Global Activated Alumina Market - 2020-2027
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Activated alumina is also known as an aluminum oxide that is highly permeable and exhibits a large surface area. Moreover, activated alumina is resistant to thermal shock & abrasion, swell, soften nor disintegrate when submerged in water and used as a catalyst in refining processes (e.g., reformation, hydro-treatment, and hydrocracking) and as an adsorbent is a natural gas desiccant and is widely known. The high activity of aluminum oxide in interaction with polar adsorbates (first, with water vapors) produces intense drying of associated petroleum gas to a dew point of -60 *C and below. Moreover, water-resistance is an essential positive characteristic of aluminum oxide and often determines aluminum oxide selection as an adsorbent for drying and media treatment containing condensed moisture. The possibility of various temperature regeneration using coke burn-off ensures the adsorbent's long-lasting work as a desiccant of olefin-containing flows. In addition, more effective aluminum-oxide-based adsorbents and using a suitable complex loading of desiccants into adsorbers, which allows for receiving the associated petroleum gas (APG) with the demanded parameters, remains relevant.
The global Activated Alumina market is estimated to reach USD XX billion by 2027 from the recorded market size of worth USD XX billion in 2018, growing at a CAGR of XX% during the forecast period.
Increasing demand for safe water and the petrochemical industry is expected to boost the activated alumina market in the forecast period. Moreover, the activated alumina market is expected to be driven by the water treatment industry due to the high demand for its ability to be used as an adsorbent to remove fluoride and other impurities from water. It can be used for several purposes, including domestic and industrial. Various government guidance for treating effluents and the increasing demand for clean water from densely populated countries are significantly driving the market. In addition, the need for activated alumina has risen due to its growing application in the various industrial division for oil & gas dehydration, reaction catalyst, biomaterial, and others, along with the rising research and development in the healthcare sector for dental implants surgeries and production processes in nutraceuticals and other sectors will boost the growth of the market in the forecast period. For instance, the loading of an aluminum oxide protective layer into an adsorber extends the service life of zeolites used in the transformer. The use of a higher effective desiccant as a protective layer will allow for the protection of a bottom layer from condensed moisture and enhance the adsorber's effectiveness and operational life.
By pH type, the market is segmented into acidic, basic, and neutral alumina. The market is segmented into oil and gas, petrochemicals, air separation, healthcare, and others by the application. By end-user, the market is segmented into a catalyst, desiccant, fluoride adsorbent, bioceramics, others.
Acidic alumina is adjusted to a pH of 4.5±0.5 and has been used to separate phenols, sulphonic, carboxylic and amino acids. At the same time, basic alumina is adjusted to a pH of 10.0±0.5 and has been used to separate amines, imines and basic dyes. Neutral alumina is adjusted to a pH of 8.0±0.5 and has been used to separate aldehydes, ketones and lactones. The pH nature of activated alumina is used to separate the different compounds. As the air, water, and other element have different pH values, which may help maintain the required pH level of activated alumina as per the requirement. The catalyst is further segmented into zeolite and silica gel, where zeolite is used to extract the CO2, and silica gel is used to extract the moisture from the air. The application of silica gel is in the transformer breather and other electrical applications.
The increasing GDP and population in the Asia Pacific region attributable to industrial and economic development in nations like India and China, which have increased demand in the sectors like water treatment and healthcare, which significantly boost the region's growth. Increasing expenditure in water treatment infrastructure, combined with the growing demand for gaseous and liquid drying in the oil & gas industry, will boost China's activated alumina market during the forecast period. The rising demand for end-use like water treatment, oil & gas, and plastics is expected to push the activated alumina market in the Middle East & Africa and Latin America regions in the forecast period.
Whereas in Europe the water recycling facilities are expected to boost the market. Moreover, government regulation like urban wastewater treatment aims to preserve the aquatic ecosystem, thereby proving to be an essential driver to increase the activated alumina market's growth. Moreover, increasing demand in reverse osmosis (RO) membrane technology and strict government regulation are further analyzed to boost the demand for activated alumina globally in the forecast period.
The activated alumina market is fragmented with the presence of regional and global players. The competitive outline lies with the increase in the regional company and growing investment in upstream application. Sumitomo Chemical Co. Ltd., Huber Engineered Materials, Axens, Honeywell International Inc., Porocel Industries LLC, Dynamic Absorbents Inc., Sigma Aldrich, Baltimore Innovations, AGC Chemicals are the major player in the activated alumina market. The major players are adopting several growth strategies such as product launches, acquisitions, and collaborations, contributing to growing the activated alumina market globally.
Drysphere™ is the activated alumina and desiccant, which offers the most suitable drying and regeneration properties in today's market. The new technology with unique properties, which provide dust-free, spherical activated alumina built and designed to optimize desiccant performance. A custom-designed activated alumina product line addresses the vital need for water removal from liquid industrial and gases. The industrial demands include the drying of liquids like benzene, oils, and xylene with elemental gases like argon, oxygen, helium, and hydrogen. Moreover, it has a unique indication in the refinement of compressed air and C02.
The Dyna-Aqua™ is the specialized alumina that provides a simpler, reproducible and cost-effective solution using specially transformed alumina oxides, which can bind toxic metals and other industrial chemicals for their easy disposal. In addition, to other existing technologies, there is no more efficient and cost-effective solution for isolating and removing toxic compounds from our water supply.