WHAT WE ACCEPT

NON-FERROUS MATERIALS

#1 BARE BRIGHT COPPER WIRE

#1 BARE BRIGHT COPPER WIRE

Bare, uncoated, unalloyed copper wire free of attachments. All the insulation has been removed from the wire and it is free of solder and paint.

#1 COPPER TUBING

#1 COPPER TUBING

Bare, uncoated, unalloyed copper bus bar/pipe free of attachments.

#2 COPPER TUBING

#2 COPPER TUBING

Burnt copper, copper with light tin coating, solder, or brass fittings still attached.

#3 COPPER WITH TAR

#3 COPPER WITH TAR

Roofing copper with heavy tar, wood, or attachments.

#3 ROOFING COPPER

#3 ROOFING COPPER

Roofing/gutter/flashing copper with little tar or attachments like nails or wood.

300 SERIES STAINLESS STEEL

300 SERIES STAINLESS STEEL

Most common form of Stainless Steel, will not stick to a magnet.

304 STAINLESS STEEL

304 STAINLESS STEEL

Must be analyzed and have no attachments. Commonly found in kitchen equipment.

316 STAINLESS STEEL

316 STAINLESS STEEL

Must be analyzed and have no attachments. Used in food and boat industries.

500/750 INSULATED CABLE

500/750 INSULATED CABLE

Insulated Copper Cable with rubber jacket.

ACR

ACR

Free of brass/iron/plastic.

AL EXTRUSION

AL EXTRUSION

Must not contain other alloys of aluminum and be free of zinc corners, iron attachments, felt, plastic, paper, cardboard, and thermo break.

AL THERMOPANE

AL THERMOPANE

Aluminum with plastic insulated running through the middle.

AL/ COPPER RADS W/IRON

AL/ COPPER RADS W/IRON

Plastic/iron/steel attached.

AL/COPPER CUTOFFS

AL/COPPER CUTOFFS

Ends from the ACR/Copper Fins, usually contain iron or steel.

ALUMINUM #3

ALUMINUM #3

Mid-grade aluminum that is not considered breakage but not as clean as aluminum.

ALUMINUM 6061

ALUMINUM 6061

Clean cutoff 6061 material. May have to be analyzed by scrap yard.

ALUMINUM 6063

ALUMINUM 6063

Clean cutoff 6063 material. May have to be analyzed by scrap yard.

ALUMINUM CANS

ALUMINUM CANS

Free of foil/tin/plastic/liquid/ garbage/etc. Can be crushed or whole.

ALUMINUM CLIPS

ALUMINUM CLIPS

Clean cutoff 6061 material.

ALUMINUM COPPER COIL

ALUMINUM COPPER COIL

Free of steel, rubber, plastic, generally from air conditioning units.

ALUMINUM COPPER RADIATORS

ALUMINUM COPPER RADIATORS

Free of brass/iron/plastic.

ALUMINUM LITHO

ALUMINUM LITHO

No paper/plastic/ink or other contaminants.

ALUMINUM RADIATORS

ALUMINUM RADIATORS

Auto radiators free of steel/plastic/liquid.

ALUMINUM RIMS

ALUMINUM RIMS

Free of rubber tire/dirt/attachments. Free of Lead Wheel Weights.

ALUMINUM SCRAP

ALUMINUM SCRAP

Aluminum Scrap: Many variations of aluminum, ask scrap yard.

ALUMINUM SIDING

ALUMINUM SIDING

Clean of plastic coating/foam/dirt/steel. Remove steel nails for clean price.

ALUMINUM THERMO-PANE/BREAK

ALUMINUM THERMO-PANE/BREAK

Aluminum with plastic insulated running through the middle.

ALUMINUM TRANSFORMERS

ALUMINUM TRANSFORMERS

Has a steel core with aluminum windings surrounding it. Could have an outer case surrounding the aluminum as well.

ALUMINUM TURNINGS

ALUMINUM TURNINGS

The excess from machine cut aluminum free of oil or steel.

