Industrial Computed Tomography Market - Forecast(2021 - 2026)

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Industrial Computed Tomography Market size was valued at $290 million in 2019, and it is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 6.37% during 2020-2025. The growth is mainly attributed to increasing investments in industries for precise measurement equipment, 3D scanners and computed tomography (CT) techniques. High adoption of CT method over industrial radiography techniques will further boost the Industrial Computed Tomography market during the forecast period.

Key Takeaways
  • APAC dominated the Industrial Computed Tomography market in 2019 owing to rapid industrialization and high investments in adoption of industrial computed tomography.
  • Increasing adoption of cone beam scanning method for accurate 3D images with increasing healthcare applications set to drive the industrial computed tomography industry.
  • High adoption of industrial CT for flaw detection, assembly analysis, metrology, failure analysis, and reverse engineering applications have pushing the market.
  • Technique failures such as noise interruption and high cost hampers the growth of the market.
Scan - Segment Analysis

Cone beam scan held the major market share of 51.36% in 2019. Cone beam scanning is the advanced method and it is highly adopted in major number of industries owing to its converting nature of 2D images to 3D volume rendering of the internal and external geometries of the inspection part. These scanning is highly used in healthcare applications and therefore increases the use of this equipment, thereby driving the market.

End User - Segment Analysis

Automotive is the fastest growing segment in Industrial Computed Tomography market and estimated to grow at a CAGR of 7.10%. In automotive industry, CT is used for analyzing the quality and function of specific vehicle parts, especially in the non-destructive analysis of vehicle parts.  According to International Organization of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers (OICA), there has been increasing production of passenger cars and commercial vehicles vehicles in countries such as Austria, Hungary, Malaysia, Uzbekistan and others. In 2018, BMW group was the first automotive company which used computed tomography method to improve methods of prototype development, production and analysis.

Geography- Segment Analysis

APAC dominated the Industrial Computed Tomography market in 2019 with a market share of 33.60%, followed by North America and Europe. As China is the manufacturing hub for automotive and various industries, there has been high adoption of computed tomography techniques in automotive, aerospace and other industries which is poised to drive the market. Additionally, increasing research and development activities in other APAC countries such as Japan, South Korea and India further boost the market.

Drivers –Industrial Computed Tomography Market
  • Increasing usage of radiography in additive manufacturing 
Increasing incorporation of 3D printing techniques in their manufacturing process of various industries is fueling the CT market as the technology is moved from prototyping stage to the production stage. This has led to the significant increase in usage of additive manufacturing for production of various things from 3D modeling. Subsequently, the need for radiography testing technique such as CT in order to analyze internal geometries of the 3D printed objects has also been increased. The growing trend for usage of computed tomography in additive manufacturing activities coupled with 3D printing is set to drive the market.
  • Increasing usage of computed tomographic techniques in aerospace industry set to drive the market
Aircraft original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) are focusing on CT methods for inspection of large components such as piston engines, turbines and other equipment in a single run in order to save money and time. Increasing demand for high precision and reliability requirements for analyzing complex parts under high temperatures have been pushing the Computed tomography industry in aerospace sector. Additionally, CT can also be used to inspect smaller and medium sized components such as aluminum castings, tube welds, turbine blades and others. High adoption of CT techniques in aerospace sector is driving the industrial CT market.

Challenges – Industrial Computed Tomography Market
  • Technical problems and inaccurate results
One of the major challenge with industrial computed tomography is the possibility of artifacts in the data. Some of the machines also make noise interruptions which corrupts the information or data of the inspection part. Sometimes, this provides inaccurate results which restricts the adoption of computed tomography methods in industries. 

Market Landscape

Product Launches, acquisitions and R&D activities are key strategies adopted by players in the Industrial Computed Tomography market. Industrial Computed Tomography top 10 companies include Bruker, General Electric, Nikon Corporation, OMRON Corporation, ZEISS International, Siemens AG, Carl Zeiss, Baker Hughes, Shimadzu Corp and others.

