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Metal Contaminated Sugar Alert

Metal Contamination

Announcing Metal Contamination Food Safety Alert On the 28th July 2018, the UK Food Standards Agency released a food alert announcing ‘Tereos UK recalls Granulated Sugar due to the presence of small metal pieces‘.  This is the third report of metal being found in food reaching the consumer in 2018 after six metal contamination alerts in…

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Our 2017 Review

A Look Back at Our News & Blogs from 2017 2017 has been another busy and exciting time for Bunting Magnetics Europe with some great news stories.  In this blog we look back at the past 12 months and review the stories that hit our headlines. January We started the year by announcing that Bunting…

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Getting Metal Out of Beer

Craft Beer

Magnetic Separators & Metal Detectors in a Brewery Thankfully, it is very unlikely that you will ever find a piece of metal in your glass of beer.  However, when tramp metal in the form of screws and nails is accidentally introduced during the brewing process, it damages processing equipment and can even affect the taste of…

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The Challenges of Removing Fine Iron from Bulk Powders

Pigments In India

Magnetic Separators Designed for Processing Bulk Powders Removing metal contamination when the tramp metal and material is granular is far more straightforward than when in a powder form.  To determine the best solution to remove fine iron contamination from bulk powders, it is necessary to have a good understanding of the way the fine materials…

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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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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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It Is Easy To Clean A Magnetic Separator

10th of 10 Magnetic Separation Myths The Magnetic Separator has done its job and captured that potentially damaging item of ferrous metal.  Now it is time to remove the captured metal from the surface of the Magnetic Separator.  It should be easy, shouldn’t it?  However, due to the high magnetic power cleaning metal off a…

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Bunting Secures Record Export Order for Magnetic Separators

Bunting Magnetics Europe Ltd has secured their largest single export order from a German processing plant designer and builder.  The record order is to manufacture and supply 63, high-strength, Rare Earth Plate Magnets, which will be installed in a tobacco manufacturing operation in Indonesia. Plate Magnet & Tobacco Processing Plant The Plate Magnets are used…

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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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Export Order for 12 Custom Plate Magnets

Removing Metal From Shredded Tobacco Bunting Magnetics Europe Ltd has designed, manufactured and shipped 12 large and custom designed Self-Clean Plate Magnets to a customer in Italy for an export project in Indonesia.  The export order was valued at over £50,000 and was the result of close cooperation between the Bunting Europe engineering team based…

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