Posts Tagged ‘Interplas’

Plastics Producer Purchases 6 In Line Magnetic Separators

Line Magnetic Separators

Ferrous Metal Removed From Plastic Pellets with In Line Magnets Six (6) In Line Magnetic Separators (PIMS) are due to be installed in a UK plastic production facility.  Manufacture of the magnetic separators took place at Bunting’s Berkhamsted facility.  The project originated from a discussion at the Interplas exhibition in 2017. The In Line Magnetic…

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Environmental Issues Highlighted at Interplas 2017

Interplas Exhibition Well Supported by Plastics Industry  On the morning of day 2 of the Interplas 2017 exhibition (26th – 28th September, NEC, Birmingham, UK), BBC Radio 5 Live featured a news item reporting that UK pub operator, JD Weatherspoon, had decided to stop using plastic straws.  This announcement highlighted the challenges facing the plastics…

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Getting Metal Out of Plastic on the Bunting Stand at Interplas 2017

Bunting Magnetics Magnetic Separators and Metal Detectors at UK Plastics Show The latest Magnetic Separation and Metal Detection technology will be on display on the Bunting Magnetics Europe stand (Hall 4, Stand H11) at Interplas 2017 (NEC, Birmingham, UK, 26th – 28th September 2017). Bunting Magnetics is one of the world’s leading suppliers of Magnetic…

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Plastics and the Environment

The Necessity of a Global Strategy for Plastics Waste Since 1950, it is estimated that 8.3 million metric tonnes of virgin plastics have been produced.  Of this, 6.3 million metric tonnes has become waste, with 9% being recycled and 12% incinerated.  This leaves 79% that is accumulated in landfills or the natural environment. The report…

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Exhibitions for Bunting in 2017

Where Bunting Will Showcase Magnetic Separators and Metal Detectors in 2017 After a successful series of exhibitions and conferences in 2016, we have planned a very busy schedule for 2017.  The provisional plan is: Arabplast (Dubai, UAE, 8-10 January) This plastics industry focused show in the Middle East proved to be really successful.  Not only…

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Do Exhibitions Work Anymore?

Next week we are exhibiting for the first time in 2015 at the Southern Manufacturing and Electronics Show in FIVE, Farnborough, UK (10th – 12th February stand T61).  As with all exhibitions, there is a great deal of pre-show preparation and work involved that is often not even taking into consideration when assessing the cost,…

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The Magnet Picks Up That?!? New Video

The Overband or Suspended Magnet is one of the most common magnetic separators used in the world. However, the performance varies enormously.  When assessing the performance there are simple tests that can be conducted.  The video shows a classic test, with a Bunting Overband Cross Belt Magnet suspended at 300mm and picking up a small…

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