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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. 

MEET PYROTEK: Q & A with Ross McGregor, Milton Keynes, U.K.

MEET PYROTEK: Q & A with Ross McGregor, Milton Keynes, U.K.

by David Cole | 19 October 2020

As a member of the Metallurgical Services Group team, Ross McGregor is inspired each day at the R&D center by the opportunity to work on projects touching many different industries and seek to improve the performance of a vast range of products and processes.

“A role this varied can lead to transferable ideas and new products that could improve efficiency,” he says. “The role also has the scope to allow myself to develop into a world-leading consultant, providing technical assistance within the aluminium industry.”

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MEET PYROTEK: Q & A with Gary Bywater, Milton Keynes, U.K.

MEET PYROTEK: Q & A with Gary Bywater, Milton Keynes, U.K.

by David Cole | 19 October 2020

Gary Bywater, a Senior Metallurgical Services Engineer at Pyrotek’s research and development center in Milton Keynes, U.K., is part scientist and part engineer. On any given day at the R&D center, you could find him in a conversation with Pyrotek colleagues from around the world, discussing and examining a challenge a customer might be facing. And at the center of that conversation and study will likely be a material, and what role it’s playing in the customer’s process.

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Increasing Ladle Efficiency and Service Life Through Proper Preheating Technology

Increasing Ladle Efficiency and Service Life Through Proper Preheating Technology

by David Cole | 4 May 2020

“It’s crucial that our customers get the highest performance from their transfer ladles and have the safest, most efficient process of preheating them,” says Mike Tomassi, Chief Engineer at Pyrotek’s Cortland, New York, USA, facility. “Our transfer ladle preheat systems help operators properly heat their vessels so they can spend more time operating and less time in maintenance.”

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