K2022: Plastics and the Circular Economy

Bunting at the K 2022 Trade Show

In October, the plastics and rubber industry descended on Düsseldorf in Germany to attend the K 2022 trade fair.  The international exhibition is promoted as the world’s no. 1 trade fair for plastics and rubber and features exhibitors from across the globe. As a key supplier of metal separation equipment to the plastics sector, Bunting…

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Total Metal Separation at K 2022

Metal captured by a FF Drawer Filter Magnet

One of the world’s most comprehensive ranges of metal separators will feature at the international K 2022 plastics and rubber trade fair (19-26 October 2022, Düsseldorf, Germany).  On the interactive stand B01 in hall 10, Bunting is displaying working examples of magnetic separators, metal detectors, and an Eddy Current Separator specifically designed for processing plastic…

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The Plastic Waste Conundrum

Plastic Nurdles from a beach in Sri Lanka

The ever-increasing global concern about plastic pollution and the environmental impact of unrecycled plastic is forcing many industries to rethink their packaging.  Consumers are actively seeking more sustainable packaging for their groceries or personal care products.  Brands of all sizes are implementing strategies to reduce or replace plastic packaging, driven by the expectations of their…

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Separating Problematic Metal at POWTECH 2022

Fine iron captured by a Bunting Drawer Filter Magnet

At POWTECH 2022 (27-29 September, Nuremberg, Germany), Bunting’s focus is on the separation of problematic metal from dry materials.  On stand 3A-613, visitors will see the latest magnetic separators and metal detectors that effectively remove tramp metal and very fine iron from a wide range of granules and powders. POWTECH is the leading European trade…

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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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Five Magnetic Separator Myths

five Magnetic Separator Myths

Often ascertaining the best Magnetic Separator for any given application is not straightforward.  To complicate the decision-making process further, many companies supplying magnetic separators provide a wealth of information such as Gauss levels and the amount of metal that the Magnetic Separator can actually capture. Such details are often difficult to verify and may even be meaningless. In this…

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Recycling Growth Dependent on Technology

Recycling Growth dependent on technology

Global annual events such as the Global Recycling Day and Earth Day provide the perfect platform for reflection and planning.  Successful and extensive recycling reduces the pressure on the planet’s finite resources, whilst also providing desperately needed environmental protection.  Many experts predict that the failure to radically change the way waste is produced and managed…

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Ensuring In-House Plastic Recycling Purity

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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EcoVyn Reduce Plastic Waste by 94% with Bunting

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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