Technical Ceramic AM Market 2023

Published on: September 2023
  • 108 technical ceramic AM companies individually surveyed and studied.
  • Core technical ceramic AM market generated $113 million in 2022.
  • Market expected to grow to over $2 billion by 2032 at 33.5% CAGR.

This new market study from VoxelMatters provides an in-depth analysis and forecast of the three core segments of the technical ceramic additive manufacturing market: hardware, materials and services.

The report includes the full dataset for hardware, materials and services. These can also be ordered separately here.

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About the report 

The new 200-page report—featuring over 128 charts and data tables—focuses on technical ceramics, which are used in additive manufacturing to produce high-performance parts that usually weigh just a few grams.

 By leveraging VoxelMatters Directory—the largest global directory of verified AM companies, currently comprising over 6,800 companies—the research team identified 108 companies that operate extensively in technical ceramic AM, representing nearly the entirety of the technical ceramic AM market and its key segments: 24 hardware manufacturers, 40 material suppliers, and 44 service providers. In total, the data set for this market study comprises over 15,000 data points, providing one of the most accurate snapshots of the current ceramic AM global market.

 Leading and emerging companies addressed in the report include:

 10dim Tech, 3DCERAM, Admatec and Formatec (part of Nano Dimension), AON, BMF, Bosch Advanced Ceramics, CERHUM, Desktop Metal and ExOne, Goodman Technologies, iLaser, KRAHN Ceramics, Kyocera Fine Ceramics, Lithoz, Nanoe, nScrypt, Schunk Carbon Technology, Steinbach, Tethon 3D, voxeljet, WZR Ceramic Solutions, XJet, Zipro and several others.

 In addition to supporting the market analysis and development efforts of current suppliers, the report is targeted towards companies looking to enter the market and capitalize on developing opportunities. OEMs looking to implement AM for technical ceramic part production will benefit from this study by quickly and accurately understanding currently available technologies, materials and services as well as the benefits and challenges of each. Finally, this document serves as a guide for investors looking for the next disruptive production technologies.

To learn more about the scope of this study and the methodology behind this research please contact us.

1. The state of technical ceramic additive manufacturing

1.1. Introduction to technical ceramic additive manufacturing

1.2. Key trends in technical ceramic additive manufacturing

1.2.1. Trends in ceramic AM hardware

1.2.2. Trends in ceramic AM materials

1.2.3. Trends in ceramic AM services

1.3. Total technical ceramic AM market 2022–2032

1.3.1. Forecast of the technical ceramic AM market 2022–2032

1.4. Highlights from this chapter

 

2. Technical ceramic AM hardware technologies

2.1. Overview of technical ceramic AM hardware technologies

2.1.1. Timeline

2.1.2. General evolutionary trends for technical ceramic AM technologies

2.1.2.1. Stereolithography

2.1.2.2. Binder jetting

2.1.2.3. Bound filament material extrusion

2.1.2.4. Material jetting

2.2. Stereolithography

2.2.1. Stereolithography-specific key evolutionary trends

2.2.2. SLA stereolithography

2.2.2.1. SLA key evolutionary trends

2.2.2.2. SLA key players and systems

2.2.3. DLP stereolithography

2.2.3.1. DLP key evolutionary trends

2.2.3.2. DLP key players and systems

2.3. Binder jetting

2.3.1. BJP key evolutionary trends

2.3.2. BJP key players and systems

2.4. Material extrusion

2.4.1. Bound filament extrusion technologies

2.4.1.1. MEX (Bound) key evolutionary trends

2.4.1.2. MEX (Bound) key players and systems

2.4.2. Paste deposition/extrusion technologies

2.4.2.1. MEX (Paste) key evolutionary trends

2.5. Material jetting

2.5.1. MJP key evolutionary trends

2.6. State of the technical ceramic AM hardware market in 2022

2.6.1. Technical ceramic AM hardware unit sales analysis 2022

2.6.2. Technical ceramic AM hardware unit sales analysis 2022

2.6.2.1. Technical ceramic AM hardware unit sales analysis 2022 by technology

2.6.3. Technical ceramic AM hardware revenue analysis 2022

2.6.3.1. Technical ceramic AM hardware revenue analysis 2022 by technology

2.6.4. Technical ceramic AM hardware installed base analysis 2022

2.6.4.1. Technical ceramic AM hardware installed base analysis 2022 by technology

2.7. 10-year forecast of the technical ceramic AM hardware market 2022–2032

2.7.1. Forecast of technical ceramic AM hardware unit sales 2022–2032

2.7.1.1. Forecast of AM hardware unit sales 2022–2032 by sub-technologies

2.7.2. Forecast of technical ceramic AM hardware revenue 2022–2032

2.7.2.1. Forecast of AM hardware revenue 2022–2032 by sub-technologies

2.7.3. Forecast of technical ceramic AM hardware installed base 2022–2032

2.7.3.1. Forecast of AM hardware installed base 2022–2032 by sub-technologies

2.8. Highlights from this chapter

 

