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Who makes graphite electrodes?
Graphite electrodes are a critical component in the production of steel and other metals, and are used in electric arc furnaces to melt and refine scrap metal. They are made from high-quality graphite materials that are able to withstand the extreme heat and pressure of the melting process. But who actually makes graphite electrodes?

There are several companies around the world that specialize in the production of graphite electrodes. Some of the largest and most well-known manufacturers include Orient Carbon. These companies have decades of experience in the production of graphite electrodes, and have developed advanced technologies and processes to produce high-quality products that meet the demanding requirements of the steel industry.

The process of making graphite electrodes is complex and requires specialized knowledge and equipment. The raw materials used in the production process include high-quality petroleum coke, needle coke, and coal tar pitch, which are all carefully selected and blended to create the desired properties for the electrode. The materials are then processed into blocks or rods, which are then machined into the desired shape and size.

The production process for graphite electrodes involves several stages, including baking, graphitization, and machining. The baking process involves heating the raw materials to high temperatures in a controlled atmosphere to remove any impurities and create a dense, homogeneous material. The graphitization process involves heating the material again, this time to an even higher temperature, to convert it into graphite. Finally, the graphite is machined into the desired shape and size, using precision equipment to ensure the highest level of accuracy.
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Overall, the production of graphite electrodes is a highly specialized field that requires expertise in both materials science and manufacturing processes. Orient Carbon makes graphite electrodes that are dedicated to producing high-quality products that meet the demanding requirements of the steel industry, and are committed to continuous improvement and innovation in the production processes. As the demand for steel continues to grow around the world, Orient Carbon makes graphite electrodes that will continue to play a vital role in the production of this essential material.

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