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 is known internationally for its high-quality precision machined graphite parts for float glass operations. These graphite parts are relied upon to make the highest quality architectural and automotive glass products.
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.”
Stop losing heat and allowing profits to slip out the side of your tempering furnace. Regain greater control of temperatures inside your furnace. Pyrotek’s roller-end, side-seal refractory shapes deliver both greater efficiency and control.
Pyrotek Precision Machining has a lot of versatility because of its technology and the experience and training of the team. It has machined parts for multiple other industries and will continue to do so for customers in industries like oil and gas, automotive, aerospace, agriculture and many others.
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.
Pyrotek’s engineering teams located around the world—in North America, Europe, China and Australia—each have broad technical experience and training.
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.
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.