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New XRF Enhances Mineral Testing Capabilities

X-ray fluorescence analysers

The purchase of a new X-ray fluorescence (XRF) analyser enhances the mineral testing capabilities of the Bunting Magnetics test laboratory based at the Master Magnets facility in Redditch, UK.  Hitachi High-Tech Analytical Science, based in Abingdon, UK, supplied the X-MET8000 Expert XRF analyser and provided comprehensive training for the technical staff at Master Magnets. The…

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American Quarries Install TN77 Metal Detectors

Metal Detector Quarry

TN77 Metal Detectors are proving popular with quarry operators in the USA.  The ‘Metal Detection‘ branded equipment is used to identify tramp metal in conveyed aggregate and prevent damage to screens and crushers. The TN77 metal detector is a tunnel-type Metal Detector used widely in the quarrying, mining and recycling industries where the conveyed material…

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Rare Earth Roll or Induced Magnetic Roll

Induced roll

Comparing Two High Intensity Magnetic Separators High intensity magnetic separators remove ferro and para magnetic particles from dry non-metallic minerals.  However, the design of the separation system dictates the final product purity and product losses.  The two most common designs of dry high intensity magnetic separator are the Induced Roll (IMR) and the Rare Earth…

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Detecting and Removing Tramp Metal from Conveyors

Metal Detector

The process of quarrying aggregate and mining ore often results in the introduction of tramp metal.  The effective detection and removal of this tramp metal is critical to prevent damage to crushers, screens and conveyors, and is achieved using metal detectors and magnetic separators. The design of metal detector or magnetic separator is dependent upon…

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New Export Opportunities at Bauma 2019

Magnetic separator conveyor

Throughout the whole 7 days, the Master Magnets and Bunting Magnetics stand at Bauma 2019 buzzed with visitors.  Mineral separation demonstrations on the Rare Earth Roll Magnetic Separator ignited curiosity and stimulated questions.  The new ElectroMax Overband Magnet, proudly displayed at the front of the stand, drew visitors and the media.  There was particular interest…

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ElectroMax Overband Magnet Launched At Bauma

ElectroMax Suspension Magnet

Master Magnets ElectroMax Overband Magnet at Bauma Master Magnets is launching a new low-profile Electro Overband Magnet called the ‘ElectroMax’ at Bauma 2019 (Munich, Germany 8-14 April, 2019 – Stand 133 in Hall B2).  The ElectroMax range is 185% stronger than equivalent Permanent Overband Magnets and also 25% lighter.  The development in response to customer’s…

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Mineral Processing & Magnetic Separators, Bauma 2019

eddy current systems

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.  Also, a new design of Magnetic Separator is being launched at the…

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Large Pulley Magnets for Mining Project

magnetic conveyor pulleys

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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Master Magnets Sponsor Physical Separation 2019

Falmouth Museum

Magnetic Separation – International Mineral 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 ubiquitous. …

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2018 Review

Magnets UK

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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