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Archive for November 2018

Electro Overband Magnet Selection

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The range of Master Magnets’ Electro Overband Magnets is extensive.  Selecting the optimum design of Electro Overband Magnet to perform a specific separation task is critical.  Poor magnet selection could result in damage to processing equipment or a reduction in product quality.  To aid the correct selection, Master Magnets applications engineers have developed a bespoke ‘Electro…

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Magnetic Disc Separator for Processing Coltan

magnetic separator conveyor

A Magnetic Disc Separator (MDS) has been manufactured and despatched to Nigeria for use in the processing of Coltan (a combination of columbite and tantalite).  The Magnetic Separator is used in a process to primarily extract Tantalum.  Tantalum is a key raw material in the manufacture of batteries for electric cars, mobile phones and other…

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Eddy Current Separator Rotor Speed

magnetic drum separator

1st of 5 Technical Articles: Reviewing Eddy Current Separator Performance Faster is better.  Or is it?  The magnetic rotor on an Eddy Current Separator produces the all-important separation force to recover or remove non-ferrous metals such as aluminium.  The multi-pole magnetic rotor rotates at high speeds (2000-4000 RPM) and we assess whether higher speeds produce…

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Technical Video Explanation of the Magnetic Disc Separator

Magnetic Disc Separator

The origins of the Magnetic Disc Separator date back to the early 1900s.  Although manufacturing techniques have significantly changed and more advanced machines have now been incorporated, the basic function design remains virtually the same.  The Magnetic Disc Separator is widely used to ensure an accurate separation of dry minerals that have varied magnetic susceptibilities.…

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