New Manual-Clean Drawer Filter Magnet

Manual Clean FF Drawer Filter Magnet

Bunting’s new manual-clean FF Drawer Filter Magnet features an insert easily retrofitted into existing FF Drawer Filters.  The new insert enables quick, easy and safe removal of ferrous metal captured on the high-strength tube magnets. In operation, dry materials, such as plastic granules or flakes, are gravity-fed into the FF Drawer Filter Magnet containing rows…

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Keeping Plastic Metal-Free at PLAST 2023

Separating and detecting problematic metal contamination is the focus for Bunting at PLAST 2023 (5-8 September 2023, Milan, Italy).  Live demonstrations on stand B172 in hall 13P will show equipment including metal detectors, eddy current separators and drawer filter magnets removing metal from virgin and recycled plastic. PLAST, held in Milan, Italy every three years,…

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Metal Separation from Plastic Flake

Bunting Eddy Current Separator Module

A UK plastic recycler has installed a Bunting Metal Separation Module to separate ferrous and non-ferrous metal from plastic flake.  The Metal Separation Module features Vibratory Feeders, a Drum Magnet, and an Eddy Current Separator. The successful recycling of plastic waste is often hindered by the presence of contamination, including ferrous and non-ferrous metals.  In…

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Bunting at Plastics Recycling World Expo 2023

Drawer Filter Magnet at Ecovyn

The effective separation of ferrous and non-ferrous metal is a key stage in the successful recycling of plastic and plastic containers. On stand B929 at the Plastics Recycling World Expo Europe (14-15 June, Messe Essen, Germany), Bunting is displaying and discussing proven metal separation technology including FF Drawer Filter Magnets and Eddy Current Separators. The Plastics…

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K2022: Plastics and the Circular Economy

Bunting at the K 2022 Trade Show

In October, the plastics and rubber industry descended on Düsseldorf in Germany to attend the K 2022 trade fair.  The international exhibition is promoted as the world’s no. 1 trade fair for plastics and rubber and features exhibitors from across the globe. As a key supplier of metal separation equipment to the plastics sector, Bunting…

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Total Metal Separation at K 2022

Metal captured by a FF Drawer Filter Magnet

One of the world’s most comprehensive ranges of metal separators will feature at the international K 2022 plastics and rubber trade fair (19-26 October 2022, Düsseldorf, Germany).  On the interactive stand B01 in hall 10, Bunting is displaying working examples of magnetic separators, metal detectors, and an Eddy Current Separator specifically designed for processing plastic…

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RWM Letsrecycle Live 2022 Review

Bunting compact overband magnet demonstration

This was the first year that the UK’s two recycling shows combined to stage RWM Letsrecycle Live 2022 at the NEC in Birmingham UK.  The exhibition featured an outer live exhibition area, showing larger recycling equipment, and an internal area with companies across the recycling spectrum. The two-day exhibition welcomed both UK and international exhibitors…

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The Plastic Waste Conundrum

Plastic Nurdles from a beach in Sri Lanka

The ever-increasing global concern about plastic pollution and the environmental impact of unrecycled plastic is forcing many industries to rethink their packaging.  Consumers are actively seeking more sustainable packaging for their groceries or personal care products.  Brands of all sizes are implementing strategies to reduce or replace plastic packaging, driven by the expectations of their…

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New Shredder Feeder Conveyor

Bunting shredder with feeder conveyor

The new Shredder Feeder Conveyor from Bunting-Redditch combines with either a magnetic separator or metal detector to protect a shredder or granulator from metal damage. Specifically designed for recycling plastics, both in-house regrind and from secondary sources, the Shredder Feeder Conveyor provides an even and controlled feed into a shredder or granulator.  The design specifically…

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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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