Custom Carbon Graphite Materials

One of the main benefits to being a St. Marys Carbon customer is that we are one of the few carbon companies globally to develop our own proprietary materials. This means that our products will be fully customized to your specific application from start to finish. We start with a customized mix of base materials that are further tailored to you using specialized formulations, molding and baking methods, impregnations and treatments. This allows us to develop materials for a wide variety of applications while still ensuring they meet each your specific needs. Below outlines several ways our materials can be customized to you; however, simply contact us if you have additional needs.

  • Wide Variety of Base & Impregnated Grades – We have unique carbon graphite grades within the below material categories and are continually developing new grades as new applications arise
    • Carbon Graphite
    • Electrographite
    • Resin-Bonded Graphite
    • Copper Graphite
    • Silver Graphite
    • Antimony Impregnated Graphite
    • Babbitt Impregnated Graphite
    • Other impregnations, including inorganic salts, molten metals, molten ceramic
  • Treatments/Coatings – We are also able to apply specific treatments to add or enhance key properties of the materials. Common examples are TeflonTM, Pyrolytic Carbon or Pyrolitic Graphite, Silicon Carbide, Diamond Like and Diamond Coatings
  • Baking Methods – In addition to altering the materials themselves, our proprietary baking methods are vital to ensuring our materials achieve the specific properties needed for your application
  • Customized Properties – Below are several of the main properties that we take into consideration to ensure our product is viable for your specific end-use.
    • Temperature Level
    • Wear and Friction Level
    • Strength (Compressive, Transverse, Tensile)
    • Thermal Expansion
    • Thermal Conductivity
    • Electrical Conductivity
    • Porosity
    • Chemical Resistance
    • Oxidation Resistance
    • Environmental / Sanitary Requirements (e.g., NSF, FDA, ROHS, WRAS)

Contact us today to learn more about how materials can be tailor-made to your application!

Custom Components & Parts

Custom Carbon Graphite Components & Parts We develop parts that are customized to each of our customer’s specific application requirements. Our unique technical knowledge and manufacturing expertise allows us to customize parts within our existing product line or as part of our new product development. Our products are developed and manufactured in-house, so we can […]

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Carbon Material Blanks

Carbon Graphite Material Blanks Our carbon material blanks are made from our entire range of carbon graphite, electrographite, resin-bonded graphite and metal graphite grades. These are available in a variety of different sizes and shapes to suit many final applications. Our customers largely use these to machine final end products at their own facility. Materials […]

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Wear Plates & Graphite Plugs

Carbon graphite wear plates & plugs St. Marys Carbon custom manufactures a large variety of carbon and graphite grades for a wide range of wear applications. Our proprietary grades are necessary for many of the unique environments in which wear products are required. All of our products, from the blending of raw materials to the […]

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Silver Dot™ Hanger & Dryer Bearings

Silver Dot Dryer Bearings Silver Dot™… We Don’t Set the Standard; We Are the Standard! St. Marys Carbon manufactures the patented Silver DotTM dryer & hanger bearings for a variety of dryer sizes and applications. St. Marys Carbon Grade 224 is recognized globally and offers the industry’s highest quality and longest-lasting bearings. Silver DotTM bearings, […]

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Rotors and Vanes

Carbon Graphite Rotors & Vanes St. Marys Carbon manufactures Rotors & Vanes from superior carbon graphite grades for a variety of applications. Our rotors & vanes are made from specialized, proprietary materials that are required for many of the unique environments in which rotors & vanes are used. All of our rotors & vanes, from […]

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Hot Glass Handling

Carbon graphite glass handling product manufacturer St. Marys Carbon custom manufactures a large variety of carbon graphite, electrographite and resinbonded graphite grades for a wide range of glass handling applications. These grades are compatible with various glass types, including borosilicate, sodalime and quartz. All of our products, from the blending of raw materials to the finished […]

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Mechanical Seals

Carbon Graphite Mechanical Seal Rings St. Marys Carbon custom manufactures a variety of seals grades to suit any application. We offer blank stock, various impregnations and have the capability to machine intricate seals with polished faces. All of our seals, from the blending of raw materials to the finished product, are made in-house by our […]

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Bearings / Bushings

Carbon Graphite Bearings & Bushings St. Marys Carbon custom manufactures many sizes, shapes and quantities of carbon graphite bearings, including Radial, Thrust and Sleeve. All of our bearings, from the blending of the raw materials to the finished product, are made in-house by our specialized craftsmen. Materials Our bearings and bushings are made from the […]

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Automotive Brushes

Carbon Graphite Automotive Brushes We are an industry leader in the carbon graphite aftermarket brush industry, as well as a supplier to major OEM manufacturers. Materials Our wear automotive brushes are made from the following materials: Carbon Graphite Electrographite Resin-Bonded Graphite We also offer various impregnations and treatments to further fit your application needs. Customized […]

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ARC™ Electrical Contacts

Carbon graphite electrical contacts & collector shoes ARC™ Electrical Contacts / Collector Shoes are manufactured from the highest quality, proprietary materials. St. Marys Carbon has carbon graphite, electrographite, resin-bonded graphite, copper graphite, silver graphite and other metal graphite materials to suit your specific application. All of our electrical contacts, from the blending of raw materials […]

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