FOCUS: Growth in expandable graphite set to spur large-flake demand
Published: Friday, 02 July 2021
Industry participants expected to see growing demand for large-flake graphite, triggered by higher demand for expandable graphite.
Flake graphite has historically been used mostly as a
material for refractories in steelmaking, which accounts for
about 40-50% of its consumption, according to market
While refractories remain a major area for consumption of
flake graphite, demand from this sector is declining,
especially in the wake of the Covid-19...