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Archive for September 2016

Metal Found in Ben & Jerry's Icecream

The Latest Metal-in-Food Health Scare The BBC has reported that ice cream maker Ben & Jerry’s has had to recall tubs of ‘Cookie Dough’ as they may contain fragments of metal.  The exact number that may be contaminated is unclear and consumers are being told to discard the tubs. Ben & Jerry’s is widely regarded as…

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Bunting Metal Contamination Solutions at K2016

Magnetic Separators & Metal Detectors for Plastics Industry Metal Separation Equipment will be displayed by Bunting Magnetics in Hall 10 on stand G16 at the International Plastics and Rubber trade fair, K 2016 (19th – 26th October 2016 Dusseldorf, Germany. On stand G16 at K 2016, Bunting will be displaying a range of Metal Separation…

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5 Unusual Items Recovered Using Magnetic Separators

What Gets Recovered by a Magnet? Having worked in the recycling industry for over 30 years, it never ceases to amaze me what is recovered from secondary materials and waste.  Here are 5 unusual items: Spanish peseta coins – Out of date and, more oddly, recovered from metal that had passed through a car shredding operation…

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Highest Gauss Magnetic Separator is Not Always Strongest!

3rd of 10 Magnetic Separator Myths On a regular basis, we will receive an enquiry requesting a Magnetic Separator of a specific size.  However, it is only when the enquiry also requests a specific gauss figure that it all starts becoming a little complicated. Frequently, the gauss figure has been added with little understanding of the meaning…

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Metal Separation Demo Success at RWM 2016

Seeing Is Believing at UK Recycling Exhibition Exhibiting at a show is all about showing off and demonstrations.  Showing off spanners and bolts hanging in mid-air under a Twin Pole Overband Magnet.  And demonstrating the separation of Stainless Steel and Printed Circuit Boards on a working High Intensity Separation Conveyor (HISC). At RWM 2016 (UK recycling…

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5 Misconceptions about Eddy Current Separators

Getting the Most Out of Eddy Current Separators Eddy Current Separators are used extensively throughout the recycling industry to separate non-ferrous metal (e.g. aluminium beverage cans, shredded aluminium and copper etc) from non-metallic materials.  However, there are many misconceptions about the design and operation of the Eddy Current Separator and this blog looks at 5…

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Seeing Is Believing For Bunting at RWM 2016

Magnetic Separators at UK’s RWM16 Exhibition Demonstration is the focus on the Bunting Magnetics Europe stand 5R81 at RWM16 (13th – 15th September 2016 NEC Birmingham UK) with a fully operational High Intensity Separation Conveyor (HISC) separating both stainless steel and printed circuit boards from non-magnetic materials. Bunting Magnetics is one of the world’s leading…

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BCMY Recycling Printer Cartridges Using a Drum Magnet

Drum Magnet

Successful Metal Separation from Waste Extending BCMY’s ability to efficiently and effectively manage old laser and toner cartridges was the primary objective behind the development of a new recycling line and the installation of a Bunting Drum Magnet.  BCMY specialise in recycling printer cartridges. BCMY Ltd, based in Lancing in West Sussex, is one of…

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