What Are The Benefits of Using Magnetic Separation?

Magnetic separation is a method that uses basic magnetic principles to remove ferrous material from substances, several industries rely on magnetic separation to ensure purity in their products.

Raw material or finished product will be fed either by gravity, pumped, air, or conveyor belt in which it passes over or through a magnetic rod, grate, grid, or plate. The magnetic field from the separator captures ferrous contamination by attracting it while allowing non-magnetic clean products through the manufacturing process.

Our magnetic separators make up an important part of protecting several different key manufacturing processes from potentially harmful and costly ferrous contamination.

Consumer safety

Magnetic separation is a crucial tool that companies use to ensure their end products are safe to consume. Several manufacturing processes can leave behind metal powders and particles, making magnetic separation vital to the health of consumers and the product’s purity.

Simple & Efficient

Our magnetic separators are simple to use, and some can even operate with minimal or no human attention. High-quality magnetic separators are built to last and require minimal maintenance, so if you put your money into a quality machine, your ROI should be much higher.


Magnetic separators are largely versatile when it comes to their capabilities and even more versatile in the industries they serve.

Our magnetic separators are used across several industries which have the risk of ferrous particle contamination. Processes such as food, chemicals, and pharmaceuticals in which safety is critical will use both primary and secondary separators to protect any liquids, powders, or granules.

Other industries such as recycling and construction will use primary separation in the manufacturing process of products such as cement, plastic, or glass recycling.

Do you require a magnetic separator for your industrial application?

Be sure to source your magnetic separators from a reliable manufacturer and supplier and understand the magnetic materials used in them and their capacity.

Here at Magnet Expert, we welcome any enquiry about magnets and their applications. Contact us today on 0845 519 4701 or please feel free to email us at sales@magnetexpert.com.

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