Carbon and Graphite Machining and Recycling Facility - Semco Carbon

Custom Carbon & Graphite Machining

Forty+ Years of Experience

Our custom carbon and graphite machining capabilities are engineered from the ground up with our client's budget, goals, and expectations in mind. No matter the tolerance, no matter the finish, no matter how specific your need, our years of experience coupled with the most advanced machining resources will keep your organization humming with minimal delay. We aren’t just experts in carbon and graphite machining—we’re also experts in client consultation and collaboration. We’re in the business of creating solutions, no matter how unique the problem.

Carbon & Graphite Material Recycling

We’ll purchase your obsolete carbon and graphite materials for reclamation or proper disposal. Less waste in the landfill, more green in your pocket — just the kind of win-win solution we’re in the business of creating.

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Custom Carbon & Graphite Machining

02 Jul
Quality Manager Position-Returning to the Roots

Quality Manager Position-Returning to the Roots

While time has seemed to stand still for much of the last few months, changes are still occurring. Semco’s Quality Manager for the past 5 years, Lee Dohanos, is retiring this month. After over 40 years working in the graphite manufacturing industry, and 5 years contributing his precision graphite expertise to our organization, he is embarking on a new chapter in his life— a well-earned retirement. Lee plans to pursue long-held passions, which means he will be spending a lot more time outdoors. Lee especially loves kayaking and is an avid hiker. Together with his wife, he also plans to...

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23 Jun
Carbon Fiber Composite Materials in Vacuum Furnaces

Carbon Fiber Composite Materials in Vacuum Furnaces

They say you can’t teach an old dog new tricks. We’ve never bought into that adage, especially since many of us have parents or grandparents who have taken up new hobbies like gardening or bird watching with vigor. As a business, Semco also rejects the logic of the adage. Yes, we have been around for several decades, and our core business remains machining graphite materials. We did not become industry leaders by shunning innovation, though, and as we have grown as a company specializing in producing graphite components, the materials industry has devised new graphite composite materials, as well as...

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16 Jun
Graphite Oxidation

Graphite Oxidation

As we have explained in this blog before, synthetic graphite (man-made graphite) is produced in hundreds of different graphite grades. Most of these graphite grades have been developed for specific applications, and each grade has its own set of properties associated with it. At Semco, we make it our business to be experts on synthetic graphite and the myrian properties of different graphite grades. We pass this expertise onto our clients so that they can choose the appropriate material for their application. With their extensive knowledge of these synthetic materials, our engineers can help clients solve very complicated issues, as...

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