Rain Carbon Inc. plays an important role in the steel industry, providing the pitches used in the production of graphite electrodes for electric-arc furnaces -- and more.

Our steel-sector market presence also includes supplying of green petroleum coke to metallurgical coke manufacturers as a high-purity blend component for metallurgical coking coals, which enhances the lifespan of coking ovens.  In addition, our high-carbon calcined cetroleum coke products are widely used in the steel industry as a recarburizer.

Elsewhere, our RÜTGERS-brand CARBORES® resins are used as a substitute binder in refractories for the steel industry, offering dramatically reduced concentrations of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons.