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Archive for February 2016

Specification of the Bunting Overband Magnet

Overband Magnet Facts, Figures and Tips The Overband Magnet is one of the most common Magnetic Separators used in the world today.  Also known as the Cross Belt Magnet or Suspended Permanent Magnet, the Overband Magnet is a workhorse used in nearly all industries and especially in recycling, aggregates and bulk handling. In operation, the…

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Buoyant European Plastics Industry

Investment Up in Capital Equipment such as Metal Detectors PRW reports that at the end of 2015, the European Plastics Industry is in a healthier position than 12 months earlier.  This is very positive news for plastic machinery manufacturers, with 53% of the European Plastics Distributors Association (EPDA) members reporting that they had increased expenditure on machinery compared…

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The benefits of a Twin Pole Overband Magnet

The Bunting Product of the Month for February 2016 The Overband Magnet is one of the most commonly used Magnetic Separators in the world and is found suspended over conveyor belts transporting materials such as aggregate, household refuse and woodchips. The basic design of an Overband Magnet has a Magnet Block positioned between two pulleys over…

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Can the UK Match Brazil for Aluminium Recycling?

Record Breaking Aluminium Can Recycling in Brazil This news in Recycling International must have raised a few eyebrows in the UK and European recycling communities.  Even though Brazil has been the number 1 Aluminium Can Recycler since 2001, the latest reported figures of 98.4% recycling is very impressive.  Maybe even more so when you consider that…

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Bunting Exhibition Success at Southern Manufacturing 2016

Magnetic Separators & Magnetic Assemblies Generate Interest Bunting Europe’s Head of Sales, Dave Hills, was thrilled with the response and level of interest at the Southern Manufacturing & Electronics Exhibition held at FIVE in Farnborough between the 9th and 11th February 2016. “We generated 50% more leads than in 2015 and the quality of those…

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Magnetically Fanning Sheet Metal but How?

Helping Manufacturing Productivity and Safety with Magnets Handling and prying apart ferrous metal sheets can be difficult especially if they are oily or polished.  The Metal Sheet Fanner uses magnetic forces to induce a magnetic field into the ferrous metal sheets, creating magnetic poles that then repel each other.  This then causes the end of…

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Bunting Europe Launches New Website

New Digital Marketing Platform for Bunting Bunting Magnetics Europe has launched a new dynamic and responsive website for Magnet and Magnetic Solutions to reflect several years of growth and changes in the business. Bunting Magnetics Europe Ltd, the European arm of the global Bunting Magnetics Group, has a manufacturing facility in Berkhamsted, UK where they…

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