With decades of experience and proven success, the Koppers Global Technology Center offers world-class technical assistance and insight into the safe, cost-effective development of carbon products.
Through on-site microscopy services and client collaboration, we evaluate raw carbon materials that fulfill customer specifications and quality requirements. The Koppers Global Technology Center provides superior petrographic evaluation and reporting on a variety of carbon materials, including coal, metallurgical coke, petroleum coke, carbon anodes, pitches, and more.
Based on sustained statistical evaluation of analytical tests performed on laboratory carbons prepared under precisely controlled conditions, this service compares test material to concurrent control raw materials of known plant performance. Anodes are prepared via a vibration molding process.
The Koppers Global Technical team collectively has more than 170 years of coal tar experience. Testing follows strict ASTM/AWPA/ISO testing protocols and adheres to an ISO 9000 certified quality management system with over 1,000 samples processed annually.
In addition to Carbon Anode Testing, our Global Technical Center is capable of providing comprehensive testing of raw materials, intermediates and finished products.
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Full-service installation, customized inspection, and utility infrastructure maintenance.
Our recovery experts provide environmentally friendly end-of-life management options.