Separating Problematic Metal at POWTECH 2022

Fine iron captured by a Bunting Drawer Filter Magnet

At POWTECH 2022 (27-29 September, Nuremberg, Germany), Bunting’s focus is on the separation of problematic metal from dry materials.  On stand 3A-613, visitors will see the latest magnetic separators and metal detectors that effectively remove tramp metal and very fine iron from a wide range of granules and powders. POWTECH is the leading European trade…

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Ilmenite Producer Purchases Magnetic Disc Separator

Magnetic Disc Separator

A European Ilmenite producer has purchased a 2-stage Magnetic Disc Separator (MDS).  The mineral processor originally purchased their first Magnetic Disc Separator in 1995. The new magnetic separator will provide additional processing capacity as well as guaranteeing continual production. The mineral ilmenite (FeTiO3) is mined for the production of titanium dioxide, which is commonly used…

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High-Intensity Magnetic Separators at Ceramitec

Iron-Specked_Ceramic_Tableware

High-intensity magnetic separators play a key role in the manufacture of ceramics and the processing of ceramic raw materials, as highlighted at Ceramitec 2022 on Bunting’s stand (on stand C1:511). Keeping Ceramics Iron-Free Fine iron and magnetic minerals cause defects in any ceramic product, whether that is tableware, sanitaryware, tiles or technical ceramics.  The iron…

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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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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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Separation Technology Training for Chemical Engineering Students

Chemical engineering students at Bunting

During a specially arranged training day, Bunting demonstrated state-of-the-art separation technology to a group of 2nd-year Chemical Engineering students from the University of Birmingham.  The event was the first of two seminars arranged for industrial-focused students studying at the university.  The training days took place at Bunting’s Customer Experience Centre in Redditch, just outside Birmingham…

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Application Review – Small Tramp Ferrous from Recycled Gypsum

Small tramp ferrous from recycled gypsum

The extensive range of magnetic separators means that there are often several options for any one application.  However, the final selection is dependent on a number of variables including the available space, separation objective, and the critical nature of the separation.  This particular project required the improved separation of tramp iron from conveyed recycled gypsum.…

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New Bunting-Redditch Customer Experience Centre

Extended Bunting Redditch facility officially opened

Bunting’s newly extended manufacturing facility in Redditch, UK houses a world-leading testing and laboratory centre.  The new Customer Experience Centre focuses on material separation with a wide range of high-intensity magnetic separators, eddy current separators and a revolutionary electrostatic separator. Complete Material Test Centre At the Bunting-Redditch material separation Customer Experience Centre is an extensive…

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Hitachi High-Tech Analytical Science Film Handheld XRF Analyser at Bunting

Bunting Redditch a lady filming

Bunting welcomed the Hitachi High-Tech Analytical Science team and a film crew to their recently extended Redditch manufacturing facility.  In the Customer Experience Centre and goods inwards, Bunting uses a Hitachi High-Tech X-MET8000 handheld X-ray Fluorescence (XRF) analyser.  The film crew recorded the Bunting team using the equipment, both in controlled laboratory testing of customer…

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Wire Wrapped Drum Magnet Benefits

Drum magnet with wire

Robust and with a high-intensity magnetic field: the Wire Wrapped Drum Magnet bridges the gap between standard Neodymium Rare Earth Drum Magnets and magnetically powerful Rare Earth Roll Magnetic Separators. Drum Magnet Technology A permanent Drum Magnet features a stationary magnetic element mounted inside a rotating non-magnetic shell.  In operation, the magnetic element projects a…

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