BIRMINGHAM, UK – A new market research report by Fu­ture Markets Inc. provides a detailed discussion of the global nanocomposites market. Global revenues for polymeric nanocomposites were approximately $390 million in 2009. A diverse range of markets are being impacted by polymer nanocomposites.

Clay nanocomposites have the largest market share, with revenues of approximately $220 million in 2009 and main application markets in packaging, flame retardants, and aerospace and aviation (including military applications). Nanofiber composites accounted for $79.5 million in global revenues in 2009, with main application markets in filtration. Metal and metal oxide nanocomposites accounted for $41 million in global revenues in 2009, with main application markets in aerospace and electronics. Carbon nanotube nano­composites accounted for $37 million in global revenues in 2009, with main application markets in aerospace, consumer, and military and defense.

The report, titled “The World Market for Nanocomposites (Metal Nanoparticles, Nanotubes, Nanoclays, Nanofibers, Graphene, Fullerenes and POSS),” was published in October 2010. For additional information about the report, visit http://marketpublishers.com.