Scandinavian Exhibitions with Tekemas

Bunting Provide Technical Support at Two Overseas Shows Local representative Tekemas has exhibited at two Autumn international trade shows in 2018.  The equipment displayed on their stands included a selection of Magnetic Separators.  Both exhibitions proved to be successful, with leads for both magnetic separation and metal detection equipment. Tekemas is based in Rodovre, Denmark and specialises in providing solutions…

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15 Magnetic Liquid Filters Keep Orange Juice Metal Free

Export Success to Fruit Juice Industry in Spain In the past 18 months, Bunting has manufactured and supplied 15 Magnetic Liquid Filters to citrus juice producers in Spain.  The magnetic separators are used to capture and remove fine iron from the juice. Need for Magnetic Separator Protection Fine iron is commonly found in most food processes including…

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24 Drawer Filter Magnets Destined for France

Metal Removed From Plastics 24 Drawer Filter Magnets are under manufacture at our European HQ in Berkhamsted, UK.  The Drawer Filter Magnets are destined for installation in a plastics production operation in France. “The Drawer Filter Magnet is one of our most popular magnetic separators,” said Dave Hills, Bunting’s Head of Sales. The order for the Drawer…

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Bunting Awarded ISO45001 Standard

Priority Given To Health and Safety In October 2018, Bunting Magnetics Europe successfully achieved the new ISO45001 international standard for occupational health and safety (OH&S).  This relates to all activities on their European manufacturing headquarters in Berkhamsted, United Kingdom. To combat injuries in the workplace, ISO has developed a new international standard, ISO45001, published in March…

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Practically Measuring Magnetic Separator Strength

Technically Assessing Magnetic Separator Power Using a Pull Test Kit A Magnetic Separator is designed to attract, capture and hold magnetic particles.  The magnetic strength needed to successfully achieve that design objective is commonly stated in a magnetic separator supplier’s quotation or specified in the tender.  This ‘Magnetic Strength’ is usually referenced in terms of ‘gauss’, a…

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Master Magnets Brand Celebrates 40 Years

Celebrating Long Term UK Manufacturing Success In October 2018, the Master Magnets brand celebrates its 40th anniversary.  In that time, the Birmingham based Magnetic Separator and Metal Detector manufacturer has developed a reputation as one of the leading technology companies in the recycling, mining and mineral processing industrial sectors. Adrian Coleman (left) and Simon Ayling (right) on the…

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3 Successful Plastics Recycling Projects for Recycle Week

Celebrating Recycling Success The theme of the 2018 Recycle Week (24-30 September)  is ‘Recycling. We do. Because it matters.’  Recycle Week is a celebration of recycling, organised by WRAP under the ‘Recycle Now‘ brand. Recycling has never been more prominent in the news, with managing plastic waste high on the agenda.  We work with many plastic recycling…

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A Rejuvenated RWM Exhibition

  Busy Stand for Bunting Magnetics at RWM At this year’s rejuvenated RWM Exhibition (NEC, Birmingham, 12th – 13th September), the Bunting Magnetics and Master Magnets stand proved to be a great success.  Being positioned in a prime stand in front of the entrance, and with working metal separators on the stand, visitors were drawn to see…

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3 Facts About Plastic Packaging Waste

Plastic Packaging Waste

Latest DEFRA Waste Recycling Data  There is a great deal of misinformation about plastic waste.  In this blog, we review three key facts relating to the latest DEFRA data (from 2016) on plastic packaging waste (published in February 2018). The Amount of Plastic Packaging Waste UK households generated 1,015,000 tonnes of plastic packaging waste in 2016.  This is…

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Metal Detectors Detecting More Than Treasure

Technology Keeping Waste Metal-Free The BBC television series Detectorists has significantly increased the public’s awareness of metal detectors, but many people remain unaware of their importance in the recycling of waste materials. Although the size and design of metal detector used in the recycling industry may be different to those used by the enthusiasts on the television…

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