ALUMINUM WIRE W/STEEL

ALUMINUM WIRE W/STEEL

Clean aluminum wire can sometimes have a steel core going through or around it. Use your magnet to find out.

BALLASTS

BALLASTS

Consist of copper inside of them, found in lighting fixtures.

BARE BRIGHT COPPER

BARE BRIGHT COPPER

Bare, uncoated, unalloyed copper wire free of attachments.

BRASS

BRASS

Mixed Brass castings, taps, valves, rod brass, chrome plated brass.

BRASS HEATER CORES

BRASS HEATER CORES

Brass heater cores from automobiles, no steel.

BRASS PIPE

BRASS PIPE

Free of solder/cast iron connections/free of sediment inside.

BRASS RADIATORS

BRASS RADIATORS

Free of steel sides and no coolant inside.

BRASS SCRAP

BRASS SCRAP

Many variations of copper, ask scrap yard.

BRASS SHELLS

BRASS SHELLS

Little plastic/dirt/steel attached or residue inside w/out primers.

BRASS TURNINGS

BRASS TURNINGS

The excess from machine cut brass free of oil or steel.

BRONZE

BRONZE

Free of high lead contamination or steel.

BRONZE TURNINGS

BRONZE TURNINGS

The excess from machine cut bronze, free of oil or steel.

BURNT COPPER

BURNT COPPER

Copper wire that has been burnt and has residue/contamination.

CAR/TRUCK BATTERIES

CAR/TRUCK BATTERIES

No holes, battery intact. Lead-acid batteries. Labeled "PB".

CARBIDE

CARBIDE

Must be analyzed and have no attachments.

CAST ALUMINUM

CAST ALUMINUM

Clean casted aluminum without steel/rubber/attachments.

CLEAN AL WIRE

CLEAN AL WIRE

Free of steel, plastic, rubber. Insulated cover is removed and no steel.

CATV WIRE

CATV WIRE

Must be separated white from black.

CHRISTMAS LIGHTS

CHRISTMAS LIGHTS

Separate these from other wire due to the higher plastic content from the bulbs and other insulation.

CLEAN ACR

CLEAN ACR

Free of brass/iron/plastic.

CLEAN AL/COPPER FIN

CLEAN AL/COPPER FIN

Free of brass/iron/plastic.

CLEAN BRASS RADIATORS

CLEAN BRASS RADIATORS

Free of steel sides and no coolant inside.

CLEAN BRASS TURNINGS

CLEAN BRASS TURNINGS

No aluminum/steel mixed in, free of oil.

CLEAN ROOFING COPPER

CLEAN ROOFING COPPER

Roofing/gutter/flashing copper with no tar or attachments.

COMMUNICATIONS WIRE

COMMUNICATIONS WIRE

CAT 5/6, Data wire, Insulated copper with plastic.

COMPRESSORS

COMPRESSORS

Drained from oil/fluids from AC Units/Cooling Units.

COPPER SCRAP

COPPER SCRAP

Many variations of copper, ask scrap yard.

COPPER TRANSFORMERS

COPPER TRANSFORMERS

Has a steel core with copper windings surrounding it. Could have an outer case surrounding the copper as well.

COPPER TURNINGS

COPPER TURNINGS

No aluminum/steel mixed in, free of oil.

DIE CAST

DIE CAST

Free of steel/iron/plastic and melted pieces.

DIRTY ACR

DIRTY ACR

Plastic/iron/steel attached.

DIRTY AL EXTRUSION

DIRTY AL EXTRUSION

Dirty aluminum with plastic, rubber, contaminants on or as part of it.

DIRTY AL RADIATORS

DIRTY AL RADIATORS

Auto radiators with steel/plastic (no liquids).

DIRTY AL/COPPER FIN

DIRTY AL/COPPER FIN

Plastic/iron/steel attached.

DIRTY ALUMINUM TURNINGS

DIRTY ALUMINUM TURNINGS

Containing traces of steel or oil.

DIRTY BRASS

DIRTY BRASS

Contaminated with heavy iron, castings, plastic.

