Metal Separation Demonstrations for BMRA

BMRA visit Bunting-Redditch

Members of the British Metal Recycling Association (BMRA) visited the Bunting-Redditch Customer Experience Centre to see the latest metal separation technology. The BMRA members were looked after by the Bunting team of Neil Rowson, Phil Tree and Joe Cetti. “Hosting the BMRA provides the perfect opportunity to demonstrate our magnetic separators to metal recycling professionals,”…

Read More

RWM Letsrecycle Live 2022 Review

Bunting at RWM Letsrecycle Live 2022

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

HML Recycling Operate Bunting Magnetic Separators

Tom Higginbottom by a Bunting Metal Separation Module

Effective metal separation is one of many important processes in HML Recycling’s specialist metal recycling operation in Accrington, UK.  HML has installed Bunting Permanent Overband Magnets in their cable recycling process, and a Metal Separation Module on a new line for recycling perfume bottle tops. HML Recycling has over 50 years of experience in metal…

Read More

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…

Read More

EMR Team’s Metal Separation Training

EMR Training Day at Bunting-Redditch

A team from leading European metal recyclers European Metal Recycling (EMR) visited Bunting’s Customer Experience Centre in Redditch, UK to see demonstrations on the latest metal separation equipment.  The team included students, new employees, and a research and development engineer. EMR is a global leader in the management of sustainable materials, investing in cutting-edge technology…

Read More

Parry & Evans Recover Metal with Bunting Magnetic Separators

Bunting's Eddy Current Separator at Parry and Evans Recycling plant

Recycling specialist Parry & Evans has installed Bunting magnetic separators to recover metal from pre-sorted domestic waste.  At their Deeside plant in the United Kingdom, the company uses a Permanent Overband Magnet to recover ferrous metals such as steel food cans, and an Eddy Current Separator to reclaim valuable aluminium including drinks cans. Parry &…

Read More

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…

Read More

Eddy Current Separator Pre-Shipment Material Tests

Bunting's Metal Separation Module including two Drum Magnets and an Eddy Current Separator for small metal recovery

Although every Eddy Current Separator is fully mechanically tested prior to shipment, conducting material tests on a large triple-stage metal separation module complete with walkways and stairways was a challenge. A significant area of the Bunting-Redditch shopfloor was allocated to the assembly of the Metal Separation Module, which included three Vibratory Feeders, two Drum Magnets,…

Read More

Temperature Effect on Magnetic Separators

Heat and Thermometer image

If a Neodymium Rare Earth Tube Magnet is put into a red-hot fire, then it would not be surprising if the magnetic properties are destroyed.  However, what if the same Tube Magnet is just exposed to steam being flushed through a pipeline system to clean the pipes? Tube Magnets manufactured with high quality Neodymium Magnets are able to…

Read More