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Magnetic Separator includes secondary air wash separator.

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August 9, 2007 - Able to be installed on Wheelabrator® and non-Wheelabrator blast equipment, low-profile magnetic separator pulls steel shot or grit from sand or other nonferrous material using magnetic rotating drum. This process helps eliminate primary cause of wear on foundry blast equipment, reduces blast cycle times and equipment maintenance, and increases life of replacement parts. It also serves to reduce air ventilation requirements for shot blasting equipment.

Wheelabrator Group - Parts & Service

1606 Executive Dr., La Grange, GA, 30240, USA

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Wheelabrator Magnetic Separator

Press release date: July 31, 2007

LaGrange, GA - (July 31, 2007) - The low profile Wheelabrator® magnetic separator, which includes a secondary air wash separator, is designed to magnetically pull steel shot or grit from sand or other non-ferrous material using a magnetic rotating drum.

This magnetic separation process significantly increases the ability to remove sand from the steel shot or grit under extremely heavy sand load conditions. The addition of the magnetic separator to foundry blast equipment increases the life of the machine because sand is the primary cause of wear on foundry blast equipment. The magnetic separator reduces blast cycle times, increases the life of replacement parts and reduces equipment maintenance and abrasive consumption operating costs. Additionally, the magnetic separator reduces the air ventilation requirements for shot blasting equipment, and the horsepower savings reduces the total system requirements. The magnetic separator is easy to install on both Wheelabrator and non-Wheelabrator blast equipment.

The magnetic separator is part of the Wheelabrator Plus program, which is the parts, equipment modernization and service division of the Wheelabrator Group that helps customers improve the efficiency of their existing blast equipment operations. Focusing solely on the aftermarket, Wheelabrator Plus works with all customers to provide effective solutions for difficult cleaning problems. Wheelabrator Plus regionally based sales and service teams provide an extensive range of Equipment Modernization Programs (EMP) and support services including: on-site training, maintenance, repair and service programs. Wheelabrator Plus offers a complete range of replacement parts for a variety of wheel blast and air blasting applications. For more information , call 1-800-845-8508.

Wheelabrator Group is a global provider of surface preparation and finishing solutions. Committed to offering the broadest array of technologies, products, services and technical know-how, Wheelabrator Group works closely with customers to deliver the best solutions for their specific requirements. The company's strategically located and electronically linked offices allow Wheelabrator Group to provide unrivalled customer service and support worldwide. For more information on Wheelabrator visit the web site at www.wheelabratorgroup.com or e-mail info@wheelabratorgroup.com.

Wheelabrator products are protected by patents issued and pending in the United States and other countries. Wheelabrator reserves the right to change the specifications referred to in this literature at any time, without prior notice. Wheelabrator is a registered trademark of Wheelabrator Technologies Inc.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Pamela Akin Marketing Manager Wheelabrator 800-544-4144, ext. 2295 Pam.akin@wheelabratorgroup.com

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