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Posts Tagged ‘Recycling’

EcoVyn Reduce Plastic Waste by 94% with Bunting Magnets

Bunting Magnetics Drawer Magnets at Ecovyn

EcoVyn Ltd has installed two Bunting Drawer Filter Magnets to remove ferrous metal contamination from plastic waste.  Since the installation of the magnetic separators, EcoVyn has reduced their waste by 94%. Technical information: Drawer Filter Magnets EcoVyn Ltd is at the forefront of PVC compounding and brings pioneering new technology to the market place.  They offer one of…

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Demonstrating the ElectroMax Overband Magnet’s Power

Overhead magnet machine

The ElectroMax Overband Magnet has proved extremely popular since the launch in May 2019. Shipments average at over one ElectroMax per month (up to May 2020, a period that includes the recent Covid-19 crisis) with an increasing number of mobile plant, mining and recycling companies turning to the air-cooled ElectroMax Electro-Overband Magnet as a high-performance,…

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Record UK Aluminium Packaging Recycling Rate

Aliminium Can 2

The aluminium packaging recycling rate in the United Kingdom rose to a record high of 56% in 2019, up from 52% in 2018 (Environment Agency data published by National Packaging Waste Database (NPWD and reported on the Alupro website). The business recycling target of 61% was also exceeded by 2%. The amount of aluminium packaging…

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New ElectroStatic Separator

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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Two New Overband Magnet Models

PMax Overband Magnet

Bunting has added two new models to their popular and highly successful range of Permanent Overband Magnets.  The two new designs – the PCB-C (Compact) and QBC (Quick Belt Change) – meet specific requirements of reduced maintenance time and lighter weights.  These models expand the Overband range, which also includes the classic PCB model. The…

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A Great Recycling History

Historical Recycling

There has never been a greater focus on recycling and reusing waste materials. Many experts claim that our waste problem is related to the modern ‘throw-away’ society. Convenience, aligned to our busy lifestyle, has driven up the need for quicker and easily-accessible goods. However, much can be learnt from our past. Despite the modern day…

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High Intensity Magnetic Separator Optimises Copper Recycling

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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Metal Recovery from Electric Vehicles

CARS 2018

Mining the Urban Environment The anticipated global increase in production and consumption of electronic goods and electric vehicles puts a huge strain on raw material reserves. Subsequently, the focus has turned from mining raw materials to reclaiming, reusing and recycling secondary materials. This is known as ‘Mining the Urban Environment’. The strategic nature of critical…

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Metal Removal when Recycling Rubber Tyres

Tyre recycling system

Successfully removing metal from rubber (originating from the metal wire in a tyre) when recycling tyres is critical, especially as rogue metal can cause injury to horses and children who run and play on the recovered rubber crumb.  Although each tyre recycling plant is different, here is a guide to the common types and location…

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Bunting Joins bvse in Germany

bvse

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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