Magnetic Sweepers

Magnetic technology to improve manufacturing efficiency and safety is the focus for Bunting on stand B270 at the Southern Manufacturing & Electronics Show 2020 (11-13 February, Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre, UK). The Range of Factory Magnet Solutions include: Magnetic Sweepers Magnetic Chucks Magnetic Lifters Holding Magnets The Magnetic Sweeper range utilises magnetic forces…

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IWM

Matthew Swallow, Bunting’s Technical Products Manager, reports on the UK Magnetics Society’s 32nd Ewing Conference held at the Imperial War Museum in Duxford in December 2019. A Review of The 32nd Ewing Conference “The UK Magnetics Society’s Ewing conference has evolved over the last 30 years from a single Key Note address and a social gathering…

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Waste and recycling electrics

The launch of the European Union (EU)-funded SUSMAGPRO project took place in Germany in June 2019.  The four-year project focuses on the sustainable recovery, re-processing, and reuse of rare-earth magnets.  With global expertise on magnets and magnetic assemblies, Bunting is one of several project partners. “Rare-earth magnets are a key component in many frequently used…

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Bunting at RWM 19

In recognition of their long-time association with the plastics sector, the European division of the global Bunting Group has joined the Polymer Machinery Manufacturers and Distributors Association (PMMDA). The PMMDA provides important information, representation and mutual support for companies in the plastics industry.  Established in 1966, the association’s activities include exchanging information through networking and…

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Bunting at RWM 19

From the moment the RWM 2019 exhibition opened the doors, visitors were drawn to Bunting’s busy and noisy stand.  There was plenty for visitors to see with demonstrations taking place on both the Eddy Current Separator and Stainless Steel Magnetic Separator. “This year’s show was the busiest for a long time,” explained Simon Ayling, the…

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Recapture Plastics

The success or failure to recycle plastic packaging in the UK and Europe is defined by targets.  The politicians set the targets and then monitor the relative recycling performance using data provided by the member states and local authorities.  In this article, we look at the most recent targets and the accuracy of reported data.…

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Bunting Magnetics Europe FF Grate Magnet

Removing metal from virgin and recycled plastics is the focus on the Bunting stand (Hall 10/J 47) at the international K 2019 exhibition (16-23 October 2019, Düsseldorf, Germany). Metal contamination is an issue for any company producing plastics products or managing plastic waste.  In virgin plastic manufacturing processes, metal damages processing equipment and the quality…

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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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Ceramics UK 2019

Ceramics UK 2019 exhibition (10-11 July 2019, Telford, UK) was the first UK-based ceramics focused exhibition in twenty years. “Since acquiring Master Magnets, Bunting Europe has an extensive portfolio of magnetic separation equipment specifically designed for the ceramics and mineral processing sectors,” said Simon Ayling, Bunting’s Managing Director.  “It was important to be present, supporting…

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Removing Metal Using Drawer Magnets

Stretchfilms RPC bpi 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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