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EcoVyn Reduce Plastic Waste by 94% with Bunting Magnets

Bunting Magnetics Drawer Magnets at Ecovyn

EcoVyn Ltd has installed two Bunting Drawer Filter Magnets to remove ferrous metal contamination from plastic waste.  Since the installation of the magnetic separators, EcoVyn has reduced their waste by 94%. Technical information: Drawer Filter Magnets EcoVyn Ltd is at the forefront of PVC compounding and brings pioneering new technology to the market place.  They offer one of…

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New ElectroStatic Separator

New elctrostatic separator door open

The launch of the new Bunting ElectroStatic Separator is in response to enhanced material separation requirements in the recycling, plastics and minerals industries.  The ElectroStatic Separator uses tungsten electrode wire to generate electrostatic charges to separate dry liberated particles.  The new technology significantly broadens separation capabilities, opening up new opportunities for recovering materials from waste…

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6 In-Line Magnets for Plastics Producer

In line magnetic separator

Six (6) In Line Magnetic Separators (PIMS) are due to be installed in a UK plastic production facility.  Manufacture of the magnetic separators took place at Bunting’s Berkhamsted facility.  The project originated from a discussion at the Interplas exhibition in 2017. The In Line Magnetic Separator offers great versatility with ease of installation and maintenance.  Inside the tube-like…

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Plastics Positivity at K2019

Bunting Team at K 2019

The atmosphere at the K2019 Trade Fair (Dusseldorf, Germany 16-23 October 2019) was very positive despite the increasing global negativity surrounding the plastics industry and plastic waste. “The past two years has been a challenging period for the plastics sector,” said Simon Ayling, Bunting’s European Managing Director.  “The K2019 show gave the industry the opportunity…

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Metal In Plastic Waste

Hanbury Plastics Overband Magnet

The global focus on managing plastic waste continues to intensify. There is an emphasis on improving collection to ensure plastic waste does not enter the ecosystem. Once collected, the next issue is dealing with that plastic waste, by either re-introducing into the plastics process as a raw material or using it in another product such…

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New High Temperature Drawer Filter Magnet

FF350 Bunting Magnetics

Bunting is launching the FF350, a new Drawer Filter Magnet designed for use in high temperature applications, at the K2019 Show (16-23 October 2019 Dusseldorf, Germany). The FF Series of Drawer Filter Magnets collect and separate ferrous metal contamination from gravity fed, dry, free flowing materials.  Mounted inside the outer housing are extremely strong Neodymium…

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Metal Separator Locations in a Plastics Plant

Perfect Plastics Plant

Determining the best location to remove metal in a Plastics Processing plant can be difficult.  To assist plastics engineers, Bunting has released a Typical Plant Flowsheet showing optimum locations for metal separators.  This blog focuses on the locations, designs and types of Magnetic Separator and Metal Detector commonly used in plastics plants. A Typical Flowsheet On the flowsheet, the…

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