Vital Metal Recovery from Household Waste

Eddy Current Separator at Parry & Evans

Article first published in Skip & Waste (October 2023) Metal recovery and recycling from waste is not new, with evidence of such activity in Roman times.  In modern recycling plants, metal recovery provides a vital financial lifeline.  Bunting assists waste management companies in maximising metal recovery whilst maintaining high purity levels. Ferrous Metal Recovery The…

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Physical Metal Separation at ICBR 2023

Applying physical metal separation technology, such as magnetic and electrostatic separation, is the focus for Bunting at the International Congress for Battery Recycling – ICBR (6-8 September, Valencia, Spain).  On booth 17, Bunting’s team of specialist engineers are highlighting technological advances to overcome the challenges of separating and recovering critical metals present in batteries. ICBR…

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Metal Separation from Plastic Flake

Bunting Eddy Current Separator Module

A UK plastic recycler has installed a Bunting Metal Separation Module to separate ferrous and non-ferrous metal from plastic flake.  The Metal Separation Module features Vibratory Feeders, a Drum Magnet, and an Eddy Current Separator. The successful recycling of plastic waste is often hindered by the presence of contamination, including ferrous and non-ferrous metals.  In…

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Metal Recovery Solutions at E-Waste World Conference 2023

Non-Ferrous Metal recovered on an Eddy Current Separator

The effective recovery of valuable metals is an important step in the economic viability of recycling e-waste.  Technology that maximises metal recovery and purity is the focus for Bunting on stand 110 at the E-Waste World Conference & Expo (28-29 June 2023, Frankfurt, Germany). The Bunting team is joined on the stand by local representative…

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Bunting at Plastics Recycling World Expo 2023

Drawer Filter Magnet at Ecovyn

The effective separation of ferrous and non-ferrous metal is a key stage in the successful recycling of plastic and plastic containers. On stand B929 at the Plastics Recycling World Expo Europe (14-15 June, Messe Essen, Germany), Bunting is displaying and discussing proven metal separation technology including FF Drawer Filter Magnets and Eddy Current Separators. The Plastics…

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University of Birmingham Students Visit Bunting-Redditch

University of Birmingham Chemical Engineering students visit Bunting

Second year Chemical Engineering students from the University of Birmingham visited Bunting’s Redditch manufacturing facility to gain a better understanding of the UK’s strong engineering and manufacturing sector. The BEng Chemical Engineering course at the University of Birmingham aims to develop the theoretical knowledge and practical skills needed for a successful career in chemical engineering. …

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Bunting-Redditch 2022 Review

2022 Review

After a very optimistic start to 2022, the year presented the world with new challenges to overcome.  Two years of negotiating the choppy waters of a pandemic was replaced by rising energy prices, material shortages and price rises, and increased interest rates; all sparked by the globally-condemned invasion of the Ukraine by Russia. Despite the…

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Zixtel Evolves with Bunting’s Eddy Current Separator

Bunting Metal Separation Module with Eddy Current Separator

The Zixtel evolution began in the midst of the global pandemic in 2020, when the company changed their focus to recycling and purchased the Bunting Metal Separation Module.  Zixtel Ltd have since developed a reputation for metals recovery from a wide range of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) and waste discarded by other recycling…

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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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Metal Separation Demonstrations for BMRA

BMRA visit Bunting-Redditch

Members of the British Metal Recycling Association (BMRA) visited the Bunting-Redditch Customer Experience Centre to see the latest metal separation technology. The BMRA members were looked after by the Bunting team of Neil Rowson, Phil Tree and Joe Cetti. “Hosting the BMRA provides the perfect opportunity to demonstrate our magnetic separators to metal recycling professionals,”…

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