3. Technical ceramic AM materials

3.1. Overview of technical ceramic AM materials

3.1.1. Technical ceramic slurries

3.1.1.1. Technical ceramic slurry products and suppliers

3.1.2.  Technical ceramic powders

3.1.2.1. Technical ceramic powder products and suppliers

3.1.3. Technical ceramic bound filaments

3.1.3.1. Technical ceramic bound filament products and suppliers

3.1.4. Technical ceramic nanoparticles for material jetting

3.2. A closer look at key technical ceramic materials used in AM

3.2.1. Oxide ceramics

3.2.1.1. Alumina

3.2.1.2. Zirconia

3.2.1.3. Silicates and technical silica

3.2.1. Non-oxide ceramics

3.2.1.1. Silicon carbide

3.2.1.2.  Silicon nitride

3.2.1.3. Boron carbide and other ceramics

3.2.2. Calcium-based bioceramics

3.2.2.1. Tricalcium phosphate

3.2.2.2. Hydroxyapatite

3.3. State of the technical ceramic AM material market in 2022

3.3.1. Technical ceramic AM material volume analysis 2022

3.3.1.1. Technical ceramic AM material volume 2022 by material form

3.3.2. Technical ceramic AM material revenue analysis 2022

3.3.2.1. Technical ceramic AM material revenue 2022 by material form

3.4. 10-year forecast of the technical ceramic AM material market 2022–2032

3.4.1. Forecast of technical ceramic AM material volume 2022–2032

3.4.1.1. Forecast of technical ceramic AM material volume 2022–2032 by material form

3.4.2. Forecast of technical ceramic AM material revenue 2022–2032

3.4.2.1. Forecast of technical ceramic AM material revenue 2022–2032 by material

3.5. Highlights from this chapter

 

4. Technical ceramic AM service providers

4.1. Types of technical ceramic AM service providers

4.1.1. Ceramic AM hardware manufacturers providing AM services

4.1.2. Ceramic material suppliers providing AM services and parts

4.1.3. Ceramic part manufacturers implementing AM and providing parts via outsourced production

4.1.4. Specialized ceramic AM service providers

4.1.5. Medical and dental ceramic AM service providers

4.2. Technical ceramic AM production workflows

4.2.1. DfAM for technical ceramic AM

4.2.2. Loading materials and building ceramic parts

4.2.3. Cleaning and debinding

4.2.4. Sintering

4.2.4.1. Sintering furnaces

4.3. State of the technical ceramic AM service market in 2022

4.3.1. Number of parts produced by technical ceramic AM services analysis 2022

4.3.1.1. Number of parts produced by technical ceramic AM services in 2022 by technology

4.3.2. Revenues generated by technical ceramic AM services analysis 2022

4.3.2.1. Revenues generated by technical ceramic AM services in 2022 by technology

4.4. 10-year forecast of the technical ceramic AM services market 2022–2032

4.4.1. Forecast of the number of parts produced by technical ceramic AM services 2022–2032

4.4.1.1. Forecast of the number of parts produced by technical ceramic AM services 2022–2032 by sub-technologies

4.4.2. Forecast of revenues generated by technical ceramic AM services 2022–2032

4.4.2.1. Forecast of revenues generated by technical ceramic AM services 2022–2032 by sub-technologies

4.5. Highlights from this chapter

 

5. Key vertical markets for technical ceramic AM

5.1. Key technical ceramic AM vertical adoption markets

5.1.1. Industrial applications for technical ceramic AM

5.1.2. Medical and dental applications for technical ceramic AM

5.1.3. Aerospace applications for technical ceramic AM

5.1.4. Other markets for technical ceramic AM

5.2. State of the technical ceramic AM adoption market in 2022

5.2.1.  Technical ceramic AM hardware by vertical adoption segment

5.2.2. Technical ceramic AM materials by vertical adoption segment

5.2.3. Technical ceramic AM services by vertical adoption segment

5.3. 10-year forecast of the technical ceramic AM adoption market 2022–2032

5.3.1. Forecast of technical ceramic AM hardware by vertical

5.3.2. Forecast of technical ceramic AM materials by vertical

5.3.3. Forecast of technical ceramic AM services by vertical

5.3.4. Forecast of vertical revenues by technical ceramic AM market segment for the top 5 vertical segments

5.4. Highlights from this chapter

 

