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Magnetic Disc Separator Processes Beach Sands

Bunting’s latest Magnetic Disc Separator (MDS) is for processing and separating key minerals from a beach sands deposit.  The three-stage Magnetic Disc Separator is destined for a mineral processing operation in Africa. The Magnetic Disc Separator Magnetic Disc Separators (MDS) enable an accurate separation of minerals with varied magnetic susceptibilities.  Typically, a Magnetic Disc Separator…

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Tramp Metal Removed from Reclaimed Kaolin

A major UK mineral processing company has installed two large Bullet Magnets to remove tramp ferrous metal from dry reclaimed kaolin. After initial discussions, Bunting conducted controlled tests in the Redditch Centre-of-Excellence.  The reclaimed kaolin had a broad particle size range, with 95% below 250 microns.  Iron contamination was approximately 1000ppm (although it could peak…

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3 Overband Magnet Installation Problems

magnetic separator conveyor

The article was first published in Skip Hire Magazine (March 2020) The Permanent Overband Magnet is one of the most commonly used magnetic separators.  Overband Magnets are found in most recycling plants recovering steel cans and other ferrous metals from a wide range of waste materials as well as in quarries (protecting crushers & screens)…

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Junction City Mining Installs Overband Magnet in US Quarry

Mining Overband Magnet

One of the largest quarries in the US state of Georgia is protecting their processing plant against damage from tramp ferrous metal by installing a Bunting PCB1206-EL Permanent Crossbelt Separator. Junction City Mining helps build bridges in the US southeast by supplying high-quality aggregate materials for construction. The company required a massive structure to handle 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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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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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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Electro Overband Magnet Selection

magnetic roll

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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