Graphite 2015: Graphite has priced itself out of the recarburiser market, says Durrans
Published: Wednesday, 09 December 2015
The UK-based carbon materials business says that both natural and synthetic graphite are uncompetitive for use as recarburisers in the iron and steel industries, however mining companies aiming to monetise fines by selling into this market insist their material will be cost effective.
Graphite, both natural and synthetic, is too expensive to be
widely used as a recarburiser in the steel manufacturing and
iron foundry industries, according to a leading British carbon
David Wilson, project manager at Sheffield-based James
Durrans, said that despite its various performance advantages,
such as high solubility,...