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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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…

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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 &…

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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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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,…

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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…

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Fine Metal Recovery with Bunting at RWM & Letsrecycle Live

Bunting Metal Separation Module

Separating and recovering fine metals is Bunting’s focus at the RWM & Letsrecycle Live show (14-15 September 2022, NEC Birmingham, UK).  On stand R-N50, visitors will see metal separation equipment in operation recovering fine non-ferrous metals and stainless-steel.  On the stand is an Eddy Current Separator, SSSC Stainless Steel Separator, and an ElectroStatic Separator. With…

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‘Brutal’ 10nTaff Challenge Completed for Tŷ Hafan

10nTaff for Ty Hafan challange

“It was brutal,” said Paul Fears, our Press Officer, after completing the 10nTaff challenge for Tŷ Hafan, a children’s hospice in South Wales.  Over 55 hours, Paul climbed the five highest mountains in North Wales, the five highest mountains in South Wales, and then cycled over 53 miles off-road from Brecon to Cardiff. “The challenge…

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Bunting Buzzing at Hillhead 2022

Bunting Hillhead

The sun shone and the crowds filled the quarry at Hillhead 2022 (21-23 June, Hillhead Quarry, Buxton, UK). The return of the UK’s largest quarrying, construction and recycling exhibition attracted visitors from across the world. At Hillhead, Bunting was displaying magnetic separators, including an ElectroMax Overband Magnet and Permanent Suspended Magnet, as well as a…

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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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