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2018 Review

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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Electro Overband Magnet Selection

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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Demonstrations Attract Visitors at RWM18

When visitors entered the main hall at this year’s RWM Exhibition, their attention was immediately drawn to Metal Separation equipment operating on the Master Magnets and Bunting Magnetics Europe stand.  The stand was the largest exhibiting Magnetic Separators and Eddy Current Separators at the show. “With our stand being in prime position as visitors entered…

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3 UK Waste Recycling Facts

Latest 2016 Waste Recycling DEFRA Data The UK’s largest recycling exhibition, RWM, takes place on the 12th and 13th September 2018 (NEC, Birmingham, UK).  Leading up to the show, we wanted to review three key facts from the latest DEFRA data on waste and recycling, published in February 2018 and reviewing information from 2016 (the…

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Metal Separation Test Centre at RWM

“Our stand is one of the first visitors to RWM will see and we want them to be involved in the show straight away,” explained Jonathan Millington, Master Magnets Marketing Manager.  Visitors to RWM (12-13 September, 2018, NEC, Birmingham, UK) will be invited onto stand 5Q11 to place a lump of non-ferrous metal or stainless steel…

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Could Aluminium Can Recycling Hit 85% By 2020?

A recent report published by Alupro and reported by Resource highlights that the recycling of aluminium cans could reach 85% by the year 2020.  The 2017 aluminium can recycling rate presently stands at 72% and has increased by 7% since 2013.  To reach the rate of 85%, recycling would need to increase by 13% in…

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3 Exhibitions In 3 Weeks

After exhibiting at 3 trade shows in 3 weeks, we review each show and question whether there needs to be better planning of major trade exhibitions in the UK. Hillhead 2018 (26th to 28th June 2018) The 3-day show, in a quarry just outside Buxton, Derbyshire, UK, focuses on the quarry, aggregate, mining and recycling…

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Ferrite or Rare Earth Overband Magnet?

The Permanent Overband Magnet is one of the most commonly used Magnetic Separators.  It is a simple system with a permanent magnet block positioned between two pulleys around which rotates a self-cleaning belt.  The Overband Magnet is positioned above a conveyor transporting material and when ferrous metal enters the magnetic field it is lifted and…

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Combined Magnetic Separator and Metal Detector Solution at Hillhead 2018

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On stand C9 at Hillhead 2018, Master Magnets will be demonstrating how the combination of Magnetic Separators and Metal Detectors is the best way to protect crushers, screens and conveyors from damage caused by metal. Removing the ferrous or magnetic metal is the first step taken to protect processing plant.  This is commonly achieved using…

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Mastermag Help Finnish Waste Sorting

In early 2015, Master Magnets were contacted by their Finnish dealer-Vimelco regarding a new project for a waste treatment facility processing municipal solid waste (MSW) and solid recovered fuel (SRF) in Lahti, 105km northeast of Helsinki.  This new plant would be handling an input in excess of 66,000 TPA of this mixed waste and Master…

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