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3D Printing 2014: A Survey of Smartech's Annual Market Findings

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出版日期 內容資訊 英文
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3D印刷:Smartech的年度市場調查結果 3D Printing 2014: A Survey of Smartech's Annual Market Findings
出版日期: 2014年05月06日 內容資訊: 英文


第1章 產業概要

  • 商業環境的評估:2014年會成為3D印刷的一年嗎?
  • 10大發展
  • 10大疑問
  • 3D印刷 2.0
  • 新印刷流程保證的新成長
  • 3D軟體的展望
  • 材料概要
  • 關於一連串3DP(3D印刷)的技術考量
  • 是競爭還是競合?
  • 政府將如何發展3D印刷的遊戲規則
  • 3D印刷的5大市場
  • 對層積造型(AM)來說的其他機會
  • 預測

第2章 AM(層積造型)的航太市場

  • 航太用AM的價值命題
  • 目前3DP印刷的「Sweet Spots」的評估
  • 商業航太產業的機會
  • 軍事/國防航太產業的機會
  • 宇宙應用的機會
  • 新材料
  • 新一代商用機裝載3DP零件
  • 非粉狀體層基礎的流程再度受注目
  • 模型基礎企業
  • In-Situ監控系統是航太的關鍵
  • 3D印刷是否會造成航太產業結構的變化?

第3章 AM(層積造型)的醫療市場

  • 3DP為牙科產業帶來的優點
  • 與牙科產業上趨勢連動的3DP
  • 新興經濟各國的牙科3DP
  • 3DP是CNC為基礎的製造系統有利的替代品
  • 牙科用模型的機會
  • 脫臘模式的機會
  • 牙科用臨時器具上的機會
  • 鑽機指南
  • 牙科矯正用光刻機
  • 3D印刷為牙科定製解決方案帶來新手段
  • 牙科產品的10年預測

第4章 AM(層積造型)的牙科市場

  • 3DP為牙科產業帶來的優點
  • 與牙科產業上趨勢傳動的3DP
  • 新興經濟各國的牙科的3DP
  • 3DP對CNC為基礎的製造系統有利的替代物
  • 牙科用模型的機會
  • 俄罷工髮蠟模式的機會
  • 牙科用臨時和服的機會
  • 鑿岩機指南
  • 牙科矯正用光刻機
  • 3D印刷帶來對定做牙科解決方案新的方式
  • 牙科產品的10年預測

第5章 AM(層積造型)的汽車市場

  • AM促進創新
  • 3DP持續擴張功能性的原型製作活動
  • 利用3D印刷工具實現彈性的供應鏈
  • 3DP對汽車用替換零件供應鏈的影響
  • 高性能汽車的機會
  • 高級車客制化的機會
  • 汽車產品的10年預測

第6章 AM(層積造型)的個人/教育市場

  • 個人印表機形勢的變化
  • 了解個人印刷企業的3大公司和小規模企業的差異
  • 個人印表機市場上雲端採購所扮演的角色
  • 個人3DP的驚爆價為?
  • SL個人印表機的機會
  • 個人3DP週邊設備的機會
  • 個人印刷材料的機會
  • 教育的3DP的機會
  • 個人印刷產品的10年預測

第7章 其他預測


Product Code: SMP-3D-AMF-0414

Reasons to Buy this Report

  • Comprehensive coverage . The reader of this report will find an application-by-application assessment of 3D printing opportunities with a focus on how firms will be changing their business models and processes to profit from 3D printing. The report includes 10-year projections and market analysis for all the leading sectors in which 3D printing is being deployed.
  • Tried and tested forecasting methodology . The technology and market forecasts in this report are based on a methodology that has been tried and tested for over 35 years and utilizes shipment and pricing data collected by SmarTech analysts on an ongoing basis.
  • Insider perspective . SmarTech Publishing is an industry analysis firm completely dedicated to the needs of the 3D printing sector. We talk with key decision makers throughout the sector on a continuous basis and our analysts have been featured speakers at important industry conferences. As a result, this report is based on our unique understanding of new revenue generation, technology status, and strategic impact across the whole industry.
  • Report based on primary research . Based on in-depth interviews with leading 3D printing equipment and materials firms, as well as end users, this report provides guidance on the strategies of leading players in 3D printing.


In 2013, 3D printing grew up. World-class manufacturers shifted their 3D printing focus from rapid prototyping to rapid manufacturing; Some of largest consumer firms - Amazon, HP, Microsoft, Staples and UPS - began to pursue 3D opportunities; New commercialization directions for 3D-printed medical and dental implants and prosthetics accelerated. Meanwhile, the IPO and M&A acquisition activity continued apace.

