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Hydrofluoric Acid Market by Grade (Anhydrous, and Diluted Hydrofluoric Acid (Above 50%, and Below 50% Concentration)), By Application (Fluorocarbons, Fluorinated Derivatives, Metal Pickling, Glass Etching) and Region - Global Forecast to 2019-2024

Pulished: August, 2019
ID: 8715
Pages: 175

Market Overview:

A blend of hydrogen fluoride with a colorless appearance is hydrofluoric acid (HF) which also is recognized as fluoric acid and hydronium fluoride. It is a fragile and extremely corrosive acid and poisonous to people, as it can permanently harm the lungs and cornea. Fluorite with focused sulfuric acid is generated by its therapy. It is used in different sectors such as mining, chemicals, refining, silicon chip manufacturing, and other studies.

Hydrofluoric acid is used to produce a number of fluorochemicals as an intermediate or beginning material. It is commonly used in air conditioning and cooling machinery as a raw material and fluorine source to produce fluorocarbons such as HCFC, HFCs, and HFO. However, state and social organizations, such as the US EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) have strictly controlled the use of such chemicals. Fluoropolymers are more and more made of hydrofluoric acids, like PTFE. Besides this, increasing the use of hydrofluoric acid is planned for long-term traction on the Hydrofluoric Acid Market in cable cables, cookware or other apps.

The production of aluminum fluoride, used primarily as a raw material for the production of aluminum, is also based on hydrofluoric acid. In recent years, there has been a rise in the use of aluminum in significant end-use sectors such as aerospace, packaging, and so on, resulting in the development of the hydrofluoric acid industry.

In the processes of steel and metal beating, hydrofluoric acid is also used to remove ground areas and marks and to shine and complete them. In addition, the demand for hydrofluoric acid is expected to be driven in the coming century by other sectors like glass graft, uranium energy manufacturing, petroleum catalysts, pharmaceuticals, herbicide, and other niche apps.

Hydrofluoric Acid Market value and expected growth:

The Hydrofluoric Acid market is estimated at USD xx in 2019 and is expected to grow at a CAGR rate of xx% to reach USD xx in 2024.

The growing demand for hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) and hydro fluor olefin (HFO) from chemical industries is a significant pushing force for the world economy. Increased HF use is anticipated mainly to foster the market growth in steel aluminum, petroleum, and pharmaceuticals industries. HF is also used in the electronics industry for glass grafting and metal extraction. Another significant element that will propel development in the worldwide industry in the next few years is the increased use of hydrofluoric acid in multiple chemical industries.

A transparent, colorless fuming fluid with a robust and smooth odor is hydrofluoric acid. Fluorine compounds are commonly used in the chemical sector, such as fluorocarbons, fluorides, and fluoropolymers. The main kinds of refrigerants worldwide used are fluorocarbons, such as hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) and hydro-fluoro olefins (HFOs). The increased demand for refrigerants will, therefore, promote the manufacturing of fluorocarbons and thus drive the hydrofluoric acid market.

Fluoride is used worldwide for aluminum manufacturing and is experiencing elevated demands in the aluminum industries, such as sodium hexafluoride aluminum (Na3AlF6) and aluminum trifluoride (AlF3). In the manufacture of pharmaceuticals and uranium, respectively, sodium fluoride and Uranium Hexafluoride became increasingly important. In addition, increasing demand is projected to boost the need for hydrofluoric acid to be produced by fluoropolymers from the automotive, electronics, and aerospace sectors. Thus, the elevated demand in the hydrofluoric acid market for fluorine compounds from several areas performs a decisive part.

The infrastructure sector is expected to be the most significant sector in the cyber safety rail industry, depending on the form. An essential driver of the train cybersecurity industry is the implementation of rail traffic leadership schemes in alternatives for metropolitan transportation, such as metros and high-speed railways. Rail traffic management technologies enable centralized railway system monitoring and traffic control.

Based on safety, during the forecast period, the Network Security Segment will probably have the biggest magnitude. Network development is linked to a rise in the number of safety breaches aiming at networks in which hackers are trying to access delicate information.

Hydrofluoric Acid Drivers and market limitations:

The Hydrofluoric Acid market size is exponentially expanding owing to the following:

Hydrofluoric acid is used for the manufacturing of a variety of fluorochemicals as an intermediate or beginning material.

Hydrofluoric acid is commonly used in the production of fluorocarbons like HCF, HFC or HFOs in the field of air conditioning and cooling systems as a raw material and fluorine source.

Restraints of Hydrofluoric Acid market :

High initial setup cost.

The state and environmental protection organizations, like the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), controlled hydrofluoric acid rigorously.

  • Opportunities
  • Emerging markets growth possibilities.

Recent developments:

Two firms, Shandong Dongyue Public Trading, and Guoming Investment Management, in Beijing, China were opened by Dongyue Group in November 2017.

