Covanta Energy uses rare earth magnets to improve metal recycling
Published: Monday, 06 October 2014
By using a more powerful neodymium-based magnet to improve the efficiency of magnetic sorting systems, the engineering company is set to expand the range of applications of rare earth-based magnets, while increasing efficiency in waste processing and metals recycling.
US-based engineering company, Covanta Energy, announced that
its rare earth-based magnetic sorting system
will allow for more efficiency in waste management and metals recycling.
The company has developed a process which uses a more
powerful neodymium-based magnet, which increases the recovery
of ferrous metal from bottom ash, a residual product...