6. Key geographic markets for technical ceramic AM

6.1. Key regional areas of interest for AM

6.1.1. EMEA

6.1.1.1. DACH (Germany, Austria and Switzerland)

6.1.1.2. France and Benelux

6.1.2. North America

6.1.2.1. USA

6.1.3. APAC

6.1.3.1. China

6.1.3.2. Japan

6.1.3.3. South Korea

6.2. State of technical ceramic AM regional markets in 2022

6.2.1.  Technical ceramic AM hardware by region

6.2.2. Technical ceramic AM materials by region

6.2.3. Technical ceramic AM services by region

6.3. 10-year forecast of technical ceramic AM regional markets 2022–2032

6.3.1. Forecast of technical ceramic AM hardware by region

6.3.2. Forecast of technical ceramic AM materials by region

6.3.3. Forecast of technical ceramic AM services by region

6.4. Highlights from this chapter

 

Appendix I: Companies surveyed

 

Table of Figures

1. The state of technical ceramic additive manufacturing

Figure 1. of technical ceramic AM market revenues (USD) by segment 2022–2032

Figure 2. ceramic AM market CAGR 2022–2032

Figure 3. Forecast of technical ceramic AM market revenues (USD) by top vertical 2022–2032

Figure 4. Forecast of technical ceramic AM market revenues (USD) by region 2022–2032

 

2. Technical ceramic AM hardware technologies

Figure 5. Major technical ceramic AM technologies and key companies

Figure 6. Benefits and challenges of SLA technology for technical ceramics

Figure 7. Key players and systems in SLA stereolithography

Figure 8. Benefits and challenges of DLP technology for technical ceramics

Figure 9. Key players and systems in DLP stereolithography subcategory

Figure 10. Benefits and challenges of binder jetting technology for technical ceramics

Figure 11. Key players and systems in binder jetting

Figure 12. Benefits and challenges of bound filament technology for technical ceramics

Figure 13. Key players and systems in bound filament extrusion

Figure 14. Benefits and challenges of material jetting technology for technical ceramics

Figure 15. Top 10 hardware companies by unit sales in 2022

Figure 16. Top 10 hardware systems by unit sales in 2022

Figure 17. Hardware unit sales in 2022 by technology

Figure 18. Hardware unit sales in 2022 by price segment

Figure 19. Hardware unit sales by stereolithography sub-technologies 2021–2022 and YoY growth

Figure 20. Hardware unit sales by jetting technologies 2021–2022 and YoY growth

Figure 21. Hardware unit sales by material extrusion sub-technologies 2021–2022 and YoY growth

Figure 22. Top 10 hardware companies by revenue in 2022

Figure 23. Top 10 hardware systems by revenue in 2022

Figure 24. Hardware revenue (USD) generated in 2022 by technology

Figure 25. Hardware revenue (USD) generated in 2022 by price segment

Figure 26. Hardware revenue (USD) generated by stereolithography sub-technologies 2021–2022 and YoY growth

Figure 27. Hardware revenue (USD) generated by jetting sub-technologies 2021–2022 and YoY growth

Figure 28. Hardware revenue (USD) generated by material extrusion sub-technologies 2021–2022 and YoY growth

Figure 29. Top 10 hardware companies by unit installed base in 2022

Figure 30. Top 10 hardware systems by installed base in 2022

Figure 31. Hardware unit installed base as of 2022 by technology

Figure 32. Hardware unit installed base as of 2022 by price segment

Figure 33. Hardware unit installed base by stereolithography sub-technologies 2021–2022 and YoY growth

Figure 34. Hardware unit installed base by jetting sub-technologies 2021–2022 and YoY growth

Figure 35. Hardware unit installed base by material extrusion sub-technologies 2021–2022 and YoY growth

Figure 36. Forecast of hardware unit sales 2022–2032 by technology

Figure 37. Forecast of hardware unit sales 2022–2032 by price segment

Figure 38. Forecast of hardware unit sales by stereolithography sub-technologies 2022–2032