Acquisitions/Technology Launches
  • In July 2019, Zeiss had introduced Zeiss crossbeam 350 which is an enhanced workflow for 3D tomography to ensure 3D data volume generation. Introduction of new methods with advanced features is poised to increase the industrial computed tomography market share.
  • In January 2019, Omron Corporation introduced the VT-M121 2D dimension and visual inspection machine which performs dimension and visual inspection simultaneously to detect scratches and cracks on products. This is majorly used for achieving zero defect in automotive electronics. This is set to drive the market.
1. Industrial Computed Tomography Market Overview
2. Executive Summary
3. Industrial Computed Tomography Market Landscape 
3.1. Market Share Analysis
3.2. Comparative Analysis
3.2.1. Product Benchmarking
3.2.2. End-User profiling
3.2.3. Patent Analysis
3.2.4. Top 5 Financials Analysis
4. Industrial Computed Tomography Market Forces
4.1. Market Drivers
4.2. Market Constraints & Challenges
4.3. Attractiveness of Industrial Computed Tomography Market
4.3.1. Power of Suppliers
4.3.2. Power of Customers
4.3.3. Threat of New entrants 
4.3.4. Threat of Substitution
4.3.5. Degree of Competition
5. Industrial Computed Tomography Market – Strategic Analysis
5.1. Value Chain Analysis
5.2. Pricing Analysis
5.3. Threat and Opportunities Analysis
5.4. Product/Market Life Cycle Analysis
6. Industrial Computed Tomography Market- By Type
6.1. Micro Focus CT
6.2. High Energy CT
7. Industrial Computed Tomography Market- By Equipment Type
7.1. Pencil Beam Systems
7.2. Fan-Beam Systems
7.3. Cone-Beam Systems
8. Industrial Computed Tomography Market- By Application
8.1. Flaw detection/inspection
8.2. Metrology
8.3. Failure analysis
8.4. Analysis and inspection
8.4.1. Assembly analysis
8.4.2. Defect detection
8.4.3. Geometric dimensioning and tolerance analysis
8.4.4. Image-based finite element Analysis
8.5. Porosity & Composite Analysis
8.6. Part to Part Comparison
8.7. Wall Thickness Analysis
8.8. Reverse engineering
8.9. Quality Control
8.10. Others
9. Industrial Computed Tomography Market- By Type
9.1. Line Bean Scanning
9.2. Cone Beam Scanning
10. Industrial Computed Tomography Market- By End User
10.1. Automotive
10.2. Aerospace
10.3. Electronics
10.4. Food & Beverage
10.5. Others
11. Industrial Computed Tomography Market- –By Geography 
11.1. North Americas
11.1.1. U.S.
11.1.2. Canada
11.1.3. Mexico
11.2. South America
11.2.1. Brazil
11.2.2. Argentina
11.2.3. Others
11.3. Europe
11.3.1. Germany
11.3.2. Italy
11.3.3. U.K.
11.3.4. France
11.3.5. Russia
11.3.6. Belgium
11.3.7. The Netherland
11.3.8. Others
11.4. APAC
11.4.1. China
11.4.2. Japan
11.4.3. South Korea
11.4.4. India
11.4.5. Australia & New Zealand
11.4.6. Others
11.5. Rest of the World (RoW)
11.5.1. Middle East
11.5.2. Africa
12. Industrial Computed Tomography Market Entropy
12.1. Expansion
12.2. Technological Developments
12.3. Merger & Acquisitions, and Joint Ventures
12.4. Supply- Contract
13. Company Profiles 
13.1. Company 1
13.2. Company 2
13.3. Company 3
13.4. Company 4
13.5. Company 5
13.6. Company 6
13.7. Company 7
13.8. Company 8
13.9. Company 9
13.10. Company 10
14. Appendix
14.1. Abbreviations
14.2. Sources
14.3. Research Methodology
14.4. Bibliography
14.5. Compilation of Expert Insights
14.6. Disclaimer