Tungsten Carbide Market Research Report- Forecast till 2030

Tungsten Carbide Market research: information by grade type (general purpose grade, metal forming and wear grades, others), by end-user industry (automobiles, mining and construction, oil and gas, defense, and others) – Forecast till 2030

ID: MRFR/CnM/3945-HCR | February 2023 | Region: Global | 137 Pages         

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Tungsten Carbide Market

Tungsten Carbide Market is projected to be worth USD 29.7 Billion by 2030, registering a CAGR of 7.4% during the forecast period (2021 - 2030).

By grade type general purpose grade metal forming and wear grades others
By End-Use Industry automobiles mining and construction oil and gas defense others
Key Players
Companies Profiled   Sandvik AB (Sweden)    Kennametal Inc. (U.S.)    Ceratizit S.A. (Luxembourg)    Extramet AG (Switzerland)    Federal Carbide Company (U.S.)    Nanchang Cemented Carbide Co. Ltd.    Jiangxi Yaosheng Tungsten Co. Ltd    Japan New Metal Co. Ltd.    China Tungsten (Xiamen)   Eurotungstene (France)
Market Driving Forces   Its growing consumption in the applications such as machine & cutting tool components dies & punches abrasive products and others.
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Tungsten Carbide Market Overview

Tungsten is basically a dense and heavy metallic-like substance that decomposes at a particular temperature. This temperature usually rises and soars from 2600 degrees Celsius to 4700 degrees Fahrenheit. This is usually prepared heat pressure on the carbon black paper, but due to its heat and light pressure, it comes out in its real form in the presence of hydrogen. There are so many qualities of tungsten carbide out there, and to be able to differentiate the best out of them can be a real problem. Significantly, finding out the best among all the alloys and the companies is the need of the hour. Usually, it is seen that the cheaper and easier availability of the work makes it more handy and easy to use than any other metals. It possesses various qualities and properties, and the most useful one among them is the durability and the hardness despite the shine and the polish that's seen on the surface. One of its major properties is its hardness, that's almost as much as the diamond. So it can be used as a replacement and can have multiple uses. There have been so many metals that were barely exposed to such elements of Tungsten Carbide. Hence, this can cause certain dizziness in the human body like wheezing, coughing, and all other sorts of respiratory diseases.

The Tungsten Carbide Market was estimated to stand at an estimated cost of $18.25 billion in the year 2019 at a good and healthy substantial rate. This rate is again predicted to stand at a share of $29.7 billion by 2030. This growth is seen with a constant CAGR of 7.4%. 

The major factor driving the tungsten carbide market Size is the rise in the awareness among the people to make sure of a proper maintenance of their health issues. Tungsten Carbide has been used as a replacement agent in many industries to make sure of a proper strength and capacity building in the body. This is also majorly due to the development of the 3D printing technology around the world that leads to creating a stiffness in the body of people that helps with the expansion of body temperature. Several such possibilities have made it possible for the Tungsten Carbide Market to expand its growth and opportunities in the market.

COVID-19 Analysis

It was seen that the pandemic had a pretty devastating effect on the market growth and the size due to the impositions and lockdown put by the government. All industries have become non-functional and non-operational for a pretty long amount of time, which eventually led to a dismantling in the functioning of the automotive industry. This led to a great hamper in the Tungsten Carbide Market. The industry's demand also fell by the day due to a decrease in the production of raw materials. But despite this, a substantial growth prediction has been observed in the market dynamics.

Chief Factors Existing In the Market


Key Driver Market

The major key factor responsible for driving the market is the minor powered size of the tungsten that's used in the automotive industry. This metal is an ideal option for so many mining and cutting equipment that was previously a major cause of work hindrance. The 3D printing has also majorly contributed to the growth of the market.


Market Challenges

The major market challenge faced by the tungsten carbide market Share is the usage of multiple metals simultaneously. Due to the usage of a large number of metals simultaneously, the challenges in the internal market increase. The application of the market has been increasing over the day, leading to more challenges.


Market Opportunities

 With the increase in the number of oil and gas industry production in the market by the day, the tungsten carbide market Research has gotten the opportunity of sharing the largest number of opportunities. The metal being carved into any shape and size due to its durability makes it very malleable for use.


Market Restraints

The market restraints of the industry come with the usage of the metal that has its own part of side-effects. The metal, when exhaled in its raw form, leads to so many types of respiratory diseases. This can be fatal because they also sometimes cause the person to become blind. The toxicity of the metal is the major restraint in the industry.


Cumulative Evaluation Of The Market

The cumulative evaluation report of the tungsten carbide market indicated a pretty stable and substantial CAGR and growth rate could be seen in the development reports. This is done to achieve substantial market growth and enhance the products' launch. The market dynamics and their logistics showed that the market had grown effectively considering the demand factors, because of which the CAGR value was estimated to be at 4% constant by the year 2030. The drivers and opportunities are helping the market to reach its value, while the restraints and challenges are restricting its growth rate despite the pandemic’s effect that the market will reach its estimated growth value due to the planned strategies to overcome the problems. Apart from this, a substantial growth is predicted for the tungsten carbide market Revenue by the growth year 2030.


