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Electrode paste

Söderberg-type electrode paste is produced from calcined petroleum coke (or calcined pitch coke), calcined anthracite, coal tar pitch and other additional materials. Electrode paste is used for the manufacture of carbon electrodes for electric arc furnaces designed for a production of various types of ferroalloys, calcium carbide, etc.

Product shape and size:

Briquettes with dimensions:
90 x 90 x 45 or 59 x 37 mm

Cylinders with diameter: (mm)
Ø 550, Ø 700, Ø 800, Ø 900, Ø 1000


  • briquettes are loaded in bulk or packed in big-bags
  • cylinders are steel strapped on wooden pallets and can be covered with plastic foil

Technical specification:

Typ hmotyEH1EH1-8EH2EH3EH4EH8EH9
Ash content % (max)6,05,04,03,54,04,04,0
Plasticity mm53-6855-7055-7055-7058-7260-7555-70
Volatiles content % (max)12,512,512,513,514,014,512,0
Compressive strength MPa (min)20202020201718
Resistivity µΩm (max)1009011095957585
Porosity %(max)26,527,526,026,527,527,026,0

If required, other values of parameters might be agreed upon.

Elektrode paste



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