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Recycling

Battery Recycling Focus at International Congress

The 24th International Congress for Battery Recycling (ICBR 2019) takes place in Lyon, France (September 18-20 2019).  With metal separation being a key stage in the battery recycling process, Bunting is attending and exhibiting at the congress (booth 12). ICBR is the international platform for presenting the latest developments and discussing the challenges faced by…

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Focus on Metal Recovery at RWM 2019

The focus on the Bunting stand at RWM 2019 (11 & 12 September, NEC, Birmingham, UK) is recovering and separating metals from secondary ‘waste’ materials.  Working production-sized metal separators separating metals are on display on stand P1, right by the entrance to the show. Recycling has never had a higher profile.  The ongoing backlash against single-use…

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Eddy Current Separator Health Check

A ‘Health Check’ is defined as ‘an examination to determine whether a person or animal is suffering from illness or injury’, but we also apply it to the Eddy Current Separator.  In many recycling operations, the Eddy Current Separator is a vital part of the process.  The aluminium and non-ferrous metals recovered on the Eddy…

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New XRF Enhances Mineral Testing Capabilities

X-ray fluorescence analysers

The purchase of a new X-ray fluorescence (XRF) analyser enhances the mineral testing capabilities of the Bunting Magnetics test laboratory based at the Master Magnets facility in Redditch, UK.  Hitachi High-Tech Analytical Science, based in Abingdon, UK, supplied the X-MET8000 Expert XRF analyser and provided comprehensive training for the technical staff at Master Magnets. The…

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Technology Drives Aluminium Recycling Success

Aluminium can recycling

Record High Aluminium Drink Can Recycling Rate in Europe The simple Aluminium Can is a perfect example of successful waste and recycling management.  In 2018, Europe’s recycling rate for the aluminium drinks can reached a new record high of 75%.  This is up from 54% in 2010.  This is an important recycling success story, especially…

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Paper Abstracts for Physical Separation Conference

Rare Earth Roller

The Physical Separation ’19 conference The physical separation conference organised by Minerals Engineering International (MEI), is held at the National Maritime Museum in Falmouth, Cornwall, United Kingdom on the 13th and 14th June 2019.  The conference focuses on the application of physical methods to separate and concentrate minerals.  At the conference, Dr Neil Rowson will be…

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New Export Opportunities at Bauma 2019

Magnetic separator conveyor

Throughout the whole 7 days, the Master Magnets and Bunting Magnetics stand at Bauma 2019 buzzed with visitors.  Mineral separation demonstrations on the Rare Earth Roll Magnetic Separator ignited curiosity and stimulated questions.  The new ElectroMax Overband Magnet, proudly displayed at the front of the stand, drew visitors and the media.  There was particular interest…

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ElectroMax Overband Magnet Launched At Bauma

ElectroMax Suspension Magnet

Master Magnets ElectroMax Overband Magnet at Bauma Master Magnets is launching a new low-profile Electro Overband Magnet called the ‘ElectroMax’ at Bauma 2019 (Munich, Germany 8-14 April, 2019 – Stand 133 in Hall B2).  The ElectroMax range is 185% stronger than equivalent Permanent Overband Magnets and also 25% lighter.  The development in response to customer’s…

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Metal Recovery from Incinerator Bottom Ash

industrial magnets uk

Burning any sort of waste produces an ash by-product often called ‘incinerator bottom ash’ or ‘furnace ash’.  Commonly, this ash contains a high proportion of recoverable metal.  This mix of ferrous and non-ferrous metal is recovered using Magnetic Separators and Eddy Current Separators. Ferrous Metal Recovery For one of our latest projects, we undertook extensive…

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Mineral Processing & Magnetic Separators, Bauma 2019

eddy current systems

The latest generation of high intensity Magnetic Separators will be on display on the Bunting Magnetics and Master Magnets stand (Hall B2 Stand 133) at Bauma 2019.  The metal and mineral separators are used widely in the mineral processing, quarrying and recycling industries.  Also, a new design of Magnetic Separator is being launched at the…

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