Global Durable Water Repellent (DWR) Coatings Market Report 2024: From Fluoropolymers to Smart Coatings
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DUBLIN, Aug. 30, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- The "The Global Market for Durable Water Repellent (DWR) Coatings 2024-2034" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
This report delves into the world of DWR Coatings, analyzing their chemistry, properties, application processes, and environmental considerations.
In the ever-evolving landscape of surface coatings, Durable Water Repellent (DWR) Coatings have emerged as a transformative solution. These coatings create hydrophobic surfaces that possess the unique ability to repel water while allowing the passage of water vapor.
The driving forces behind the growth of DWR Coatings are twofold: the increasing demand for water-resistant fabrics and the imperative to extend the longevity of buildings by preventing water damage and the growth of mold.
Among the various chemistries, fluoropolymers like PTFE stand out for their exceptional water repellency and non-reactive nature, although environmental concerns have paved the way for alternatives such as hydrocarbons, silicones, nanocoatings, bio-based options, and smart coatings.
Notably, textiles represent the largest application segment for these coatings, solidifying their role in diverse industries seeking effective water protection solutions.
Report contents include:
Key Topics Covered:
1 INTRODUCTION1.1 Technology overview1.1.1 PFCs1.1.2 PFC-Free1.2 Properties and performance metrics1.3 Initiatives by outdoor clothing companies to phase out PFCs1.4 Key chemistry types1.4.1 Fluoropolymers188.8.131.52 PTFE (polytetrafluoroethylene)184.108.40.206.1 Chemical Structure220.127.116.11.2 Properties18.104.22.168.3 Application Process22.214.171.124.4 Environmental Concerns126.96.36.199 Fluorinated acrylates/methacrylates188.8.131.52 Shorter-chain fluorotelomer-based polymers184.108.40.206 Branched fluoropolymers220.127.116.11 Plasma-induced grafting1.4.2 Hydrocarbons18.104.22.168 Paraffins22.214.171.124 Polyurethanes1.4.3 Silicones, Silanes, & Siloxanes126.96.36.199 Polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS)188.8.131.52 Modified silicones184.108.40.206 Block copolymers1.4.4 Nanocoatings1.4.5 Hybrid coatings220.127.116.11 Types1.4.6 Bio-based18.104.22.168 Wax emulsions22.214.171.124 Aliphatic polyesters126.96.36.199 Chitosan188.8.131.52 Protein-based184.108.40.206 Plant-derived C6, C8, and C10 chemistry platforms220.127.116.11 Lignin-derived polymers18.104.22.168 Nanoscale citrus-derived1.4.7 Smart DWR coatings22.214.171.124 Temperature-responsive DWR coatings126.96.36.199 pH-responsive DWR coatings188.8.131.52 Light-responsive DWR coatings184.108.40.206 Self-healing DWR coatings220.127.116.11 Conductive DWR coatings1.5 Limitations of current DWR chemistries1.6 Improving durability and repellency performance
2 THE GLOBAL MARKET FOR DURABLE WATER REPELLENT (DWR) COATINGS2.1 Market drivers2.2 Market challenges2.3 Markets for DWR coatings2.3.1 Outdoor apparel18.104.22.168 Market overview22.214.171.124 Applications2.3.2 Fashion apparel2.3.3 Performance footwear2.3.4 Workwear2.3.5 Medical wear2.3.6 Military apparel2.3.7 Upholstery2.3.8 Awnings, tents, and bags2.3.9 Transportation2.3.10 Building & Construction2.3.11 Electronics2.3.12 Industrial coatings2.4 Key players2.5 Global market for DWR Coatings2.5.1 By chemistries2.5.2 By end-use market2.5.3 By region
3 COMPANY PROFILES (144 company profiles)
4 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY4.1 Aims and objectives of the study
A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes
For more information about this report visit https://www.researchandmarkets.com/r/j6c69j
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