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Top 10 Read Bunting Blogs of 2017

Which Magnetic Separator Articles Proved Popular in 2017? In 2017, we have posted 48 articles and news stories on a wide range of subjects from metal contaminated food, environmental issues of plastic waste, and review of major trade shows such as Waste 17 and Interplas. But which ones proved to be the most popular? Here’s…

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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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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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Getting Metal Out of Spices

Magnetic Separators & Metal Detectors in Spice Processing Plant Most households have a collection of spices in one of their kitchen cupboards.  Adding spices to food when cooking is now a common practice, but how are they processed and prepared? Most spices are grown in the tropical regions of the world, with some thriving in…

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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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Getting Metal Out of Grain and Cereals

Grain Processing Plant

Perfect Grain Milling Processing Plant A Guide to the Ideal Location for Magnetic Separators and Metal Detectors in a Grain and Cereal Processing Plant By the time grain and cereals have been collected and delivered to a Milling Plant, it is highly likely that there is metal contamination present.  Removing that metal to prevent damage to…

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Getting Metal Out When Recycling Tyres

Recycling Tyres

Magnetic Separators & Metal Detectors in Plant Recycling Tyres Successfully removing the metal banding from rubber when recycling tyres is critical as rogue metal can cause injury to horses and children who run and play on the rubber crumb.  Although each tyre recycling plant is different, here is a guide to the types and location…

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Getting Metal Out of Pet Food

Metal Contamination

Magnetic Separators & Metal Detectors in Pet Food Plant Ensuring Pet Food is metal free before it reaches the consumer is critical.  However, reports of foods being recalled due to metal contamination occur several times each year [Sainsbury warns of Metal in Bread, Jan 2016].  To assist processors and producers, Bunting has developed a series…

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Where are Metal Separators Positioned in a Plastics Plant?

Perfect Plastics plant

A Guide to The ideal location for Magnetic Separators, Magnets and Metal Detectors Determining the best location to remove metal in a Plastics Processing plant can be difficult.  To assist plastics engineers, Bunting has released a series of Typical Plant Flowsheets showing ideal locations for metal separators.  This blog focuses on the locations, designs and…

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