Figure 39. Forecast of hardware unit sales by jetting sub-technologies 2022–2032

Figure 40. Forecast of hardware unit sales by material extrusion sub-technologies 2022–2032

Figure 41. Forecast of hardware revenue (USD) generated in 2022–2032 by technology

Figure 42. Forecast of hardware revenue (USD) generated in 2022–2032 by price segment

Figure 43. Forecast of hardware revenue (USD) generated by stereolithography sub-technologies 2022–2032

Figure 44. Forecast of hardware revenue (USD) generated by jetting sub-technologies 2022–2032

Figure 45. Forecast of hardware revenue (USD) generated by material extrusion sub-technologies 2022–2032

Figure 46. Forecast of hardware installed base (thousands) 2022–2032 by technology

Figure 47. Forecast of hardware installed base (thousands) 2022–2032 by price segment

Figure 48. Forecast of hardware installed base (thousands) by stereolithography sub-technologies 2022–2032

Figure 49. Forecast of hardware installed base (tousands) by jetting sub-technologies 2022–2032

Figure 50. Forecast of hardware installed base (thousands) by material extrusion sub-technologies 2022–2032

 

3. Technical ceramic AM materials

Figure 51. Table of technical ceramic AM material types and forms

Figure 52. Table of commercially available products

Figure 53. Table of commercially available products

Figure 54. Table of commercially available products

Figure 56. Common non-oxide ceramics commercially available for AM

Figure 57. Common calcium-based bioceramics commercially available for AM

Figure 58. Top 10 technical ceramic material companies by volume in 2022

Figure 59. Top 10 materials by volume in 2022

Figure 60. Technical ceramic AM material volume (kilograms) analysis 2022 by material form

Figure 61. Technical ceramic slurry volume (kilograms) by material 2021–2022 and YoY growth

Figure 62. Technical ceramic powder volume (kilograms) by material 2021–2022 and YoY growth

Figure 63. Technical ceramic bound filament/pellet volume (kilograms) by material 2021–2022 and YoY growth

Figure 64. Top 10 technical ceramic material companies by revenue in 2022

Figure 65. Top 10 materials by revenue in 2022

Figure 66. Technical ceramic AM material revenue (USD) analysis 2022 by material form

Figure 67. Technical ceramic slurry revenue (USD) by material 2021–2022 and YoY growth

Figure 68. Technical ceramic powder revenue (USD) by material 2021–2022 and YoY growth

Figure 69. Technical ceramic bound filament/pellet revenue (USD) by material 2021–2022 and YoY growth

Figure 70. Forecast of technical ceramic AM materials volume (tonnes) 2022–2032 by material form

Figure 71. Forecast of technical ceramic slurry volume (tonnes) by material 2022–2032

Figure 72. Forecast of technical ceramic powder volume (tonnes) by material 2022–2032

Figure 73. Forecast of technical ceramic bound filament/pellet volume (tonnes) by material 2022–2032

Figure 74. Forecast of technical ceramic AM materials revenue (USD) 2022–2032 by material form

Figure 75. Forecast of technical ceramic slurry revenue (USD) by material 2022–2032

Figure 76. Forecast of technical ceramic powder revenue (USD) by material 2022–2032

Figure 77. Forecast of technical ceramic bound filament/pellet revenue (USD) by material 2022–2032

 

4. Technical ceramic AM service providers

Figure 78. Top 10 technical ceramic AM service companies by number of parts produced in 2022

Figure 79. Number of parts produced by technical ceramic AM services by technology 2021–2022 and YoY growth

Figure 80. Number of parts produced by technical ceramic AM services by part type 2021–2022 and YoY growth

Figure 81. Number of parts produced by technical ceramic AM services via stereolithography sub-technologies 2021–2022 and YoY growth

Figure 82. Number of parts produced by technical ceramic AM services via jetting sub-technologies 2021–2022 and YoY growth

Figure 83. Number of parts produced by technical ceramic AM services via material extrusion sub-technologies 2021–2022 and YoY growth

Figure 84. Top 10 technical ceramic AM service companies by revenue in 2022

Figure 85. Revenue (USD) generated by technical ceramic AM services by technology 2021–2022 and YoY growth

Figure 86. Revenue (USD) generated by technical ceramic AM services by part type 2021–2022 and YoY growth

Figure 87. Revenues (USD) generated by technical ceramic AM services via stereolithography sub-technologies 2021–2022 and YoY growth

Figure 88. Revenues (USD) generated by technical ceramic AM services via jetting sub-technologies 2021–2022 and YoY growth