In this report, SmarTech provides an insider perspective on the latest 3D printing opportunities in this dynamic market environment. We pinpoint where the smart money will go in the 3D printing sector and how firms will be changing their business models and processes to profit from 3D printing.

"3D Printing 2014: A Survey of SmarTech's Annual Market Findings" begins with a thorough assessment of the 3D printing business climate in 2014, including an analysis of how things are changing in the materials space. It also evaluates the product/market strategies of the leading 3D printer firms: the ones that SmarTech sees shaping the 3D printing industry going forward.

The report then continues with 10-year projections and market analysis for all the leading sectors in which 3D printing is being deployed. Applications areas covered include: medical, dental, aerospace, automotive, and personal/educational. The reader of this report will find an application-by-application assessment of the opportunities for 3D printing including comprehensive and granular ten-year forecasts of hardware, software, and services. Among the questions that this report answers are:

  • How quickly is 3D printing really being adopted in key sectors such as medical, dental, aerospace? And what will be 3D printing's disruptive effects be as it penetrates these markets?
  • What kinds of innovative business models will become prevalent as 3D printing moves forward across the economy? How will the 3D printing value chain evolve? Which parts of the 3D printing industry will consolidate, and what types of new businesses will be created?
  • When will the big names in electronics step in to the 3D printing sector? And how will intellectual property law need to evolve to accommodate the 3D printing revolution?

SmarTech is the only firm completely dedicated to industry analysis in the 3D printing sector. As such, we have a unique understanding of new revenue generation, technology status, and strategic impact across the whole 3D printing sector.

"3D Printing 2014: A Survey of SmarTech's Annual Market Findings" is designed for all forward thinking and innovative marketing, business development, and financial executives who need to understand where future business opportunities are headed. The objective of this report is to provide essential input to senior executives making marketing, business development, and investment decisions in the rapidly evolving 3D printing business.

Table of Contents

Chapter One: Industry Overview

  • 1.1 Business Climate Assessment: Will 2014 Be the Year of 3D Printing?
  • 1.2 The Ten Largest Developments In 2013-2014
    • 1.2.1 Equipment Manufacturers Gear Up Their Service Offerings
    • 1.2.2 Accelerating 3DP Product Release Schedules
    • 1.2.3 OEMs Consolidate Materials Supply Chains
    • 1.2.4 Materials Manufacturers Get Involved As Well
    • 1.2.5 3DP Companies Appeal to Public Markets for New Capital
    • 1.2.6 Consolidation In the Personal Printer Market
    • 1.2.7 The Big Three Public 3DP Companies Miss Their Mark
    • 1.2.8 The Next Generation of 3DP Manufacturing Systems
  • 1.3 The Ten Biggest Questions for 2014
    • 1.3.1 Will the Slew Of 3D Printing IPOs Continue?
    • 1.3.2 Will Eastern Companies Make a Splash In Western Markets?
    • 1.3.3 Will the Big Guys Jump Into the 3DP Space?
    • 1.3.4 Can Strides Be Made for Parts Qualification?
    • 1.3.5 Will Patent Expirations Drive Another Round of Start-ups?
    • 1.3.6 Will Industry Growth Rates Continue And New Profitable Opportunities Reveal Themselves?
    • 1.3.7 Can High-Grade Thermoplastics Become Viable Metal Substitutes?
  • 1.4 New Printing Processes Promise New Growth
  • 1.5 3DP Software Outlook
    • 1.5.1 Establishing Communication Standards CAD/CAM Software
    • 1.5.2 New Opportunities In Software
    • 1.5.3 Co-creation Software
  • 1.6 Materials Overview 2014
    • 1.6.1 New Materials Outlook
  • 1.7 Thinking About 3DP as a Collection of Many Technologies
  • 1.8 Competition or Co-Opetition?
  • 1.9 How Governments are Playing the 3DP Game
    • 1.9.1 Funding In the U.S.
    • 1.9.2 Funding In China
    • 1.9.3 Funding In Europe
  • 1.10 The Five Biggest Markets for 3D Printing
  • 1.11 Other Opportunities For AM
    • 1.11.1 Architecture
    • 1.11.2 Design Industry Applications
    • 1.11.3 Consumer Products
    • 1.11.4 Nano-Materials Development and Qualification
  • 1.12 Summary Forecasts

