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.
Pyrotek’s patented converted equalizing axial cooled hanger is being utilized by container glass plants around the world to reduce maintenance downtime and optimize pack-to-melt (PTM) production ratios.
The customer, PT Industri Kereta Api (INKA), based in Madiun, East Java, Indonesia, is a new customer that made its first purchase order with Pyrotek late last year.
The dual-chamber underheated low-pressure furnace utilizes a divider wall and stopper rod to isolate the holding chamber from the pressure chamber. This allows dross generation from charging to be isolated to the holding chamber.
With the acquisition of an MZR-2000 zinc-recovery unit, with a capacity of 2000 kilograms (4400 pounds), plants could decommission their dross mills.
Pyrotek’s engineering teams located around the world—in North America, Europe, China and Australia—each have broad technical experience and training.
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 conducts water modeling of pumps and its LOTUSS vortex technology at its facility in Aurora, Ohio, USA.
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 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.