Extensive use of sandblasting machines across various industries owing to its unique features such as customized data collection, automatic recovery, automated blast pressure control, automated media flow control, report generation, and rotary lance capability is predicted to boost sandblasting machines market share over the coming years. According to Global Market Insights, Inc., “Sandblasting machines market size worth USD 366 million in 2014, is anticipated to reach USD 485.4 million by 2022, recording a CAGR of 3.5% over 2015-2022.” Advent of robotic sandblasting technology is expected to boost the demand for sand blasting machines over the next few years. This technology finds extensive implementations in the field where standard automation solutions do not satisfy quality control and complex process requirements.
Medical, aerospace, consumer electronics, and automotive sectors use robotic sandblasting technology for coating removal, surface preparation, mold clearing, shot peening, and material removal. Various sandblasting techniques are used for cleaning boat hulls, concrete work, stone, brick, commercial & industrial structures. Growing popularity of sandblasting technology can be attributed to its extensive application in renovation works and glass decoration.
North America sand blasting machines market size by product, 2012-2022 (USD Million)
Major sandblasting machine products comprise mini sandblasting machines and industrial sandblasting machines. Industrial sandblasting machines market share, which accounted for over 80% of the overall revenue in 2015, is expected to reach USD 390 million by 2022. The growth can be credited to the large purchases made by various industries to effectively handle surface preparations and metallic cleaning processes.
Mini sandblasting machines market revenue is expected to surpass USD 90 million by 2022. The growth can be attributed to its portability and deployment ease in homes. These machines perform household tasks such as paint removal, rust removal, and repair effectively. Consumers prefer these machines over manual sandblasting for carrying domestic tasks and save time. Furthermore, manual sandblasting operations can cause health problems in workers as there is an enhanced risk of lung diseases. This has further contributed to the enhanced use of mini sandblasting machines in performing household activities.
Asia Pacific sandblasting machines market price worth USD 130 million in 2015, is projected to reach USD 185 million by 2022, owing to low costs and high demand for these products. China is predicted to be the major revenue contributor for APAC. Europe sandblasting machines market size is expected to reach USD 95 million by 2022. North America market is forecast to attain USD 140 million by 2022.
Enhancement of brand visibility, geographic expansion, strategic collaborations, and product portfolio improvement will be some of the major growth strategies adopted by the industry participants over the coming years. Key industry players include Torbo Engineering Keizers GmbH, Norton Sandblasting Equipment, Trinity Tool Company, Midwest Finishing Systems Inc., Sintokogio Group, Airblast B.V, Kramer Industries Inc., Clemco Industries Corporation, Tools USA, and JetSystem Group.