DIRTY BRASS RADIATORS

DIRTY BRASS RADIATORS

Plastic or iron attached to radiators (no coolant).

DIRTY ROOFING COPPER

DIRTY ROOFING COPPER

Roofing copper with heavy tar, wood, or attachments.

DOUBLE INSULATED CABLE

DOUBLE INSULATED CABLE

Used in many high voltage situations to ensure that copper is protected due to heavy electrical current.

EC WIRE

EC WIRE

Free of steel, plastic, rubber.

ELECTRIC MOTORS (ALUMINUM)

ELECTRIC MOTORS (ALUMINUM)

Whole motor without heavy steel attachments (pumps, bases, loose iron).

ELECTRIC MOTORS (COPPER)

ELECTRIC MOTORS (COPPER)

Whole motor without heavy steel attachments (pumps, bases, loose iron).

ENAMELED COPPER

ENAMELED COPPER

Coated copper, similar to a dirty copper pipe.

FIRE WIRE

FIRE WIRE

Used for running fire alarm systems.

FORKTRUCK BATTERY

FORK TRUCK BATTERY

Steel encased lead acid batteries, they will be bought for less than a normal car battery price.

GOLD

GOLD

Please call dealer for their description on buying gold scrap. Most will require State ID.

HASTELLOY SOLIDS

HASTELLOY SOLIDS

Must be analyzed and have no attachments.

HELIAX WIRE

HELIAX WIRE

Cell Phone Wire, several kinds, contact your yard to explain which you have.

HIGH SPEED STEEL

HIGH SPEED STEEL

Must be analyzed and have no attachments.

HOUSEWIRE

HOUSEWIRE

Romex, CAT 5/6, Aluminum Jacketed BX w/copper inside, and other insulated wire.

INCONEL

INCONEL

Must be analyzed and have no attachments.

INCONEL 792

INCONEL 792

Must be analyzed and have no attachments.

INSULATED ALUMINUM WIRE

INSULATED ALUMINUM WIRE

Aluminum Wire covered by jacket, free of steel.

INSULATED COPPER CABLE

INSULATED COPPER CABLE

Copper cable with heavier jacket or coating.

INSULATED COPPER WIRE

INSULATED COPPER WIRE

Romex, CAT 5/6, Aluminum Jacketed BX w/copper inside.

INSULATED STEEL BX

INSULATED STEEL BX

Steel clad jacket with copper wire inside.

JUNKSHOP EXTRUSION

JUNKSHOP EXTRUSION

An extrusion, painted or not, containing no more than 3% iron.

LEAD

LEAD

Soft Scrap lead with no steel/foil/paper/brass or attachments.

LEAD BATTERIES

LEAD BATTERIES

No holes, battery intact. Labeled "PB" on fine print.

LEAD COATED COPPER

LEAD COATED COPPER

Roofing Copper/Bus bar with lead coating.

LEAD SHOT

LEAD SHOT

Lead from bullets.

LEAD WHEEL WEIGHTS

LEAD WHEEL WEIGHTS

No iron clips attached.

LIGHT COPPER

LIGHT COPPER

Roofing/gutter/flashing copper with little tar or attachments.

MEATBALLS (ELECTRIC MOTORS)

MEATBALLS (ELECTRIC MOTORS)

Electric motors taken from various appliances, machines, and equipment.

NICKEL

NICKEL

Must be analyzed and have no attachments.

NON MAGNETIC STAINLESS STEEL

NON MAGNETIC STAINLESS STEEL

Must not stick to a magnet, have steel or other items attached.

OLD SHEET ALUMINUM

OLD SHEET ALUMINUM

No plastic/steel/glass/dirt on the material.

PAINTED ALUMINUM

PAINTED ALUMINUM

Window Frame, AL Siding, that has been painted.

PLATINUM

PLATINUM

Must be analyzed and have no attachments.

PLUMBERS BRASS

PLUMBERS BRASS

Mixed Brass castings, taps, valves, rod brass, chrome plated brass.

PREPARED ALUMINUM

PREPARED ALUMINUM

No dirt/steel/attachments.