Chapter Two: The Aerospace Market for AM

  • 2.1 The AM Value Proposition for Aerospace
    • 2.1.1 Weight and Lead Time Reduction are Key Value Drivers
  • 2.2 Assessing the "Sweet Spots" of Current 3DP Equipment
    • 2.2.1 FDM and SL Processes
    • 2.2.2 Plastic Laser Sintering Processes
    • 2.2.3 Metal Powder Laser Sintering Processes
  • 2.3 Opportunities In the Commercial Aerospace Industry
    • 2.3.1 Cabin Components
    • 2.3.2 Hinges and Brackets
    • 2.3.3 Pressurized Lines
    • 2.3.4 Airducts
    • 2.3.5 Housing Components
    • 2.3.6 Engine Components
    • 2.3.7 Wing Spar Components
  • 2.4 Opportunities In Military/Defense Aerospace Industry
    • 2.4.1 Missiles
    • 2.4.2 Military Aircraft and the JSF
    • 2.4.3 UAVs
  • 2.5 Opportunities In Space Applications
    • 2.5.1 Satellites
    • 2.5.2 Mars Rover Mission
    • 2.5.3 Rockets
    • 2.5.4 Printing In Space
  • 2.6 New Materials
  • 2.7 Getting 3DP Parts Onto the Next-Generation Commercial Planes
  • 2.8 Renewed Interest in Non-Powder Bed Based Processes
  • 2.9 Model-Based Enterprise
  • 2.10 In-Situ Monitoring Systems Are Key for Aerospace
  • 2.11 Will 3D Printing Change the Structure of the Aerospace Industry?
  • 2.12 10-Year Forecasts For Aerospace Products

Chapter Three: The Medical Market for AM

  • 3.1 Medical Modeling
  • 3.2 Cutting Guides and Patient Specific Instruments
    • 3.2.1 Measured Benefits of 3DP PSIs and Surgical Models
    • 3.2.2 Recent Recall of the Shape Match Cutting Guide
  • 3.3 3DP-Enabled Customization Ushers Next Level of Orthopedic Implants
    • 3.3.1 Other Opportunities In Orthopedic Implants
    • 3.3.2 The Role Osseointegration Plays In the Rise of 3DP Implants
    • 3.3.3 Lattice Software
    • 3.3.4 High-Grade Plastics In Orthopedic Implants
  • 3.4 Bio-Printing Markets
  • 3.5 Markets for 3DP Prosthetics
  • 3.6 3DP Hearing Aid Component Market
  • 3.7 Medical Equipment Hardware/ Prototypes Component Market
  • 3.8 Medical Materials Outlook
  • 3.9 3DP In the Operating Room: Fact or Fiction?
  • 3.10 How Will Regulatory Bodies Treat Orthopedic Implants?
  • 3.11 10-Year Forecasts for Medical Products

Chapter Four: The Dental Market for AM

  • 4.1 The Advantages 3DP Brings to the Dental Industry
  • 4.2 3DP Aligns With Trends In the Dental Industry
  • 4.3 3DP Dental In Emerging Economies
    • 4.3.1 3DP With Face Complications Gaining Market Share In The Short-Term
    • 4.3.2 Flexible 3DP Dental Solutions are Key to Driving Adoption In the Dental Industry
  • 4.4 3DP Is an Advantaged Substitute to CNC-Based Manufacturing Systems
  • 4.5 Opportunities In Dental Models
    • 4.5.1 Materials Opportunities In Dental Modeling
  • 4.6 Opportunities In Lost Wax Models
  • 4.7 Opportunities In Dental Temporaries
  • 4.8 Drill Guides
  • 4.9 Orthodontic Aligners
  • 4.10 3D-Printing Brings a New Meaning to Customized Dental Solutions
  • 4.11 10-Year Forecasts For Dental Products

Chapter Five: The Automotive Market for AM

  • 5.1 AM Driving Innovation
  • 5.2 3DP Continues To Augment Functional Prototyping Activities
    • 5.2.1 Improvements Coming Down the Pipeline
    • 5.2.2 Infusing Workforces With a Renewed Creativity
  • 5.3 Realizing Flexible Supply Chains With 3D-Printed Tooling
    • 5.3.1 Opportunities for Large Format Sand 3DP Equipment In Rapid Automotive Tooling
  • 5.4 3DP's Effect on the Auto Replacement Part Supply Chain
  • 5.5 Performance Automotive Opportunities
  • 5.6 Customization Opportunities for Luxury Vehicles
  • 5.7 10-Year Forecasts for Automotive Products

