6 Mobile Metal Separators Sold in 3 Months

Mobile metal separators

Following a surge in orders for their mobile metal separator, Steelweld Enviro Products Ltd and CRJ Services have ordered six (6) Bunting Eddy Current Separators and Rare Earth Drum Magnets in the first quarter of 2021.  The Eddy Current Separators separate non-ferrous metals from non-metallic material with the Rare Earth Drum Magnets recovering magnetic materials.…

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82% UK Aluminium Can 2020 Recycling Rate

Aluminium Beverage Can Recycling

With a 6% rise on 2019, the recycling rate for aluminium beverage cans in the UK reached a record high of 82% in 2020 (Alupro – April 2021).  According to Environment Agency (EA) published Packaging Recovery Notes (PRNs), 151,515 tonnes of aluminium packaging was collected and recycled, up 31% from 115,808 tonnes in 2019. This…

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Recycling Growth Dependent on Technology

Bunting Magnetics Overband Magnet

Global annual events such as the Global Recycling Day and Earth Day provide the perfect platform for reflection and planning.  Successful and extensive recycling reduces the pressure on the planet’s finite resources, whilst also providing desperately needed environmental protection.  Many experts predict that the failure to radically change the way waste is produced and managed…

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6-Year-Old Electro Overband Magnet Refurbishment

6-Year-Old Electro Overband Magnet Refurbishment

Repair and refurbishment convert a well-used, functional magnetic separator into almost new, further extending the life of the equipment.  One of Bunting’s latest repair and refurbishment projects involved a 6-year-old Electro Overband Magnet. The oil-cooled Electro Overband Magnet model 155 OCW 45 CB separates tramp ferrous metal from biomass pellets in a bulk handling terminal…

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Metal Recovery from WEEE and Cable

Cable Recycling diagram

There is a wealth of valuable metals present in WEEE (Waste of Electrical and Electronic Equipment) and cables. However, the recovery is often difficult due to the small particle size range and variable nature of the metals. With the development and launch of the ElectroStatic Separator [in 2020], Bunting now provides a complete multi-stage metal…

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Bunting Secures Major Export Recycling Equipment Order

Eddy Current Separator ElectroMax

A large UK recycling plant constructor has ordered one (1) Eddy Current Separator and three (3) ElectroMax Overband Magnets for installation in a major overseas construction and demolition waste management project. “We were thrilled to secure this order at the end of a challenging year,” said Simon Ayling, Bunting’s European Managing Director. The UK-based plant…

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5 Key Eddy Current Separator Operating Parameters

Eddy Current Separator

Recycling plants around the world rely on Eddy Current Separators to separate and recover non-ferrous metals.  The technology utilises high strength magnetic forces to repel and eject non-ferrous metals in many different forms including aluminium beverage cans, car frag, and foils. The large UK-based metal recycler, the Bird Group, developed the world’s first Eddy Current…

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Rising UK Metal Packaging Recycling Tonnage

Metal Packaging Recycling Rates

The latest data from the UK Environment Agency’s National Packaging Waste Database for quarter 2 2020 shows a 9.7% rise on quarter 1 2019 in the tonnage of recycled and recovered Used Beverage Cans (UBCs) and metal packaging. However, whereas the recycled tonnage of aluminium packaging has steadily increased over the period, there has been…

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Eddy Current versus Electrostatic Separation

Eddy Current Separator ElectroStatic Separator

Separation technology plays a major role in the recycling of waste materials. Metals are recovered using one or a combination of metal separators including Magnetic Separators, Eddy Current Separators and ElectroStatic Separators. Eddy Current Separators and ElectroStatic Separators play an important role in maximising metal recovery and revenue from complex streams presently processed by metal…

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Record UK Aluminium Packaging Recycling Rate

Aliminium Can 2

The aluminium packaging recycling rate in the United Kingdom rose to a record high of 56% in 2019, up from 52% in 2018 (Environment Agency data published by National Packaging Waste Database (NPWD and reported on the Alupro website). The business recycling target of 61% was also exceeded by 2% with the recycling of a…

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