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Supporting Tomorrows Engineers Week

Bunting Managing Director Highlights the Importance of Developing Future Engineers The UK’s Tomorrow’s Engineers Week (6-10 November 2017) 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…

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Quality and Environmental Accreditation for Bunting Magnetics Europe

Bunting Successfully Transition to ISO9001 2015 Quality and 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…

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High Interest in Magnetic Separation at Waste 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 from mobile screens and…

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Getting Metal Out of Chocolate

A Guide to the Best Locations for Magnetic Separators and Metal Detectors in a 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…

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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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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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How do you separate stainless steel?

Separating and recovering stainless steel is an issue faced by many companies processing material, from the Recycling industry (where the focus is recovery or removal) to Food manufacturing (where the aim is purely removal).  So how can you do it? Firstly, the assumption is that stainless steel is non-magnetic?  But is that actually the case?…

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Attractive Magnet Photographs

Having the right images and photographs to market the wide range of Magnets, Magnetic Assemblies and Magnetic Separators designed and manufactured by Bunting Magnetics Europe Ltd is always a challenge.  The photographic library is forever increasing with photographs taken during the manufacturing process and at site.  Changes in marketing methods, especially with the continued expansion of…

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