Silicon metal of the purest quality is an inevitable ingredient for the production of solar panels.
Silicon metal is used in the production of computer chips. Microchips are everywhere and it is nearly impossible to imagine a world without them.
Silicon-based anodes can be used in certain types of rechargeable batteries, which is a rather new and promising development.
Silicon metal is a key ingredient in the production of silicones and forms the basis for more than 7.000 different products. Silicones are widely used in daily household consumables such as toothpaste, lipstick, facial creams and other cosmetic care products but also in baking pans, rubber gloves and many more.
As a key ingredient in different construction materials such as concrete, sealants, adhesives and coatings, silicon metal plays an important role in the building sector.