Carbon Electrodes

UKCG carbon electrodes are produced according to exacting standards authorised and monitored by our personnel.

UKCG supply a full range of carbon electrodes ranging in diameter from 500mm (20”) to 1400mm (55”) which are used in varying customer applications including ferroalloy and silicon production.

Product Specification

UK-XC1 Grade

Electrode Diameter MM 500 – 700 750 – 950 1000 – 1400
Bulk Density G/CM3 1.56 – 1.65 1.56 – 1.65 1.56 – 1.65
Specific Resistance μΩM < 35 < 35 < 35
Flexural Strength MPa 4.0 – 7.5 4.0 – 7.5 3.5 – 7.0
CTE 10¯61/°C 3.8 – 5.0 3.7 – 4.9 3.7 – 4.9
Ash Content % < 2.5 < 2.5 < 2.5

NB: The above data is based on typical values and is not guaranteed.

UK-XC2 Grade

Electrode Diameter MM 500 – 700 750 – 950 1000 – 1400
Bulk Density G/CM3 1.56 – 1.65 1.56 – 1.65 1.56 – 1.65
Specific Resistance μΩM < 40 < 40 < 40
Flexural Strength MPa 4.0 – 7.5 4.0 – 7.5 3.5 – 7.0
CTE 10¯61/°C 3.8 – 5.0 3.7 – 4.9 3.7 – 4.9
Ash Content % < 2.5 < 2.5 < 2.5

NB: The above data is based on typical values and is not guaranteed.

Connector Combinations

UKCG can offer Male / Female and Nipple / Socket connection options on most of our carbon electrodes.

Should you have a specific requirement or require guidance please contact us to discuss and we shall do our best to meet your demand.

Packaging

All UKCG products are packed in a manner which ensures complete customer satisfaction. Our packaging is designed to withstand the necessary handling, movement and storage involved in getting our electrodes to our varied customer locations around the globe.

Should you have a specific packaging requirement we can of course endeavour to cater for your requirements but our standard and proven packaging formats are as follows;

Export Packaging

  • Electrodes are protected at both nipple and exposed socket end.
  • Electrodes are steel banded to bearers.
  • Electrodes are wood crated and steel banded.

European and North American Packaging

  • Electrodes are protected at both nipple and exposed socket end.
  • Electrodes are steel banded to bearers.

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