Form 6-K

                             Washington, D.C. 20549

                            Report of Foreign Issuer
                      Pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d-16 of
                       the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

For the month of: February 2003

                          SGL CARBON Aktiengesellschaft

                              (Name of registrant)

                               Rheingaustrasse 182
                                 65203 Wiesbaden

                    (Address of Principal Executive Offices)

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports
under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F:

                  Form 20-F   X                       Form 40-F

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant by furnishing the information
contained in this Form is also thereby furnishing the information to the SEC
pursuant to Rule 12g3-2(b) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934:

                  Yes                                  No   X
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If "Yes" is marked, indicate the file number assigned to the registrant in
connection with Rule 12g3-2(b): N/A

                                  Exhibit Index

1. Press Release issued February 4, 2003 regarding price increase in graphite

                                    EXHIBIT 1

                 SGL Carbon Increases Graphite Electrode Prices

    WIESBADEN, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 4, 2003--The SGL Carbon
Group is increasing the price of its core product, graphite
electrodes, in a number of regions with immediate effect for all new
    This price increase is due in particular to higher energy and raw
material costs, but also to the significant growth in demand at SGL
Carbon. In Europe, prices will increase by (EUR)100/tonne; in the Near
and Middle East, US$200/tonne; in Asia, US$200/tonne; in South
America, US$200/tonne; and in the USA, 5 US cents/pound. Capacity
utilization at SGL Carbon is running at a high level at present.

    Important Notice:

    This press release contains forward-looking statements as defined
in the US Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. It
contains forward-looking statements and information relating to sales
and earnings figures, based on currently available information. Actual
future results and trends could differ materially from those set forth
in such statements due to various factors. Such factors include
unforeseeable alterations in electric steel production, the
possibility of changing economic and competitive conditions, changes
in currency rates, technological developments, unanticipated
developments relating to recently acquired businesses and Group
companies, unforeseen difficulties relating to the investigations by
the European antitrust authorities and to the now completed
investigation by the Canadian and U.S. antitrust authorities and the
civil actions related to these investigations and other risks and
uncertainties, including those detailed in the Company's filings with
the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. SGL Carbon does not
intend to update these forward-looking statements, and does not assume
any obligation to do so.

    CONTACT: SGL Carbon
             Corporate Communications, Media Relations,
             Stefan Wortmann, Tel.: +49 611 60 29 105;
              Fax: +49 6 11 60 29 101; Mobile: +49 170 540 2667;


     Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the
registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the
undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.

                                SGL CARBON Aktiengesellschaft

Date: February 4, 2003     By:  /s/ Robert J. Kohler
                                Name:    Robert J. Koehler
                                Title:   Chairman of the Board of Management

                                By:      /s/ Dr. Bruno Toniolo
                                Name:    Dr. Bruno Toniolo
                                Title:   Member of the Board of Management