Companies such as Dongyue Group (China), Honeywell International (US), and Daikin (Japan) adopted the expansions strategy to expand their production capacities and market share in the hydrofluoric acid market between 2016 and 2018.

Research Methodology:

Market research involves studying market trends, growth patterns, and understanding the influence of variables like macro and microeconomic conditions, geopolitical, and demographic conditions on the market value and market dynamics.

The research methodology used to calculate and forecast the Hydrofluoric Acid market began by collecting information on the market key player’s sales using multiple sources via secondary research. In order to identify market segmentation, supplier offers have been considered.

Hydrofluoric Acid Segmentation Analysis:

Market Segmentation By Grade:

  • Anhydrous,
  • Diluted Hydrofluoric Acid

Market Segmentation By Application :

  • Fluorocarbons
  • Fluorinated Derivatives
  • Metal Pickling
  • Glass Etching

Geographical Segmentation:

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Latin America
  • Middle East and Africa
  • Rest of the World

Hydrofluoric Acid Market Regional Analysis:

Asia will drive the Global Hydrofluoric Acid Market from a global view, both in terms of hydrofluoric acid manufacturing and usage. The nation benefits from the easy acquisition of raw materials, and thus, companies are in a position to sell their goods at comparatively lower rates. There will be important business possibilities with development in end-use sectors and a growing demand for fluorochemical products from refrigeration and air-conditioning systems sections. India will also grow in the forecast period at a comparatively greater development pace. Western Europe is regarded as a comparatively mature market and, due to the strict legislation on the use of fluorochemicals, will experience slow development. The bulk of raw materials, fluorspar, are imported from Mexico to North America and are anticipated to be moderately development. In the Global Hydrofluoric Acid Market, Latin America and MEA are expected to retain an important manufacturing share. Hydrofluoric acid intake is, however, expected to be small in quantity and to show elevated development.

Key players in the market:

Some of the main competitors present in the current industry include

  • Honeywell International (US)
  • Daikin (Japan)
  • Solvay (Belgium)
  • Dongyue Group (China)
  • Mexichem (Mexico)
  • Sinochem Group (China)
  • LANXESS (Germany)
  • Yingpeng Group (China)
  • Fluoride Chemical (China)
  • Fluorchemie Group (Germany)

Hydrofluoric Acid Market Key highlights of the research report:

  • This report provides a detailed quantitative analysis of the current market and estimates for the years 2018-2023, which helps identify the prevailing market opportunities.
  • Important changes in market dynamics.
  • Report and evaluation of recent developments in the industry.
  • Competitive intelligence helps to understand the competitive scenario in geographical regions.
  • The key players in the market are described in detail in this report, and their strategies are analyzed in-depth to understand the competitive advantage of the market better.


