Traditional Ceramic & Sand AM Market 2023

Published on: September 2023
  • 63 traditional ceramic and sand AM companies individually surveyed and studied.
  • Core traditional ceramic and sand AM market generated $137 million in 2022.
  • Market expected to grow to over $1.7 billion by 2032 at 28.8% CAGR.

This new market study from VoxelMatters provides an in-depth analysis and forecast of the three core segments of the traditional ceramic and sand 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 120-page report—featuring over 80 charts and data tables—focuses on traditional ceramics which are used in additive manufacturing primarily to produce large molds and cores for sand casting.

 By leveraging VoxelMatters Directory—the largest global directory of verified AM companies, currently comprising over 6,800 companies—the research team identified 63 companies that operate extensively in traditional ceramic AM, representing nearly the entirety of the ceramic AM market and its key segments: 21 hardware manufacturers, 18 material suppliers, and 46 service providers. In total, the dataset for this market study comprises over 9,000 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:

3D Potter, AFS, AMSKY, Ceramica Collet, Christenguss, CITELE Group, Desktop Metal, Desamanera, EASYMFG, Eisengiesserei Mezger, Enable, FHZL, Guangdong Zhongliding Intelligent Technology, Hetitec, HumTown Additive, ITOCHU International, KOCEL, Metang Novatech, voxeljet, WASP 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 traditional ceramic for sand casting and for direct 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.

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

1. The state of traditional ceramic additive manufacturing

1.1. Introduction to traditional ceramic additive manufacturing

1.1.1. Key trends in traditional ceramic additive manufacturing

1.2. Total traditional ceramic AM market

1.2.1. Forecast of traditional ceramic AM market 2022–2032 

1.3. Highlights from this chapter

 

2. Traditional ceramic AM hardware technologies

2.1. Overview of traditional ceramic AM hardware technologies

2.1.1. General evolutionary trends for traditional ceramic AM technologies  

2.2. Binder jetting technology

2.2.1. Key evolutionary trends

2.2.2. Key players and systems

2.3. Paste deposition/extrusion technologies

2.3.1. Key evolutionary trends

2.3.2. Key players and systems

2.4. State of the traditional ceramic AM hardware market in 2022

2.4.1. Traditional ceramic AM hardware unit sales analysis 2022

2.4.2. Traditional ceramic AM hardware revenue analysis 2022

2.4.3. Traditional ceramic AM hardware unit installed base analysis 2022

2.5. 10-year forecast of traditional ceramic AM hardware market 2022–2032

2.5.1. Forecast of traditional ceramic AM hardware unit sales 2022–2032

2.5.2. Forecast of traditional ceramic AM hardware revenue 2022–2032

2.5.3. Forecast of traditional ceramic AM hardware unit installed base 2022–2032

2.6. Highlights from this chapter

 

3. Traditional ceramic AM materials

3.1. Overview of traditional ceramic AM materials

3.1.1. Traditional ceramic powder products and suppliers for binder jetting

3.1.1.1. Silica sand

3.1.1.2. Quartz sand

3.1.1.3. Zircon sand

3.1.1.4. Chromite

3.1.1.5. Cerabeads

3.1.1.6. Ceramsite

3.1.2. Binder products and suppliers for binder jetting of traditional ceramic powder

3.1.3. Clays for 3D printing

3.1.3.1. Earthenware/terracotta

3.1.3.2. Stoneware

3.1.3.3 Porcelain

3.1.4. Concrete for 3D printing

3.1.4.1. Concrete applications in AM

3.1.5. Glass for 3D printing

3.2. State of the traditional ceramic AM material market in 2022

3.2.1. Traditional ceramic AM material volume analysis 2022

3.2.1.1. Traditional ceramic AM material volume 2022 by material form

3.2.2.1. Traditional ceramic revenue 2022 by material form

3.2.2.2. Traditional ceramic AM material revenue analysis 2022

3.3. 10-year forecast of the traditional ceramic AM material market

3.3.1. Forecast of traditional ceramic AM material volume 2022–2032

3.3.2. Forecast of traditional ceramic AM materials revenue 2022–2032

3.4. Highlights from this chapter 

 

4. Traditional ceramic AM Service Providers

4.1. Types of traditional ceramic AM service providers 

4.1.1. Ceramic AM hardware manufacturers providing AM services

4.1.2. Foundries

4.2. Traditional ceramic AM production workflows

4.2.1. Benefits of sand casting

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

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

4.3.2. Revenues generated by traditional ceramic AM services analysis 2022

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

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

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

 

