The Global Woven Fiberglass Cloth Market size is projected to grow robustly at a CAGR of 5.7% during the forecast period. The growing adoption of wind energy and transportation applications is anticipated to drive demand for woven fiberglass cloths in the coming years.
Woven fiberglass cloth is a fabric made from woven glass fibers. The fabric is created by weaving short strands of glass fibers together in a pattern similar to basketweaving. Woven fiberglass cloth is a kind of carbon fabric, which is made from high modulus graphite fibers with a polyester matrix binder. It has the properties of lightweight and stiffness combined with excellent electrical insulation, heat resistance, and corrosion resistance.
On the basis of Type, the global woven fiberglass cloth market is segmented into E-glass and Other.
E-glass is a type of woven fiberglass cloth that is composed of alkaline earth aluminosilicates. It has good electrical and thermal insulation properties, making it ideal for use in electrical and electronic applications. Additionally, E-glass has high strength and stiffness, making it suitable for use in construction and transportation applications. E-glass is mostly used due to its availability in large quantities. It has the strength of three times the E-glass fiber, high break load, and good strain tolerance. The E-glass segment is further classified into chopped strand mat (CSM), woven roving, fabric, and tow.
On the basis of Application, the global woven fiberglass cloth market is segmented into Wind Energy, Transportation, Electrical & Electronics, Construction, Marine, and Aerospace & Defense.
Woven fiberglass cloth is used in the wind energy sector to manufacturing large-scale turbines. The material provides high tensile strength and is also resistant to corrosion, making them suitable for use in harsh environmental conditions. They have a low thermal conductivity which reduces heat loss from generating equipment resulting in higher efficiency of power generation. The fabric is used in wind turbine blades to provide stiffness and strength. It helps to reduce the weight of the blade and minimizes vibration, which ultimately improves the performance and life of the turbine. In addition, woven fiberglass cloth is also used in nacelle and towers.
The transportation industry is a key end-user of woven fiberglass cloth. It is used in the manufacturing of buses, trains, cars, and planes. The high tensile strength and corrosion resistance of woven fiberglass cloth make it an ideal material for these applications. The use of woven fiberglass cloth in the transportation industry helps to reduce weight and increase fuel efficiency. The material is also flame retardant, making it a safer option for vehicles. In addition, it also enhances the overall performance of the vehicle.
The woven fiberglass cloth is extensively used in the Electrical & Electronics industry for the manufacturing of insulation materials such as electrical tape, wire, and cable jackets. The insulating tapes manufactured by using this material helps to protect the wires from fire or electric shock hazards. Moreover, it also provides a high degree of mechanical strength and durability over a wide range of temperatures.
The woven fiberglass cloth is used as a substrate material in the manufacture of printed circuit boards (PCBs). A PCB is an electronic assembly that allows electrical components to be interconnected. The woven fiberglass cloth provides a smooth surface for the application of solder and other bonding materials, which helps to ensure a reliable electrical connection between the components. Additionally, the cloth is also flame-resistant, which makes it an ideal choice for use in applications where safety is a concern.
Woven fiberglass cloth is used in construction to reinforce concrete, masonry, and other building materials. It is also used as a roofing material. Fiberglass cloth can be stapled or nailed to wood furring strips, metal lath, or plywood sheathing. When used as a roofing membrane, it is generally fastened to a roof deck with adhesive.
Woven fiberglass cloth is also used in manufacturing precast concrete products such as panels, beams, and columns. The fabric is placed over the mold and the concrete is poured in around it. This produces a product that is lightweight, yet strong and durable. Fiberglass-reinforced concrete can be used for walls, floors, ceilings, and other applications.
The Marine industry uses woven fiberglass cloth for various applications such as boat building, shipbuilding, fishing boats, and more. Fiberglass cloth offers many advantages over traditional materials such as wood and metal. It is strong, durable, and lightweight. The woven fiberglass cloth makes the boat more resistant to corrosion. The woven fibers of glass fabric offer high performance and also help reduce weight, thereby accelerating ships’ speed and fuel efficiency without compromising on their strength. Fiberglass cloth can be molded into just about any shape, making it perfect for use in boats and ships.