Market Segmentation

Over the years, the Tungsten Carbide Market Growth suggested that the market is majorly divided into segments and sub-segments depending upon the application and end-user.


By Application

The market is majorly segmented into coatings, alloys, and cemented carbides, depending upon the forms in which they are available and on their applications.


By End-User

Depending upon the end-user type, the tungsten carbide market Forecast

is divided and sub divided into Mining, electronics, construction and automotive industry long with aerospace and defense.


Regional Analysis

Due to its rapid growth in the industrial and the manufacturing sector, the Tungsten Carbide Market is globally spread over areas of North America, including areas like the Mexico, Canada, and the US. Parts of Asia-Pacific like India and Japan, along with The Middle East and parts of Europe. The report also suggests a very intensive and qualitative growth of the market in the Middle East and Africa, covering areas like GCC, Southern Africa, and North Africa.

Competitive Intensity within the Industry

The competitive intensity of the tungsten carbide market Trend is about the chief industrial players and their development. The market report gives a brief about the necessary details about the company like the last updated growth and other major factors that help through thethe overall development of the industry. The developmental activities such as merging and collaborations are done with strategic and logistical planning. Here is the list of some of the major industrial key players of the market:

  • Sandvik AB (Sweden)

  • Kennametal Inc. (U.S.)

  • Ceratizit S.A. (Luxembourg)

  • Extranet (Switzerland)

  • Federal Carbide Company (U.S.)

  • Guangdong Xianglu Tungsten Co., Ltd. (China)

  • Nanchang Cemented Carbide Co., Ltd. (China)

  • Japan New Metal Co., Ltd. (Japan)

  • China Tungsten Online (Xiamen) Manu.

  • Eade International Corporation.

Recent Market Developments

  • It was observed that in a recent market stats, various companies have been strategically working to reduce the load and work pressure on the market level. In 2017, October, the OC Oerlikon Corporation AG decided to take over the Primateria AB in Sweden. This was done just in order to increase the production of raw materials that has been lagging down in certain areas of the production. The collection of the tungsten metal was seen to be produced in a bulk post the collaboration. This also helped certain other organizations to help fit within the Tungsten Carbide Market.

  • It was also seen that the Australian company National Mineral Developmental Corporation had taken up the responsibility long back in 2018, September to produce large bucks of tungsten carbide due to its increasing demand in the market and also due to its easy production ways. The mining facilities also helped with the production and storage of the same.

Report Overview

The report overview of the Tungsten Carbide Market Analysis signifies the complete growth statistics and tactics of the market keeping in mind the recent development in the surroundings. The growth as well as the driving factors of the same always depends upon the market value propel statistics which means that with the development of the recent markets there also needs to be a detailed study of the report. The segmentation analysis report showed the global dominance of the market around the world. The competitive report has given a clear idea of the industrial player’s checklist and developmental activities. The Tungsten Carbide Market is expected to reach a stable CAGR during the forecast period by 2030.

Key Industrial Segments

By Application:

  • Coatings

  • Alloys

  • Cemented carbides

  By End-User Industry

  • Mining

  • Electronics

  • Automotive

  • painting

Report Scope:

Report Attribute/Metric Details
  Market Size   2030: USD 29.7 Billion
  CAGR   7.4% (2021-2030)
  Base Year   2020
  Forecast Period   2021-2030
  Historical Data   2019 & 2020
  Forecast Units   Value (USD Billion)
  Report Coverage   Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
  Segments Covered   By Grade Type, End-Use Industry and Region
  Geographies Covered   North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW)
  Key Vendors   Sandvik AB (Sweden), Kennametal Inc. (U.S.), Ceratizit S.A. (Luxembourg), Extramet AG (Switzerland), Federal Carbide Company (U.S.), Guangdong Xianglu Tungsten Co., Ltd. (China), Nanchang Cemented Carbide Co., Ltd. (China), Jiangxi Yaosheng Tungsten Co., Ltd. (China), Japan New Metal Co., Ltd. (Japan), China Tungsten (Xiamen) and Eurotungstene (France), among others
  Key Market Opportunities   The growing industrialization, and urbanization in the developing regions throughout the globe
  Key Market Drivers   Its growing consumption in the applications such as machine & cutting tool components, dies & punches, abrasive products and others.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The rotary & mining segment is leading the tungsten carbide market grade segment.

Mining and construction sectors are expected to lead the end user segment of the tungsten carbide market.

The Asia Pacific is the region to dominate the global tungsten carbide market in the coming years.

Companies like Kennametal Inc. (U.S.), Sandvik AB (Sweden), Extramet AG (Switzerland), Ceratizit S.A. (Luxembourg), Guangdong Xianglu Tungsten Co., Ltd. (China), Federal Carbide Company (U.S.), Jiangxi Yaosheng Tungsten Co., Ltd. (China), Nanchang Cemented Carbide Co., Ltd. (China), China Tungsten (Xiamen), Japan New Metal Co., Ltd. (Japan), and Eurotungstene (France), are expected to play dominating roles in the tungsten carbide market.

Increasing consumption of abrasive products dies & punches, machine & cutting tool components, and others across industries are going to inspire better growth for the tungsten carbide market.