Laser Cleaning Market Growth, Size, Share, Trends by 2030

Coverage: Laser Cleaning Market covers analysis By Product Type (Handheld Laser Cleaners, Robot Laser Cleaning Machines, Conveyor Laser Cleaning Machines, and Others); Type (Multimode, and Single Mode Lasers); Application (Conservation and Restoration, Cleaning Process, and Industrial Usage)

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  • Category : Electronics and Semiconductor
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The laser cleaning market size is expected to grow from US$ 669.45 million in 2022 to US$ 946.93 million by 2030; it is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 4.4% from 2022 to 2030.

Analyst Perspective:

The growth of the laser cleaning market is driven by the increasing demand from the automotive and transportation industries, the development of smart infrastructure, and the increasing upgradation of existing systems with advanced technology. Increasing levels of globalization, the rising need to achieve production efficiency, the growing emphasis on the advancement of manufacturing design, and the growing necessity to adopt international measurement standards are some of the flourishing of the market size. The huge growth of the aerospace and defense industries and widespread industrialization will further provide lucrative opportunities for market growth. However, the high cost associated with laser cleaning and lack of expertise restraints the global laser cleaning market growth. Robot laser cleaning machines and the miniaturization of laser cleaning machines are expected to bring new laser cleaning market trends in the coming years.

Laser Cleaning Market


Laser cleaning is a process used in various industries to clean or remove paint, debris, rust, oxide, dust, impurities, and several other contaminants from the surface of metals. Laser cleaning removes contaminants by vaporizing them into fumes and dust through laser ablation. Laser cleaning is used in several industrial applications as a surface treatment and pre-treatment. Laser cleaning is used to prepare surfaces for ultrasonic bonding, laser welding, or other joining methods, and to remove all several contaminants such as oxides, coatings, electrolytes, dust, and so on, and also prepares surfaces for processes such as thermal spray coating and adhesive bonding by texturing and cleaning the surface, removing e-coating, powder coating, and phosphate coating, and by replacing polluting methods like sandblasting and others. There are various types of laser cleaning solutions, such as handheld laser cleaning systems, manually loaded laser cleaning workstations, conveyor laser cleaning machines, robot laser cleaning machines, and OEM laser cleaning systems. The laser cleaning process is consumable-free, environmentally friendly, and does not require any chemical products or solvents as it uses a laser beam to vaporize. Moreover, laser cleaning machines pose no risk to the operators as these systems are designed to meet all the safety standards. Another major advantage of using laser cleaning technology includes a lack of mechanical damage on the surface, high productivity, and removability. Thus, laser cleaning is the safest method currently available for rust removal.

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Laser Cleaning Market: Strategic Insights

Laser Cleaning Market

  • CAGR (2023 - 2031)
  • Market Size 2023
    US$ 698.91 Million
  • Market Size 2031
    US$ 986.33 Million

Market Dynamics


Key Players

  • Advanced Laser Technology
  • Clean Lasersysteme GmbH
  • Coherent, Inc.
  • General Lasertronics
  • IPG Photonics Corporation
  • Laser Photonics
  • Laserax
  • Trumpf GmbH + Co. KG

Regional Overview

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia-Pacific
  • South and Central America
  • Middle East and Africa

Market Segmentation

Product Type
  • Handheld Laser Cleaners
  • Robot Laser Cleaning Machines
  • Conveyor Laser Cleaning Machines
  • Others
  • Multimode
  • Single Mode Lasers
  • Conservation and Restoration
  • Cleaning Process
  • Industrial Usage
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Market Driver:

Rising Demand From The Automotive And Transportation Industries to Drive the Laser Cleaning Market Growth

