Gaskets and Seals Market Size To Hit USD 85 Bn By 2030

Published Date : 12 Oct 2022

The global gaskets and seals market size is predicted to hit around USD 85 billion by 2030 from USD 59.32 billion in 2021, growing with a registered CAGR of 4.08% during the forecast period 2022 to 2030.

Gaskets and seals are mechanical devices used to stop the entry of dirt into engines and the fluid flowing between two components. A static seal is created by gaskets between two stationary flat flanges. They are constructed using materials that can survive high compression rates, such as rubber, graphite, neoprene, and nitrite. Seals are positioned, on the other hand, to stop leaks from two moving pieces, such as shafts, pumps, and engine parts. They are typically flat and spherical, and are made with an outside metal ring and a rubber surface on the inside. They are generally utilised to seal the hydraulic line and stop shaft end leaks. Both gaskets and seals provide excellent elasticity, reliability, strength, and heat resistance. 

The primary elements fueling market expansion include the booming automobile industry, as well as rising product usage in the plumbing and construction industries. The number of manufacturing facilities and industries that employ gaskets and seals has significantly increased as a result of global urbanisation and industrialization trends. The products are heavily used by the automobile sector to prevent fluid and gas leaks and spills. 

In addition, whereas seals act as shock absorbers, gaskets are utilised in motors to keep pressure and stop polluted particles from entering. They can withstand high pressures, compressive loads, and temperature changes, which enables them to be employed in a variety of sealing tools and machinery in the manufacturing industry. Additionally, the expansion of e-commerce platforms that provide manufacturers direct and third-party run distribution channels is boosting the industry.

Gaskets and Seals Market Report Scope

Report Coverage Details
Market Size in 2021 USD 59.32Billion
Market Size by 2030 USD 85 Billion
CAGR From 2022 to 2030


Asia Pacific Market Share in 2021 45%
Automotive Segment Market Share in 2021 34%
Base Year 2021
Forecast Period 2022 to 2030
Segments Covered Product, Industry, Application, Distribution Channel, Vehicle Type, Geography

Report Highlights

  • Due to the increased product demand in the chemical processing sector to address environmental issues about emissions and to improve industrial efficiency, the gaskets category is anticipated to experience the highest CAGR of 4.5 percent from 2020 to 2028.
  • Due to increased product demand in microelectronics and semiconductor processing applications in the expanding electrical and electronics sector, seals generated revenues of USD 35 billion in 2018.
  • Due to their widespread usage in the creation and assembly of exhaust manifolds, powertrains, chassis, and other components, the demand for gaskets and seals in the automotive sector is predicted to reach USD 25.2 billion by 2028.
  • With more than 54.9 percent of the market share in 2018, the China market contributes the most income to the Asia Pacific gasket market. This is mostly attributable to the product's widespread application in the production of automobiles and electronics.
  • The presence of multiple companies with a broad logistics network that includes a considerable number of distributors and service centres characterises the gaskets and seals market.

Regional Snapshots

In 2021, the Asia Pacific area had a revenue share of about 46%. As a result, this area produces a huge number of chemicals. Additionally, as the automobile industry expands in this region, gasket and seal demand is rising in China and the rest of Asia Pacific. Given that China produces rubber seal products with high-quality raw materials, there is a considerable need for gaskets and seals. Due to the goods' application in the oil and gas and automotive industries, the US dominates the gaskets and seals market in North America. The market in Asia Pacific is anticipated to expand due to the region's significant manufacturing base, cheap production costs, and high consumption volume of gaskets and seals despite the presence of several small and medium-sized businesses that generate modest volumes of these products.

Market Dynamics


The adoption of electric cars by consumers or the expansion of the infrastructure supporting them in developed countries, as well as price fluctuations for raw materials, all affect the growth of the gaskets and seals industries. This market is anticipated to expand over the course of the forecast period as a result of the fast-paced technological developments in the automotive industry and the growing demand to enhance vehicle performance and fuel efficiency. These developments also happen to be the driving forces behind the expansion of this market. The usage of gaskets and seals has reduced the cost of vehicle maintenance and extended the life of the vehicles or the parts that make up the vehicles. Due to strict emission regulations implemented by several countries throughout the world, gaskets and seals must be included in cars.

