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Bureau of Mines / Minerals yearbook: Metals, minerals, and fuels 1972
Year 1972, Volume 1 (1972)

Zaffarano, Richard F.; Wood, S.O., Jr.
Carbon black,   pp. 237-245 ff. PDF (876.9 KB)


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Tble 7.—Sales of carbon black for domestic consumption in the United
States, by use 
(Thousand pounds) 
Ink 
Paint 
Paper 
Plastics 
Rubber 
Miscellaneous' 
 67,721 73,077 72,824 75,201 82,532 +9.74 
 13,435 17,711 14,570 18,693 21,408 +14.52 
 4,710 5,668 4,527 3,767 4,225 +12.15 
 26,863 (' ) (1) (~) (1) -_ 
 2,445,550 2,616,166 2,486,146 2,678,151 2,953,779 +10.29 
 80,123 65,327 71,454 77,715 84,764 +9.07 
Table 9.—U.S. exports of carbon black, by country 
(Thousand pounds and thousand dollars) 
1970 
1971 
1972 
Country 
 Quantity Value Quantity Value Quantity Value 
 1,791 804 3,412 433 1,425 
 5,841 565 6,423 689 3,553 
 357 58 438 69 818 
 515 104 529 97 471 
 231 25 192 27 250 
 695 88 941 100 809 
 202 24 183 24 55 
248 
385 
54 
77 
29 
97 
9 
 9,136 1,168 12,113 1,439 6,881 899 
Total  11,186 55,167 7,371CARBON BLACK 
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       ChangeUse 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 from 1971 
(%) 
 Total 2,588,402  2,777,949  2,649,521  2,853,527  3,146,708 +10.27 
' Included in "Miscellaneous." 
 2 Chemical, food, and plastics (1969—1972) combined with "Miscellaneous"
to avoid disclosing individual company confidential data. 
Table 8.—Producers' stocks of channel.and furnace-type blacks in the
United States, 
December 31 
(Thousand pounds) 
Furnace 
Year Channel Total 
SRF' HMF' GPF' FEF' HAF' SAF' ISAF' Thermal Total 
1968 29,695 2,900 14,756 20,047 55,590 3,592 41,621 23,074 191,275 32,895
224,170 
1969.. 24,478 2,518 20,082 22,254 48,725 4,734 88,712 28,044 189,547 18,473
208,020 
1970_. 87,875 2,048 46,980 24,771 64,106 5,666 50,513 42,119 274,028 22,059
296,087 
197L.. 83,551 3,158 85,885 27,619 68,798 6,417 42,870 67,987 286,285 9,748
296,028 
1972. 24,809 (2) 33,351 27,817 83,446 7,437 86,558 17,100 230,018 7,677 237,695
' For explanation, see footnotes to table 3. ' Included with GPF. 
North America: 
Canada 
Guatemala 
Mexico 
Other 
Total 
South America: 
Argentina 
Brazil 
Chile 
Colombia 
Peru 
Venezuela 
Other 
Total 
Europe: 
Austria 
Belgium-Luxembourg 
Denmark_____________________ 
Finland 
France 
Germany, West 
Italy 
Netherlands 
Norway 
Portugal 
Spain 
Sweden 
Switzerland 
United Kingdom 
Yugoslavia 
Other 
 21,917 2,195 26,786 2,472 19,735 2,057 
 1,186 113 896 42 148 17 
 2,742 302 2,080 247 1,662 273 
 1,766 178 1,295 121 538 52 
 27,611 2,788 30,507 2,882 22,083 2,399 
 159 31 81 21 140 43 
 4,559 409 2,143 233 2,931 278 
 1,355 273 823 130 954 180 
 412 69 163 27 302 33 
 35,603 8,751 16,514 1,900 13,815 1,558 
 15,338 1,766 6,997 878 7,252 792 
 12,055 1,657 5,894 830 4,212 552 
 13,484 2,047 43,622 5,550 15,998 2,503 
 1,052 84 874 82 433 42 
 509 66 253 39 278 43 
 4,457 587 2,295 274 1,961 261 
 3,392 388 1,006 89 192 24 
 1,271 145 986 93 955 103 
 16,638 3,032 6,416 989 5,525 903 
 147 38 99 26 148 42 
 172 45 168 25 71 14 
 110,603 14,338 88,834 


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