Inproheat Industries offers metallurgical silicon carbide to the iron and steel industries. This carbide is manufactured by Washington Mills.
As a carbon and silicon source, this product serves as an additive and reduces overall costs associated with the making of steel.
Silicon carbide can offer more control over the iron process as it provides inoculation and de-oxidization benefits.
In the foundry industry, metallurgical silicon carbide is used frequently as a carbon and silicon additive in the manufacturing of cast, malleable and ductile irons.