Global demand for industrial equipment, which is anticipated to drive the market for gaskets and seals, has a significant potential to be generated by the oil and gas industry. The global gaskets and seals market is anticipated to expand as a result of a significant uptick in offshore oil and gas exploration as well as related production operations in the Asia Pacific and North American regions.


During the forecast period, difficulties with manufacturing, design, and material construction are anticipated to restrict the worldwide market for gaskets and seals.

As the necessity for compact, efficient, and high-performance processes has grown, machine design modifications have necessitated the use of highly specialised gaskets and seals. Changes in form, size, or design also need a change in the building material used to make gaskets and seals. Additional difficulties with using freshly created gaskets and seals stem from the lack of installation, manufacturing, service, and safety data. Therefore, it is anticipated that these issues would slow market expansion.

During the forecast period, problems with high-temperature sealing are anticipated to hamper the worldwide gaskets and seals market. A significant obstacle has continued to be sealing during difficult working circumstances and high temperatures. Standard materials, such expanded graphite, cannot operate consistently over an extended length of time when utilised to manufacture gaskets and seals. Thus, throughout the course of the forecast period, these factors are anticipated to restrain the expansion of the worldwide gaskets and seals market.


Manufacturers in this sector are focusing on creating materials that use less fuel and can withstand high heat and pressure. They are concentrating on research and development to create novel goods that will boost demand for ICE engine cars and battery-operated electric automobiles. Gaskets and seals with exceptional mechanical, physical, chemical, and electrical qualities are in higher demand. Offering the items at reasonable costs is also a fantastic chance in the global market, as is tailoring the product in accordance with the demands of the market. The current business should work to increase the variety of products it offers and provide superior gaskets and seals to those it already offers. 


The manufacture, design, and material utilised in construction are the problems facing the market for gaskets and seals. Improvisation is required to make the design small and the product effective. Highly specialised gaskets and seals are necessary for high performance processes, which presents a hurdle for the market's expansion. The design, form, and size modifications necessitate the use of a new building material. This presents another difficulty since materials used to make seals, such as expanded graphite, are unreliable when used for a long time. 

Recent Developments

  • In September 2020, SKF chose to spend 550,000,000 in Sealing technology in order to increase its competitiveness in North America.
  • In May 2018, Federal Mogul Powertrain created a piston ring E line for commercial vehicle diesel engines in an effort to improve gas sealing capabilities as well as engine efficiency by raising robustness and reducing emissions.

Key Players:

  • SKF
  • Freudenberg FST Gmb
  • BRUS sealing systems GmbH
  • Garlock family of companies
  • SSP Manufacturing Inc.
  • W.L Gore and associates
  • IDT And AJ, rubber and sponge limited
  • Trelleborg AB.

Market Segmentation

By Product

  • Gaskets
    • Metallic
    • Semi-metallic
    • Non-metallic
  • Seals
    • Shaft Seal
    • Molded Packing & Seals
    • Motor Vehicle Body Seal
    • Others

By Application

  • Pressure vessels
  • Heat exchangers
  • Manhole covers
  • Valve bonnets
  • Pipe flanges

By Distribution Channel

  • Original equipment manufacturer (OEM)
  • Aftermarket

By Industry

  • Oil and gas
  • Electricals
  • Automotive
  • Aerospace
  • Marine and rail
  • Paper and pulp industry
  • Industrial manufacturing

By Vehicle Type

  • Passenger Car
  • Light Commercial Vehicle
  • Heavy Commercial Vehicle

Regional Segmentation

  • North America 
  • Europe
  • Asia-Pacific
  • Latin America
  • Middle East and Africa (MEA)

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