Importance of Engineering Apprenticeships

Ryan Haig Godden

When 21-year-old Ryan Haig-Godden finished wiring his first solo magnetiser panel project, it marked another important step in a three-year training journey and highlighted the importance of engineering apprenticeships.  As Bunting is one of only a small number of global designers and builders of magnetisers, connecting the components within the magnetiser panel and building the…

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Rare Earth Magnets in Electric Vehicle Motors

Electric Vehicle Plugged in and charging

The global move towards the electrification of vehicles continues to gather momentum.  In 2010, the number of electric cars on the world’s roads reached 7.2 million, of which 46% were in China (iea.org/reports/global-ev-outlook-2020).  By 2030, the number of electric cars is expected to swell to 250 million, a massive growth in a relatively short time.…

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Bunting-Berkhamsted 2020 Review

Bunting Berkhamsted 2020 photos

On January 1st, nobody could have predicted the challenges businesses would face in 2020. Despite the restrictions and obstacles presented by the Covid-19 pandemic, companies adapted and continued to design and manufacture as they supported customers. December provides the ideal opportunity to reflect on many of Bunting-Berkhamsted’s positive news stories shared in 2020. A Positive…

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Replicating True Radial Arc and Ring Magnets with Pseudo-Radial Arcs and Rings

Halbach Array

The manufacture of anisotropic radially magnetised arcs and rings is significantly different to the production of diametrically magnetised rings and arcs. Radially aligned and magnetised anisotropic arcs and rings are only possible in fully dense sintered NdFeB and need a dedicated press tool and magnetising fixture and have a limited physical envelope (Max OD 85mm).…

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Metal Recovery from Electric Vehicles

Electric Car

Mining the Urban Environment The anticipated global increase in production and consumption of electronic goods and electric vehicles puts a huge strain on raw material reserves. Subsequently, the focus has turned from mining raw materials to reclaiming, reusing and recycling secondary materials. This is known as ‘Mining the Urban Environment’. Magnetics Importance for Electric Vehicles…

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Magnets Attract at Southern Manufacturing Show

Bunting Team at Southern Manufacturing

Manufacturers and suppliers from across the UK converged on the Farnborough Exhibition Centre for the Southern Manufacturing and Electronics Show (February 2020). From the start of the 3-day annual event, the aisles were bustling with visitors and the sound of stand-chatter reverberated around the hall. “Being at the show provides the ideal opportunity to meet…

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Factory Magnets Solutions at Southern Manufacturing 2020

Magnetic Sweepers

Magnetic technology to improve manufacturing efficiency and safety is the focus for Bunting on stand B270 at the Southern Manufacturing & Electronics Show 2020 (11-13 February, Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre, UK). The Range of Factory Magnet Solutions include: Magnetic Sweepers Magnetic Chucks Magnetic Lifters Holding Magnets The Magnetic Sweeper range utilises magnetic forces…

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New Crane Installed for Magnetic Separator Manufacture

Magnetic Separator

Magnetic assembly plant in Berkhamsted, Bunting Europe has purchased and installed a new crane.  The new crane enables the safe and easy handling of the large and heavy magnetic rotors built for the highly successful Stainless Steel Magnetic Separator. Investing in Manufacturing with a New Crane The installation of the new crane is part of…

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Manufacturing Success in 2018

Bunting Magnetics Europe

Bunting Magnetics Europe Announce Sales Growth 2018 proved to be one of our most successful years.  In the twelve months, our European operation experienced 25% sales growth on 2017. “We achieved a great deal in 2018,” explained our Managing Director, Simon Ayling.  “The growth is a result of continued investment right across the business.” The…

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