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IMI Reaches Milestone in Production Capabilities

For Immediate Release: Posted On 9/26/2017 By Industrial Magnetics, Inc.

Industrial Magnetics, Inc. (IMI) of Boyne City, MI recently announced attaining an important milestone in their production capabilities for large, cross-belt, electromagnetic separators. With the use of a new crane bay, the company was able to manufacture and ship a 20,143 lb. suspended magnetic separator.

According to IMI, the magnetic separator, measuring 139” x 72” x 38”, will not hold the record for long. Already in the works is a 27,199 lb. magnet, that will measure 128” long x 84” wide x 42” high.

These large, electromagnetic separators are used to remove tramp metal from conveyed product in industries such as Mining, Aggregate, Recycling, Tire Shredding, Foundry, Wood Chip, Pulp & Paper, Power Generation, and Construction and Demolition.

Dennis O’Leary, IMI’s Chief Business Development Officer, states, “Many of our customers are drawn to the short, 4 week lead time and 10 year coil warranty we offer on these products. Now, with our new crane bay, the sky is pretty much the limit on what we can offer them size-wise.”

The crane, manufactured by Konecranes, is capable of handling up to 40 tons and is integrated with a special loading bay for handling the large trucks required for shipping.

For more information on IMI’s manufacturing capabilities for electromagnetic separators, please contact IMI’s Tramp Metal Group at 888.582.0821.

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