Solutions for engineering

Ferrosilicon for steel

A wide range of ferrosilicon alloys are available for alloying and deoxidation purposes in steelmaking processes. Elkem supplies ferrosilicon to the steel and steel related industry. Ferrosilicon is an important additive in the manufacture of steel products. Our main markets are the worldwide producers of alloyed, stainless and carbon steel, as well as the producers of manganese alloys.

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Iron foundry products

Elkem manufactures a wide range of inoculants, MgFeSi alloys and preconditioners for the production of cast irons. Alloys are available from the extensive portfolio to cover all foundry conditions and iron qualities.

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Recarburisers are used in high-grade steel, grey and ductile iron castings. Elkem’s Elgraph® recarburisers has proven to give the best performance on dissolution rate, carbon recovery and with the lowest nitrogen/hydrogen content. The unique production technology, located in Norway, is the foundation for the high quality carbon additives.

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Silicon for aluminium alloys

Elkem offers a complete range of silicon grades, both for critical safety parts such as aluminium wheels, and material for use in the environmentally important secondary aluminium industry. We combine a continuously improved product range with new technology, aiming at fast solubility and high silicon recovery.
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Silicon for ceramics

Elkem produces a wide range of silicon qualities for the ceramic industry and we continuously work to fulfill our ceramic customers’ needs. Over the years we have developed a product range with both beneficial particle size distributions and chemistry for our ceramic customers.

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Silicon for other applications

Elkem offers silicon for use in a set of other specialized applications and our silicon is customized to provide the best possible performance for our customers.


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