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FAQs

General FAQs

Q:How long will it take to open a credit account with Blaker and what information needs to be supplied?

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Credit accounts are available for business customers. Subject to the speed of references, the process normally takes around two weeks.

Q:Is Blaker open on Saturdays?

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No, we are open Monday to Friday 8am – 5pm.

Q:Is it possible to visit the Blaker site to see the SandFlo processor and MagThro separator in action?

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Please complete an Enquiry Form by clicking on the ‘Get in Touch’ button to arrange a visit which may be subject to restrictions due to the Coronavirus pandemic. In the coming months we plan to provide a means of viewing our solutions via live camera feed.

Q:What size materials will the SandFlo and MagThro process?

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Both machines rely on the material having been processed through a shredder. The best results are achieved when the material size is regular. For example, material shredded and screened to between 10mm and 30mm will have a much higher success rate than material between 5mm and 50mm.

Q:What colours are the SandFlo and MagThro supplied in?

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If you have your own corporate colours, we can paint the SandFlo and MagThro in any standard RAL basic colour within the price. Specialist colours/finishes will involve a small additional cost.

SandFlo FAQs

Q:What is a fluidised-bed separator?

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An annular (ring-shaped) trough containing sand at its base which becomes fluidised and buoyant after air has been passed through it. Scrap particles enter this fluidised sand and sink according to their density.

Q:How much material will the SandFlo process?

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If set up correctly, the SandFlo will process 2 to 2.5 tonnes of material per hour

Q:What materials does SandFlo typically process?

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Sandflo is ideal for the recovery of high value aluminium and zinc/copper/brass fractions from mixed non-ferrous metals

Q:What costs could I save with the SandFlo? What would be the return of investment?

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In terms of savings on manual resources, the SandFlo pays for itself within 18 months.

Q:How much does a SandFlo processor cost?

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Our solutions vary according to requirements, please click on the Get in Touch button to complete an Enquiry Form.

Q:How long does it take to prepare for, manufacture, install and prepare the SandFlo processor?

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This very much depends on individual site requirements. For further information, please complete an Enquiry Form by clicking on the ‘Get in Touch’ button.

Q:What are the specifications for the SandFlo processor?

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Please see the data sheet at the bottom of the SandFlo information page.

MagThro FAQs

Q:How does the MagThro separator work?

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MagThro works by providing a continuous magnetic flow which separates non-ferrous metals from mixed non-ferrous materials, resulting in higher profit margins and less waste.

Q:Can I see the MagThro in action?

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Please complete an Enquiry Form by clicking on the Get in Touch button to arrange a visit which may be subject to restrictions due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

Q:What materials does the MagThro process?

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It separates non-ferrous metals from mixed non-ferrous materials.

Q:How much is a MagThro separator?

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Our solutions vary according to requirements, please click on the Get in Touch button to complete an Enquiry Form.

Q:How long does it take to prepare for, manufacture, install and prepare the MagThro separator?

A:

This very much depends on individual site requirements. For further information, please complete an Enquiry Form by clicking on the ‘Get in Touch’ button.

Q:What are the specifications for the MagThro separator?

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Please see the datasheet at the bottom of MagThro information page.