5. Key vertical markets for traditional ceramic AM 

5.1. Types of traditional ceramic AM parts

5.1.1. Molds and foundry cores

5.1.1.1. Automotive applications of 3D printed sand casting

5.1.1.2. Aerospace applications of 3D printed sand casting

5.1.2. Consumer products

5.1.3. Pottery

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

5.2.1. Traditional ceramic AM hardware by vertical adoption segment

5.2.2. Traditional ceramic AM materials by vertical adoption segment

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

5.3.1. Forecast of traditional ceramic AM hardware by vertical

5.3.2. Forecast of traditional ceramic AM materials by vertical

5.3.3. Forecast of traditional ceramic AM services by vertical

5.3.4. Forecast of vertical revenues by traditional ceramic AM market segment for top vertical segments

5.4.  Highlights from this chapter

 

6. Key geographic markets for traditional ceramic AM

6.1. Key regional areas of interest for AM 

6.1.1. EMEA 

6.1.1.1. Germany

6.1.1.2. Italy 

6.1.1.3. UK

6.1.1.4. Others

6.1.2. North America 

6.1.3. APAC

6.1.3.1. China

6.1.3.2. Others

6.2. State of traditional ceramic AM regional markets in 2022

6.2.1. Traditional ceramic AM hardware 

6.2.2. Traditional ceramic AM materials

6.2.3. Traditional ceramic AM services

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

6.3.1. Forecast of traditional ceramic AM hardware by region

6.3.2. Forecast of traditional ceramic AM materials by region

6.3.3. Forecast of traditional ceramic AM services by region

6.4. Highlights from this chapter 

 

Appendix I: Companies surveyed

 

Table of Figures

1 .The state of traditional ceramic additive manufacturing 

Figure 1. Forecast of the traditional ceramic AM market revenues ($US M) by segment 2022–2032 

Figure 2. Traditional ceramic AM market (Hardware, Materials, Services) CAGR 2022–2032 

Figure 3. Forecast of traditional ceramic AM market revenues ($ US M) by top vertical 2022–2032 

Figure 4. Forecast of traditional ceramic AM market revenues ($ US M) by region 2022–2032 

 

2. Traditional ceramic AM hardware technologies 

Figure 5. Map of major traditional ceramic AM technologies 

Figure 6. Key benefits and challenges of binder jetting technology for traditional ceramics  

Figure 7. Table of key players and systems in binder jetting 

Figure 8. Key benefits and challenges of material extrusion for traditional ceramics  

Figure 9. Key vendors and systems using pneumatic material extrusion technology 

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

Figure 11. Top 10 hardware systems by unit sales in 2022 

Figure 12. Traditional ceramic AM hardware unit sales analysis 2022 by technology 

Figure 13. Traditional ceramic AM hardware unit sales analysis 2022 by price segment 

Figure 14. Top 10 hardware companies by revenue in 2022 

Figure 15. Top 10 hardware systems by revenue in 2022 

Figure 16. Hardware revenue ($ US M) generated in 2022 by technology 

Figure 17. Hardware revenue ($ US M) generated in 2022 by price segment 

Figure 18. Top 10 hardware companies by unit installed base in 2022 

Figure 19. Top 10 hardware systems by installed base in 2022 

Figure 20. Hardware unit installed base as of 2022 by technology 

Figure 21. Hardware unit installed base as of 2022 by price segment 

Figure 22. Forecast of hardware unit sales 2022–2032 by technology 

Figure 23. Forecast of hardware unit sales 2022–2032 by price segment 

Figure 24. Forecast of hardware revenue ($ US M) 2022–2032 by technology 

Figure 25. Forecast of hardware revenue ($ US M) 2022–2032 by price segment 

Figure 26. Forecast of hardware units installed base 2022–2032 by technology 

Figure 27. Forecast of hardware unit installed base 2022–2032 by price segment 

 

3. Traditional ceramic AM materials 

Figure 28. Table of traditional ceramic AM material types and forms by technology and applications 

Figure 29. Traditional ceramic material products for binder jetting technologies  

Figure 30. Common clay materials commercially available for AM 

Figure 31. Top 10 traditional ceramic material companies by volume in 2022 

Figure 32. Traditional ceramic AM material volume (kilograms) analysis 2022 by material form 

Figure 33. Traditional ceramic powder volume (kilograms) by material 2021–2022 and YoY growth 

Figure 34. Traditional ceramic paste volume (kilograms) by material 2021–2022 and YoY growth 

