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Metal Separation at IERC 2018

Bunting Exhibiting at 17th IERC IERC or international electronics recycling congress , the first major recycling event of 2018, is being held in Salzburg, Austria between the 17th and 19th of January.  For the first time, Bunting Magnetics will have a stand at the event. During the 3 day congress, experts from around the world will…

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Getting Metal Out of Processed Vegetables

Metal Contamination

Magnetic Separators & Metal Detectors in Vegetable Processing Plant Processed vegetables are a vital part of the food chain.  Tens of thousands of bags of pre-cut carrots and freshly prepared kale are bought in supermarkets daily.  Frozen vegetables have been very popular since Clarence Birdseye invented the quick freezing method in 1924.  Also, often-unnoticed processed vegetables…

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What is an Axial and Radial Magnetic Field?

Explaining Magnetic Separation Rotary Magnetic Separators, such as the Bunting Drum Magnet and Magnetic Separation Pulley, are designed with a specific type of magnetic field.  The type of magnetic field has to be considered when looking at any application and when deciding which design will achieve a customer’s separation objective. So what is an Axial or…

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Metal Found in Chocolate Eclairs

Sainsbury & Morrisons Metal Contaminated Products The announcement of a Food Safety issue at any major supermarket is always cause for concern.  The latest ‘metal in food’ safety announcement relates to chilled desert products, such as chocolate eclairs and profiteroles, supplied by Bakkavor to Sainsbury and Morrisons in the UK. During the food manufacturing, it…

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Ferrous Metal Removal Before an Eddy Current Separator

Eddy Current Separator

4th of 5 Misconceptions About Eddy Current Separation This is the 4th in a short series of blogs discussing misconceptions about Eddy Current Separation.  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. All Ferrous Metal Need to…

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3 Types of Ferrous Metal Found in Plastics Recycling

Metal Removed by Magnetic Separators Metal is a major cause of equipment damage, production downtime and poor end product quality, especially when recycling materials such as plastic.  So what types of metal can be found?  Here are 3 examples taken directly from a UK plastics recycling plant. Fine metal shards and even dust – The metal…

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Metal Recovery from Old Landfill Tips

Bunting Magnets Removing Steel from Old Landfill A single Cross Belt Overband Magnet and five Magnetic Separation Pulleys supplied by Bunting Magnetics have been installed by Wheatway of Gloucester on mobile screens owned and used by Cotswold Recycling Company Limited, based near Bristol.  The screens are being used as part of a process to rework an…

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