Current Scrap Metal Prices
Scrap Metal Scrap Price Updated Price Date
Copper National Average $3.03/lb Updated 12/06/2023
Steel National Average $217.12/ton Updated 12/06/2023
Aluminum National Average $0.43/lb Updated 12/06/2023
Catalytic Converter Average $81.00/each Updated 12/06/2023

Current Metal Prices

Metal Average Price National 30-Day Average National Chart Update price

#1 Bare Bright Copper Wire

$3.03/lb 9.27%

#1 Copper Tubing

$2.88/lb 6.67%

#1 Flashing Copper

$2.90/lb 1.40%

#1 Heavy Melting Steel

$220.99/ton 7.96%

#1 HMS

$229.02/ton 0.00%

#1 Prepared

$235.28/ton 10.61%

#1 Steel

$217.12/ton 0.00%

#2 Copper Tubing

$2.72/lb -1.08%

#2 Heavy Melting Steel

$213.69/ton 2.27%

#2 HMS

$192.24/ton 0.00%

#2 Prepared

$209.77/ton 6.65%

#2/3 Mix Copper

$2.75/lb 5.17%

#3 Copper with Tar

$2.08/lb 14.75%

#3 Roofing Copper

$2.53/lb 0.00%

17-4 Stainless Steel

$0.12/lb 0.00%

300 Series Stainless Steel

$0.33/lb 0.00%

304 Stainless Steel

$0.32/lb -14.29%

310 Stainless Steel

$0.79/lb 0.00%

316 Stainless Steel

$0.66/lb -17.14%

321 Stainless Steel

$0.48/lb 0.00%

400 Series Stainless Steel

$0.06/lb 0.00%

500/750 Insulated Cable

$2.37/lb 0.00%


$1.46/lb -12.50%

ACR Ends

$0.58/lb 18.18%

AL Extrusion

$0.51/lb 5.45%

AL Thermopane

$0.30/lb 0.00%

AL/ Copper Rads w/Iron

$1.15/lb 0.00%

AL/Copper Cutoffs

$0.44/lb 0.00%


$0.37/lb 0.00%

Aluminum #3

$0.16/lb 0.00%
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