Iowa Scrap Prices Show MLC at 42 Cents Per LB

November 14 2012 – MLC at $.42 per pound shown in Non-Ferrous Prices from P&L Recycling

Copper/Brass Scrap: Per Pound

Per Pound

No. 1 Copper $2.60
No. 2 Copper $2.50
Sheet Copper $1.90
Ins. #1 Copper 75% $1.80
Ins. #1 Copper 65% $1.45
Ins. #2 Copper 65% $1.40
Ins. #2 Copper 45% $.75
Ins. #2 Copper 35% $.45
Christmas Lights 25% $.15
Brass $1.55
Dirty Brass $.50
Brass Shells $.20
Auto Radiators $1.45
Dirty Auto Radiators $.55
Heater Cores $1.00

Aluminum

Per Pound

ALCU $1.20
Dirty ALCU $.55
Extrusion $.43
MLC $.42
Painted Siding $.41
Alum Cans $.40
Sheet Alum $.38
Old Sheet-dirty $.25
Aluminum Wire $.55
Ins. Aluminum Wire $.20
Aluminum Radiators $.38
Dirty Alum Radiators $.20
Cast Alum $.38
Auto Alum Wheels $.60
Truck Alum Wheels $.47
Whole Transmissions $4.00-6.50 each
Aluminum Breakage $.10
Aluminum Turnings $.15

Lead

Per Pound

Lead $.28
Lead Weights $.10
Batteries (car size) $6.00 each
Electric Motors $.18
Stainless Steel $.25
Magnesium $.07
Compressors (drained) $1.00 S, $2.00 M, $5.00 L
Compressors (NOT drained) $.50 S, $1.00 M, $2.50 L

Prices above are subject to change. Call/contact for current scrap prices.

6061 Extrusion at 49 Cents Per LB in Prices From URSI

November 9 2012 –  6061 Extrusion at $.49 per LB is shown in prices from URSI

Aluminum USD per LB
Aluminum BX Wire $0.40
6061 Extrusion $0.49
6063 Extrusion $0.55
Alum Wheel $0.62
Dirty Alum Wheel $0.57
Alum Cast $0.42
Alum Old Sheet $0.49
Alum Siding $0.54
UBC (Alum Cans) $0.52
Alum Foil $0.15
Alum Screens $0.15
Insulated Alum Wire 65% $0.15
Litho $0.55
MLC Painted $0.45
MLC Clean Clip $0.49
Dirty Alum $0.11

In other news:

US scrap suppliers postpone offering quotes to Taiwan

It’s reported that the US scrap suppliers have postponed offering the quotes to Taiwan this week as the scrap prices have been seen to continue rising.

It’s learned that the Taiwanese steelmakers only received a quote of HMS 80:20 (1&2) at US$362/ton C&F from a US scrap supplier early this week.

Most of the US scrap suppliers have postponed offering quotes as they intended to hold materials to wait for higher prices.

Source: Yieh

PA Scrap Prices Show Cast Aluminum at 47 Cents Per LB

November 9 2012 – Cast Aluminum at $.47 per pound in prices in Walnutport, PA as reported by Great Metal Recycling.  Other scrap metal prices at the recycling yard are as follows:

Bare Bright Wire $3.00/lb
#1 Copper $2.80/lb
#2 Copper $2.60/lb
#3 Copper $2.20/lb
Brass $1.50lb
Ins. Bare Bright $2.25/lb
#1 Ins. Cop. Wire $1.30/lb
#2 Ins. Cop. Wire $0.90/lb
Christmas Lights $0.12/lb
Aluminum Cans $0.48/lb
Aluminum Siding $0.47/lb
Aluminum Windows $0.35/lb
Aluminum Sheet $0.47/lb
Cast Aluminum $0.47/lb
Aluminum Rims $0.52/lb
Non Mag Stainless Steel $0.35/lb
Lead $0.40/lb
Electric Motors $0.18/lb
Transformers $0.20/lb
Batteries $0.17/lb
Carbide Inserts/Shapes $3.00/lb
Brass Radiators $1.45/lb
Copper Alum Radiators $1.20/lb
Cast Iron $0.10/lb
Steel Iron $0.08/lb
Tin/Appliance $0.07/lb

All prices are subject to change.