What Are the Structure and Properties of Graphite?

Carbon-graphite offers a unique combination of physical, chemical and mechanical characteristics found in no other material. One particular characteristic is its structure. Graphite has a layered structure. In each layer, each carbon atom is bound to three others. This results in a two-dimensional network of hexagons. Within each layer, there are strong bonds, but between […]

What is graphite?

Graphite is a naturally occurring modification of the element carbon (C). Its atoms arrange themselves in the hexagonal pattern typical for carbon and thus form a hexagonal layered lattice. As a result, graphite gets its typical gray color from its opaque gray to black crystals. Natural graphite is mainly used for refractories, batteries, steelmaking, brake […]

Manufacturing, a High Demanding Career with Great Potential

October in the United States isn’t just about cooler weather, falling leaves and pumpkin-spiced lattes; it’s also Manufacturing Month. Each year, Manufacturing Month is recognized throughout October to highlight modern manufacturing efforts and to raise awareness about manufacturing careers. A Career in Manufacturing You’re not alone if you haven’t thought of a manufacturing career as […]

MWI Message to Customers about COVID-19

To: Our Valued Client Customers, Business Partners and Friends, As the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to impact our communities, I wanted to take a moment to update you about how MWI is managing this new reality.  MWI’s top priority is the continued well-being of our family, which includes our team members, families, clients, vendors and communities. […]

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