Denis Elkins

The coronavirus pandemic and the necessity of social distancing has forced many companies to think creatively about how they conduct business. With Bunting’s 3-year re-accredited certification for Quality (ISO9001), Environment (ISO14001) and Health & Safety (ISO45001) due, Denis Elkins, Bunting’s Quality and Health & Safety Manager, adopted a digital approach. “The present state of uncertainty…

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Technical Articles on Magnets and Assemblies 2018 2018 has been another exciting year for eMagnets and Bunting Magnetics.  Magnetic technology has never been more important.  Advances in environmental technology such as electric vehicles and wind turbines would not be possible without the simple magnet.  Throughout the year we reviewed some really novel and inspiring ways…

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Bunting Europe

Buntings 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…

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Magnetic Field

Protecting Against the Dangers of Strong Magnets The high magnetic strength of present-day Permanent Magnets, such as Rare Earth Neodymium, is vitally important in Computer Hard Drives, Audio Equipment, Motors, Door Catches, and even Jewellery. However, there are also Health and Safety precautions that need to be taken when handling high strength Neodymium Magnets.  These precautions…

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The Nightmare of Metal Contaminated Food On Friday 21st April 2017, UK supermarket giant Morrisons was faced with a ‘Metal In Food’ health scare.  As reported by the BBC and others, two customers found the metal in packets of the vegetables in Manchester and Glasgow stores. The Food Standards Agency issued a warning for the…

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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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Eating cereal

Solving the Problem of Metal Contamination in Food In a 10 page document, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) declares that metal fragments in food may cause dental damage, lacerations of the mouth or throat, or laceration or perforation of the intestine.  They do not mention the untold damage to a company’s reputation and the…

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