Current Scrap Metal Prices 2017 - U.S.

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Essential to scrap metal collectors and operators in the scrap metal recycling sector, scrap metal prices offer important information that can change daily. Scrap prices can vary between local markets.The data posted in this article are collected from websites that frequently update scrap prices. These are not real-time scrap prices, however. To access live scrap prices, it’is recommended that you subscribe to a service, such as those noted below.

Almost no site will give you current scrap prices without a paid subscription. Still, the prices mentioned in this article should help you understand monthly trends in U.S. scrap prices.

 

Current Scrap Prices 2017 U.S.

Scrapmonster

http://www.scrapmonster.com/scrap-metal-prices/united-states

Updated January 30, 2017

Prices are presented ($US / Lb)

ALUMINUM SCRAP: 356 Aluminum Wheels (Clean) –0.59, 1100 Scrap—0.58, 3003 Scrap—0.58, 6061 Extrusions –0.53,  5052 Scrap –0.55, Al/Cu Radiators—1.03, Al/Cu Radiators /Fe –0.87, 6063 Extrusions –0.60, Aluminum Transformers –0.10, Aluminum Radiators /Fe –0.25, Aluminum Radiators –0.42, Litho Sheets –0.59, MLC Clips –0.55, Painted Siding  --0.53, Zorba 90% NF –0.51, UBC –0.46, Old Sheet –0.47, Old Cast –0.50, Mixed Aluminum Turnings –0.25, E.C. Aluminum Wire –0.75, Breakage 50% Recovery –0.11.

BRASS/BRONZE: Yellow Brass –1.35, Rod Borings –1.31, Red Brass –1.50, Brass Radiator Ends –0.30, Brass Radiator /Fe –0.58, Brass Radiator –1.15, 85/15 Brass Scrap—1.71, 80/20 Brass Scrap –1.54, 70/30 Brass Scrap –1.32.

COPPER SCRAP:  #1 Copper Bare Bright—2.34, Alternator –0.37, #1 Insulated Copper Wire 85% Recovery –1.62,  #1 Copper Wire and Tubing—2.26, #2 Copper Wire and Tubing    --2.12, #2 Insulated Copper Wire 50% Recovery –0.86, #3 Copper - Light Copper –2.02, Cu Yokes –0.60, Copper Transformer Scrap  --0.38, Copper Radiators –1.41, Cu/Al Radiators –1.03, Cu/Al Radiators /Fe –0.87, Cu/Al Radiator Ends –0.53, Romex® Wire –1.24, Heater Cores –1.17, Harness Wire 35% Recovery –0.81, Xmas Lights  --0.23, Starters –0.29, Sealed Units –0.18, Scrap Electric Motors –0.19.

ELECTRONICS SCRAP: Computer/Server (Complete) –0.23, Computer/Server (Incomplete) –0.13, Motherboards –2.30, Mouse/Keyboard –0.03, Power Supplies –0.23,  Lithium-Ion Battery –1.00,  Memory Chips –12.00, Printer/Fax –0.03,  CPU Processors  --20.0,  AC Adapter –0.25, Medium Grade Boards –1.10, Low Grade Boards- -0.20, Cellular Phones –4.00, Hard Drives –0.62, UPS Backup –0.15.

LEAD SCRAP: Soft Lead –0.61, Scrap Auto Batteries –0.28, Range Lead-Bullets that have been fired –0.42, Lead-Solid Lead –0.56, Lead Wheel Weights –0.33.

STAINLESS STEEL: 201 SS –0.24, 301 SS –0.28, 304 SS Turning –0.25, 304 SS Solid –0.43, 330 SS –1.10, 316 SS Solid --0.62, 310 SS –0.86, 309 SS –0.62.

STEEL: Structural Steel –240.00, Shredded Auto Scrap –270.00, Sheet Metal –180.00, HMS 80/20 –230.00, #1 HMS –240.00, #1 Busheling –275.00, #1 Bundle –265.00.

Scrap Register

http://www.scrapregister.com/scrap-prices/united-states/260

Prices are presented ($US / Lb)

Update Date: December 29, 2016

ALUMINUM SCRAP: 6063 Extrusion –0.650, 6061 Alum Extrusion –0.599, 5052 Alum Clip –0.680, 356 Auto Wheels –0.650, Mix Alum Casting –0.568, Alum Turning –0.528, Alum Transmission—0.203, Alum Transformer—0.102, Alum Radiator –0.538, Alum Rad with Iron—0.305, Alum Old Sheet—0.548, Alum Litho Sheets—0.680, Alum Breakage 50% --0.193, Al/Cu Radiator—1.198, Al/Cu Rad with Iron –1.035.

BRASS SCRAP: Yellow Brass –1.695, Mix Yellow Brass Borings –1.543, Mix Red Brass –1.776, Iron Brass Radiator –1.218, Brass Radiator –1.624.

COPPER SCRAP: No. 1 Copper (Cu 96-98%) –2.363, No. 2 Copper (Cu 94-96%) –2.201, No. 3 Copper (Cu 88-90%) –2.099, #1 Ins Wire (Cu 88-92%) –2.073, #2 Ins Wire (Cu 58-62%) –1.233, Enameled Copper Wire –1.967, Electric Motors –0.284, Cu Transformer Small –0.365, Cu Transformer Large –0.508, Bare Bright (Cu >99%) –2.475, Alternator –0.447, Al/Cu Radiator Ends –0.609, Transformer Winding (85%) –2.030, Starter –0.335, Sealed Unit –0.213.

ELECTRONIC SCRAP: Telephones/Printers/Fax Machines –0.041, UPS –0.203, PC Power Supply –0.284, PC Mother Boards –2.842, Lithium-ion Battery –1.523, Keyboards/Mouse –0.020, Hard Drives –0.812, CPU Processors –35.525, Cell Phones –3.553, CD-Rom/Floppy Drives –0.173.

HALLMARKED GOLD SCRAP: 22ct Gold Scrap –1018.155, 18ct Gold Scrap –833.462, 14ct Gold Scrap –650.241, 9ct Gold Scrap –416.821.

NON HALLMARKED GOLD SCRAP:- 22ct Gold Scrap –963.049, 18ct Gold Scrap –788.522, 14ct Gold Scrap –615.048,  9ct Gold Scrap –394.261.

NICKEL & ALLOY SCRAP: Nickel Refining Base –4.040, Nickel 200 –4.436, Inconel 718 –3.827, Inconel 625 –4.639, Inconel 600 –3.106.

STAINLESS STEEL SCRAP: 330 SS –1.482, 310 SS –01.045, 309 SS –0.751, 301 SS –0.406, 201 SS –0.325.

STEEL SCRAP: Steel Casting –314.650, #1/#2 HMS 80/20 –203.00, #1 HMS –213.150.

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