Carbon and graphite materials are manufactured from
such raw materials as petroleum cokes, pitch cokes, and carbon black
that are mixed with thermoplastic binders at high temperatures.
are used to make electrical components, electrodes, and mechanical
products that include anodes and cathodes; gouging, heating, and welding
rods; brushes, contacts, and holders; bearings, seals, plates, rings,
and valve parts; graphite lubricants; and other machine components.
provides Members with information about environmental, health, and
safety regulations and advocates for industry-backed Standards and
- Maintains NEMA Standards associated with carbon and manufactured graphite
with the U.S. Technical Advisory Group to the International
Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) TC 27 (Industrial electroheating and
electromagnetic processing) and TC 113 (Nanotechnology) to influence the
development and maintenance of related international standards.
works with, the Japan Carbon Association and the European Carbon and
Graphite Association to influence international standards.
- Automotive, marine and transportation
- Chemical and petrochemical
- Corrosive, harsh, and high friction environments
- Electrical transmission
- Food, beverage, pharmaceuticals
- Oil and gas
- Paper and printing
- Power generation, transmission and renewable energy
- Renewable energy