Small diameter graphite rod production run by MBI
M. Brashem Inc. and MBI Jiexiu Carbon Materials Co. Ltd., a Chinese company, have partnered to develop the capability to produce small diameter graphite rods for cathodic protection, stinger rod and specialty applications. The size range is 2.5″ to 6.0″ diameter and lengths of 36″ up to 80″ long. Average grain size of the rods will be 0.8mm – 2.0mm. Production to come online Q1 2019.
Link to video of a first successful production run (June 2018): https://youtu.be/pZy_onBZQIo
Nathan Engstrom Joins MBI’s Sales Team
On April 24, 2018, Nathan Engstrom joined MBI Graphite Division as an Account Manager based out of Cincinnati, OH area after many years working in the refractory business.