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

12 Nov
Semco Attend the 2019 Brake Colloquium

Semco Attend the 2019 Brake Colloquium

As leaders in graphite applications and carbon composite design and machining, Semco does a significant percentage of our business in the Brake & Friction industry. Heat treat furnaces used on a large scale in this industry rely on  graphite components that we tool. These components include graphite/carbon composite trays, discs and  fixtures such as heating elements, rails, post, all the way down to bolts and nuts. We produce these components on a regular basis, and as designs evolve, Semco is at the forefront of that evolution. To remain on the cusp on innovation in this particular graphite application industry, two...

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05 Nov
Recycle to Recycle: Electrolysis Rust Removal

Recycle to Recycle: Electrolysis Rust Removal

At Semco, we love carbon products, and we’re distressed to think that many end up being unnecessarily thrown away and eventually end up in a landfill. To prevent the waste of our beloved carbon graphite, we have posted about ways to recycle it. Last month we posted a blog titled “Recycle to Recycle: Brush Plating” in which we detailed how recycled graphite can be used in the brush plating process, which is a method of plating that uses an applicator hooked up to an electrical current to brush on the plating metal. Brush plating works by using a portable power...

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14 Oct
Graphite Price and Shortage Update

Graphite Price and Shortage Update

Over the last couple of years, reliably priced graphite materials have been harder to come by on the world market. As we detailed in an article about the US-China trade war last year, synthetic graphite manufacturing largely depends on coke and pitch produced in China. The ongoing trade war has further troubled the market that was already experiencing stressors from idle production facilities and green initiatives by the Chinese government that slowed the production of coke and pitch. Although we are now seeing some pricing and availability relief on the raw material front, the market for graphite material is still...

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