Record export order
Published: 17 August, 2016
BUNTING MAGNETICS EUROPE, a leading supplier of magnetic separators and metal detectors, reports it has secured its largest single export order from a German processing plant designer and builder - the record order is to manufacture and supply 63, high-strength, Rare Earth Plate Magnets, which will be installed in a tobacco manufacturing operation in Indonesia.
The plate magnets are used to remove metal from the shredded tobacco. Metal enters the tobacco process at various points, including at source, with the raw material infeed, and during the slicing and cutting of the leaves. The plate magnets attract and hold the magnetically susceptible particles, including abraded stainless steel. This prevents damage to delicate processing equipment such as the cutting blades as well as maintaining the quality of the end product.
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