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MTL Commodities’s Silicon Metal

MetalMin has been supplying raw materials to the steel foundry and aluminium industry for more than 30 years.

Silicon Metal

Silicon metal is principally used for alloying aluminium, increasing the hardness and strength and improving the metal’s properties. Silicon metal is also used in the chemical industry and for producing semiconductors.

We supply Silicon Metal to the following specifications:

Chemical Analysis
Al 0.50% max
Ca 0.01 / 0.30% max
0.20 / 0.50 max
98.5% min
Commercial Grain Sizes 5/60, 5/120, 10/60, 10/120 mm


We are confident that we can satisfy your unique Silicon Metal requirements. Just contact us to discuss them.

DID YOU KNOW: Silicon metal is made from quartz, which makes up 25% of the earth’s crust by weight, and is the second most abundant element, exceeded only by oxygen.