Prior to joining Pyrotek’s Global Marketing team in 2016, David Cole spent a dozen years working as a journalist for four different newspapers in the Western USA. He has written articles for Pyrotek’s Insight newsletters and various industry publications, while helping create valuable content for Pyrotek.com. Cole also manages Pyrotek’s social media accounts on LinkedIn, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, and Instagram. In his free time, he usually can be found on his mountain bike or paddle board, fishing, kayaking, hunting for shed antlers, or playing softball.
The IMS consists of equipment specifically engineered to process machining chips, converting it efficiently back to usable metal.
Pyrotek developed the RGW filter technology to give its foundry partners in the aluminum industry critical efficiencies to be more competitive for years to come. Technology for greater sustainability and process efficiency is where Pyrotek continues to dedicate its research and development resources around the world.
Learn about the Pyrotek Electromagnetic Deep Filtration (EM-DF) System
Come and visit us at the TMS 2023 Annual Meeting & Exhibition March 19–23, 2023 | San Diego Convention Center & Hilton San Diego Bayfront.
MAPSA Has Chosen Pyrotek for Advanced Degassing Technology Expansion.
Pyrotek delivered an insulating solution that enabled a customer in Eastern Europe to reduce energy consumption related to their steel ladle by EUR€250,000 per year and delivered a return on their investment in less than three months.
Constellium Muscle Shoals' aluminium manufacturing operation in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, USA, presented Pyrotek with a "Contractor of the Year Award," following molten metal furnace refractory relining and maintenance work. Since 2015, Pyrotek's refractory services team has been providing refractory linings for furnaces, crucibles, and troughs for Constellium Muscle Shoals.
At 2.5 tonnes capacity for molten metal, a Pyrotek Ceramite® Dual-Cast Crucible transfer ladle is the largest in use today at any foundry in Western Europe. It’s currently performing successfully for premium automotive foundry in Germany.
Congratulations to Baili Bowers for completing her internship with Pyrotek Columbia City. Baili has been diligently working part time for more than a year. She continues to be instrumental to the success of many projects, including new products and process improvements.
As the European aluminium industry keeps pushing suppliers to be more "green," Pyrotek Blansko is already in a great position to meet targets as leaders there have made sure operations run sustainably using renewable energy sources.
Pyrotek safely cleans furnaces and associated launders, removing dross, corundum, and oxides by utilizing specialized tools, fluxes, and inert gas when necessary.
Foundry operators and aluminium processors work to reduce downtime, and would like to avoid it altogether for something like damaged or worn floor tiles. There’s enough to worry about already with furnaces, troughs and casting stations.
Pyrotek Transfer Line is Ideal Customized Solution for Foundry in Spain – And Right on Time in Urgent Situation During Holiday Production Shutdown
Pyrotek delivered and installed a 19.5-meter (64-foot) transfer line (launder) with infrared heating lids at CIE C. Vilanova, a high-pressure die casting plant in Barcelona, Spain. A previously installed transfer line provided by another vendor was leading to freezing aluminium, metal overflows, and unsafe conditions.
Automotive Assembly Plant in Mexico Selects Pyrotek’s Rigid Glasweve® Filters as Standard Filter for Casting Cylinder Heads
The aluminium foundry at a major automotive operation in Mexico is now using Rigid Glasweve (RGW) filters as part of its cylinder head casting process, finding after a large-scale trial that RGW reduced scrap compared with the use of ceramic foam filters (CFF).