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SCRAP METAL PRICES

The scrap metal prices shown below are as of December 3rd, 2021. Scrap metal prices are subject to change due to market volatility.

Scrap Metal
Price Category

Item

Scrap Metal
Price per Pound

Aluminum Al Litho Sheet $0.80
Aluminum Al/Cu Radiators $1.48
Aluminum Al/Cu Radiators W/ Fe $1.28
Aluminum Clean Alum Siding $0.48
Aluminum Clean Bare MLC $0.50
Aluminum Clean Alum Wheels $0.72
Aluminum Clean Chrome Wheels $0.55
Aluminum Clean Al Radiators $0.50
Aluminum Dirty Al Radiators $0.20
Aluminum Aluminum Cans $0.40
Aluminum Bare EC Wire $0.80
Aluminum Bare 6063 Extrusion $0.80
Aluminum Painted 6063 Extrusion $0.65
Aluminum 3003 Seg $0.95
Aluminum 5052 Seg $0.85
Aluminum High Grade Turnings $0.45
Aluminum Clean 6061 Turnings $0.45
Aluminum Clean New Cast $0.47
Aluminum Clean Old Cast $0.50
Aluminum Old Sheet 5% FE $0.35
Aluminum 6061 Alum Extrusion $0.90
Aluminum Clean Extrusion $0.80
Aluminum Old Cast 5% FE $0.44
Aluminum Alum Breakage 25% FE $0.10
Aluminum 6061 Truck Wheels $0.60
Aluminum Irony Extrusion 5% FE $0.55
Aluminum Thermal Extrusion No FE No ZN $0.50
Aluminum Insulated Alum Wire $0.40
Aluminum Alum Transformer $0.09
Aluminum Dirty AL/CU Radiators $1.28
Copper Bare Bright $3.75
Copper #1 Cu $3.59
Copper #2 Cu $3.35
Copper #3 CU $3.05
Copper Silver Plated Buss Bar $3.59
Copper #1 Copper Buss Bar $3.64
Copper Irony Copper 80% FE $0.61
Brass Clean Brass Radiators $1.70
Brass Yellow Brass Turnings $1.60
Brass Rod Brass Turnings $2.00
Brass Red Brass $2.40
Brass Admirality Tubes $2.30
Brass EDM $1.94
Brass Brass Shells $2.10
Brass Water Meters $2.40
Brass Irony Red Brass $0.90
Brass Clean 70/30 Clip $2.10
Brass Irony Brass 80% FE $0.08
Brass Irony Brass Auto Rads $0.57
Brass Yellow Brass $2.05
Brass Dirty Plumbers Brass $0.73
Insulated Copper Wire #1 Ins Cable 90% $3.16
Insulated Copper Wire #1 Ins. Cable 85% $2.94
Insulated Copper Wire House Wire 80% $2.68
Insulated Copper Wire Cat5/Comm $1.26
Insulated Copper Wire Romex $2.00
Insulated Copper Wire X Mas Lights $0.30
Insulated Copper Wire Open Eye Heliax CU/CU $1.37
Insulated Copper Wire Closed Eye Heliax CU/CU $0.37
Insulated Copper Wire Lead / Copper Cable $0.08
Insulated Copper Wire Extension Cords $0.25
Insulated Copper Wire URD Wire $0.11
Insulated Copper Wire #2 Wire $0.54
Low CU Bearing Sealed Units $0.18
Low CU Bearing  Ballasts $0.20
Low CU Bearing Small Electric Motors $0.20
Low CU Bearing Large Electric Motors $0.18
Low CU Bearing Alternator $0.50
Low CU Bearing Starter $0.36
Low CU Bearing Sm Cu Transformer $0.35
Low CU Bearing Lrg Cu Transformer $0.40
Lead/Zinc Zinc Die Cast $0.45
Lead/Zinc Clean Soft Lead $0.60
Lead/Zinc Indoor Range Lead $0.55
Lead/Zinc Lead Shots $0.50
Lead/Zinc Wheel Weights $0.10
Lead/Zinc Lead Acid Car Batteries $7.00 Each
Stainless 304 SS Solid/Clip $0.60
Stainless 304 Turnings $0.35
Stainless 309 SS Solid/Clip $0.60
Stainless 310 SS Solid/Clip $0.55
Stainless 316 SS Solid/Clip $0.90
Stainless 330 SS Solid/Clip $1.00
Stainless Inconel 601 $2.00
Stainless 430 Clip $0.10
Stainless Irony Stainless $0.15
Nickel Nickel Solids $3.60
Nickel Monel R-400 $2.15
Nickel Monel Turnings $1.85
Nickel Inconel 600 $2.60

Scrap Metal
Price Category

Item

Scrap Metal Price
per Net Tonnage

Ferrous Sheet Iron $190.00
Ferrous Unprepared PNS $254.00
Ferrous Unprepared HMS $240.00
Ferrous Rebar $160.00
Ferrous Clean Sheet $268.00
Ferrous Cable $108.00
Ferrous Machine Shop Turnings $63.00
Ferrous Prepared  Plate $355.00
Ferrous Rotors & Drums $320.00
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CURRENT PRICES

Prices are subject to change due to market volatility. Updated as of December 3rd, 2021.

