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Recovering Metal at RWM 2019

RWM 2019 metal recovering

Dynamic techniques to recover and separate metal from secondary ‘waste’ materials is the theme for the Bunting stand at RWM 2019 (11 & 12 September, NEC, Birmingham, UK).  Solutions for recovering metal and removing metal from the reclaimed product to enable recycling, are on display on stand P1. Recycling has never had a higher profile. …

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RPC bpi Stretchfilms Removing Metal Using Drawer Magnets

Removing Metal Using Drawer Magnets

Stretchfilms RPC bpi in Leominster use a series of Bunting Drawer Magnets to capture ferrous metal contamination in the process.  This prevents equipment damage and reduces production downtime.   RPC bpi was using Hoppergrids, a very basic type of Ferrite magnetic separator that simply sits loosely inside a hopper.  However, they found that these were…

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AJ Solutions Open House 2019

AJ Solutions Open Day 2019

27th/28th March 2019 – AJ Solutions Open House  was another huge success.  AJ Solutions represent companies based globally providing equipment and technological solutions for the plastics sector and many were present with table top displays. “The Open House is a great idea, providing an opportunity for many of AJ Solutions principles to network and to…

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4 Metal Contaminated Food Alerts in 2018

Metal Contamination

Contaminated food in 2018 has been reported in four cases by the UK Food Standards Agency because of the existent on contaminant metals.  This compared with six alerts in 2017.  All four cases relate to food products that have either reached or have the potential to reach the consumer. Metal Contaminated Food Warnings 2018 The four cases…

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ArabPlast 19 & Middle East Plastics Industry Gateway

Bunting Magnetics Dubai

Successful ArabPlast 18 for Bunting Magnetics The weather was a little warmer in Dubai than the UK for this year’s ArabPlast 2019.  The 4-day exhibition focused on the Middle East plastics, petrochemicals and rubber industries.  The geographical location of exhibitors was as wide and varied as their products.  This proved ideal for the large number…

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Temperature Effect on Rare Earth Magnetic Separators

Neodymium Magnet Damage From High Temperatures If a Neodymium Rare Earth Tube Magnet is put into a red-hot fire, then it would not be surprising if the magnetic properties are destroyed.  However, what if the same Tube Magnet is just exposed to steam being flushed through a pipeline system to clean the pipes? Tube Magnets…

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Metal Found In Rice

Magnetic Separator Ensuring Food Safety There are a lot of negative Food Safety reports about metal being found in food (e.g. Morrisons’ Green Beans, Sainsbury’s Bread), but there is also a great deal of good practice. Whilst undertaking an annual Magnetic Separation Survey at a rice processing factory, we were able to see the importance…

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Plate Magnets Remove Metal from Tobacco

Record Export Sales for Plate Magnets Bunting Magnetic Europe manufactured a record number of Plate Magnets for Export to Indonesian tobacco processing plants in 2016.  Each Plate Magnet is installed to magnetically attract and hold tramp metal and nearly 100 were manufactured. Plate Magnets are used in tobacco processing to remove metal contamination introduced from…

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Metal Contaminated Metal Scare

Food Safety Scare with Metal Contaminated Meat in USA One single metal fragment has resulted in the recall of 30 tonnes of ground beef in Texas, USA, reports Food Safety News. The cost of that single metal fragment is significant.  Not only are there the direct costs, loss of profits and any damages costs payable…

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The Misconception of Eddy Current Separator Belt Speed

2nd of 5 Misconceptions about Eddy Current Separators This is the 2nd in a series of blogs discussing 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. A recent case history details the installation…

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