Recovering Metal with Bunting at IFAT 2022

Advanced separation technology enabling enhanced metal recovery is the focus of Bunting’s stand B6-452 at IFAT 2022 (Messe Munchen, Germany, May 30 – June 3).  Technology, such as the patented SSSC Stainless Steel Separator, uses ultra-high magnetic fields to recover metals previously lost to waste.  The new ElectroStatic Separator segregates conductive metals using electrostatic charges. …

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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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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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Advanced Metal Separation at E-Waste World

Advanced Metal Separation

The separation and recovery of fine and small metal is vital for the successful recycling of e-waste.  On stand 314 at the E-Waste World Conference & Expo (30 November – 1 December 2021, Frankfurt Messe, Germany), Bunting is showcasing advanced metal separation technology specifically used in the recycling of electronics. Metal Recovery from WEEE Reclaiming…

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Bunting Exhibiting at Ecomondo

Bunting Feed, Waste and Metal

With the Ecomondo Green Technology Expo encompassing the circular economy, the Bunting stand (hall A2 stand 007) focuses on material and metal recycling through separation to neodymium magnet recovery. Bunting is one of the world’s leading designers and manufacturers of magnetic separators for the recycling and waste industries.  The group also provides magnet and magnetic…

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ElectroStatically Cleaning Plastic Waste

Electrostatically cleaning plastic waste

With the ever-increasing amount of plastic waste collected for recycling, the ability to remove effectively contaminants including metal has never been more important.  Often, contaminated plastic cannot be processed meaning that landfill or energy-to-waste are the only options.  The ElectroStatic Separator significantly expands the range of product recycling possibilities, enabling the removal of very small…

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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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Discover Metal Separation at RWM 2021

Bunting Electro static separator

After a year missed due to the pandemic, Bunting is back exhibiting at the RWM show at the NEC in Birmingham, UK (22nd to 23rd September 2021) on stand 5-R10.  For the first time, Bunting is showcasing their revolutionary Electrostatic Separator, as well as other advanced technology for metal separation and recovery. ElectroStatic Separator at…

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Recycling Growth Dependent on Technology

Recycling Growth dependent on technology

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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