Archive for April 2016

FF Drawer Grate Magnet Gets Metal Out of Plastic

The Bunting Product of the Month for April A FF Drawer Magnet is one of the most versatile and widely used Magnetic Separators in the plastics industry.  Companies producing plastics and plastic products use the Magnetic Separator to capture and remove problematic and potentially costly ferrous metal contamination. Inside the FF Drawer Magnet housing are…

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New Magnetic Separator Recovers Printed Circuit Boards

Separating PCBs from Shredded Plastic and White Goods Bunting Magnetics has developed a new Magnetic Separator that separates and recovers Printed Circuit Boards (PCBs).  The High Intensity Separation Conveyor (HISC) has an exceptional strong magnetic head pulley and was originally designed to separate very weakly magnetic materials such as abraded and shredded stainless steel.  During…

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More Concerns for UK Manufacturing?

1.8% Drop in Manufacturing Year-on-Year in February As reported in PRW, the latest performance data for the UK’s manufacturing industry raises a number of questions and concerns.  A drop in production output of 1.8% on February 2015 is significant and must concern the UK Government.  Whilst the arguments and discussions surrounding the UK retaining steel…

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Bunting Eddy Current Separating Metal from Plastic

Video Showing Metal Being Propelled Out of Shredded Recycled Plastic Getting the metal out of reclaimed plastic to enable efficient recycling is vital and Bunting has installed a complete Metal Separation Module in a plastics recycling plant to achieve this basic objective. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aIYEJ9CNh6M&w=560&h=315] The Metal Separation Module comprises of a large Vibratory Feeder that…

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Getting Metal Out When Recycling Tyres

Recycling Tyres

A Guide to the Ideal Location for Magnetic Separators and Metal Detectors in a Plant Recycling Tyres Successfully removing the metal banding from rubber when recycling tyres is critical as rogue metal can cause injury to horses and children who run and play on the rubber crumb.  Although each tyre recycling plant is different, here…

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