New Bunting-Redditch Customer Experience Centre

A man in Buntings laboratory

Bunting’s newly extended manufacturing facility in Redditch, UK houses a world-leading testing and laboratory centre.  The new Customer Experience Centre focuses on material separation with a wide range of high-intensity magnetic separators, eddy current separators and a revolutionary electrostatic separator. Complete Material Test Centre At the Bunting-Redditch material separation Customer Experience Centre is an extensive…

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Training Future Metal Recyclers from EMR

Students visiting Bunting Redditch

Students, on a year’s work placement with European Metal Recycling (EMR), attended a training day at Bunting’s Redditch plant assessing the latest magnetic, eddy current and electrostatic separators.  The training illustrated the importance of optimising material separation in the drive towards increasing secondary material recycling rates. EMR is a global leader in sustainable materials, investing…

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Hitachi High-Tech Analytical Science Film Handheld XRF Analyser at Bunting

Bunting Redditch a lady filming

Bunting welcomed the Hitachi High-Tech Analytical Science team and a film crew to their recently extended Redditch manufacturing facility.  In the Customer Experience Centre and goods inwards, Bunting uses a Hitachi High-Tech X-MET8000 handheld X-ray Fluorescence (XRF) analyser.  The film crew recorded the Bunting team using the equipment, both in controlled laboratory testing of customer…

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Wet High Intensity Magnetic Separation Testing

Wet High Intensity Magnetic Separation Testing

The electromagnetic laboratory-scale Wet High Intensity Magnetic Separator (WHIMS) removes fine magnetics and para-magnetics from mineral slurries.  Handling minerals in a slurry or suspension is preferable for many processors, especially when beneficiation involves wet processing.  Additionally, a wet process often produces a better separation for very fine materials. In this educational video, Professor Neil Rowson…

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Chute Magnet Separator Checks Magnetic Susceptibility

Chute Magnet Separator Checks Magnetic Susceptibility

The Chute Magnet Separator or Magnetic Slide is a simple but important laboratory-scale wet magnetic separator for any material test facility.  This magnetic test equipment enables the assessment of a particle’s magnetic susceptibility, which provides the platform for further tests on specific wet magnetic separators. Wet magnetic separation techniques are employed when processing slurries (i.e.…

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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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Lab Equipment For University of Birmingham

Eddy Current Separator University of Birmingham

The University of Birmingham has purchased a laboratory-sized Eddy Current Separator and Drum Magnet modular system from Bunting-Redditch.  Students and professors undertaking research at the university will use the new Metal Separation Module to determine the recovery and recycling capabilities of a wide range of materials. The laboratory Metal Separation Module comprises of a Vibratory…

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Rare Earth Roll or Induced Magnetic Roll

Induced roll

Comparing Two High Intensity Magnetic Separators High intensity magnetic separators remove ferro and para magnetic particles from dry non-metallic minerals.  However, the design of the separation system dictates the final product purity and product losses.  The two most common designs of dry high intensity magnetic separator are the Induced Roll (IMR) and the Rare Earth…

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Mineral Processing Lab High Intensity Electromagnetic Filter

Electromagnetic Filter

A high intensity Electromagnetic Filter has expanded the mineral testing capabilities in the Bunting-Redditch mineral processing laboratory.  The Electromagnetic Filter is designed to remove fine iron and weakly magnetic materials from mineral slurries and ceramics slips and glazes.  The new equipment expands the extensive range of high intensity magnetic separators already used in the test…

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Magnetic Separators For Mineral Processing

Aggregate Quarrying

Magnetic separators can be found in most mineral processing operations, especially those processing non-metallic minerals and magnetic ores.  This article investigates the use of high intensity magnetic separators and magnetic separation equipment in the minerals sector with a focus on processing dry materials (in the -15mm, +45 micron size range). Magnetic Separators and Metal Detectors…

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