Current Scrap Metal Prices in the Illinois, USA area

October 1, 2012

Scrap metal prices are in USD per pound unless otherwise noted
Prices are subject to change without notice.


#1 Copper $2.20 Scrap Iron $115 per ton
#2 Copper $2.05 Aluminum Wheel $.55 Clean/$.45 Dirty
#1 Ins. Copper $1.15 Aluminum Extrusions $.50 Oversized $.30
#2 Ins. Copper $0.60 Aluminum Cans $.45
#3 Ins. Copper $0.20 Aluminum Wire $.35 Clean/$.20 Insulated
Sheet Copper $1.95 Alum/Copper Radiators $1.00 Clean
Red Brass $1.50 Alum/Copper Radiators $0.90 Dirty
Yellow Brass $1.40 Aluminum Clips $0.45
Clean Brass Rads $1.35 Aluminum Painted $0.45 Oversized $.30
Dirty Brass Rads $1.00 Aluminum Painted Ext. $0.45 Oversized $.30
Hard Brass $1.50 Aluminum Bumpers $0.30
Brass Shells $1.40 Aluminum Cast $0.40
Engraver Brass $1.50 Aluminum Scrap $0.35 Oversized $.20
Batteries $0.14 Aluminum Breakage $0.10
Zink-Diecast Scrap $0.20 Clean Alum. Rads $0.35
Stainless Steel $0.40 Dirty Alum. Rads $0.20
Titanium $0.50 Alternators $0.25
Stainless 304 $0.35 Starters $0.25
Stainless 316 $0.50 Sealed Unit Compressors $0.10
Stainless Breakage $0.10 Wheel Weights $0.20
Stainless Steel Clip $0.45 Lead $0.35
Motors $0.20 Transmissions $0.10

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