Magnetic Separator Audit for Jordans Dorset Ryvita

Magnetic Separator

Bunting engineers have conducted a thorough review of all the Magnetic Separators installed at the Jordans Dorset Ryvita plant in Poole, Dorset.  The magnetic separator audit was completed over three days, including attending site on Saturday to prevent any loss in production. Jordans Dorset Ryvita has a strong heritage of making whole grain foods and working with farmers to…

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Demonstrating the ElectroMax Overband Magnet’s Power

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The ElectroMax Overband Magnet has proved extremely popular since the launch in May 2019. Shipments average at over one ElectroMax per month with an increasing number of mobile plant, mining and recycling companies turning to the air-cooled ElectroMax Electro-Overband Magnet as a high-performance, lightweight option to the traditional Permanent Overband Magnet. Technical information: Overband Magnets…

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Keeping Ceramic Tableware Iron Blemish Free

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Fine iron and iron-bearing minerals cause visual and structural defects in ceramic tableware.  Such contamination appears as small dark spots on the surface or is hidden within the body and causes premature cracking of the ceramic.  The cup, saucer or plate is then either rejected or reworked. Iron contamination The problem of iron contamination is…

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3 Metal Parts Contaminating Plastic Waste

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Recycling plastic waste is challenging at the best of times. However, when contaminated with ferrous metals, recycling is hindered by equipment damage, production downtime and poor end product quality. Thankfully, installing the optimum magnetic separator ensures that such ferrous metal contamination is removed. In this article we look at three examples of ferrous metal contamination…

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Separating Fine Iron from Powders

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Effectively separating fine iron from dry powders is often challenging. Even the strongest magnetic separator may fail to successfully remove the magnetic particles. In order to find a successful solution, it is important to understand the way fine materials behave. Only then is it possible to determine the optimum method to cleanse a powder of…

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6 Inline Magnets for Plastics Producer

In line magnetic separator

Six (6) Inline Magnetic Separators (PIMS) are due to be installed in a UK plastic production facility.  The project originated from a discussion at the Interplas exhibition in 2017. The Inline Magnetic Separator offers great versatility with ease of installation and maintenance.  Inside the tube-like body is a strong Plate Magnet.  This ensures that there is no restriction to…

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Tramp Metal Removed from Reclaimed Kaolin

Open and closed bullet magnet

A major UK mineral processing company has installed two large Bullet Magnets to remove tramp ferrous metal from dry reclaimed kaolin. After initial discussions, Bunting conducted controlled tests in the Redditch Centre-of-Excellence.  The reclaimed kaolin had a broad particle size range, with 95% below 250 microns.  Iron contamination was approximately 1000ppm (although it could peak…

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8 Metal-in-Food Alerts in 2019

Metal in food

In 2019, the UK Food Standards Agency issued 8 food alerts relating to food contaminated with metal particles. The products included turkey dinosaurs, crispy onions, Quorn sausages, corned beef, halva, an oat drink, and prepared vegetables. Up to the 9th March 2020, there have been three: Co-op recalls Chicken & Stuffing Sandwich because it may…

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