Rebar Coating Market: Overview
Rebar coatings are defensive coatings connected to rebars to secure them against consumption and maintain a strategic distance from their quick weakening because of limits of temperature. Rebar coatings are accessible as a dry powder at the ordinary air temperature, which is then connected to the rebar utilizing electrostatic charge. Combination fortified epoxy coatings for rebar, usually known as FBE coatings, are essentially utilized for insurance against consumption. Applying a rebar with a combination fortified epoxy defensive coating is a four stage proces that includes the impacting, warming, coatings, and cooling of bars. Before applying the coating on the rebar, the rebar surface should be cleaned, which is finished utilizing the impacting of bars. The rebar is impact cleaned to get a close white metal completion. The procedure is completed in a shot blaster, which uses shots and corn meal, a grating material to clean the rebar surface. The impacted rebar is then exposed to warm and is warmed to around 230°C in an electric acceptance radiator. The warmed rebar is then gone through a coating corner and covered with the defensive coating with the assistance of electrostatic charge.
Coating particles are attracted toward the rebar surface due to the electrostatic charge, providing a uniform coating over it. Coating particles melt due to the hot rebar surface, thereby forming a film of coating over it. The rebar is then cooled in a cooling tunnel, where water is sprayed onto it. Protective rebar coatings help protect the rebar against corrosion in severe marine and corrosive environments. The coatings provide resistance against cathodic disbondment and corrosive agents such as sea water, harsh chemicals, acid rain, deicing salts, contaminated aggregate, airborne salt, spray, carbonation, and concrete additives. One of the major applications of coated rebars is in the construction industry. With a rapidly increasing population, the need for infrastructure is also rising. Moreover, rapid growth, urbanization, and industrialization in developing countries is fuelling demand for rebar coatings. However, the black rebar, which is an economical substitute for coated rebar, poses a threat to the rebar coatings market. Black rebar provides users with cost-effectiveness as against coated rebar, especially in marine applications. Nonetheless, the rebar coatings market is poised for a steady growth during the forecast period.
Rebar Coating Market: Key Segments
In terms of end-user industry, the rebar coating market can be segmented into building & construction, oil & gas, and manufacturing. The rebar coating market is currently dominated by the building & construction industry. This can be attributed to an increase in population and rapid industrialization and urbanization, which gives rise to the need for residential as well as commercial infrastructure. The building & construction segment is likely to continue its dominance during the forecast period and is anticipated to expand at a rapid pace in the coming years.
Rebar Coating Market: Regional Outlook
Based on region, Asia Pacific is likely to dominate the global rebar coating market, followed by North America. Industrialization, urbanization, and population growth are the major factors propelling the rebar coatings market in Asia Pacific. Developing countries, such as China, India, and the countries in the ASEAN sub-region, are witnessing rapid infrastructural development, which is driving the demand for rebar coatings in the region. The construction industry in North America is well-established. Also, there has been an increase in activity in the oil & gas sector in the U.S.. The growth of the construction and oil & gas industry in the region is anticipated to drive the rebar coating market during the forecast period. The rebar coatings market in Asia Pacific is anticipated to expand at a robust pace during the forecast period.
Rebar Coating Market: Key Players
Key players operating in the global rebar coating market include Cortec Corporation, PSL Limited, 3M, and Euclid Chemical.