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  • Journal title : Carbon letters
  • Volume 16, Issue 3,  2015, pp.135-146
  • Publisher : Korean Carbon Society
  • DOI : 10.5714/CL.2015.16.3.135
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Bulk graphite: materials and manufacturing process
Lee, Sang-Min; Kang, Dong-Su; Roh, Jea-Seung;
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Graphite can be classified into natural graphite from mines and artificial graphite. Due to its outstanding properties such as light weight, thermal resistance, electrical conductivity, thermal conductivity, chemical stability, and high-temperature strength, artificial graphite is used across various industries in powder form and bulk form. Artificial graphite of powder form is usually used as anode materials for secondary cells, while artificial graphite of bulk form is used in steelmaking electrode bars, nuclear reactor moderators, silicon ingots for semiconductors, and manufacturing equipment. This study defines artificial graphite as bulk graphite, and provides an overview of bulk graphite manufacturing, including isotropic and anisotropic materials, molding methods, and heat treatment.
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