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Posts Tagged ‘Metal Separation’

Bunting Joins bvse in Germany

Bunting has joined bvse-Bundesverband Sekundärrohstoffe und Entsorgung (The German Federal Association for Secondary Raw Materials and Disposal). The bvse provides a voice for companies involved in the collection, processing, marketing, recovery, recycling and environmentally-friendly disposal of waste. “Being a member of the bvse ensures that we are aware of the latest changes in any recycling-related…

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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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Maximising Non-Ferrous Metal Separation

Non-ferrous Metal Separation

There is an ever-growing demand to maximise the recovery or removal of metal from waste, especially non-ferrous.  The economic viability of many recycling plants is based upon their ability to successfully recover valuable metals such as aluminium.  In operations processing waste plastics, successful recycling is not possible without removing the ferrous and non-ferrous metal contamination. …

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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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Metal In Plastic Waste

Hanbury Plastics Overband Magnet

The global focus on managing plastic waste continues to intensify. There is an emphasis on improving collection to ensure plastic waste does not enter the ecosystem. Once collected, the next issue is dealing with that plastic waste, by either re-introducing into the plastics process as a raw material or using it in another product such…

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Metal Separator Locations in a Plastics Plant

Perfect Plastics Plant

Determining the best location to remove metal in a Plastics Processing plant can be difficult.  To assist plastics engineers, Bunting has released a Typical Plant Flowsheet showing optimum locations for metal separators.  This blog focuses on the locations, designs and types of Magnetic Separator and Metal Detector commonly used in plastics plants. A Typical Flowsheet On the flowsheet, the…

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Metal Separation Attracts Visitors at RWM19

Bunting at RWM '19

Visitors to RWM19 heard and then saw metal being separated on Bunting’s stand P1 as soon as they walked into the show. “Visitors to the RWM19 exhibition wanted to see equipment in action. The clattering noise of separating metal was enough to ignite their imagination and draw them to the stand,” explained Adrian Coleman, the…

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Battery Recycling Focus at International Congress

Recycling Used Batteries

The 24th International Congress for Battery Recycling (ICBR 2019) takes place in Lyon, France (September 18-20 2019).  With metal separation being a key stage in the battery recycling process, Bunting is attending and exhibiting at the congress (booth 12). ICBR is the international platform for presenting the latest developments and discussing the challenges faced by…

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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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