Figure 35. Top 10 traditional ceramic AM material companies by revenue in 2022 

Figure 36. Traditional ceramic AM material revenue ($ US M) analysis 2022 by material form 

Figure 37. Traditional ceramic powder revenue ($ US M) by material 2021–2022 and YoY growth 

Figure 38. Traditional ceramic paste revenue ($ US M) by material 2021–2022 and YoY growth 

Figure 39. Forecast of traditional ceramic AM powder materials volume (kilograms) 2022–2032 

Figure 40. Forecast of traditional ceramic AM paste materials volume (tonnes) 2022–2032 

Figure 41. Forecast of traditional ceramic AM powder materials revenue ($US M) 2022–2032 

Figure 42. Forecast of traditional ceramic AM paste materials revenue ($US M) 2022–2032 

 

4. Chapter Four: traditional ceramic AM Service Providers 

Figure 43. Top 10 traditional ceramic AM service companies by number of parts produced in 2022 

Figure 44. Number of parts produced by traditional ceramic AM services 2022 by technology 

Figure 45. Number of parts produced by traditional ceramic AM services 2022 by part type 

Figure 46. Top 10 traditional ceramic AM service companies by revenue in 2022 

Figure 47. Revenue ($US M) generated by traditional ceramic AM services 2021–2022 

Figure 48. Revenue generated by traditional ceramic AM services by part type 2021–2022 

Figure 49. Forecast of the number of parts produced by AM services by technology 2022–2032 

Figure 50. Forecast of the number of parts produced by AM services by part type 2022–2032 

Figure 51. Forecast of revenues ($US M) generated by traditional ceramic AM services 2022–2032  

Figure 52. Forecast of revenues ($US M) generated by traditional ceramic AM services 2022–2032 

 

5. Chapter five key vertical markets for traditional ceramic AM  

Figure 53. Traditional ceramic AM hardware units sold by vertical AM adoption segment 2021–2022 

Figure 54. Traditional ceramic AM hardware revenues ($US M) by vertical 2021–2022  

Figure 55. Traditional ceramic AM material volume (tonnes) by vertical 2021–2022 

Figure 56. Traditional ceramic AM material revenues ($US M) by vertical 2021–2022 

Figure 57. Number of traditional ceramic AM parts produced by services by vertical 2021–2022 

Figure 58. Revenues ($US M) generated by traditional ceramic AM services by vertical 2021–2022 

Figure 59. Forecast of traditional ceramic AM hardware units sold by vertical 2022–2032 

Figure 60. Forecast of traditional ceramic AM hardware revenues ($US M) by vertical 2022–2032 

Figure 61. Forecast of traditional ceramic AM material volume (tonnes) by vertical 2022–2032 

Figure 62. Forecast of traditional ceramic AM material revenues ($US M) by vertical 2022–2032 

Figure 63. Forecast of the number of parts produced by AM services by vertical 2022–2032 

Figure 64. Forecast of revenues ($US M) generated by AM services by vertical 2022–2032 

Figure 65. Forecast of revenues ($US M) generated by key AM market segments in 2022 

Figure 66. Forecast of revenues ($US M) generated by sales in the industrial segment 

Figure 67. Forecast of revenues ($US M) generated by sales in the automotive segment 

Figure 68. Forecast of revenues ($US M) generated by sales in the energy segment 

Figure 69. Forecast of revenues ($US M) generated by sales in the consumer segment 

 

6. Key geographic markets for traditional ceramic AM 

Figure 70. Traditional ceramic AM hardware units sold by region 2021–2022 and YoY growth 

Figure 71. Traditional ceramic AM hardware revenues ($US M) by region 2021–2022 

Figure 72. Traditional ceramic AM material volume (kilograms) by region 2021–2022 

Figure 73. Traditional ceramic AM material revenues ($US M) by region 2021–2022 

Figure 74. Number of traditional ceramic AM parts produced by services by region 2021–2022 

Figure 75. Revenues ($US M) generated by AM services by region 2021–2022 

Figure 76. Forecast of traditional ceramic AM hardware units sold by region 2022–2032 

Figure 77. Forecast of traditional ceramic AM hardware revenues ($US M) by region 2022–2032 

Figure 78. Forecast of traditional ceramic AM material volume (tonnes) by region 2022–2032 

Figure 79. Forecast of traditional ceramic AM material revenues ($US M) by region 2022–2032 

Figure 80. Forecast of the number of parts produced by AM services by region 2022–2032 

Figure 81. Forecast of revenues ($US M) generated by AM services by region 2022–2032 

 

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