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22 05, 2018

Apprentice Toolmaker


Reporting to: Toolroom Supervisor Responsibilities Programming and operating of Bridgeport VMC and Fanuc Robodrill with Heidenhein & Fanuc Control. Programming and operating of Soddick Wire Eroder and Agie Spark Eroder. Basic CAD-CAM knowledge with Solidworks, Camworks, Solidworks Cam. Manual Lathe & Grinding skills. Programming and operating of CNC machines. Work [...]

Apprentice Toolmaker2019-11-05T15:18:19+00:00
28 07, 2017

Sylatech Wins Long Term Radar Defence Contract


A YORKSHIRE-based manufacturing firm has secured a multi-million pound 10 year contract to supply a major European defence contractor with a system that can be deployed on land and sea as a surveillance and “threat detection” radar. Sylatech, which is based in Kirkbymoorside in North Yorkshire, is [...]

Sylatech Wins Long Term Radar Defence Contract2019-08-28T18:50:16+00:00
26 08, 2016

Research & Innovation


Research & Innovation With a growing portfolio of innovative system based developments, Sylatech is pushing the boundaries of microwave technology and delivering ground-breaking solutions for customers. With project developments spanning the globe across the defence, healthcare, plastics recycling and food industries, the diversity of our innovation portfolio is [...]

Research & Innovation2019-10-16T18:46:29+00:00
3 06, 2016

Quality – A Critical Element


When Pyser-SGI approached Sylatech for support in the production of their Francis Barker range of Liquid Prismatic Compasses, it was clear that quality was paramount. Ranking among the world’s finest compasses, and with a long history of active use in armed forces globally, Liquid Prismatic Compasses remain a [...]

Quality – A Critical Element2019-08-29T08:22:03+00:00
31 05, 2016

Adapters & Transitions


Adapters & Transitions Waveguide to Coaxial Transitions and Adapters Sylatech’s waveguide to coaxial transitions are available in a variety of connector configurations.  Our sizes range from WG6 to WG22 (WR975 to WR28) and include: double-ridged, reduced height and end launch variants. a range of connectors that include N [...]

Adapters & Transitions2019-08-28T12:28:38+00:00
31 05, 2016

Waveguide Pressure Windows


Waveguide Pressure Windows Sylatech’s pressure windows permit the sealing of waveguide components and assemblies when pressurization or inert gas filling is required. At low power, our pressure windows are available in all popular flange configurations and can also be adapted to suit custom designs if required. Covering [...]

Waveguide Pressure Windows2019-08-28T12:05:21+00:00
31 05, 2016



Sylatech is highly experienced in the production of flanges and a range of plain, choke and double-ridged flanges are readily available in aluminium or brass. The machined precision design of these critical components offers excellent performance. Flange sizes are available from WG10 to WG22 (WR284 to WR28) while couplings are available from [...]

31 05, 2016



Twists Sylatech’s ultra short twist allows the orientation of the waveguide to be rotated 90 degrees in an extremely short length.  Designed to be bolted between two waveguide flanges, they are considerably shorter than conventional twists and yet give comparable electrical performance. Waveguide twists are available in aluminium [...]