Bunting-Plastics Internal Recycling

When re-processing in-house plastic rejects and waste, the purity of the final recycled plastic mix must be equal or at least very close to the original raw material.  Whether the re-processed plastic is for in-house use or as regrind for resale, the removal of any metal contamination is critical. Successful removal of metal contamination from…

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Recycled-UK-Bunting-Magnetic-Separators-8000

Recycling plastic waste is challenging at the best of times. However, when contaminated with ferrous metals, recycling is hindered by equipment damage, production downtime and poor end product quality. Thankfully, installing the optimum magnetic separator ensures that such ferrous metal contamination is removed. In this article we look at three examples of ferrous metal contamination…

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In line magnetic separator

Six (6) Inline Magnetic Separators (PIMS) are due to be installed in a UK plastic production facility.  The project originated from a discussion at the Interplas exhibition in 2017. The Inline Magnetic Separator offers great versatility with ease of installation and maintenance.  Inside the tube-like body is a strong Plate Magnet.  This ensures that there is no restriction to…

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Bunting Team at K 2019

The atmosphere at the K2019 Trade Fair (Dusseldorf, Germany 16-23 October 2019) was very positive despite the increasing global negativity surrounding the plastics industry and plastic waste. “The past two years has been a challenging period for the plastics sector,” said Simon Ayling, Bunting’s European Managing Director.  “The K2019 show gave the industry the opportunity…

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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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Bunting at RWM 19 Exhibition

In recognition of their long-time association with the plastics sector, the European division of the global Bunting Group has joined the Polymer Machinery Manufacturers and Distributors Association (PMMDA). PMMDA – support for companies in the plastics industry The PMMDA provides important information, representation and a mutual support for companies in the plastics industry.  Established in…

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Bunting Magnetics and FF Drawer Filter

Removing metal from virgin and recycled plastics is the focus on the Bunting stand (Hall 10/J 47) at the international K 2019 exhibition (16-23 October 2019, Düsseldorf, Germany). Metal contamination is an issue for any company producing plastics products or managing plastic waste.  In virgin plastic manufacturing processes, metal damages processing equipment and the quality…

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