Current Scrap Metal Prices
Scrap Metal Scrap Price Updated Price Date
Copper National Average $3.42/lb Updated 04/24/2024
Steel National Average $202.64/ton Updated 04/24/2024
Aluminum National Average $0.44/lb Updated 04/24/2024
Catalytic Converter Average $73.21/each Updated 04/24/2024

#1 Bare Bright Copper Wire

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About #1 Bare Bright Copper Wire

When it comes to copper wire recycling, you need to check out #1 Bare Bright Copper. There is no reason why you should be stuck with a bunch of excess copper sitting around your home or business so get the latest Bare Bright Copper Wire Scrap Prices. All you need to do is take your copper wire and other scrap materials to the local scrap yard and reap the benefits of your labor.

Have A Lot Of Scrap Metal?

For those who have a large amount of copper from a large construction job, tear out, removal or dismantling of a building, you can find exactly where you need to go with Bare Bright Copper. If you have a bunch of old equipment that you need to get rid of, the best thing you can do is take that equipment and turn it into cash for your business.

Where Is Bare Bright Wire?

If you are looking at your pile of scrap metal wondering where you can get started to look for #1 bare bright copper wire, there are several places you can look, like wire. Just be aware some wires may have tin-coated copper wire inside instead, so ensure that the wire is reddish in color all the way through. These are some common places you may find bare bright wire:

Should Your Strip Your Wire?

If you have some insulated copper cable or wire that you want to strip for the bare bright copper inside, it can be a good idea to weigh out your options. Whether you have tin-coated copper wire is one of the most important steps. Cut away some of the insulation and see if the copper wire inside is bare bright (orange-reddish color) and doesn’t have a tin-coat (silver color) around it.

Once you have determined that, be sure to figure out the easiest way to strip it either by hand or with a stripper. You can find machines that can make the job go by easier and quicker. You may want to take a look at some of our suggestions about stripping your wire and see learn some new tricks that can make it easier.

Take a few minutes, gather all of your copper together, and take it down to the scrap yard for copper recycling. Find out today’s exact pricing for #1 Bare Bright Copper at iScrap App. See more Scrapping Videos here.

Everyone is looking to cash in copper, especially bare bright. With such a high scrap price you want to be able to always make sure that you have the cleanest material possible before you sell. Bare bright wire should not have any plastic on it and should never be burned. Here are a few other quick tips:

  • Do NOT ever burn the wire and think it will be bare bright. (Plus it is bad for the environment).
  • Do not heavily tape or shrink wrap the bare bright together. If you do scrap yards may deduct because they will have to take it off.
  • Bare bright cannot be green or have heavy corrosion on it. Once it is it will be downgraded.
  • Bare Bright should not be mixed with any other type of copper if you want the top price.

All of these quick tips are going to help you make more money with you scrap as well as make sure that you are able to learn about copper even better.

Top Non Ferrous Metals

Gold $30784/lb
Silver $325/lb
Large Foreign Cat $200/each
Large GM Cat $165/each
Zorba $155/ton
Small Foreign Cat $105.00/each
Small GM Cat $85.00/each
Catalytic Converters $73.21/each

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#1 Bare Bright Copper Wire

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Potomac Metals-Sterling

45655 Woodland Road Sterling, Virginia 20166

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Potomac Metals-Manassas

11900 Livingston Road Manassas, Virginia 20109

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Potomac Metals-Springfield

6619 Iron Place Springfield, Virginia 22151

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Potomac Metals-Ranson

410 16th Ave Ranson, West Virginia 25438

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Potomac Metals-Beltsville

5215 Holland Drive Beltsville, Maryland 20705

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Kirby Metal Recycling

5832 Kirby Road Clinton, Maryland 20735

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Potomac Metals-Waldorf

2 Henry Ford Circle Waldorf, Maryland 20602

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MD Core, LLC.

6519 Quad Ave Baltimore, Maryland 21205

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Midshore Recyclers Inc

6012 Shiloh Church Hurlock Rd Hurlock, Maryland 21643

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Scrapwire and Cable Corp

5702 Industry Lane Frederick, Maryland 21704

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Terrapin Recycling LLC

7600 Rolling Mill Road Baltimore, Maryland 21224

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Staiman Recycling

213 Poplar Street Hanover, Pennsylvania 17331

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