Chapter Six: Personal/Educational Markets for AM

  • 6.1 A Shifting Personal Printer Landscape
  • 6.2 Understanding the Divide Between the Big Three Personal Printing Companies and the Little Guys
  • 6.3 Crowd Sourcing Role In the Personal Printer Market
  • 6.4 What Is the Magic Price Point for Personal 3DP?
  • 6.5 Opportunities In SL Personal Printers
  • 6.6 Opportunities In Personal 3DP Peripherals
    • 6.6.1 Personal 3DP Scanners
    • 6.6.2 "Killer" Apps
    • 6.6.3 3DP Pens
  • 6.7 Opportunities In Personal Printing Materials
  • 6.8 Opportunities for 3DP In Education
  • 6.9 10-Year Forecasts for Personal Printer Products

Chapter Seven: Other Forecasts

  • About SmarTech Markets Publishing
  • About the Analyst
  • Acronyms and Abbreviations Used In this Report

List of Exhibits

  • Exhibit 1-1: Materials Companies' Recent Moves Into 3DP
  • Exhibit 1-2: New Large Format Printer Releases
  • Exhibit 1-3: New High Growth 3DP Technologies
  • Exhibit 1-4: New Opportunities In Software
  • Exhibit 1-5: New Materials With Large Profit Potential
  • Exhibit 1-6: Institutions Formed as Part of the NNMI Initiative
  • Exhibit 1-7: Primary Markets for 3DP Over the Next Ten Years
  • Exhibit 1-8: Markets for 3DP Products in the Design Industry
  • Exhibit 1-9: Intriguing Opportunities In Consumer Products
  • Exhibit 1-10: Summary Forecasts for the 3DP Market by Product Category
  • Exhibit 1-11: Summary Forecasts for the 3DP Market By Industry
  • Exhibit 1-12: Total Printers Sold by Application (Number of Systems)
  • Exhibit 1-13: Total 3DP Equipment Market By Printer Class (%)
  • Exhibit 1-14: Total Printers Sold by Industry (Number of Systems)
  • Exhibit 2-1: Value Drivers for the AM Industry
  • Exhibit 2-2: Factors Limiting the Addressable Market for Metal Powder Bed 3DP Parts
  • Exhibit 2-3: Addressable Market for Metal Powder Bed AM Parts
  • Exhibit 2-4: Engine Components Suitable for 3DP Manufacturing
  • Exhibit 2-5: Total 3DP Aerospace Market
  • Exhibit 2-6: Aerospace Printers Sold By Printer Category (Number of Systems)
  • Exhibit 3-1: Major Commercially Available PSI Systems
  • Exhibit 3-2: Advantages of 3DP PSI Implementation
  • Exhibit 3-3: Other Orthopedic Implants Being Explored By 3DP
  • Exhibit 3-4: Advantages of High-Grade Plastics Over Titanium
  • Exhibit 3-5: Bio-Printing Commercialization Timeline
  • Exhibit 3-6: Benefits 3D Printing Can Bring To the Prosthetics Market
  • Exhibit 3-7: Total 3DP Medical Market
  • Exhibit 3-8: Medical Printers Sold By Printer Category (Number of Systems)
  • Exhibit 4-1: Global Trends In the Dental Industry
  • Exhibit 4-2: Forces Affecting Short-Term Adoption of 3DP In Dental
  • Exhibit 4-3: Benefits of 3D Printing Temporaries Over CNC Milling
  • Exhibit 4-4: Benefits of Producing Wax Printers
  • Exhibit 4-5: 3DP Dental Implant Categories
  • Exhibit 4-6: Total 3DP Dental Market
  • Exhibit 4-7: Dental Printers Sold By Printer Category (Number of Systems)
  • Exhibit 5-1: Tooling Applications for Different 3DP Processes
  • Exhibit 5-2: Total 3DP Auto Market
  • Exhibit 5-3: Auto Printers Sold By Printer Category (Number of systems)
  • Exhibit 6-1: Benefits of PLA in the Personal and Education Markets
  • Exhibit 6-2: Main Opportunities for 3DP in Education
  • Exhibit 6-3: Total 3DP Personal/Education Market
  • Exhibit 6-4: Personal/Education Printers Sold By Printer Category (Number of Systems)
  • Exhibit 7-1: Total 3DP "Other" Market
  • Exhibit 7-2: Other Printers Sold By Printer Category (Number of Systems)
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