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Posts Tagged ‘Magnetic Separator’

6 In-Line Magnets for Plastics Producer

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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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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8 Metal-in-Food Alerts in 2019

In 2019, the UK Food Standards Agency issued 8 food alerts relating to food contaminated with metal particles. The products included turkey dinosaurs, crispy onions, Quorn sausages, corned beef, halva, an oat drink, and prepared vegetables. Up to the 9th March 2020, there have been three: Co-op recalls Chicken & Stuffing Sandwich because it may…

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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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BMRA Membership for Bunting

Bunting has joined the British Metals Recycling Association (BMRA).  The new membership reflects the importance of Bunting’s Magnetic Separator and Eddy Current Separator technology for the separation and recovery of valuable metals. The BMRA is the trade association representing the £7 billion UK metal recycling sector representing over 250 organisations.  Members produce environmentally-friendly raw materials…

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Three Metal In Food Safety Alerts

Metal in Onions

Between July and November 2019, the UK Food Standards Agency has issued three food alerts regarding metal contaminated food products.  This brings the total number of metal-in-food contamination alerts to eight for 2019.  This is a rise from four in 2018 and six in 2017.  In all cases, the Food Standards Agency stated that ‘The…

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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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Ceramics UK 2019 Show Success

Ceramics UK 2019

The last UK-based ceramics focused exhibition was staged in Telford, UK over twenty years ago.  In July 2019, once again in Telford, the new Ceramics UK show once again thrust ceramics into the spotlight, providing the perfect showcase for the sector.  Ceramics UK was co-located in Telford, UK with The Advanced Materials Show. Over twenty…

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Getting Metal Out of Ceramic Sanitaryware

sanitaryware Blog

Sanitaryware is a commonly used term in the ceramics industry referring to sanitary appliances found in toilets and bathrooms.  Traditionally, WC bowls, cisterns, bidets, urinals and washbasins are made from porcelain (a ceramic material made from clay that might be described as ‘vitreous china’ when coated with enamel).  This might be referred to as ceramic,…

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Magnetic Separators and Metal Detectors at VICTAM 2019

Grate magnet

Metal contamination is a common problem in the animal feed and grain industries.  Practical and proven solutions will feature on stand A029 at the VICTAM International 2019 exhibition (Cologne, Germany June 12 – 14).  The range of Master Magnets and Bunting Magnetic Separators and Metal Detectors both identify and capture problematic metal that is potentially…

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