Silicone-Based Defoamer Market is Projected to Reach $3450.6 Million, Exhibiting a Steady CAGR of 4.5% During the Forecast Period from 2024 to 2030 | The Market Reports

March 28 10:40 2024
Silicone-Based Defoamer Market is Projected to Reach $3450.6 Million, Exhibiting a Steady CAGR of 4.5% During the Forecast Period from 2024 to 2030 | The Market Reports
Silicone-Based Defoamer Market Expected to Reach $3450.6 Million by 2030
The Silicone-Based Defoamer Market is projected to reach $3450.6 million by 2030, exhibiting a steady compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.5% during the forecast period from 2024 to 2030. This growth is attributed to the widespread application of silicone-based defoamers across various industries such as food and beverage, pharmaceuticals, and wastewater treatment.

Silicone defoamer or silicone antifoam are polymers with silicon backbones and are used to prevent foam from developing. Foaming is a phenomenon which frequently occurs during several manufacturing processes. Foam formation during the manufacturing process interrupts the production processes, reduces the effective volumes in the production plant, leads to unnecessary downtimes and at times even interferes with the application process. This creates the need for the use of defoamer or antifoaming agent to prevent the foam formation. Foam is tough to breakdown as they are stabilized by the surface viscosity and surface elasticity of their film. Silicones have low surface and interfacial tension which enables them to flow easily over the film.

Apart from aqueous foaming mediums, the silicone defoamers are also suitable in non-aqueous foaming systems like crude oil, which provides for their usage in mining applications as well. Silicone defoamers provide few additional benefits over other organic types of defoamers since they are insoluble in most systems, they tend to react less with other process ingredient and perform longer and more efficiently in the foaming medium.

The global Silicone-Based Defoamer Market was valued at US$ 2519.3 million in 2023 and is anticipated to reach US$ 3450.6 million by 2030, witnessing a CAGR of 4.5% during the forecast period 2024-2030.

The main manufacturers of Silicone Defoamers are Dow, Momentive Performance Materials and Wacker Chemie, etc. The top five manufacturers account for about 50% of the share. Asia-Pacific is the largest market with about 40% share, followed by North America and Europe with more than 25% and 20% share. Emulsion Silicone Defoamer is the largest segment, with a roughly 45 percent share. Food & Beverage is the largest app with about 15% share.

This report aims to provide a comprehensive presentation of the global market for Silicone-Based Defoamer, with both quantitative and qualitative analysis, to help readers develop business/growth strategies, assess the market competitive situation, analyze their position in the current marketplace, and make informed business decisions regarding Silicone-Based Defoamer.

Report Scope

The Silicone-Based Defoamer market size, estimations, and forecasts are provided in terms of output/shipments (K MT) and revenue ($ millions), considering 2023 as the base year, with history and forecast data for the period from 2019 to 2030. This report segments the global Silicone-Based Defoamer market comprehensively. Regional market sizes, concerning products by Type, by Application, and by players, are also provided.

For a more in-depth understanding of the market, the report provides profiles of the competitive landscape, key competitors, and their respective market ranks. The report also discusses technological trends and new product developments.

The report will help the Silicone-Based Defoamer manufacturers, new entrants, and industry chain related companies in this market with information on the revenues, production, and average price for the overall market and the sub-segments across the different segments, by company, by Type, by Application, and by regions.

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Market Segmentation

By Company

  • Ashland Global Holdings Inc
  • Elkem Silicones
  • Clariant International AG
  • DowDuPont
  • Evonik Industries AG
  • Momentive Performance Materials Inc.
  • Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd
  • Wacker Chemie AG


Segment by Type

  • Solid State Silicone-based Defoamer
  • Emulsion Silicone-based Defoamer
  • Oiliness Silicone-based Defoamer
  • Others


Segment by Application

  • Metalworking Fluids
  • Food and Beverages
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Water Treatment
  • Paints and Coatings
  • Others


Production by Region

  • North America
  • Europe
  • China
  • Japan


Consumption by Region

  • North America (United States, Canada and Mexico)
  • Europe (Germany, France, United Kingdom, Russia, Italy, and Rest of Europe)
  • Asia-Pacific (China, Japan, Korea, India, Southeast Asia, and Australia)
  • South America (Brazil, Argentina, Colombia, and Rest of South America)
  • Middle East & Africa (Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt, South Africa, and Rest of Middle East & Africa)


Chapter Outline

Chapter 1: Introduces the report scope of the report, executive summary of different market segments (by region, by Type, by Application, etc), including the market size of each market segment, future development potential, and so on. It offers a high-level view of the current state of the market and its likely evolution in the short to mid-term, and long term.

Chapter 2: Detailed analysis of Silicone-Based Defoamer manufacturers competitive landscape, price, production and value market share, latest development plan, merger, and acquisition information, etc.

Chapter 3: Production/output, value of Silicone-Based Defoamer by region/country. It provides a quantitative analysis of the market size and development potential of each region in the next six years.

Chapter 4: Consumption of Silicone-Based Defoamer in regional level and country level. It provides a quantitative analysis of the market size and development potential of each region and its main countries and introduces the market development, future development prospects, market space, and production of each country in the world.

Chapter 5: Provides the analysis of various market segments by Type, covering the market size and development potential of each market segment, to help readers find the blue ocean market in different market segments.

Chapter 6: Provides the analysis of various market segments by Application, covering the market size and development potential of each market segment, to help readers find the blue ocean market in different downstream markets.

Chapter 7: Provides profiles of key players, introducing the basic situation of the main companies in the market in detail, including product production/output, value, price, gross margin, product introduction, recent development, etc.

Chapter 8: Analysis of industrial chain, including the upstream and downstream of the industry.

Chapter 9: Introduces the market dynamics, latest developments of the market, the driving factors and restrictive factors of the market, the challenges and risks faced by manufacturers in the industry, and the analysis of relevant policies in the industry.

Chapter 10: The main points and conclusions of the report.

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