Woven fiberglass cloths are used as reinforcement material in the manufacturing of aerospace structures such as wings and fuselages. It is also used for insulation purposes to prevent condensation from forming on the aircraft windows, due to low temperatures at high altitudes. The defense industry is a key end-user of woven fiberglass cloth, with the material used in a range of applications from aircraft and naval vessels to land vehicles. Fiberglass cloth provides high strength-to-weight ratios, making it an ideal choice for components that require durability and mobility. Additionally, its resistance to corrosion and heat makes it an ideal material for use in high-stress environments.
On the basis of Region, the global woven fiberglass cloth market is segmented into North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Middle East & Africa. The North American region contributes the highest revenue share globally as it possesses well-established economies that support technological advancements. In addition, the growing demand for woven fiberglass cloth from the transportation and electrical & electronics industries is also expected to offer lucrative opportunities in this market.
Europe is one of the most key markets for woven fiberglass cloth. E-glass accounts high market share in Europe due to its superior mechanical properties over other glass types, owing to which it has found application across various end-use industry verticals such as wind energy and transportation among others. In Europe, the transportation sector accounts for the majority share in terms of demand for woven fiberglass cloth. This can be attributed to the increasing utilization of composites in automobiles owing to their properties such as being lightweight and high strength. The electrical & electronics industry is projected to register the highest growth in Europe over the forecast period. Increasing demand from end-use industries such as telecommunications, automotive, and consumer durables are some of the major factors propelling the growth of the electrical & electronics industry in Europe.
The Asia Pacific has been the largest market for woven fiberglass cloths in recent years due to rapidly growing end-use industries such as wind power industry & marine applications; development of transportation infrastructure including highways, bridges & railways; civil engineering works like metro rail projects, etc., which is driving demand growth for this market in APAC.
There are numerous factors that contribute to the growth of this market for woven fiberglass cloth. Some of these include rising demand from wind energy, growth of the transportation sector, increasing applications in electrical & electronics, and growing demand from the construction industry. Furthermore, increasing demand from end-use industries, rising awareness about the benefits of fiberglass products, and technological advancements are the factors that boost the growth of this market.
Up Market Research published a new report titled “Woven Fiberglass Cloth Market research report which is segmented by Types (E-glass, Other), By Applications (Wind Energy, Transportation, Electrical & Electronics, Construction, Marine, Aerospace & Defens), By Players/Companies Owens Corning, Gurit, Jushi Group, Chomarat Textile Industries, Saertex GmbH, Hexcel Corporation, Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics, Tah Tong Textile, Auburn Manufacturing, BGF Industries, Nitto Boseki, Asahi Kasei Corporation, Amatex Corporation”. As per the study the market is expected to grow at a CAGR of XX% in the forecast period.
|Report Attributes||Report Details|
|Report Title||Woven Fiberglass Cloth Market Research Report|
|By Type||E-glass, Other|
|By Application||Wind Energy, Transportation, Electrical & Electronics, Construction, Marine, Aerospace & Defens|
|By Companies||Owens Corning, Gurit, Jushi Group, Chomarat Textile Industries, Saertex GmbH, Hexcel Corporation, Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics, Tah Tong Textile, Auburn Manufacturing, BGF Industries, Nitto Boseki, Asahi Kasei Corporation, Amatex Corporation|
|Regions Covered||North America, Europe, APAC, Latin America, MEA|
|Historical Year||2018 to 2019 (Data from 2010 can be provided as per availability)|
|Number of Pages||232|
|Number of Tables & Figures||163|
|Customization Available||Yes, the report can be customized as per your need.|
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The market is segmented by Type E-glass, Other and By Application Wind Energy, Transportation, Electrical & Electronics, Construction, Marine, Aerospace & Defens.
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Based on region, the market is segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America and Middle East & Africa (MEA). North America region is further bifurcated into countries such as U.S., and Canada. The Europe region is further categorized into U.K., France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe. Asia Pacific is further segmented into China, Japan, South Korea, India, Australia, South East Asia, and Rest of Asia Pacific. Latin America region is further segmented into Brazil, Mexico, and Rest of Latin America, and the MEA region is further divided into GCC, Turkey, South Africa, and Rest of MEA.
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