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Magnets and Magnetic Assemblies at Southern Manufacturing 2019

Bunting Magnetics Europe Attract Visitors to Stand P225 Magnets, Magnetic Assemblies and Factory Magnetic Solutions will be on show on stand P225 at this year’s Southern Manufacturing & Electronics (5-7 February 2019, Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre, UK). Southern Manufacturing and Electronics is promoted as the most comprehensive annual industrial exhibition in the UK. …

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Magnets Attract Crowds at Cenex LCV

High Interest In The Latest Magnet Technology A significant increase in visitors to the Bunting Magnetics stand at Cenex-LCV 2018 [compared with 2017] reflected the high level of interest in new magnet technology.  In addition, the growing importance of low carbon vehicles was highlighted with a record number of attendees and exhibitors at the show.…

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Supporting Tomorrows Engineers Week

The Importance of Developing Future Engineers The UK’s Tomorrow’s Engineers Week (6-10 November 2017) and Bunting Managing Director highlights the need for the development of young engineers.  The organisation identifies that 186,000 people with engineering skills will be needed annually through to 2024. We talk with Simon Ayling (Bunting Europe’s Managing Director) to find out the importance…

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Environmental Accreditation for Bunting Magnetics

ISO9001 2015 Quality & ISO14001 2015 Environmental Standards Bunting Magnetics Europe has successfully transitioned to the new ISO9001:2015 Quality and ISO 14001 :2015 Environment Standards.  The certification covers the manufacture and supply of Magnetic Separators, Metal Detectors, and Magnets and Magnetic Assemblies from their European manufacturing headquarters in Berkhamsted, UK. Denis Elkins, Bunting Magnetics Europe’s…

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Car Roof Top Magnets

Clamping Magnets for Cars and Taxis This is one of those Magnets that is used globally, but nobody really notices.  The Car Roof Top Magnet, commonly used by Taxi drivers around the world. The Car Roof Top Magnet is designed for applications where high shear strength is required with minimum scratching.  It is a magnetic…

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High Interest in Magnetic Separation at Waste 16

The Waste Exhibition 16 Whilst exhibiting at the Waste 16 exhibition in Salford, UK, last week (9th June AJ Bell Stadium), we had the opportunity to talk with companies about ways to improve metal separation and recovery. The Waste 16 exhibition had both internal and external areas and featured a wide range of recycling technology…

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Getting Metal Out of Chocolate

Magnetic Separators & Metal Detectors in Chocolate Production Line Chocolate is made from the exceptionally hard cocoa bean and this means that metal gets introduced into the process, especially from equipment wear.  However, a series of carefully selected and placed Metal Detectors and Magnetic Separators will remove any metal from the process before it becomes…

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The Misconception of Eddy Current Rotor Speed

1st of 5 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.  One of the first Eddy Current Separators was built by the Bird Group in the UK in 1981 and the separation…

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How True are Magneto’s Magnetic Powers?

Magneto is the arch enemy of the X Men, as portrayed in the Marvel comics and in the series of blockbuster movies.  The arch villain’s powers focus on his ability to generate and control magnetic fields.   But how true is this? Controlling magnetic fields and magnetism is notoriously difficult.  Unlike radiation, you cannot put…

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Can the UK Match Brazil for Aluminium Recycling?

Record Breaking Aluminium Can Recycling in Brazil This news in Recycling International must have raised a few eyebrows in the UK and European recycling communities.  Even though Brazil has been the number 1 Aluminium Can Recycler since 2001, the latest reported figures of 98.4% recycling is very impressive.  Maybe even more so when you consider that…

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