Magnetic separators are commonly used in edible grain applications for removal of ferrous metals. They effective protect the delicate process equipment as well as prevent contamination of the final product.
Many styles are available such as simple plate magnets, that can simply be inserted into the down spouting. More sophisticated such as the popular drawer magnet illustrated above or automated self cleaning style units, which are ideal for areas that are not easily accessible, are available.
Non-ferrous metal separators are also available