Eddy Current Separator and ElectroMax Sales Growth in 2021

The demand for metal separators increased in 2021 on 2020, with exceptional growth in sales of both Eddy Current Separators and ElectroMax Overband and Suspension Magnets.  Sales growth followed an expansion in representation in overseas markets and increasing manufacturing capacity at Bunting’s Redditch facility in the UK. At the Redditch manufacturing plant, Bunting specialise in…

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Metal Recovery from Aluminium Dross

An aluminium dross processing plant in the Middle East has purchased an Eddy Current Separator, Drum Magnet and ElectroStatic Separator to recover the valuable metal.  The separation equipment was designed and built by Bunting at their Redditch manufacturing facility in the United Kingdom. Controlled Tests of Aluminium Dross Samples Aluminium dross is a byproduct of…

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Separation Technology Training for Chemical Engineering Students

Chemical engineering students at Bunting

During a specially arranged training day, Bunting demonstrated state-of-the-art separation technology to a group of 2nd-year Chemical Engineering students from the University of Birmingham.  The event was the first of two seminars arranged for industrial-focused students studying at the university.  The training days took place at Bunting’s Customer Experience Centre in Redditch, just outside Birmingham…

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Bunting-Redditch 2021 Review

Bunting Redditch Review 2021

Who would have thought, as we write this in December 2021, that the Covid-19 pandemic would still be headline news across the globe?  In addition, since the summer of 2021, a global shortage of materials, staff shortages, and transport delays matched with rising prices have created new challenges for manufacturing companies. Despite the background of…

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Application Review – Small Tramp Ferrous from Recycled Gypsum

Small tramp ferrous from recycled gypsum

The extensive range of magnetic separators means that there are often several options for any one application.  However, the final selection is dependent on a number of variables including the available space, separation objective, and the critical nature of the separation.  This particular project required the improved separation of tramp iron from conveyed recycled gypsum.…

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Advanced Metal Separation at E-Waste World

Advanced Metal Separation

The separation and recovery of fine and small metal is vital for the successful recycling of e-waste.  On stand 314 at the E-Waste World Conference & Expo (30 November – 1 December 2021, Frankfurt Messe, Germany), Bunting is showcasing advanced metal separation technology specifically used in the recycling of electronics. Metal Recovery from WEEE Reclaiming…

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Transforming Foundations Research and Innovation Hub (TransFIRe) Launched

TransFire

Cranfield University is leading a research consortium examining how the foundation industries can grow and develop while helping achieve the net zero 2050 environmental targets.  TransFIRe (Transforming Foundation Industries Research and Innovation hub) was developed in response to the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF) call to transform the foundation industries, namely: chemicals, cement, ceramics, glass,…

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3SMI Appointed Bunting’s Agent in Germany, Austria and Switzerland

Buntings agent in Germany, Austria and Switzerland

The appointment of 3SMI GmbH as the exclusive agent for Bunting’s magnetic separators and metal detectors in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland significantly strengthens the company’s overseas sales network. The origins of 3SMI GmbH date back to the mid-1980s when Norbert Graef established a consultancy to support mineral processing and ceramics companies.  The consultancy morphed into…

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Bunting Exhibiting at Ecomondo

Bunting Feed, Waste and Metal

With the Ecomondo Green Technology Expo encompassing the circular economy, the Bunting stand (hall A2 stand 007) focuses on material and metal recycling through separation to neodymium magnet recovery. Bunting is one of the world’s leading designers and manufacturers of magnetic separators for the recycling and waste industries.  The group also provides magnet and magnetic…

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Getting Metal Out of Grain and Cereals

Metal detector process sheet

By the time grain and cereals have been collected and delivered to a Milling Plant, it is highly likely that there is metal contamination present.  Removing that metal to prevent damage to processing equipment and produce the highest quality end-product is essential and achieved with a series of different designs of Magnetic Separators and Metal…

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