Specialty Graphite

UKCG produce specialty graphite products using some of the world’s finest raw materials and production techniques. This coupled with machining, testing, packing and distribution from our dedicated UK and global facilities, ensures our product and service remains consistent, cost effective and reliable.

UKCG specialty graphite products are produced according to exacting standards authorised and monitored by our personnel. UKCG supply some of the world’s leading graphite component manufacturers with a high quality range of blocks / rounds and shapes.

UKCG can supply bulk graphite products to carbon/graphite producers and fully machined components for end application customers.

Product Specification

Extrude Graphite

UKEG Series graphite offers a product with good electrical, mechanical and thermal properties, typically utilised in the following applications;

  • Melting / Sintering Moulds (Hot Metal)
  • Heaters
  • Heat Shields
  • Vacuum Furnace
  • Other

Physical Specifications

Grade
Grain Size
(mm)
Bulk Density
(G/CM3)
(min)
Resistivity
(μ.Ω.m)
(max)
Flexural
Strength (MPa)
(min)
Compressive
Strength (MPa)
(min)
Ash (%)
(max)
UKEG1 0.8 1.78 7.0 19 47 0.3
UKEG2 0.8 1.72 8.0 18 45 0.3
UKEG3 2.0 1.72 8.0 17 44 0.3
UKEG4 0.8 1.60 8.0 12 32 0.3
UKEG5 2.0 1.60 8.5 11 30 0.3

Please note: Other products can be produced to order, please contact us for further information.

Rod Dimensions

Diameter (mm / inch)
Length (mm)
Length (inch)
75 (3″) 1000/1200/1500 40/48/60
100 (4″) 1000/1200/1500/1800 40/48/60/72
150 (6″) 1000/1200/1500/1800 40/48/60/72
200 (8″) 1000/1200/1500/1800 40/48/60/72
300 (12″) 1000/1200/1500/1800 40/48/60/72
350 (14″) 1500/1800/2000 60/72/80
400 (16″) 1500/1800/2000 60/72/80
450 (18″) 1800/2000 72/80
500 (20″) 1800/2000 72/80

Vibrated Graphite

UKVG Series graphite offers a product with excellent properties typically utilised in the following applications;

  • Chemical
  • Electrical
  • Metallurgical

Rounds

Physical Specifications

Grade
Grain Size
(mm)
Bulk Density
(G/CM3)
(min)
Resistivity
(μ.Ω.m)
(max)
Flexural
Strength (MPa)
(min)
Compressive
Strength (MPa)
(min)
CTE
(× 10¯6/°C)
(max)
Ash (%)
(max)
UKVG1 0.8 1.72 8.5 13.5 30 2.5 0.3
UKVG2 0.8 2.00 8.5 13.0 28 2.5 0.3
UKVG3 2.0 2.00 9.0 7.9 21 2.5 0.3
UKVG4 0.8 4.00 10.0 7.5 20 2.5 0.3

Please note: Other products can be produced to order, please contact us for further information.

 

Round Dimensions

Diameter (mm / inch)
Length (mm / inch)
560 (22″) 420 (16.5″)
650 (26″) 400 (16″)
660 (26″) 630 (25″)
720 (28″) 630 (25″)
765 (30″) 525 (20″)
820 (32″) 630 (25″)
850 (33.5″) 400 (16″)
1105 (43.5″) 584 (23″)
1100 (43.5″) 525 (22″)
1120 (44″) 400 (16″)
1120 (44″) 584 (23″)
1232 (48.5″) 584 (23″)
1245 (49″) 380 (15″)
1270 (50″) 380 (15″)

Blocks

Physical Specifications

Grade
Grain Size
(mm)
Bulk Density
(G/CM3)
(min)
Resistivity
(μ.Ω.m)
(max)
Flexural
Strength (MPa)
(min)
Compressive
Strength (MPa)
(min)
CTE
(× 10¯6/°C)
(max)
Ash (%)
(max)
UKVG1 0.8 1.72 8.5 13.5 30 2.5 0.3
UKVG2 2.0 1.71 8.5 13.0 28 2.5 0.3
UKVG3 2.0 1.60 9.0 7.9 21 2.3 0.3
UKVG4 4.0 1.58 10.0 7.5 20 2.3 0.3

Please note: Other products can be produced to order, please contact us for further information.

 

Block Dimensions

Width (mm / inch)
Height (mm / inch)
Length (mm / inch)
400 (16″) 400 (16″) 1700 – 2000 (68″ – 80″)
500 (20″) 500 (20″) 1800 – 2000 (72″ – 80″)
550 (22″) 550 (22″) 1800 – 2000 (72″ – 80″)

Isostatic Graphite

UKIG Series graphite offers a product with high density, strength and purity combined with good electrical

properties typically utilised in the following applications;

  • Aerospace Parts
  • Composite Tooling
  • Continuous Casting Dies
  • Graphite Moulds
  • Semi-conductors
  • EDM
  • Precious Metals

 

Physical Specifications

Grade
Grain Size
(μm)
Bulk Density
(G/CM3)
(min)
Resistivity
(μ.Ω.m)
(max)
Flexural
Strength (MPa)
(min)
Compressive
Strength (MPa)
(min)
CTE
(× 10¯6/°C)
(max)
Shore Hardness
(min)
Ash (%)
(max)
UKIG1 40 1.84 ≤13 39 75 3.7 50 500 – 1000
UKIG2 25 1.85 ≤13 40 80 4.5 55 500 – 1000
UKIG3 25 1.80 ≤13 37 75 4.4 50 500 – 1000
UKIG4 25 1.75 ≤15 25 55 4.0 50 500 – 1000
UKIG5 25 1.70 ≤15 25 45 3.8 45 500 – 1000

Please note: Other products can be produced to order, please contact us for further information.

 

Round Dimensions

Diameter (mm / inch)
Length (mm / inch)
400 (16″) 450 (18″)
450 (18″) 450 (18″)
480 (19″) 450 (18″)
520 (20″) 350 (14″)
520 (20″) 600 (24″)
560 (22″) 430 (17″)
590 (23″) 600 (24″)
650 (26″) 640 (25″)
700 (28″) 640 (25″)

 

Block Dimensions

Width (mm / inch)
Height (mm / inch)
Length (mm / inch)
400 (16″) 400 (16″) 400 (16″)
400 (16″) 400 (16″) 500 (20″)
400 (16″) 400 (16″) 600 (24″)
1000 (40″) 500 (20″) 300 (12″)
1200 (48″) 600 (24″) 600 (24″)

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 carbon and graphite products 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.


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