Legal notice

Access to and use of this website is subject to the following terms. If you do not agree to these, please do not use this website.

This website was developed by SGL Carbon SE (hereafter referred to as SGL Carbon) and is administrated by the same. We reserve the right to modify and/or cease operation in whole or in part of our website, the general terms of use, our general terms and conditions, and our sales and delivery terms at our discretion at any time without notice. Therefore, we ask you to review them again on your next visit to the website and take note of any changes/additions.

Transfer of use

All information, documents, and images published on this website are the sole property of SGL Carbon. Permission to use them is subject to the condition that the copyright mark appears on all copies, that information is only used for private purposes and not for commercial evaluation, that the information is not changed in any way, and all images on the website are only used with the accompanying text.

Compliance, property, and usage rights to content

SGL Carbon SE with headquarters in Wiesbaden (Germany) is the owner of this website and all its contents. All contents of this website are protected by law in Germany, the United States of America, and other countries around the world in terms of copyright, trademark, business secrets, images, logos, and other intellectual or miscellaneous property rights. You are responsible for abiding by the laws local to where you are when you access this website that regulate copyright, trademarks, and business secrets and their respective use.

The distribution, sale, or commercial use of parts of this website or materials accessible via this website require express prior permission in writing from SGL CARBON SE. Use of this website is voluntary and its provision and the ability to access it do not grant any licensing rights whatsoever. SGL Carbon SE reserves all rights to the content of the website.


Copyright 1998-2018 SGL Carbon SE. All rights reserved. The text, photos, images, graphics, and audio, animation, and video files as well as their configuration on SGL Carbon’s website are protected by copyright and other intellectual property rights. These properties may not be copied or modified for commercial use or distribution or used on other websites without express written permission. The web pages of SGL Carbon may contain materials that are subject to the copyright protection of the respective Internet service provider. On this website, SGL Carbon in some cases uses images from ©Getty Images and ©Shutterstock.


Unless otherwise stated, all brands, logos, trademarks, and product names displayed on SGL Carbon’s web pages are the intellectual property of SGL Carbon SE, especially their product names and company logos.

Limitation of liability

SGL Carbon has compiled the information available on this website from internal and external sources to the best of their knowledge and belief with professional care. We make an effort to constantly add to and update the information provided. The information on this website is solely for the purpose of displaying SGL Carbons’ products and services. However, we do not make any guarantee – express or implied – for the completeness or accuracy of the information on this website. In particular, you have to be aware that this information may no longer be up to date. For this reason, you should review the information that you obtain on this website before using it in any way.

The advice on this website does not release you from the obligation to verify our current items of advice – in particular our safety data sheets and technical information – and our products regarding their suitability for the actions and purposes intended. If you need special advice or instructions regarding our products or services, please feel free to contact us directly.

The users of this website expressly agree to access this website and its contents at their own risk. Neither SGL Carbon nor third parties who are involved in the creation, production, or transmission of this website are liable for damage or violations that are the result of access or inability to access, use or inability to use, or the event that you rely on information found on this website.

Third-party websites/links

This website also contains links or referrals to third-party websites. These links to third-party websites do not constitute SGL Carbon’s agreement with their contents. SGL Carbon accepts no responsibility for the availability of the content on these websites, nor any liability for damage or violations that result from the use of this content in any form. Links to other websites are only provided to the users of this website as a convenience. Connecting to these websites is done at the user’s own risk.

International users

This website is monitored, operated, and maintained by SGL Carbon at their Wiesbaden location in Germany. It is intended for international use. However, SGL Carbon does not make any guarantee that the information presented on this website is globally correct, in particular that the products and services will be available worldwide in the same layout, size, and conditions. If you access this website and/or download content, you yourself are responsible for making sure that this is consistent with the laws local to your location.

The products mentioned on this website may have different containers/packaging sizes, labels, and markings in different countries.

In the USA, the SGL Carbon LLC is responsible for the business of SGL Carbon. We ask that customers in the USA contact this company.

Applicable law

Any legal claims or lawsuits related to the website or its use are subject to interpretation of the laws of the Federal Republic of Germany, except for the regulations of international private law and common laws regarding the international sale of movable goods due to the Hague Convention on contracts for the International Sale of Goods of 07/01/1964 and the UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods of 04/11/1980.

Forward-looking statements

This website contains statements oriented towards the future. This information is marked by words such as “believe,” “assume,” or “expect” or similar phrasing. Various known and unknown risks, uncertainties, and other factors could lead to material results, financial situations, developments, or company performance that is significantly different from those represented, either expressly or implicitly, in the statements oriented towards the future.

These factors include:

  • Recessions in the industries in which we operate our business activities
  • New or changed regulations that increase our operating costs or otherwise decrease our profitability
  • Increase in our raw materials costs, especially if we cannot pass these costs on to customers
  • Expiration or reduction of patent protection for our products
  • Liability, primarily in connection with environmental laws and resulting from product liability claims
  • Exchange rate fluctuations and changes in the general economic situation
  • Other factors mentioned on this website

These factors include those that we described in reports to the Frankfurt stock exchange. Against the background of these uncertainties, we would advise the reader against relying too heavily on these statements oriented towards the future. We do not accept any responsibility for updating these forward-looking statements or adapting them to future events or developments.

If you have any questions please contact us:
SGL Carbon SE
data protection officer