Ferrous and Non-Ferrous Materials

metal bales of scrapIn order to achieve high material recovery rate, we have a highly detailed tear down and material categorization procedure, beginning with sorting all materials into proper categories.

SP&M will buy, at competitive prices, most metals. Some of these include:

Description: Consists of clean, dry Aluminum Beverage Cans. Free from any other materials such as water, trash, plastic and moisture.

6063 Extrusions
Description: Consists of clean 6063 alloy aluminum extrusions, free of attachments such as steel, steel screws, rubber, felt, plastic and thermal break.

Painted 6063 Extrusions
Description: Consists of clean painted 6063 alloy aluminum with no attachments such as iron screws, rubber, felt and free of thermal break.

Cast Aluminum
Description: Consists of clean aluminum castings free of attachments, such as steel screws, inserts, studs, and any foreign materials.

Description: Consists of clean Mixed Low Copper aluminum alloys free from painted materials, attachments such as steel, rubber, or other non ferrous materials.

Aluminum Breakage
Description: Consists of a minimum 30% aluminum recovery items such as auto transmissions, whole auto engines, etc.

ISRI Term: Terse
Description: Shall consist of clean, new, pure, uncoated, unalloyed aluminum foil, free from anodized foil, radar foil and chaff, paper, plastics, or any other foreign materials.


Copper Aluminum Radiators

ISRI Term: Talk
Description: Shall consist of clean aluminum and copper radiators, and/or aluminum fins on copper tubing, free of brass tubing, iron and other foreign contamination.

356 Aluminum Wheels

ISRI Term: Troma
Description: Shall consist of clean, single-piece, un-plated aluminum wheels of a single alloy, free of all inserts, steel, wheel weights, valve stems, tires, grease and oil and other nonmetallic items. Variations to this specification should be agreed upon prior to shipment between buyer and seller.

EC Wire

Litho Sheet

Painted Aluminum

#1 Copper Tubing
Description: Consists of clean copper tubing with no attachments, solder, paint, or any contamination.

#1 Insulated Copper wire
Description: Consists of minimum 70% recovery Bright and Shiny copper wire.

#2 Insulted Copper Wire
Description: Consists of minimum 55% Copper Recovery insulated wire.

#3 Insulated Copper Wire
Description: Consists of minimum 45% recovery copper.

Copper Breakage
Description: Consists of minimum 20% copper recovery items such as electric motors and transformers, etc.

Coax Cable
scrap recycling yardDescription: Consists of CATV coaxial cable containing copper and aluminum in any combination. Price will vary depending on material recovery.

#1 Copper Tubing
ISRI Term: Candy
Description: Shall consist of clean, unalloyed, uncoated copper clippings, punchings, bus bars, commutator segments, and wire not less than 1/16 of an inch thick, but may include clean copper tubing.

#2 Copper
ISRI Term: Birch/Cliff
Description: Shall consist of miscellaneous, unalloyed copper scrap having a nominal 96% copper content (minimum 94%) as determined by electrolytic assay. Should be free of the following: Excessively leaded, tinned, soldered copper scrap; brasses and bronzes; excessive oil content, iron and non-metallic’s; copper tubing with other than copper connections or with sediment; hair wire; and should be reasonably free of ash.

Bright and Shiny Millberry
ISRI Term: Barley
Description: Shall consist of No.1 bare, uncoated, unalloyed copper wire, not smaller than No. 16 B & S wire gauge. Green copper wire and hydraulically compacted material to be subject to agreement between buyer and seller.

Copper Bright

Brass Auto Radiators
Description: Consists of either clean or contaminated automobile and truck radiators. Price varies due to contamination and attachments.

Red Brass
Description: Consists of Red Brass having a composition of at least 85% Copper, 5% Tin, 5% Zinc, and maximum 5% lead.

Yellow Brass
Description: Shall consist of brass castings, rolled brass, rod brass, tubing and miscellaneous yellow brasses, including plated brass. Must be free of manganese bronze, aluminum-bronze, un-sweated radiators or radiator parts, iron, excessively dirty and corroded materials.

Stainless Steel
Description: Consists of clean non magnetic 18-8 or 304 Stainless Steel with no attachments, solder or paint.

Description: Can not contain any hazardous material such as freon.

Sheet Iron

Industrial Discards
Description: Can not contain any hazardous materials.