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Global Carbon And Graphite Industry

4. PRODUCT SEGMENT ANALYSIS II-43Carbon and Graphite Electrodes II-43Carbon Electrodes II-43Carbon Electrodes Applications II-43Graphite Electrodes II-44Table 15: Standard Properties of Graphite Electrodes (Valuestaken at room temperature) II-44Graphite Electrodes Primarily Used in Steel Industry II-44Electric Arc Furnace II-45Application in Fuel Cells II-45Basic Components of Fuel Cells Stack II-45Grades of Graphite Electrodes II-45Production Process of Graphite Electrodes II-45Forming: II-46Baking: II-46Impregnation: II-46Rebaking: II-46Graphitizing: II-46Machining: II-46Other Carbon and Graphite Products II-46Automotive Brushes Lose Sheen with Increasing Adoption ofBrushless Motors II-47Mechanical and Electrical Carbon and Graphite Product Clientele II-48

5. AN OVERVIEW OF END-USE APPLICATIONS II-49Carbon and Graphite: Varied Applications II-49Industrial End Uses II-49End Use Industries II-49Table 16: World Carbon Black Market (2011): Percentage ShareBreakdown of End-Use - Tires, Rubber Products, Plastics,Ink, Paints & Coatings and Other Applications (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-50

Table 17: World Specialty Graphite Market (2011): PercentageShare Breakdown by End-Use Industry - Semiconductor, ToolManufacturing, Metals, High Temperature Processes,Chemicals, Automotive and Others (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) II-50Refractories II-50Special Refractories II-51Semiconductor Industry II-51Aluminum Extrusion and Casting II-51Aluminum Production Scenario II-51Aerospace Industry II-52Industry Structure and Organization II-52Aerobatics and Aircraft Design: A Brief Preview II-52Chemical Industry II-53Glass Industry II-53Ferrous and Non Ferrous Foundries II-53Nuclear Industry II-53Fused Quartz, Silica and Borosilicate Glass Industry II-53Electrical Rotating Machinery II-54High Temperature Furnaces II-54Heat Loss in Furnaces II-54Machining Capabilities II-54Sporting Goods Industry II-55Carbon Fibers in In-line Skates II-55Technology in Tennis II-55Graphite Being Used to Manufacture Racquets II-55Graphite Composites in Hockey Sticks II-55New Sporting Products Using Carbon II-55Two-Piece Golf Balls & Graphite Shafts II-56Automotive Industry II-56Increasing Globalization in the Auto Industry II-56Environmental Friendly Vehicles: Future Generation Vehicles II-56Rubber Industry II-56Synthetic Rubber Types II-57Steel Industry II-57Iron and Steel II-57Categorization of Steel Industry II-57Primary Steel Producers: Target Volume Purchasers II-58Intermediate Steel Producers: Serve as Outsource Processors II-58Specialized Service Centers: Focus on Value-Added Products II-58General Service Centers: Warehousers & Distributors II-58Friction Materials II-58Metal Forming II-58Powder Metal II-58Scenario In Steel Industry II-59Carbon Steel II-59Pencil Industry II-59Trends in the Industry II-59Blurring of Categories and Customers II-59Writing and Marking Instruments: Key Segment in the OfficeSupplies Market II-60Characteristic Features of the Office Supplies Market: II-60Multiple Choices II-60Silicon Industry II-60Submerged Arc Furnace II-60Industrial Electrochemical Application II-60Construction Industry II-61Use in Concrete II-61Lubricant Industry II-61Diamond and Graphite: A Comparison II-61Morphological Differences: II-61

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