General Information Eddy Current Separators (ECS)

Eddy Current Separators (ECS) are designed to separate non-ferrous conducting metals.

The Eddy Current system consists of a short belt conveyor. The ECS rotor, which is fitted at the discharge end of the conveyor, is constructed using a high-intensity rare earth (neodymium iron-boron) magnet system and sits inside a non-metallic rotor cover.

The rotor, when spinning at high speeds, induces an electric current into conducting metals.

This induced electric current produces a magnetic field, which opposes that of the rotor, repelling non-ferrous metals.

The remaining materials free-fall over the rotor, separating them from the repelled materials.


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