Laser cleaning technology has become a disruptive force in the rapidly changing industrial innovation landscape, especially in the automotive industry. The automobile sector faces significant hurdles in preserving the quality and longevity of vehicles, necessitating the incorporation of cutting-edge solutions. The automotive sector thrives on durability, efficiency, and accuracy. Due to its many benefits, laser cleaning has become widely used in a variety of automotive procedures, meeting these demands with ease. Rust is one of the biggest problems the automotive industry faces. Conventional rust removal methods frequently use abrasive processes that may unintentionally harm the metal surface underneath. However, laser cleaning provides a non-abrasive, non-contact option. Automotive surfaces need to be spotless and clear of impurities before a new coat of paint is applied. In such a scenario, laser cleaning technology guarantees the best possible surface for paint adhesion by quickly eliminating layers of old paint, dirt, and other contaminants. When it comes to maintenance and repair, vehicles contain complicated parts like sensors, electronic components, and sensitive mechanisms that need to be handled carefully. Because of its changeable settings and non-contact nature, laser cleaning is an ideal choice for these tasks. The use of laser cleaning technology in the automotive industry simplifies the maintenance and restoration tasks. Laser cleaning technology provides process efficiency, which results in significant time savings by eliminating the need for labor-intensive manual cleaning and preparation.

The automobile industry is constantly changing, and in order to fulfill the demands of efficiency, sustainability, and quality, it is crucial to integrate innovative technologies. Laser cleaning technology is reshaping the way the industry tackles problems such as surface preparation, rust removal, and environmental impact. There are many different and extensive advantages of laser cleaning, ranging from maintaining structural integrity to improving worker safety and encouraging eco-friendliness. Precision, durability, and innovation will go hand in hand in the future as more automobile manufacturers and maintenance facilities adopt this innovative solution. Thus, rising demand from the automotive and transportation industries will drive the growth of the global laser cleaning market.

Segmentation and Scope:

The laser cleaning market forecast involves the segmentation of the market based onproduct type, application, and geography. Based on type, the market is segmented into handheld laser cleaners, robot laser cleaning machines, conveyor laser cleaning machines, and others. Based on type, the market is segmented into multimode and single-mode lasers. Based on application, the market is segmented into conservation and restoration, cleaning process, and industrial usage. The scope of the report is primarily divided into North America (the US, Canada, and Mexico), Europe (Spain, the UK, Germany, France, Italy, and the Rest of Europe), Asia Pacific (South Korea, China, India, Japan, Australia, and the Rest of Asia Pacific), Middle East & Africa (South Africa, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, and the Rest of Middle East & Africa), and South & Central America (Brazil, Argentina, and the Rest of South & Central America).

Segmental Analysis:

Based on type, multimode and single-mode lasers have been considered in the global laser cleaning market forecast study. The multimode segment is expected to dominate with the highest laser cleaning market share in 2022, as the majority of laser cleaners on the market are multimode since they clean surfaces more quickly. This is due to the fact that multimode lasers have larger optical fiber cores than single-mode lasers. This indicates a larger spot size and a wider surface area pulsed by the laser beam. In comparison to single-mode lasers, multimode lasers may produce more energy simultaneously and at higher power levels.

Laser Cleaning Market Analysis: Regional

North America holds one of the most significant global laser cleaning market shares. North America has the world's most developed industrial sector. With the huge growth of the automotive sector, the demand for laser cleaning solutions is also growing in the region. Most of the world’s largest automotive OEMs have established plants for manufacturing passenger cars, trucks, buses, and other off-highway vehicles in North America, which will further require laser cleaning solutions to maintain the quality of vehicles. All such factors contribute to the growth of the market size in North America.

Laser Cleaning Market Players Analysis:

The laser cleaning market analysis consists of players such as HGSTAR, Pokkels, Adapt Laser Systems LLC, IPG Photonics, Laser Photonics; Coherent, Inc.; TRUMPF; Laserax; Clean-Lasersysteme GmbH; and P-Laser. These are among the prominent players profiled in the laser cleaning market report. In addition, several other players have been studied and analyzed during the study to get a holistic view of the market and its ecosystem.

