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Magnetic Separation

Recovering Metal at RWM 2019

RWM 2019 metal recovering

Dynamic techniques to recover and separate metal from secondary ‘waste’ materials is the theme for the Bunting stand at RWM 2019 (11 & 12 September, NEC, Birmingham, UK).  Solutions for recovering metal and removing metal from the reclaimed product to enable recycling, are on display on stand P1. Recycling has never had a higher profile. …

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RPC bpi Stretchfilms Removing Metal Using Drawer Magnets

Removing Metal Using Drawer Magnets

RPC bpi Stretchfilms in Leominster use a series of Bunting Drawer Magnets to capture ferrous metal contamination in the process.  This prevents equipment damage and reduces production downtime. RPC bpi was using Hoppergrids, a very basic type of Ferrite magnetic separator that simply sits loosely inside a hopper.  However, they found that these were not…

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Metal Contaminated Oatly Oat Drink

Oat Milk

The UK Food Standards Agency has issued a food alert relating to Oatly UK’s Oatly Oat Drink Whole because of the potential presence of metal pieces.  The Agency states that ‘the presence of metal makes this product unsafe to drink and presents a safety risk’.  Otaly UK Limited has recalled the specific date coded 1…

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24 Drawer Filter Magnets Destined for France

Drawer Filter Magnets

Metal Removal From Plastics 24 Drawer Filter Magnets were manufactured at our European HQ in Berkhamsted, UK.  The Drawer Filter Magnets were destined for metal removal from plastics in a plastic product production operation in France. “The Drawer Filter Magnet is one of our most popular magnetic separators,” said Dave Hills, Bunting’s Head of Sales. The order…

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Practically Measuring Magnetic Separator Strength

Magnetic Separator Strength

Technically Assessing Magnetic Separator Power A Magnetic Separator is designed to attract, capture and hold magnetic particles.  The magnetic strength needed to successfully achieve that design objective is commonly stated in a magnetic separator supplier’s quotation or specified in the tender.  This ‘Magnetic Strength’ is usually referenced in terms of ‘gauss’, a unit of measurement.  However, the…

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3 Facts About Plastic Packaging Waste

Plastic Packaging Waste

Latest DEFRA Waste Recycling Data  There is a great deal of misinformation about plastic waste.  In this blog, we review three key facts relating to the latest DEFRA data (from 2016) on plastic packaging waste (published in February 2018). The Amount of Plastic Packaging Waste UK households generated 1,015,000 tonnes of plastic packaging waste in 2016.  This is…

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EcoVyn Reduce Plastic Waste by 94% with Bunting Magnets

Drawer Magnets

Magnetic Separators Remove Contamination from Plastic Waste EcoVyn Ltd has installed two Bunting Drawer Filter Magnets to remove ferrous metal contamination from plastic waste.  Since the installation of the magnetic separators, EcoVyn has reduced their waste by 94%. EcoVyn Ltd is at the forefront of PVC compounding and brings pioneering new technology to the market…

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Hillhead Attracts Bunting Europe

Bunting Europe Exhibit at Hillhead for the First Time Magnetic Separators and Metal Detectors for the quarrying, mining and recycling industry will be on show on stand C9 at this year’s Hillhead exhibition (Hillhead Quarry, Buxton, 26-28 June 2018). The joint Bunting Europe and Master Magnets stand will feature Permanent Overband Magnets (self and manual…

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Metal Separation Demos Ignite Interest at IFAT 2018

Bunting Master Magnets

Working Magnetic Separators, IFAT 2018 Visitors to IFAT 2018 Enthralled by Working Magnetic Separators. An Eddy Current Separator was violently expelling non-ferrous metals from plastic waste on one side of the stand, whilst large chunks of fragmented stainless steel were being separated by the SSSC on the other.  ‘Seeing Is Believing’ was very much the basis…

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Bunting Exhibiting at IFAT 2018

Recycling Technology on Show in Germany Bunting Magnetics Europe Ltd will be exhibiting at IFAT for the first time between the 14th and 18th May 2018, alongside their subsidiary company Master Magnets.  The stand (Hall B6 Stand 111) will be displaying working equipment including the SSSC Stainless Steel Magnetic Separator and a production sized Eddy…

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