ALUMINUM (PER POUND)
Al Litho Sheet: $1.00
Al/Cu Radiators Clean: $1.48
Al/Cu Radiators Dirty: $1.28
Clean Alum Siding: $0.48
Clean Bare MLC: $0.50
Clean Alum Wheels: $0.72
Clean Chrome Wheels: $0.55
Clean Al Radiators: $0.50
Dirty Al Radiators: $0.20
Aluminum Cans: $0.40
Bare EC Wire: $0.80
Bare 6063 Extrusion: $1.05
Painted 6063 Extrusion: $0.80
3003 Seg: $0.85
5052 Seg: $0.85
High Grade Turnings: $0.45
Clean 6061 Turnings: $0.45
Clean New Cast: $0.50
Clean Old Cast: $0.45
Old Sheet 5% FE: $0.35
6061 Alum Extrusion: $0.80
Clean Extrusion: $0.80
Old Cast 5% FE: $0.44
Alum Breakage 25% FE: $0.10
6061 Truck Wheels: $0.60
Irony Extrusion 5% FE: $0.40
Thermal Extru No FE No ZN: $0.60
Insulated Alum Wire: $0.45
Alum Transformer: $0.09
COPPER (PER POUND)
Bare Bright: $3.75
#1 Cu: $3.59
#2 Cu: $3.35
#3 CU: $3.05
Silver Plated Buss Bar: $3.59
#1 Copper Buss Bar: $3.64
Irony Copper 80% FE: $0.61
BRASS (PER POUND)
Clean Brass Radiators: $1.70
Yellow Brass Turnings: $1.30
Rod Brass Turnings: $2.00
Red Brass: $2.40
Admiralty Tubes: $1.90
EDM: $1.94
Brass Shells: $2.10
Water Meters: $2.40
Irony Red Brass: $0.90
Clean 70/30 Clip: $2.10
Irony Brass 80% FE: $0.08
Irony Brass Auto Rads: $0.57
Yellow Brass: $2.05
Dirty Plumbers Brass: $0.73
INSUL COPPER WIRE (PER POUND)
#1 Ins Cable 90%: $3.16
#1 Ins. Cable 85%: $2.94
House Wire 80%: $2.68
Cat5/Comm: $1.26
Romex: $2.00
Xmas Lights: $0.30
Open Eye Heliax CU/CU: $1.37
Closed Eye Heliax CU/CU: $0.37
Lead / Copper Cable: $0.08
Extension Cords: $0.25
URD Wire: $0.11
#2 Wire: $0.54
LOW CU BEARING (PER POUND)
Sealed Units: $0.15
Ballasts: $0.15
Small Electric Motors: $0.20
Large Electric Motors: $0.12
Alternator: $0.50
Starter: $0.36
Sm Cu Transformers:  $0.50
Lrg Cu Transformer: $0.55
LEAD/ZINC (PER POUND)
Zinc Die Cast: $0.45
Clean Soft Lead: $0.60
Indoor Range Lead: $0.55
Lead Shots: $0.50
Wheel Weights: $0.10
Lead Acid Car Batteries: $7.00 Each
STAINLESS (PER POUND)
304 SS Solid/Clip: $0.60
304 Turnings: $0.35
309 SS Solid/Clip: $0.60
310 SS Solid/Clip: $0.55
316 SS Solid/Clip: $0.90
330 SS Solid/Clip: $1.05
Inconel 601: $2.00
430 Clip: $0.10
Irony Stainless: $0.15
NICKEL (PER POUND)
Nickel Solids: $3.60
Monel R-400: $2.15
Monel Turnings: $1.85
Inconel 600: $2.60
FERROUS (PER TON)
Sheet Iron: $190.00
Unprepared PNS: $254.00
Unprepared HMS: $208.00
Rebar: $148.00
Clean Sheet: $268.00
Cable: $108.00
Machine Shop Turnings: $63.00
Prepared Plate: $348.00
Rotors & Drums: $308.00
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