Comprehensive Metal Recycling Services
Under no circumstances do we accept Wood, Paper, Plastic, Bombs, Propane Tanks, Winch Cable or Fencing. Any Iron loads containing these materials WILL be rejected!
#1 Copper – Wire – Individual strand is the thickness of a metal coat hanger or pencil lead or greater.#1
#1 Copper – Tubing – Must be free of solder, paint, and any other contaminants.
#2 Copper – Copper wire or tubing not qualified for #1 copper, but must be free of wood, plastic, iron, insulation, etc.
Coated #1 or #2 – Copper wire qualifying for the above categories, but WITH insulation.
Brass is classified as either Clean or Dirty. Dirty Brass contains iron and/or small quantities of plastic, and must be at least 60% brass. Will be yellow or yellow/red. Valves of bathroom fixtures are an example.
BRASS / COPPER RADIATORS
Radiators typically found in older vehicles and heavy equipment, they are classified Clean and Dirty. Dirty Brass/Copper Radiators contain iron.
Must be recycle-grade stainless, that is stainless with very little draw on a magnet.
Many types of lead accepted, including wheel weights.
Car Bodies / #2 Iron – Also called Shred, refrigerators, dryers, and lawnmowers are examples.
Short Iron – 4 ft (or less) by 2 ft (or less), and no less than 1/4 inch in thickness.
Long Iron – Iron of a similar thickness to Short Iron, but exceeding the specified dimensions.
When classifying Aluminum, it is helpful to consider how it is made.
Clip / Painted Sheet – Items made from a solid sheet of aluminum, then cut and pressed to shape. Mobile home siding is an example.
Cast – Items made from liquid aluminum poured into a mold. Pots, pans, and statues are examples.
Extrusion – Items made from liquid aluminum that has been pushed through a mold (extruded). Window frame is an example.
Wheels – Aluminum wheels that are NOT chromed are accepted. Chrome wheels are accepted as Cast Aluminum.
Aluminum Wire / ACSR – Highline wire is an example of Aluminum Wire. ACSR is Aluminum Wire with insulation and/or steel strands.
Breakage – Items of an aluminum/iron mixture, where the iron is 40% or less. Cast Aluminum with iron is always classified as Breakage.
Classified as Large and Small, according to size. Small Electric Motors are the size of a volleyball or smaller, and Large Electric Motors are larger than a volleyball. This category does not include aluminum wound motors.
Lead-acid type batteries only. We do not accept lithium-ion or nickel-metal hydride batteries.
Our Services Include
- Car Recycling
- Parts Locating
- Scrap Metal Pick Up
- Used Cars and Trucks
- Used Auto Parts
- New Tires
- New Auto Parts
- Metal Recycling