Posts Tagged ‘Metal Recycling’

New Recycling Test Facility

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

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Skip Hire Magazine Visits Master Magnets

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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. “We’ve always…

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3 Stainless Steel Magnetic Separators Sold In January 2019

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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The Missing Cohesive Recycling Strategy

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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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Eddy Current Separator Magnetic Poles

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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

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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

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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

Recyling 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

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“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?

Aluminium Recycling

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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