Figure 89. Revenues (USD) generated by technical ceramic AM services in 2022 by material extrusion sub-technologies and YoY growth

Figure 90. Forecast of the number of parts produced by technical ceramic AM services by technology 2022–2032

Figure 91. Forecast of the number of parts produced by technical ceramic AM services by part type 2022–2032

Figure 92. Forecast of the number of parts produced by technical ceramic AM services via stereolithography sub-technologies 2022–2032

Figure 93. Forecast of the number of parts produced by technical ceramic AM services via jetting sub-technologies 2022–2032

Figure 94. Forecast of the number of parts produced by technical ceramic AM services via material extrusion sub-technologies 2022–2032

Figure 95. Forecast of revenues (USD) generated by technical ceramic AM services by technology 2022–2032

Figure 96. Forecast of revenues (USD) generated by technical ceramic AM services by part type 2022–2032

Figure 97. Forecast of revenues (USD) generated by technical ceramic AM services via stereolithography sub-technologies 2022–2032

Figure 98. Forecast of revenues (USD) generated by technical ceramic AM services via jetting sub-technologies 2022–2032

Figure 99. Forecast of revenues (USD) generated by technical ceramic AM services via material extrusion sub-technologies 2022–2032

 

5. Key vertical markets for technical ceramic AM

Figure 100. Technical ceramic AM hardware units sold by vertical AM adoption segment 2021–2022 and YoY growth

Figure 101. Technical ceramic AM hardware revenues (USD) by vertical AM adoption segment 2021–2022 and YoY growth

Figure 102. Technical ceramic AM material volume demand (tonnes) by vertical AM adoption segment 2021–2022 and YoY growth

Figure 103. Technical ceramic AM material revenues (USD) by vertical AM adoption segment 2021–2022 and YoY growth

Figure 104. Number of technical ceramic AM parts produced by services by vertical AM adoption segment 2021–2022 and YoY growth

Figure 105. Revenues (USD) generated by technical ceramic AM parts produced by AM services by vertical adoption segment 2021–2022 and YoY growth

Figure 106. Forecast of technical ceramic AM hardware units sold by vertical AM adoption segment 2022–2032

Figure 107. Forecast of technical ceramic AM hardware revenues (USD) by vertical AM adoption segment 2022–2032

Figure 108. Forecast of technical ceramic AM material volume demand (tonnes) by vertical AM adoption segment 2022–2032

Figure 109. Forecast of technical ceramic AM material revenues (USD) by vertical AM adoption segment 2022–2032

Figure 110. Forecast of the number of technical ceramic AM parts produced by services by vertical AM adoption segment 2022–2032

Figure 111. Forecast of revenues (USD) generated by technical ceramic AM parts produced by AM services by vertical adoption segment 2022–2032

Figure 112. Forecast of revenues (USD) generated by technical ceramic key AM market segments in 2022

Figure 113. Forecast of revenues (USD) generated by technical ceramic AM in the industrial segment

Figure 114. Forecast of revenues (USD) generated by technical ceramic AM in the medical segment

Figure 115. Forecast of revenues (USD) generated by technical ceramic AM in the dental segment

Figure 116. Forecast of revenues (USD) generated by technical ceramic AM in the aerospace segment

 

6. Key geographic markets for technical ceramic AM

Figure 117. Technical ceramic AM hardware units sold by region 2021–2022 and YoY growth

Figure 118. Technical ceramic AM hardware revenues (USD) by region 2021–2022 and YoY growth

Figure 119. Technical ceramic AM material volume demand (tonnes) by region 2021–2022 and YoY growth

Figure 120. Technical ceramic AM material revenues (USD) by region 2021–2022 and YoY growth

Figure 121. Number of technical ceramic AM parts produced by AM services by region 2021–2022 and YoY growth

Figure 122. Revenues (USD) generated by technical ceramic AM parts produced by AM services by region 2021–2022 and YoY growth

Figure 123. Forecast of technical ceramic AM hardware units sold by region 2022–2032

Figure 124. Forecast of technical ceramic AM hardware revenues (USD) by region 2022–2032

Figure 125. Forecast of technical ceramic AM material volume demand (tonnes) by region 2022–2032

Figure 126. Forecast of technical ceramic AM material revenues (USD) by region 2022–2032

Figure 127. Forecast of the number of technical ceramic AM parts produced by AM services by region 2022–2032

Figure 128. Forecast of revenues (USD) generated by technical ceramic AM parts produced by AM services by region 2022–2032

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