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Tramp metal causes damage to conveyors, crushers, screens and other processing equipment.  Magnetic Separators are used to remove ferrous metal contamination.  Typical methods include:

  • Suspending a Permanent Overband or Suspension Magnet (i.e. self-clean or manual clean) or Electro Overband or Suspension Magnet across or over a conveyor. Metal is lifted off the conveyor belt and either held on the magnet face or automatically discharged;
  • Replacing a conveyor’s head pulley with a Pulley Magnet. Ferrous tramp metal is attracted to the magnetic field and deposited underneath the conveyor out of the product stream;
  • Feeding material onto a heavy duty Drum Magnet. Magnetic material is attracted to the strong magnetic field and deposited underneath and away from the product;

Metal Detectors are commonly used alongside Magnetic Separators to detect tramp metal such as digger teeth (manganese steel).  Used in combination, Magnetic Separators and Metal Detectors provide optimum protection.  This results in less production downtime and reduced maintenance and repair costs.

Technical Articles

Permanent-Overband_BUNTING

The Bunting overband separators are renowned around the world as the most effective units for the continuous removal of tramp ferrous material from a product stream...

Overband Magnets - Permanent

BUNTING_Electro-Overband-Main-500x500

The Bunting overband separators are renowned around the world as the most effective units for the continuous removal of tramp ferrous material from a product stream...

Overband Magnets - Electro

Bunting_Permanent-Suspension-Magnets

Bunting have increased their range of Suspension Magnets over the years to cater for the ever-increasing size of conveyors, deeper troughing and conveyor speeds...

Suspension Magnets - Permanent

Suspension overband magnetic separator ‌

Bunting have increased their range of Suspension Magnets over the years to cater for the ever-increasing size of conveyors, deeper troughing and conveyor speeds...

Suspension Magnets - Electro

Drum-Magnets-BUNTING

Bunting Drum Separators are used in applications where there is a high throughput of material to be processed...

Drum Magnets

BUNTING_Pulley-Magnets

Pulley magnet separators are an easy, reliable solution for the continuous extraction of ferrous metals from a product stream.

Pulley Magnets

Metal-Detectors-BUNTING

Bunting has a varied range of metal detectors to suit many different applications...

 

Metal Detectors

bunting_Vibratory-Feeders

Vibrating feeders suitable for any type of materials handling application. Vibratory feeding equipment is used to produce an even spread of dry, free-flowing materials...

Vibratory Feeders