Forehearth, Feeder, Shearing and Loading

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Putsch Shear Blades PICT2619


Ensuring consistent gob forming and reducing defects are key to improving productivity in the container glass forehearth.

Pyrotek offers a variety of solutions to help achieve those goals. Pyrotek’s expendable refractory parts withstand high-temperature environments, and specially formulated materials help ensure durability and improve production performance. Key refractory parts include spouts, tubes, plungers, orifice rings and more. A variety of other related components are available, such as gob distribution parts.

Other Pyrotek products include burner blocks, shear blades, tube races and more.

Benefits include:

  • Thermal shock and corrosion resistance
  • Manufactured to exacting tolerances
  • Designed for high-temperature conditions
  • Reduced defects
  • Increased productivity
  • Global service and local support