Recycling

Metal Recovery Solutions at 18th International Electronics Recycling Congress 2019

Talking Magnetic Separators at IERC 2019 The Bunting Magnetics and Master Magnets team are exhibiting (stand 17) at this month’s 18th International Electronics Recycling Congress IERC 2019 (January 16-18, Salzburg, Austria). IERC 2019 is an important biennial event on the recycling industry calendar, bringing together international producers, recyclers, equipment manufacturers, recycling associations, refurbishers, standards bodies, NGOs,…

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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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The Missing Cohesive Recycling Strategy

The waste and recycling industry has never had a higher profile.  Sadly, a great deal of the media coverage has been negative, especially regarding plastic waste.  The backlash from the general public has sparked politicians in London and Brussels to take action.  New recycling targets have been set.  A war on plastic waste has been…

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Eddy Current Separator Magnetic Poles

2nd of 5 Technical Articles Reviewing Eddy Current Separator Performance More is always better.  Or is it?  In the second of our technical articles reviewing the design of Eddy Current Separators, we look at the importance of the number of magnetic poles.  Does a magnetic rotor with 42 magnetic poles enable a better separation than…

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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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Eddy Current Separator Rotor Speed

1st of 5 Technical Articles Reviewing Eddy Current Separator Performance Faster is better.  Or is it?  The magnetic rotor on an Eddy Current Separator produces the all-important separation force to recover or remove non-ferrous metals such as aluminium.  The multi-pole magnetic rotor rotates at high speeds (2000-4000 RPM) and we assess whether higher speeds produce…

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HUB4 Visits Master Magnets

As part of our 40th anniversary celebration, we invited David Roberts from HUB-4 to our manufacturing plant in Redditch, UK.  With business strong following two successful exhibitions (Hillhead and RWM), David was able to see a busy shop floor. On a tour around the factory, we showed David the Eddy Current Separator that was sold by…

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Celebrating Recycling Success for Recycle Week

The 2018 Recycle Week takes place between the 24th and 30th September.  Originally conceived 15 years ago, Recycle Week is a celebration of recycling, organised by WRAP under the Recycle Now brand.  To celebrate Recycle Week we want to highlight 4 projects where we have helped recycling companies either recover metals or cleanse recycled materials…

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RWM18 Featured Eddy Current Separator Sold

On Friday 21st September 2018, one of the many visitors to our Bunting and Master Magnets stand at the RWM18 exhibition placed an order for the displayed Eddy Current Separator.  The order was confirmed just 8 days after the close of RWM18.  Along with the Eddy Current Separator, the customer also ordered a high strength Rare Earth Drum Magnet.…

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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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