Selected Specifications for
Non-Ferrous Recycling 

New #1 Copper Wire (Bare Bright)

  • #1 new (shiny) bare cu minimum 16 gauge wire

#1 Copper

  • Minimum 16 gauge wire & new or clean cu tubing

#2 Copper

  • Smaller than 16 gauge wire & older cu tubing w/solder

Sheet (Light) Copper

  • Gutters
  • Downspouts
  • Kettles
  • Boilers
  • etc

Insulated #1 Copper

  • 16 gauge and heavier cu wire with insulation

Insulated #2 Copper

  • Smaller than 16 gauge cu wire with insulation

Brass Radiators

  • Free of aluminum and iron finned radiators and non-brass attachments

Electric Motors

  • Various sizes of electric motors that are copper-wound and free of excessive attachments such as gear reducers and iron bases. No sealed units.

Aluminum Cans (UBC's)

  • Free of all other scrap metals including foil, food cans, plastic bottles, paper, glass, excess moisture and other non-metallic items. If still recyclable, excess moisture will result in price per pound deduction.

Old Sheet Aluminum

  • Clean old aluminum sheet free of foil, castings, iron and beverage containers

Old Cast Aluminum

  • Clean Aluminum castings free of iron, non-metallic items, dirt, etc.

Painted Aluminum Siding

  • Clean siding, soffit, and gutters that is free of plastic, iron, dirt, fiber, or other backings

Aluminum Breakage

  • Aluminum sheet and cast scrap containing iron, metals or certain other non-metallic items

Aluminum Auto Radiators

  • Clean aluminum radiators and condensers free of other types of radiators

Aluminum Copper Radiators

  • Clean aluminum and copper radiators and/or aluminum fins on cu tubing

New Aluminum (MLC)

  • New, clean, uncoated scrap of two or more alloys

New Segregated Aluminum

  • New, clean, uncoated scrap of one specific aluminum alloy

Aluminum Extrusions

  • Extruded aluminum of one alloy 6063 or 6061
  • Sort by mill-finish and & anodized, painted or thermal barrier (glue) along with new or post-consumer to obtain best pricing.

Aluminum Litho Sheets

  • Aluminum printing sheets free of paper, plastic, and excessive ink

Aluminum (EC) Wire

  • Clean aluminum wire or cable free of ACSR, iron or other non-metallic items

Aluminum Auto or Truck Wheels

  • Segregate the auto from truck wheels
  • Free of all inserts, wheel weights, valve stems, and other non-metallic items

Insulated Aluminum Wire

  • Aluminum wire with various types of insulation

ACSR Wire

  • Strands of Aluminum wire reinforced with various strands of steel wire

Mixed Hard/Soft Scrap Lead

  • Clean lead solids, free of other materials such as drosses, battery plates, lead covered cable, other metals and radioactive materials. We do not accept lead batteries.

Wheel Weights

  • Lead tire balances with or without iron clips

Stainless Steel Scrap

  • Clean 18-8 (304) type of stainless steel clips and solids
  • Clean 18-8 turnings at discount to solids; free of excessive oil and other contaminants
  • Clean 316 stainless steel clips and solids
  • Clean 316 turnings at discount to solids; free of excessive oil and other contaminants
  • Other nickel bearing alloys as sampled and/or analyzed

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