Posts by Paul Fears

Metal Recovery from Incinerator Bottom Ash

Burning any sort of waste produces an ash by-product often called ‘incinerator bottom ash’ or ‘furnace ash’.  Commonly, this ash contains a high proportion of recoverable metal.  This mix of ferrous and non-ferrous metal is recovered using Magnetic Separators and Eddy Current Separators. Ferrous Metal Recovery For one of our latest projects, we undertook extensive…

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Two High Sensitivity Metal Detectors For Immediate Sale

Metal Detector

We presently have two high sensitivity Metal Detectors in stock ready for immediate sale.  This design of Metal Detector offers complete protection against metal contamination in high risk products such as food (both loose and packaged) and pharmaceuticals. Both available Metal Detectors are the model MDE-C.  “C” stands for the compact range, which has an all-in-one…

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Mineral Processing and Recycling Magnetic Separators at Bauma 2019

The latest generation of high intensity Magnetic Separators will be on display on the Bunting Magnetics and Master Magnets stand (Hall B2 Stand 133) at Bauma 2019.  The metal and mineral separators are used widely in the mineral processing, quarrying and recycling industries. Bauma (April 8-14, 2019) is held in Munich, Germany ever three years. …

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Large Pulley Magnets for Mining Project

Two 1.2 metre diameter Pulley Magnets have been manufactured and supplied to a mining operation in Sweden.  The Pulley Magnets are used to extract large tramp metal from iron ore prior to crushing and screening.  Removing the tramp metal protects the other processing equipment and prevents damage to conveyors.  The mining operation originally purchased three…

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New Recycling Test Facility

Following an increase in the demand for material testing, Bunting Magnetics Europe has constructed a new recycling test facility at their Master Magnets manufacturing operation in Redditch.  Initially, the facility will house two models of Stainless-Steel Magnetic Separator and an Eddy Current Separator. “We are seeing an increase in the number of controlled material tests,”…

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Skip Hire Magazine Visits Master Magnets

A visit from Scott Golland and Richard Hollis from Skip Hire Magazine provided us with an ideal opportunity to update them on exciting developments at our Redditch plant.  Following announcing a 25% growth in sales in 2018 on 2017, we have started the year strongly with three (3) orders for Stainless Steel Magnetic Separators. “We’ve always…

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3 Stainless Steel Magnetic Separators Sold In January 2019

Stainless Steel Magnetic Separators

Orders for 3 SSSC model Stainless Steel Separators The success of 2018 flowed into January 2019 with three orders for SSSC model Stainless Steel Magnetic Separators.  All three orders are for different customers with specific metal separation objectives. “This is a fantastic way to start 2019,” said Dave Hills, Head of Sales.  “Interest in the…

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New High Intensity Electromagnetic Filter For Mineral Processing Laboratory

Electromagnetic Filter

Master Magnets Expand Wet Magnetic Separation Testing Capabilities A high intensity Electromagnetic Filter has expanded the mineral testing capabilities in the Master Magnets mineral processing laboratory.  The Electromagnetic Filter is designed to remove fine iron and weakly magnetic materials from mineral slurries and ceramics slips and glazes.  The new equipment expands the extensive range of…

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Master Magnets Sponsor Physical Separation 2019

Magnetic Separation at International Mineral Processing Conference Master Magnets has been announced as one of the principle sponsors of the Physical Separation ’19 conference (13-14 June, National Maritime Museum, Falmouth, Cornwall, UK). Physical Separation ’19 is organised by Minerals Engineering International (MEI).  Although chemical methods of concentration and extraction dominate the industry, the physical separation methods are…

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Magnetic Separator and Metal Detector Growth in 2018

UK Manufacturing Success for Master Magnets Sales and enquiries for magnetic separators and metal detectors hit new highs in 2018.  A 25% sales growth for the European Bunting Magnetics operation came two years after the Master Magnets acquisition in January 2017. “It has been an incredible year,” said our General Manager, Adrian Coleman.  “Demand has…

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