Ceramic Industry

Superior Graphite Awarded Technology Challenge Grant

May 29, 2001
Illinois Governor George H. Ryan recently awarded Superior Graphite Co. with a Technology Challenge Grant as one of 18 state businesses, universities and research centers that are on the cutting edge of 21st century technology. The grant is designed to fund science and technology projects, partnerships between universities and industry, high-tech commercialization projects, transfer projects and infrastructure improvements. Superior Graphite received the grant for its Electroconsolidation(R) process, a proprietary process in which powder preforms are consolidated into complex shapes very economically. A pilot processing system is currently in operation at the Argonne National Laboratories, Argonne, Ill., and development work has also been done with Northwestern University and Biztek Consulting.

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