A combination of an ElectroStatic Separator and a Metal Separation Module is enabling the recovery of fine copper and other metals from a waste product at a UK metal recycling company. The Bunting ElectroStatic Separator, launched earlier in 2020, significantly enhances the ability of companies to recover fine metals such as copper wire.  In this…

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Metal Detector Battery Recycling

The BBC television series Detectorists has significantly increased the public’s awareness of metal detectors, but many people remain unaware of their importance in the recycling of waste materials. Although the size and design of metal detector used in the recycling industry is different to those used by the enthusiasts on the television show, the basic…

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Master Magnets Test Area

A UK metal recycling company has ordered two (2) SSSC Magnetic Separators to recover fragmented stainless steel. The order followed initial tests undertaken on site with a Rare Earth Drum Magnet during the Covid-19 lockdown. Once the restrictions had eased, the client travelled down to Redditch for more detailed test work on the SSSC Magnetic…

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Metal Packaging Recycling Rates

The latest data from the UK Environment Agency’s National Packaging Waste Database for quarter 2 2020 shows a 9.7% rise on quarter 1 2019 in the tonnage of recycled and recovered Used Beverage Cans (UBCs) and metal packaging. However, whereas the recycled tonnage of aluminium packaging has steadily increased over the period, there has been…

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New elctrostatic separator door open

The launch of the new Bunting ElectroStatic Separator is in response to enhanced material separation requirements in the recycling, plastics and minerals industries.  The ElectroStatic Separator uses tungsten electrode wire to generate electrostatic charges to separate dry liberated particles.  The new technology significantly broadens separation capabilities, opening up new opportunities for recovering materials from waste…

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High inensity magnetic separator

Around 50% of copper used in Europe is obtained from recycling rather than newly mined ore (International Copper Study Group – ICSG). Indeed, copper is widely regarded as one of most recycled engineering metals with much of the world’s globally mined copper, some 0.32 trillion kilogrammes, still in circulation. In a typical home there is…

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magnet manufacturers uk

Following an increase in the demand for material testing, Bunting has constructed a new recycling test facility at their manufacturing operation in Redditch.  Initially, the facility will house two models of Stainless-Steel Magnetic Separator and an Eddy Current Separator. New Recycling Test Facility “We are seeing an increase in the number of controlled material tests,”…

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magnetic pulley

A visit from Scott Golland and Richard Hollis from Skip Hire Magazine provided us with an ideal opportunity to update them on exciting developments at our Redditch plant.  Following announcing a 25% growth in sales in 2018 on 2017, we have started the year strongly with three (3) orders for Stainless Steel Magnetic Separators. Skip Hire…

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Stainless Steel Magnetic Separators

Orders for 3 SSSC model Stainless Steel Separators The success of 2018 flowed into January 2019 with three orders for SSSC model Stainless Steel Magnetic Separators.  All three orders are for different customers with specific metal separation objectives. “This is a fantastic way to start 2019,” said Dave Hills, Head of Sales.  “Interest in the…

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Recycling Bins

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 declared. However, the…

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