Record-Breaking Year for Bunting-Redditch

Eddy Current Separator Module under construction at Bunting Redditch

Bunting-Redditch registered a record-breaking sales output in 2022.  Despite the global economic challenges, the demand for Bunting’s metal separation equipment has never been higher.  Equipment sales to companies in the recycling, plastics, mining, and mineral processing sectors drove sales growth in the year. “The extension to our premises [in 2020-2021] has enabled us to make…

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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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HML Recycling Operate Bunting Magnetic Separators

Tom Higginbottom by a Bunting Metal Separation Module

Effective metal separation is one of many important processes in HML Recycling’s specialist metal recycling operation in Accrington, UK.  HML has installed Bunting Permanent Overband Magnets in their cable recycling process, and a Metal Separation Module on a new line for recycling perfume bottle tops. HML Recycling has over 50 years of experience in metal…

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Parry & Evans Recover Metal with Bunting Magnetic Separators

Bunting's Eddy Current Separator at Parry and Evans Recycling plant

Recycling specialist Parry & Evans has installed Bunting magnetic separators to recover metal from pre-sorted domestic waste.  At their Deeside plant in the United Kingdom, the company uses a Permanent Overband Magnet to recover ferrous metals such as steel food cans, and an Eddy Current Separator to reclaim valuable aluminium including drinks cans. Parry &…

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Bunting Buzzing at Hillhead 2022

Bunting Hillhead

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

40-Year Old Hillhead Still

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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30 Year Magnetic Separator Market Evolution

30 year magnetic separator market evolution

Our Press Officer, Paul Fears, first became involved in marketing magnetic separators in 1989.  In this blog, Paul looks back at the evolution of the magnetic separator market. When I started my career in 1989, I had no comprehension of the importance of magnetic separators.  I quickly discovered that the technology was used in every…

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Magnetic Separator Air-Gap Explained

Bunting Air gap explained

The ‘Air Gap’ plays a key role in the performance of a Magnetic Separator.  In all magnetic separators, there is a gap between the magnet material or electromagnetic coil and the targeted particle.  This ‘air-gap’ could be actual air or a non-metallic material such as stainless-steel or a rubber belt. When assessing an application, our…

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