Recent Developments:


Inorganic and organic strategies such as mergers and acquisitions are highly adopted by market players to mark their position in the laser cleaning market share. The laser cleaning market forecast can help stakeholders in this marketplace plan their growth strategies. A few recent developments in the market analysis are listed below:

  • In October 2023, Laser Photonics Corporation announced the launch of the CleanTech Handheld LPC-500-CTHD laser cleaning, roughing, and surface preparation system. The new CleanTech Handheld LPC-500-CTHD is able to clean a wide range of surfaces more effectively than traditional industrial methods. This new CleanTech Handheld system achieves a 70-square-foot per hour strip rate and can quickly clean sensitive materials that are prone to heat damage.
  • In November 2023, Laser Photonics Corporation announced that it received an order for its CleanTech LPC-1000-CTHS laser cleaning system from Costa Rican Fabrication Company, Taller de Soldadura Rodriguez. The company ordered the CleanTech LPC-1000-CTHS laser cleaning system to be utilized at their San Rafael, Vázquez de Coronado facility.
  • In November 2023, Demark (Wuhan) Technology Co., Ltd. (DMK) made the world's smallest 200W laser cleaning machine. Its size is only 550*270*440mm, and its weight is only 24kg. It is the lightest in the world and can be directly placed in a trolley case for transportation.
  • In September 2023, Laser Photonics announced a partnership with Hawaii Laser Solutions to bring CleanTech laser cleaning technology to Hawaii. Under this partnership, Hawaii Laser Solutions will rent out CleanTech lasers to industry professionals on the island. The company will cater to customers engaged in the automotive, defense, and maritime industries.
  • In May 2023, Laser Photonics Corporation announced that they had signed American Machine & Gear, Inc. as a new Service Partner Network (SPN) member in Washington. This new partnership helped the company to seed the market and introduce its technology to potential clients in the Pacific Northwest, which is one of the largest aviation markets in the U.S.
  • In May 2022, Flexo Wash announced the launch of the FW 850 Laser Anilox Cleaner, specifically developed for narrow web printers with wastewater challenges.  FW 850 series models clean up to two narrow web rolls in one cleaning cycle. The FW 850 Laser Anilox Cleaner can be installed without a water supply, drain, or safety equipment. It offers cleaning cycles for one or two aniloxes per wash, with a maximum diameter of 180 mm (7in), a maximum cleaning length of 700 mm (27.6in), and a maximum weight per anilox of 50 kg (110 lbs).
  • In January 2021, Raycus and Himile entered into a strategic cooperation to promote the automation and refinement of laser cleaning of tire molds. With the strong support of Raycus Laser, Himile aimed to rapidly advance the automation and refinement of laser cleaning in the tire industry.

Laser Cleaning Market Report Scope

Report Attribute Details
Market size in 2023 US$ 698.91 Million
Market Size by 2031 US$ 986.33 Million
Global CAGR (2023 - 2031) 4.40%
Historical Data 2021-2022
Forecast period 2024-2031
Segments Covered By Product Type
  • Handheld Laser Cleaners
  • Robot Laser Cleaning Machines
  • Conveyor Laser Cleaning Machines
  • Others
By Type
  • Multimode
  • Single Mode Lasers
By Application
  • Conservation and Restoration
  • Cleaning Process
  • Industrial Usage
Regions and Countries Covered North America
  • US
  • Canada
  • Mexico
  • UK
  • Germany
  • France
  • Russia
  • Italy
  • Rest of Europe
  • China
  • India
  • Japan
  • Australia
  • Rest of Asia-Pacific
South and Central America
  • Brazil
  • Argentina
  • Rest of South and Central America
Middle East and Africa
  • South Africa
  • Saudi Arabia
  • UAE
  • Rest of Middle East and Africa
Market leaders and key company profiles
  • Advanced Laser Technology
  • Clean Lasersysteme GmbH
  • Coherent, Inc.
  • General Lasertronics
  • IPG Photonics Corporation
  • Laser Photonics
  • Laserax
  • Trumpf GmbH + Co. KG
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    Report Coverage
    Report Coverage

    Revenue forecast, Company Analysis, Industry landscape, Growth factors, and Trends

    Segment Covered
    Segment Covered

    Product Type, Type, Application

    Regional Scope
    Regional Scope

    North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa, South & Central America

    Country Scope
    Country Scope

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    The List of Companies

    1. Advanced Laser Technology
    3. Clean Lasersysteme GmbH
    4. Coherent, Inc.
    5. General Lasertronics
    6. IPG Photonics Corporation
    7. Laser Photonics
    8. Laserax
    9. Trumpf GmbH + Co. KG
    10. White Lion Dry Ice and Laser Cleaning Technology GmbH

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