The Crusher’s Arch Enemy – Tramp Metal

Tramp Metal Villain

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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Recycling Growth Dependent on Technology

Bunting Magnetics Overband Magnet

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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6-Year-Old Electro Overband Magnet Refurbishment

6-Year-Old Electro Overband Magnet Refurbishment

Repair and refurbishment convert a well-used, functional magnetic separator into almost new, further extending the life of the equipment.  One of Bunting’s latest repair and refurbishment projects involved a 6-year-old Electro Overband Magnet. The oil-cooled Electro Overband Magnet model 155 OCW 45 CB separates tramp ferrous metal from biomass pellets in a bulk handling terminal…

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Metal Recovery from WEEE and Cable

Cable Recycling diagram

There is a wealth of valuable metals present in WEEE (Waste of Electrical and Electronic Equipment) and cables. However, the recovery is often difficult due to the small particle size range and variable nature of the metals. With the development and launch of the ElectroStatic Separator [in 2020], Bunting now provides a complete multi-stage metal…

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Permanent or Electro Overband Magnet Selection

Overband magnets

The Overband Magnet is one of the most commonly used magnetic separators.  Different designs are used in nearly all process industries and especially in mining, quarrying, recycling, and bulk handling applications. In operation, an Overband Magnet (or Suspension Magnet) sits above a conveyor carrying material.  As the material passes under the magnet, ferrous metal is…

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Bunting Secures Major Export Recycling Equipment Order

Eddy Current Separator ElectroMax

A large UK recycling plant constructor has ordered one (1) Eddy Current Separator and three (3) ElectroMax Overband Magnets for installation in a major overseas construction and demolition waste management project. “We were thrilled to secure this order at the end of a challenging year,” said Simon Ayling, Bunting’s European Managing Director. The UK-based plant…

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Bunting-Redditch 2020 Review

Bunting-Redditch 2020 Review

To state that 2020 has been challenging would be an understatement. The global Covid-19 pandemic has changed the way people live their lives, and businesses have had to adapt. Despite the difficulties, there has been plenty of positive news coming out of Bunting-Redditch. Throughout 2020, building work has continued on a major plant and office…

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New Stronger ElectroMax-Plus Overband Magnet

Bunting ElectroMax Overband Magnet

The design objective of creating a more compact and powerful electromagnetic Overband Magnet led the Bunting engineering team to develop the new ElectroMax-Plus. Electro Overband Magnets Electromagnetic Overband Magnets use an oil-cooled or air-cooled wire coil to generate a deep and strong magnetic field.  The electromagnetic force radiates from a coil wound around a steel…

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Rising UK Metal Packaging Recycling Tonnage

Metal Packaging Recycling Rates

The latest data from the UK Environment Agency’s National Packaging Waste Database for quarter 2 2020 shows a 9.7% rise on quarter 1 2019 in the tonnage of recycled and recovered Used Beverage Cans (UBCs) and metal packaging. However, whereas the recycled tonnage of aluminium packaging has steadily increased over the period, there has been…

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