Due to the calcination at temperature > 1100°C, this product is dry (Figure 1)
and displays a considerably lower content of volatile components than
green petroleum coke. Furthermore, its is produced by coking coal tar
pitch. It is mainly characterized by its high carbon content (approx.
98% C), contains around 0.6 to 0.8% sulfur and max. 0.6% volatile
components, whereby the ash residue is a maximum of 0.6%. Pitch coke can