Mining

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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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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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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Magnetic Disc Separator for Processing Coltan

A Magnetic Disc Separator (MDS) has been manufactured and despatched to Nigeria for use in the processing of Coltan (a combination of columbite and tantalite).  The Magnetic Separator is used in a process to primarily extract Tantalum.  Tantalum is a key raw material in the manufacture of batteries for electric cars, mobile phones and other…

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Electro Overband Magnet Removes Metal from Copper Ore

The photograph shows a large self-cleaning Electro Overband Magnet packed and ready for despatch to a copper ore mine in Bulgaria.  This is the third Electro Overband Magnet purchased by the mine to remove tramp ferrous metal from the crushed ore. The Application The mine is installing the Electro Overband Magnet to remove tramp ferrous metal…

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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

Overband Magnet

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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