High-Intensity Magnetic Separators at Ceramitec

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

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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Two Magnetic Disc Separators Process Coltan

Magnetic Disc Separator

A Nigerian mineral processor is installing two (2) Magnetic Disc Separators (MDS) to separate individual minerals in a Coltan plant.  This latest export project reflects Bunting’s position as a recognised global leader for the design, manufacture, and supply of high-intensity magnetic separators for mineral processing.  Technical product information: Magnetic Disc Separator Magnetic Disc Separators The…

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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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