Definitions for magnetic separator
The Standard Electrical Dictionary
An apparatus for separating magnetic substances from mixtures. Such separators depend on the action of electro-magnets. In one form the material falls upon an iron drum, magnetized by coils. Any magnetic substance adheres to the drum and is thereby separated. They are used by porcelain makers for withdrawing iron particles from clay, by machinists to separate iron filings and chips from brass, and for similar purposes.
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