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Additive Manufacturing with Metal Powders 2017:  An Opportunity Analysis and Ten-Year Forecast

Additive Manufacturing with Metal Powders 2017:  An Opportunity Analysis and Ten-Year Forecast

SmarTech Publishing’s 2017 report on metal powders for additive manufacturing will cover more metals than ever reflecting the growing palette of metal printing.  We will also analyze the latest printers and technology developments that have emerges since our 2016 report on this topic.  And we also take a look at who have been the winners and losers in the past year.

As usual we include ten-year forecasts of the additive manufactured metals market with projections by type of machine and software, metal consumed and service revenue bureau.  Forecasts are also included by application/end-user industry.

Watch this space for more details.  No other source provides such a wealth of analysis and market data on metal additive manufacturing.

Provisional Table of Contents

Chapter One: Metal Additive Manufacturing Market in 2017 - A Pivotal Year
1.1 Trailing Twelve Month Review of Metal AM Market Activity
1.1.1 Major Market Structure Changes - Acquisitions Affecting Supply Chain for Metal Powders
1.1.2 Major Market Structure Changes - Significant New Entrants to Powder Bed Fusion
1.1.3 Significant Process Development for Alternatives to Powder Bed Fusion - Anticipating Commercial Impacts
1.1.4 Regional Growth Perspectives in Metal AM
1.2 Key Trends in Metal AM Technology Shaping the Future of Additive Manufacturing
1.2.1 Advancements in Metal Additive Manufacturing Software Solutions
1.2.2 Powder Bed Fusion Process Architecture Shifts Towards Automation, Serial Manufacturing
1.2.3 Advancements in In-Situ Process Monitoring and Quality Assurance Technologies
1.2.4 Key Growth Factors and Development Goals by Metal AM Print Technology
1.3 Shifting Desires in Metal Powders and Alloys in Metal Additive Manufacturing
1.4 Characterizing Metal Additive Manufacturing Markets and Users in 2017 and Beyond
1.5 Summary of Latest Market Forecasts and Data

Chapter Two: Metal Additive Manufacturing Technologies and End Users
2.1 Metal Powder Bed Fusion Technology
2.1.1 Laser Based Powder Bed Fusion
2.1.2 Electron Beam Powder Bed Fusion
2.1.3 Key Developments in Powder Bed Fusion Technology
2.2 Powder Based Directed Energy Deposition Technology
2.3 Metal Binder Jetting Technologies
2.4 Emerging Metal AM Processes
2.5 Analysis of Hardware Market Players: Incumbents
2.5.1 3D Systems
2.5.2 EOS
2.5.3 Concept Laser
2.5.4 Arcam
2.5.5 SLM Solutions
2.5.6 Renishaw
2.5.7 Optomec
2.5.8 ExOne
2.6 Analysis of Hardware Market Players: Challengers
2.6.1 Trumpf
2.6.2 OR LASER
2.6.3 Sentrol
2.6.4 Farsoon
2.6.5 Sisma
2.6.6 Fives
2.6.7 Additive Industries
2.7 Key Points from this Chapter

Chapter Three: The Metal Powder Supply Chain - Production, Supply, Influencers
3.1 Characterization of Metal Powders for Additive Manufacturing
3.2 Overview of Metal Powder Supply Chain
3.3 Metal Powder Production Methods for Additive Manufacturing
3.3.1 Major Trends in Metal Powder Production
3.3.2 Gas Based Atomization
3.3.3 Plasma Based Atomization
3.3.4 Alternative Atomization and Production Methods
3.3.5 Cost Analysis and Expectations for Metal Powders in Additive Manufacturing
3.4 Analysis of Powder Supply Chain Players
3.4.1 AP&C
3.4.2 Carpenter
3.4.3 Sandvik
3.4.4 H.C. Starck
3.4.5 GKN Hoaganaes
3.4.5 Osaka Titanium
3.4.6 Praxair Surface Technologies
3.4.7 ATI
3.4.8 Pyrogenesis
3.4.9 US Metal Powders
3.4.10 Suppliers of Precious Metal Powders
3.4.11 System OEMs Influencing Supply Chains through Reselling

Chapter Four: Metal Alloy Categories in Additive Manufacturing - Opportunities and Applications
4.1 Steels in Additive Manufacturing
4.1.1 Top Growth Applications and Associated Markets for Steels in Additive Manufacturing
4.1.2 Primary Production Methods, Processing Technologies, and Suppliers for Steel Powders
4.2 Cobalt Chrome
4.2.1 Top Growth Applications and Associated Markets for Cobalt Chrome in Additive Manufacturing
4.2.2 Primary Production Methods, Processing Technologies, and Suppliers for Cobalt Chrome Powders
4.3 Titanium Alloys
4.3.1 Top Growth Applications and Associated Markets for Titanium Alloys in Additive Manufacturing
4.3.2 Primary Production Methods, Processing Technologies, and Suppliers for Titanium Alloys Powders
4.4 Nickel Alloys
4.4.1 Top Growth Applications and Associated Markets for Nickel Alloys in Additive Manufacturing
4.4.2 Primary Production Methods, Processing Technologies, and Suppliers for Nickel Alloys Powders
4.5 Aluminum Alloys
4.5.1 Top Growth Applications and Associated Markets for Aluminum Alloys in Additive Manufacturing
4.5.2 Primary Production Methods, Processing Technologies, and Suppliers for Aluminum Alloys Powders
4.6 Refractory Metals and Other Alloys - Tantalum, Tungsten, Molybdenum, and More
4.6.1 Top Growth Applications and Associated Markets for Refractory Metals in Additive Manufacturing
4.6.2 Applications and Associated Markets for Copper Alloys in Additive Manufacturing
4.7 Precious Metals

Chapter Five: Ten Year Forecasts for Metal Powders and Additive Manufacturing Technologies
5.1 Methodology and Forecast Considerations
5.2 Presentation of Key Market Metrics
5.3 Metal AM Hardware Forecast Data
5.4 Metal Powders for AM Forecasts by Industry Segment
5.4.1 Aerospace
5.4.2 Automotive
5.4.3 Medical
5.4.4 Dental
5.4.5 Service Bureaus for Metal AM Services
5.4.6 Jewelry
5.4.7 Oil and Gas
5.4.8 Other Industries
5.5 Summary of Metal AM Forecast Revenues

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