LKAB trials magnetite filler for plastic contamination detection
Published: Thursday, 10 December 2015
The company is working with partners to carry out R&D into the use of magnetite in plastic equipment used in the food processing industry. When used as a filler in plastics, the mineral’s properties enable the detection of plastic parts contaminating food.
LKAB Minerals is trialling the use of magnetite as a filler
in plastic processing equipment to reduce food
Together with its partners, LKAB has been incorporating its
magnetite-based product, MagniF, into plastic parts used in
food industry processing equipment to trace the plastic.
While contamination of food by metal...