.1 Specialty Furnace Black Manufacturing 3.1.2 Specialty Furnace Black Markets 3.1.3 Specialty Furnace Black Suppliers & Market Share 3.2 Thermal Blacks 3.3 Acetylene Blacks 3.4 Gas Blacks & Lamp Blacks 3.5 Superconductive Blacks