Bunting Buzzing at Hillhead 2022

The sun shone and the crowds filled the quarry at Hillhead 2022 (21-23 June, Hillhead Quarry, Buxton, UK). The return of the UK’s largest quarrying, construction and recycling exhibition attracted visitors from across the world. At Hillhead, Bunting was displaying magnetic separators, including an ElectroMax Overband Magnet and Permanent Suspended Magnet, as well as a…

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40-Year Old Hillhead Still Attracts Bunting

The first Hillhead was held in 1982 and over those 40 years Bunting has manufactured and supplied thousands of magnetic separators and metal detectors for use in the aggregate and recycling industry.  Once again, Bunting is exhibiting at the 2022 show (21-23 June, Hillhead Quarry, Buxton, UK), helping companies solve metal separation and detection problems…

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Metal Separation When Recycling UPVC Windows

Metal Separation UPVC Windows

353,000 tonnes of window profiles and related products got recycled in 2020 (source Recovinyl).  Although there was a slight fall in the total amount of PVC recycled in 2020 (due to the Covid-19 pandemic), the UK and Ireland recycle the second highest tonnage in Europe behind Germany. The recycling of UPVC windows is a long-standing…

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BMRA’s Young British Metal Recyclers Visit Bunting

BMRA's young metal recyclers vist Bunting

The British Metals Recycling Association (BMRA) arranged for their Young British Metal Recyclers group to visit Bunting’s Customer Experience Centre in Redditch, UK and see the latest in metal separation technology. The British Metals Recycling Association represents the £7 billion UK Metal Recycling sector. Located at the material testing facility in Redditch is a range…

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Metal Contaminated Dairy Products

Metal contaminated Dairy Products

The UK Food Standards Agency has reported that Yoplait UK has recalled Yoplait Frubes Strawberry, Red Berry and Peach Variety Pack because the product may contain small pieces of metal (January 2022).  Small metal pieces have been found in the peach flavour within the multipack, which makes this product unsafe to eat. Food Standards Agency…

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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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New Shredder Feeder Conveyor

Bunting shredder with feeder conveyor

The new Shredder Feeder Conveyor from Bunting-Redditch combines with either a magnetic separator or metal detector to protect a shredder or granulator from metal damage. Specifically designed for recycling plastics, both in-house regrind and from secondary sources, the Shredder Feeder Conveyor provides an even and controlled feed into a shredder or granulator.  The design specifically…

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Tissue Company Installs Bunting Metal Detectors

Bunting metal detector TRON

A UK-based toilet tissue, facial tissue, and kitchen towel manufacturer has installed four (4) Bunting meTRON 07 CI Metal Detectors with integral conveyors.  With the health and safety of customers and users being paramount, the new Metal Detectors identify any final packed products contaminated with metal prior to leaving the manufacturing plant. Upgrading Metal Detectors…

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Getting Metal Out of Beer

Getting Metal out of beer

Thankfully, it is very unlikely that you will ever find a piece of metal in your glass of beer.  However, when tramp metal (in the form of screws, nails, broken process plant, etc.) is accidentally introduced during the brewing process, it damages processing equipment and can even affect the taste of the beer.  In this…

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The Crusher’s Arch Enemy – Tramp Metal

The crushers arch enemy Tramp metal

Crushing quarried aggregate is a key process stage of most quarries and when recycling demolition waste.  Effectively protecting the crusher from rogue tramp metal damage prevents production losses and repair costs. The wide range of available crushing technology enables the production of optimally sized aggregate.  Whereas Jaw and Gyratory designs commonly feature as primary crushers,…

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