Eddy Current Separator

Metal Separation Attracts Visitors at RWM19

Visitors to RWM19 heard and then saw metal being separated on Bunting’s stand P1 as soon as they walked into the show. “Visitors to the RWM19 exhibition wanted to see equipment in action. The clattering noise of separating metal was enough to ignite their imagination and draw them to the stand,” explained Adrian Coleman, the…

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University of Birmingham Acquires Laboratory Eddy Current Separator

The University of Birmingham has purchased a laboratory-sized Eddy Current Separator and Drum Magnet modular system from Bunting-Redditch.  Students and professors undertaking research at the university will use the new Metal Separation Module to determine the recovery and recycling capabilities of a wide range of materials. The laboratory Metal Separation Module comprises of a Vibratory…

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Focus on Metal Recovery at RWM 2019

The focus on the Bunting stand at RWM 2019 (11 & 12 September, NEC, Birmingham, UK) is recovering and separating metals from secondary ‘waste’ materials.  Working production-sized metal separators separating metals are on display on stand P1, right by the entrance to the show. Recycling has never had a higher profile.  The ongoing backlash against single-use…

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Eddy Current Separator Health Check

A ‘Health Check’ is defined as ‘an examination to determine whether a person or animal is suffering from illness or injury’, but we also apply it to the Eddy Current Separator.  In many recycling operations, the Eddy Current Separator is a vital part of the process.  The aluminium and non-ferrous metals recovered on the Eddy…

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Technology Drives Aluminium Recycling Success

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Record High Aluminium Drink Can Recycling Rate in Europe The simple Aluminium Can is a perfect example of successful waste and recycling management.  In 2018, Europe’s recycling rate for the aluminium drinks can reached a new record high of 75%.  This is up from 54% in 2010.  This is an important recycling success story, especially…

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New Recycling Test Facility

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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. New Recycling Test Facility “We are seeing an increase in the number…

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Skip Hire Magazine Visits Master Magnets

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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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International Electronics Recycling Congress 2019

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Talking Magnetic Separators at IERC 2019 The Bunting Magnetics and Master Magnets team are exhibiting (stand 17) at this month’s 18th International Electronics Recycling Congress IERC 2019 (January 16-18, Salzburg, Austria). IERC 2019 is an important biennial event on the recycling industry calendar, bringing together international producers, recyclers, equipment manufacturers, recycling associations, refurbishers, standards bodies, NGOs,…

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2018 Review

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A Look Back at our News & Blogs in 2018 2018 proved to be another exciting year.  Despite the spectre of BREXIT, business overseas continued to flourish and grow.  We attended a number of international exhibitions, securing orders on the stand.  There have also been concerns on the UK mainland about waste management and especially…

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Eddy Current Separator Magnetic Poles

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2nd of 5 Technical Articles: Reviewing Eddy Current Separator Performance More is always better.  Or is it?  In the second of our technical articles reviewing the design of Eddy Current Separators, we look at the importance of the number of magnetic poles.  Does a magnetic rotor with 42 magnetic poles enable a better separation than…

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