1. Introduction                                 

                1.1 Market Definition                    

                1.2 Study Deliverables                  

                1.3 Base Currency, Base Year and Forecast Periods                          

                1.4 General Study Assumptions                

2. Research Methodology                                           

                2.1 Introduction                               

                2.2 Research Phases                      

                                2.2.1 Secondary Research           

                                2.2.2 Primary Research 

                                2.2.3 Econometric Modelling      

                                2.2.4 Expert Validation  

                2.3 Analysis Design                         

                2.4 Study Timeline                          

3. Overview                                       

                3.1 Executive Summary                

                3.2 Key Inferences                         

                3.3 Epidemology                              

4. Drivers, Restraints, Opportunities, and Challenges Analysis (DROC)                                    

                4.1 Market Drivers                          

                4.2 Market Restraints                    

                4.3 Key Challenges                         

                4.4 Current Opportunities in the Market                              

5. Market Segmentation                                              

                5.1 Grade                           

                                5.1.1 Introduction           

                                5.1.2 Anhydrous              

                                5.1.3 Diluted Hydrofluoric Acid  

                                5.1.4  Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, By Grade  

                                5.1.5  Market Attractiveness Analysis, By Grade                

                                5.1.6  Market Share Analysis, By Grade

                5.2 Application                 

                                5.2.1 Introduction           

                                5.2.2 Fluorocarbons       

                                5.2.3 Fluorinated Derivatives     

                                5.2.4 Metal Pickling        

                                52.5 Glass Etching           

                                5.2.6 Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, By Application         

                                5.2.7 Market Attractiveness Analysis, By Application       

                                5.2.8 Market Share Analysis, By Application        

6. Geographical Analysis                                              

                6.1 Introduction                               

                                6.1.1 Regional Trends    

                                6.1.2 Impact Analysis     

                                6.1.3 Y-o-Y Growth Analysis        

                                       By Geographical Area

                                       By Grade

                                       By Application

                                6.1.4  Market Attractiveness Analysis     

                                       By Geographical Area

                                       By Grade

                                       By Application

                                6.1.5  Market Share Analysis      

                                       By Geographical Area

                                       By Grade

                                       By Application

                6.2 North America                          

                                6.1.1 Introduction           

                                6.1.2 United States         

                                6.1.3 Canada     

                6.3 Europe                         

                                6.2.1 Introduction           

                                6.2.2 U.K             

                                6.2.3 Spain         

                                6.2.4 Germany 

                                6.2.5 Italy            

                                6.2.6 France       

                6.4 Asia-Pacific                 

                                6.3.1 Introduction           

                                6.3.2 China         

                                6.3.3 India          

                                6.3.4 Japan         

                                6.3.5 Australia   

                                6.3.6 South Korea           

                6.5 Latin America                             

                                6.4.1 Introduction           

                                6.4.2 Brazil          

                                6.4.3 Argentina

                                6.4.4 Mexico     

                                6.4.5 Rest of Latin America          

                6.6 Middle East & Africa                               

                                6.5.1 Introduction           

                                6.5.2 Middle-East            

                                6.5.3 Africa         

7. Strategic Analysis                                       

                7.1 PESTLE analysis                         

                                7.1.1 Political     

                                7.1.2 Economic 

                                7.1.3 Social         

                                7.1.4 Technological         

                                7.1.5 Legal          

                                7.1.6 Environmental       

                7.2 Porter’s Five analysis                              

                                7.2.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers        

                                7.2.2 Bargaining Power of Consumers    

                                7.2.3 Threat of New Entrants     

                                7.2.4 Threat of Substitute Products and Services              

                                7.2.5 Competitive Rivalry within the Industry     

8. Market Leaders' Analysis                                        

                8.1 Honeywell International (US)                             

                                8.1.1 Overview 

                                8.1.2 Product Analysis   

                                8.1.3 Financial analysis  

                                8.1.4 Recent Developments       

                                8.1.5 SWOT analysis       

                                8.1.6 Analyst View          

                8.2 Daikin (Japan)                            

                8.3 Solvay (Belgium)                      

                8.4 Dongyue Group (China)                        

                8.5 Mexichem (Mexico)                               

                8.6 Sinochem Group (China)                      

                8.7 LANXESS (Germany)                               

                8.8 Yingpeng Group (China)                        

                8.9 Fluoride Chemicals (China)                  

                8.10 Fluorchemie Group (Germany)                       

9. Competitive Landscape                                           

                9.1 Market share analysis                            

                9.2 Merger and Acquisition Analysis                       

                9.3 Agreements, collaborations and Joint Ventures                         

                9.4 New Product Launches                         

10. Market Outlook and Investment Opportunities                                         


                a) List of Tables                

                b) List of Figures                              

  • Global, regional and country-level analysis and forecasts of the study market; providing Insights on the major countries/regions in which this industry is blooming and to also identify the regions that are still untapped
  • Segment-level analysis in terms of by Grade, Application and along with market size forecasts and estimations to detect key areas of industry growth in detail
  • Identification of key drivers, restraints, opportunities, and challenges (DROC) in the market and their impact on shifting market dynamics
  • Study of the effect of exogenous and endogenous factors that affect the global market; which includes broadly demographic, economics, and political, among other macro-environmental factors presented in an extensive PESTLE Analysis
  • Study the micro environment factors that determine the overall profitability of an Industry, using Porter’s five forces analysis for analysing the level of competition and business strategy development
  • A comprehensive list of key market players along with their product portfolio, current strategic interests, key financial information, legal issues, SWOT analysis and analyst overview to study and sustain the market environment
  • Competitive landscape analysis listing out the mergers, acquisitions, collaborations in the field along with new product launches, comparative financial studies and recent developments in the market by the major companies
  • An executive summary, abridging the entire report in such a way that decision-making personnel can rapidly become acquainted with background information, concise analysis and main conclusions
  • Expertly devised analyst overview along with Investment opportunities to provide both individuals and organizations a strong financial foothold in the market
  1. North America Hydrofluoric Acid Market By Grade, From 2018-2024 ( USD Million )
  2. North America Anhydrous Market By Region, From 2018-2024 ( USD Million )
  3. North America Diluted Hydrofluoric Acid Market By Region, From 2018-2024 ( USD Million )
  4. North America Hydrofluoric Acid Market By Application, From 2018-2024 ( USD Million )
  5. North America Fluorocarbons Market By Region, From 2018-2024 ( USD Million )
  6. North America Fluorinated Derivatives Market By Region, From 2018-2024 ( USD Million )
  7. North America Metal Pickling Market By Region, From 2018-2024 ( USD Million )
  8. North America Glass Etching Market By Region, From 2018-2024 ( USD Million )
  9. United States Hydrofluoric Acid Market By Grade, From 2018-2024 ( USD Million )
  10. United States Hydrofluoric Acid Market By Application, From 2018-2024 ( USD Million )
  11. Canada Hydrofluoric Acid Market By Grade, From 2018-2024 ( USD Million )
  12. Canada Hydrofluoric Acid Market By Application, From 2018-2024 ( USD Million )

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