Archive for April 2017

28 In Line Magnets Remove Metal from Baby Food

Record Sales for In Line Magnets in 2016 A record 28 Pneumatic In-Line Magnets (PIMs) have been supplied to a major global Baby Food products company in Germany.  The Magnetic Separators are installed into food processing lines to attract and remove any magnetically susceptible materials. Metal is commonly found in food during processing.  The metal…

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Morrisons Hit by Metal In Green Beans Scare

The Nightmare of Metal Contaminated Food On Friday 21st April 2017, UK supermarket giant Morrisons was faced with a ‘Metal In Food’ health scare.  As reported by the BBC and others, two customers found the metal in packets of the vegetables in Manchester and Glasgow stores. The Food Standards Agency issued a warning for the…

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Bunting Expands the Sales Team

Gordon Kerr and Tom Higginbottom Join Bunting Europe Bunting Magnetics Europe Ltd has expanded their UK sales team with the appointment of two new sales engineers.  The appointments follow a period of sustained sales growth and the acquisition of Master Magnets. Tom Higginbottom (left in the photograph) joins Bunting’s external sales team and has an…

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Plate Magnets Remove Metal from Tobacco

Record Export Sales for Plate Magnets Bunting Magnetic Europe manufactured a record number of Plate Magnets for Export to Indonesian tobacco processing plants in 2016.  Each Plate Magnet is installed to magnetically attract and hold tramp metal and nearly 100 were manufactured. Plate Magnets are used in tobacco processing to remove metal contamination introduced from…

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10 Magnetic Separator Myths

Magnetic Separator Fact and Fiction Trying to ascertain what and whose Magnetic Separator will provide the best metal separation can be difficult.  Often, the decision is made even more difficult with claims and counterclaims about levels of Gauss and what the Magnetic Separator can actually capture.  In this blog, we try to dispel these myths…

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Getting Metal Out of Spices

Ideal Locations for Magnetic Separators and Metal Detectors in a Spice Processing Plant Most households have a collection of spices in one of their kitchen cupboards.  Adding spices to food when cooking is now a common practice, but how are they processed and prepared? Most spices are grown in the tropical regions of the world,…

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