Magnetics aids bottle separation
Turnkey project engineering company GAME Engineering has installed an Eriez magnetic separation system to facilitate the separation of cans from plastic bottle waste at Materials Recovery's recycling plant in Skegness, Lincolnshire.
The suspended permanent magnet model installed by GAME Engineering is for positioning across the conveyor belt and self-cleaning. This means the belt around the magnet box is moving continuously so that ferrous materials attracted to the magnet fall away into a collection bin once clear of the magnetic field.
The LC ECS unit is a low-cost, robust ECS, which operates well in separating larger non-ferrous metals in tough working environments.