RED BRASS

RED BRASS

Free of high lead contamination or steel.

ROMEX® WIRE

ROMEX® WIRE

Most common in homes, has two jackets on the copper.

SEALED UNITS

SEALED UNITS

Drained from oil/fluids from AC Units/Cooling Units.

SHEET ALUMINUM

SHEET ALUMINUM

No plastic/steel/glass/dirt on the material.

STAINLESS STEEL

STAINLESS STEEL

Must not stick to a magnet, have steel or other items attached.

STAINLESS STEEL BREAKAGE

STAINLESS STEEL BREAKAGE

Consists of stainless steel, but allows for small percentages of plastic and contaminants. Must be at least 50% stainless steel.

STAINLESS STEEL SINKS

STAINLESS STEEL SINKS

Most sinks will have a steel ring going around the bottom and will be bought lower than clean stainless.

STAINLESS TURNINGS

STAINLESS TURNINGS

The excess from machine cut stainless steel free of oil or steel.

STARTERS

STARTERS

Found in cars, trucks, and other vehicles, they are filled with wound copper wire.

STEEL CASE BATTERIES

STEEL CASE BATTERIES

Used in machinery like fork trucks and forklifts, with lead-acid.

THHN WIRE

THHN WIRE

10-14 gauge wire, Spaghetti Wire, Solid copper inside.

TIN BABBIT

TIN BABBIT

Must be analyzed and have no attachments.

TIN COATED COPPER

TIN COATED COPPER

Copper wire with a small amount of tin as the coating.

UNCLEAN BRASS RADIATORS

UNCLEAN BRASS RADIATORS

Plastic or iron attached to radiators (no coolant).

WIRE SCRAP

WIRE SCRAP

Many variations of copper, ask scrap yard.

YELLOW BRASS

YELLOW BRASS

Mixed Brass castings, taps, valves, rod brass, chrome plated brass.

ZINC

ZINC

Pure Zinc without any foreign material.

FERROUS MATERIALS

#1 HEAVY MELTING STEEL

#1 HEAVY MELTING STEEL

Prepared pieces smaller than 60”x 24” over ¼“ thick.

#2 HEAVY MELTING STEEL

#2 HEAVY MELTING STEEL

Black pipe, longer unprepared pieces of #1 HMS.

BUSHELING

BUSHELING

Unpainted, new production scrap smaller than 12” and nothing coated on, no rust, or paint.

CAST IRON

CAST IRON

Coil or old water piping, castings or plates from machinery.

DISHWASHERS

DISHWASHERS

Could be sold as is for scrap.

DRYERS

DRYERS

Could be sold as-is for scrap.

LIGHT IRON

LIGHT IRON

Household appliances (“white” goods), hot water heaters, and misc sheet steel.

PLATE & STRUCTURAL STEEL

PLATE & STRUCTURAL STEEL

Prepared I-Beams, channels, angles and/or plates, steel girders, and structural steel from demolition scrap. Clean/dry plate- not to be over 24” wide and 36-60” in lengeth depending on a “3 foot” or “5 foot” specification.

REFRIGERATORS

REFRIGERATORS

Could be sold as-is for scrap.

SCRAP IRON

SCRAP IRON

All scrap ferrous materials, light or heavy in gauge, free of glass/plastics/debris & contamination.

SHEET IRON

SHEET IRON

Household appliances (“white” goods), hot water heaters, and misc sheet steel.

SHREDDABLE STEEL

SHREDDABLE STEEL

Household appliances (“white” goods), hot water heaters, and misc sheet steel.

TIN

TIN

Household appliances (“white” goods), hot water heaters, and misc sheet steel.

UNPREPARED CAST IRON

UNPREPARED CAST IRON

Assorted iron castings.

UNPREPARED HMS

UNPREPARED HMS

Black pipe, longer unprepared pieces of HMS.

WASHING MACHINES

WASHING MACHINES

Could be sold as-is for scrap.

WATER HEATERS

WATER HEATERS

Could be sold as-is for scrap.

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