Posts Tagged ‘Metal Recycling’

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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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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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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3 UK Waste Recycling Facts

Latest 2016 Waste Recycling DEFRA Data The UK’s largest recycling exhibition, RWM, takes place on the 12th and 13th September 2018 (NEC, Birmingham, UK).  Leading up to the show, we wanted to review three key facts from the latest DEFRA data on waste and recycling, published in February 2018 and reviewing information from 2016 (the…

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Metal Separation Test Centre at RWM

“Our stand is one of the first visitors to RWM will see and we want them to be involved in the show straight away,” explained Jonathan Millington, Master Magnets Marketing Manager.  Visitors to RWM (12-13 September, 2018, NEC, Birmingham, UK) will be invited onto stand 5Q11 to place a lump of non-ferrous metal or stainless steel…

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Could Aluminium Can Recycling Hit 85% By 2020?

A recent report published by Alupro and reported by Resource highlights that the recycling of aluminium cans could reach 85% by the year 2020.  The 2017 aluminium can recycling rate presently stands at 72% and has increased by 7% since 2013.  To reach the rate of 85%, recycling would need to increase by 13% in…

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3 Exhibitions In 3 Weeks

After exhibiting at 3 trade shows in 3 weeks, we review each show and question whether there needs to be better planning of major trade exhibitions in the UK. Hillhead 2018 (26th to 28th June 2018) The 3-day show, in a quarry just outside Buxton, Derbyshire, UK, focuses on the quarry, aggregate, mining and recycling…

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Total Metal Recovery Solution at CARS 2018

Collect, shred, size and then separate has been the way to recover metals from auto scrap for decades and separating metals will be the focus on stand M6 at the Complete Auto Recycling (CARS) exhibition (11-12 July 2018, NAEC, Stoneleigh, Warwickshire, UK). “Car recycling companies want to recover all the metal, with 100% purity, and…

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Headline Sponsors of Waste 18

Master Magnets and Bunting Magnetics Europe Ltd have been announced as the headline sponsors of this year’s WASTE’18 exhibition. “As a combined force, we are now able to offer a complete metal separation solution to companies recycling waste and WASTE’18 is the ideal platform to meet new and existing customers,” explained Jonathan Millington, Master Magnets’…

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