Current Scrap Metal Prices
Scrap Metal Scrap Price Updated Price Date
Copper National Average $3.14/lb Updated 03/03/2024
Steel National Average $216.19/ton Updated 03/03/2024
Aluminum National Average $0.44/lb Updated 03/03/2024
Catalytic Converter Average $71.00/each Updated 03/03/2024

Current Metal Prices

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

#1 Bare Bright Copper Wire

$3.14/lb 15.52%

#1 Copper Tubing

$2.97/lb -5.85%

#1 Flashing Copper

$2.74/lb -3.00%

#1 Heavy Melting Steel

$221.84/ton -20.00%

#1 HMS

$243.86/ton 0.00%

#1 Prepared

$250.72/ton 0.00%

#1 Steel

$216.19/ton -4.27%

#2 Copper Tubing

$2.71/lb 0.33%

#2 Heavy Melting Steel

$224.64/ton 4.19%

#2 HMS

$227.88/ton 0.00%

#2 Prepared

$227.50/ton 0.00%

#2/3 Mix Copper

$2.80/lb 4.82%

#3 Copper with Tar

$1.97/lb 0.00%

#3 Roofing Copper

$2.68/lb -18.50%

17-4 Stainless Steel

$0.14/lb 0.00%

300 Series Stainless Steel

$0.33/lb 0.00%

304 Stainless Steel

$0.30/lb 38.40%

310 Stainless Steel

$0.79/lb 0.00%

316 Stainless Steel

$0.60/lb 0.00%

321 Stainless Steel

$0.48/lb 0.00%

400 Series Stainless Steel

$0.08/lb 0.00%

500/750 Insulated Cable

$2.45/lb 0.00%


$1.43/lb 0.00%

ACR Ends

$0.58/lb 0.00%

AL Extrusion

$0.53/lb 5.45%

AL Thermopane

$0.29/lb 0.00%

AL/ Copper Rads w/Iron

$1.20/lb 0.00%

AL/Copper Cutoffs

$0.56/lb 0.00%


$0.35/lb 0.00%

Aluminum #3

$0.19/lb 0.00%
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