Welcome to our Insight blog where you will find stories and announcements that pertain to the industries Pyrotek serves, from aluminium to zinc galvanizing to glass to acoustics to battery materials and more.
Pyrotek Engineers Serve Broad Spectrum of Customers
by David Cole | 12 December 2018
Pyrotek’s engineering teams located around the world—in North America, Europe, China and Australia—each have broad technical experience and training.
Pyrotek Thermally Formed Combo Bags Offer Improved Metal Distribution and Flow Control
by David Cole | 6 December 2018
Pyrotek's TF combo bags help improve molten metal temperature distribution and optimize flow control for aluminium vertical direct chill slab/rolling ingot casting. They outperform standard sewn bags.
Pyrotek Tests Pumps for Global Customers at Ohio Facility
by David Cole | 4 December 2018
Pyrotek conducts water modeling of pumps and its LOTUSS vortex technology at its facility in Aurora, Ohio, USA.
Pyrotek Introduces Improved Vertical-flow Mechanism for Container Glass Production
Prevent downtime during mould cooling within the container glass production process with Pyrotek's improved vertical-flow mechanism. Its piston-style design can also help reduce hot defects.
New Brochure on Vertical Direct Chill Slab Casting Available
Pyrotek has published a new brochure highlighting its offerings for vertical direct chill (VDC) slab casting. Products featured include skim dams, thermal insulation, thermally formed combo bags, coatings, and more.
Glass International Publishes Article on Pyrotek Take-out Inserts
Find out how Pyrotek take-out inserts helped boost a container plant's pack rate in an article by David Cole in the September issue of Glass International. View the article here.
Cast Iron Thermocouple Protection Tube Case Study Released
Pyrotek's manufacturing method increases tube dimensional consistency, wall thickness, and life.
Pump Service Life Record at Profilglass
by David Cole | 12 October 2018
Pyrotek J-50 SD 6-inch LTS circulation pump and 40-inch LOTUSS scrap submergence system combine to deliver record service life for Italian aluminium company.
Pyrotek Ramps Up Production of Acoustic Products in USA
Pyrotek is adding equipment and ramping up production of acoustic and thermal products at its Cortland, New York, USA, facility to increase its capability to serve its North American customers within the marine, rail, construction, and other industries.
Pyrotek Receives Innovation Medal
Pyrotek received a medal for its metal casting system in the innovative casting technologies category at the Aluminium & Nonfermet Expo in Poland.
Pyrotek Introduces Low-flow Control Metal Delivery Overflow Transfer Pump
by David Cole | 5 October 2018
Pyrotek recently developed a dual-chamber overflow transfer system (DC OTS) that can deliver consistent, smooth low flows of molten aluminium from a furnace to downstream processes.
Pyrotek Publishes Aluminium Insight October 2018
Pyrotek has published the October 2018 edition of the Aluminium Insight newsletter. Aluminium Insight offers industry stories and Pyrotek features, from the smelter to the foundry.
Pyrotek to Exhibit and Present at ALUMINIUM 2018
Jonathan Klesch, a global product manager for Pyrotek, will present "Decreasing Thermal Gradients via Tabletop Refractory Design," on Tuesday, 9 October, at 11 a.m.
Pyrotek Launches Rigid Glasweve Filters for Low-pressure Casting
by David Cole | 26 September 2018
Pyrotek has developed a new filtering product for foundries called Rigid Glasweve™. This patent-pending rigidized fibreglass sprue filter helps low-pressure casting aluminium foundries save money by internally remelting their own sprue returns—without sacrificing metal quality.