Publication Month: May 2022 | Report Code: TIPRE00029275 | No. of Pages: 180 | Category: Manufacturing and Construction | Status: Published
Bearings are friction-reducing components that aid component motion. Roller bearings, sensor bearings, plain bearings, jewel bearings, and other types of bearings are produced depending on the task requirement. Low-temperature bearings can survive temperatures as low as -40°C and as high as 40°C. Aerospace, deep-sea exploration, and liquid nitrogen equipment all employ them.
Bearing steel, stainless steel, ceramics, and other materials are used in low-temperature bearings. Bearing steel and stainless-steel bearings may withstand temperatures as low as –60°C. Standard bearings can endure a minimum temperature of –40°C. However, standard bearings will not be a good option if one needs to achieve lower temperatures Standard bearings' internal crystallization will affect spinning at low temperatures while the bearing is immediately frozen and locked.
Moreover, bearings with low-temperature lubrication can be utilized in refrigerated store equipment, ski resort equipment, snow removal and tractor equipment, gas equipment, and other applications. High demand for aerospace and manufacturing industries and the increased demand for low-temperature bearings across the LNG value chain are driving the global low temperature bearings market. Ultra-low temperature bearings are a patented special ultra-low temperature grease with high viscosity and low pour point that may be used in various low-level circumstances.
The low temperature bearings market is analyzed on the basis of the type, application, material, and geography. Based on type, the low temperature bearings market is segmented as cryogenic bearings, plain bearings, rolling element bearings, jewel bearings, and others. Based on application, the low temperature bearings market is segmented into aerospace, pharmaceutical, manufacturing, and others. Based on material, the low temperature bearings market is segmented into stainless steel, ceramic, bearing steel, and others. Geographically, the low temperature bearings market is divided into five regions, including North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, the Middle East & Africa, and South America.
NTN Corporation, SKF Group, Timken Company, DuPont, Nachi-Fujikoshi Corp, Albeco Buchalter, American Roller Bearing Company, GEBR. Reinfurt GMBH and CO KG, Durofit Technologies Private Limited, and ZYS Bearing Research Institute Co. Ltd. are among the key companies operating in the low temperature bearings market.
|Market Size Value in||US$ 547.71 Million in 2021|
|Market Size Value by||US$ 752.72 Million by 2028|
|Growth rate||CAGR of 4.9% from 2022 to 2028|
|No. of Pages||180|
|No. of Tables||88|
|No. of Charts & Figures||85|
|Historical data available||Yes|
|Segments covered||Type, Material, and Application|
|Regional scope||North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa, South & Central America|
|Country scope||US, Canada, Mexico, UK, Germany, Spain, Italy, France, India, China, Japan, South Korea, Australia, UAE, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Brazil, Argentina|
|Report coverage||Revenue forecast, company ranking, competitive landscape, growth factors, and trends|
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In North America, the COVID-19 pandemic spread caused enormous concern and economic damage. The US was one of the worst-affected countries in the COVID-19 pandemic globally, which led the government to put several industrial, commercial, and public activities restrictions to prevent the spread. As a result, the demand for low temperature bearings progressively decreased due to the closure of various manufacturing units and shortage of workforce.
Moreover, the business conditions were quite robust in the second half of fiscal 2021 as organizations and individuals adjusted to the new environment. However, supply systems were strained since many suppliers had not anticipated the amount of economic vigor that happened. Nonetheless, with the recovery in economic circumstances, many businesses were able to get back on track. For instance, in fiscal 2021, Pacamor Kubar Bearings, the US-based mechanical equipment firm, set new records for net sales, non-GAAP gross margins, operating income, net income, and EPS. As a result, the restoration of operations in nations like the United States and Canada is a favorable indicator for the low temperature bearings market.
Liquid nitrogen is a cryogenic liquid that causes fast freezing when it comes into touch with living cells. It is an effective and convenient refrigerant because of its availability, low cost, and inert qualities. It is extensively utilized as a coolant in rotational molding due to its feature. With its exceptionally low boiling temperature (–195.8°C) and great refrigeration capacity at atmospheric pressure, nitrogen is used in various low-temperature procedures. These unique properties of liquid nitrogen as a coolant are driving the demand for cryogenic, bearings across the globe, resulting to the low temperature bearings market growth.
Liquid nitrogen application is widely utilized in the chemical & pharmaceutical industry due to its undesirable features, such as being nontoxic, odorless, colorless, chemically inert, and inflammable. Since nitrogen has a boiling point of –195°C, it is increasingly used as a coolant and refrigerant in the chemical & pharmaceutical industry.
China has one of the world's largest pharmaceutical industries. Generics, therapeutic medicines, active pharmaceutical components, and traditional Chinese medicine are all produced in the country. Several chemical factories are scheduled to be built throughout the country within 5 years. ExxonMobil, for example, inked a deal with the Guangdong government in 2018 to establish a chemical complex at Huizhou Dayawan Petrochemical Industrial Park. This project was scheduled to be operational by 2023, but due to the pandemic, its completion may be postponed.
In June 2021, Inox Air Products announced that its proposed factory in Hosur, which will produce liquid nitrogen and other products, will be commissioned and operational in December 2022. Inox Air Products stated in February 2021 that it would invest US$ 20 billion in establishing eight new air separation units in India. Gujarat, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, and West Bengal would be home to these new plants.
Thus, the increasing use of liquid nitrogen equipment is supporting the low temperature bearings market.
Based on type, the low temperature bearings market is segmented into cryogenic bearings, plain bearings, rolling element bearings, jewel bearings, and others. Cryogenic bearings are low temperature resistant bearings that can withstand temperatures from -40°C to 40°C .
Based on application, the low temperature bearings market is segmented into aerospace, pharmaceutical, manufacturing, and others. The application range of these low-temperature bearing types is highly broad, covering a wide range of industries nd allowing them to be used in southern and northern latitudes. Bearings with low temperature lubrication can be utilized in refrigerated store equipment, ski resort equipment, snow removal and tractor equipment, and gas equipment.
Based on material, the low temperature bearings market is segmented into stainless steel, ceramic, bearing steel, and others. Different materials are used to make various bearing components. To maximize bearing performance and longevity, bearing materials are treated to achieve desired qualities.
Players operating in the low temperature bearings market are mainly focused on the development of advanced and efficient products.