Anthracite, also known as hard coal and black coal, is a hard, compact variety of coal that has a submetallic lustre. It has the highest carbon content, the fewest impurities, and the highest energy density of all types of coal and is the highest ranking of coals. Anthracite ignites with difficulty and burns with a short, blue, and smokeless flame.
Anthracite is used in all types of industries ranging from power, construction, furnace, farming and more.
1. As a raw material to make synthetic ammonia
2. As a civil and power fuel, good quality anthracite can be used as gasification raw material, fuel for blast furnace injection and sintering iron ore, and as casting fuel
3. High-quality anthracite can be made of silicon carbide, carbon sand, artificial corundum, artificial graphite, electrodes, calcium carbide and other carbon materials.
4. Anthracite can also be used to fire cement.