SCRAP METAL PRICES IN THE UNITED STATES – USA
Reference metal scrap prices from yards in the USA are as follows.
Sullivan Metals based in MA, USA reports
Alum & Copper Radiators 1.05/LB
Alum & Copper Radiators with Iron .80/LB
Aluminum Auto Radiators .40/LB
Aluminum Auto Radiators with Plastic Tanks .35/LB
Aluminum Auto Wheels 0.55/LB
Die Cast/Old Zinc .20/LB
Sheet & Cast Aluminum .40/LB
From Great Metal Recycling, 324 Riverview Dr. Walnutport, PA (from June 2013, not updated)
Bare Bright Wire $2.72/lb
Non Mag Stainless Steel $0.30/lb
#1 Copper $2.50/lb
#2 Copper $2.35/lb
Electric Motors $0.18/lb
#3 Copper/ Sheet $2.20/lb
Clean Brass $1.35/lb
#1 Ins. Cop. Wire $1.10/lb
#2 Ins. Cop. Wire $0.65/lb
Cop. Alum Radiators $1.35/lb
Aluminum Siding $0.41/lb
Junk Car $0.11/lb
*WE RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CHANGE PRICES IMMEDIATELY DUE TO MARKET CONDITIONS*
From Mazza Recycling in New Jersey
Copper Scrap Prices USD per LB
#1 Bussbar $2.80
Bare Bright $2.80
#1 Copper $2.63
#2 Copper $2.49
Light Copper $2.50
Plated Copper $2.63
High Grade Wire 75% $1.60
Reg Wire 50-55% $0.88
Low Grade Wire $0.35
Xmas Light Wire $0.23
From Rockaway Recycling also in New Jersey
Rare Metal – Price Listings
Carbide Inserts/Shapes $5.00 /lb.
High Speed Steel $0.35 /lb.
Inconel $1.50-2.50 /lb.
Monel $2.25 /lb.
Alnico Magnets $1.00 /lb.
Nickel $3.00-$4.00 /lb.
Titanium $1.00 /lb.
Hastelloy Solids $1.50 /lb.
Hastelloy Shavings $1.25 /lb.
Tin Solder $0.50-$5.00 /lb.
From Iron Mike Enterprises in the Troy Michigan USA Area
Ferrous Scrap Metal
Scrap #1 Busheling $330.00 gt
Scrap #1 Baling $285.00 gt
Scrap Plate and Struct 2’x 5′ $290.00 gt
Scrap Heavy Melt 2’x 5′ $250.00 gt
Scrap Heavy Melt scrap (unprep) $240.00 gt
Scrap automobiles (must have title) $170.00 gt
Scrap Sheet Iron $190.00 gt
Scrap #1 Shredder Frag $235.00 gt
Scrap Engine Block (clean) $300.00 gt
Scrap Punchings $340.00 gt
Scrap Turnings $140.00 gt
Scrap Random length rail (W/docs) $270.00 gt
As always, prices are subject to change and do fluctuate. Please contact the recycling yard for current prices.