Current Scrap Metal Prices
Scrap Metal Scrap Price Updated Price Date
Copper National Average $3.43/lb Updated 07/24/2024
Steel National Average $184.77/ton Updated 07/24/2024
Aluminum National Average $0.49/lb Updated 07/24/2024
Catalytic Converter Average $75.93/each Updated 07/24/2024

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Choosing the Best Wire Stripping Machine for Efficient Copper Cable Recycling

Regarding copper cable recycling, a key element of your toolkit is the automatic wire stripper. This specialized tool offers users a swift, efficient, and user-friendly experience, allowing for quick processing of cables and wires. Determining “the best wire stripping machine” from the sea of options available can be challenging. That’s why we’ve handpicked the top […]

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Tom’s Top Picks: Best Tools for Scrapping

If you want to start scrapping metal for extra money or even a full-time job, we have some important tools and accessories you should consider getting before you begin. Tom, the founder of iScrap App, owns a scrap yard and has been in the business for years. We sat down with him to chat about […]

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Top 25 Most Common Scrap Metals

Which Scrap Metals Made The List?  We love scrap metal. “Who doesn’t?” is the real question, but we continuously hear questions about different examples of scrap metals and the best ones to scrap. Well, in our mind, any scrap metal is the best one to scrap, but then it gets to the question of the availability […]

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4 Ways To Prepare Your Catalytic Converters for Scrap

Brought To You By: Consistent. Fair. Reliable. Know How To Scrap A Catalytic Converter If you are looking to make some extra money and are planning on scrapping a catalytic converter, there are some things you should know. Knowing what to do when recycling a catalytic converter for scrap is essential. There are a few […]

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Maximize Your Profits On These Scrap Items Found In The Medical Industry

You have probably been to a hospital before and seen the tables, chairs, and weird machines they use, but have you ever considered what could be scrapped in the medical world?! Most Common Metal: Stainless Steel Let’s start with something easy: stainless steel. Stainless steel is the most common metal in the medical field, and […]

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What’s A Scrapper’s Most Important Tool?

So, what is a scrapper’s favorite tool? A magnet! A magnet can tell you what different types of metals you have and help sort the more expensive metals from the cheaper grades. But did you know that sometimes you can make money selling different magnets? Scrapping Magnets For Cash Most magnets you will find will […]

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Common Equipment At Scrap Yards

Scrapping is a labor-intensive job. When you take apart your scrap metal and different materials at your shop or house, you know how many other tools are needed to get the job done. The simple task of taking apart a computer tower can take a few different tools. The same goes for scrap yards; they […]

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Which Drill Bits Can Be Scrapped?

iScrappers, What’s going on!? A lot of people ask about drill bits and the different types of bits that are out there. The most common drill bit is a hard steel drill bit. Those are the ones that you will most likely have in your toolbox. But there are two other ones that you will […]

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Will Your Yard Accept Crushed Aluminum Cans?

Aluminum cans have always been a favorite scrapper material. We frequently get the question: Should I crush my aluminum cans? You probably figure it saves space and is easier to bring crushed cans to the yard, and while that’s all true, our general answer is no. Why Some Yards Won’t Buy Crushed Cans Yards may […]

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What Is Roofing Copper Worth In Scrap?

When working on a roof, you may see copper used as decorative pieces such as flashing or as a more practical piece like a gutter. These items can make a building look great and be excellent to scrap when they rip or break. Different Types Of #3 Copper This lower-graded Copper can typically be broken […]

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12 Household Items You Can Bring To Your Scrap Yard

What Household Items Do Scraps Take? If you are looking to make some extra cash, try recycling scrap items that can be found around your house. We have a guide of everyday things that can be found throughout your house and brought to your local scrap yard. Most scrap yards take these items we are […]

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Top 7 Frustrations With Scrap Yards

According to an IBIS World report, the US market for scrap metal recycling is worth $27.8 billion in 2021. This is after being adjusted for a 5.5% growth for the year. Based on projections, such change is poised to continue in the coming years. Regardless of whether you are a seasoned scrapper, there’s a lot […]

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Titanium Scrap Hunting: Where to Find & How to Profit

If you’re a seasoned scrapper, you’re familiar with common materials like aluminum and copper. Titanium is one metal that often flies under the radar but can be quite profitable. This lightweight, strong, heat-resistant metal can likely be added to your haul when looking for scrap. Here’s an in-depth look at where to find titanium scrap, […]

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Guide to Scrapping a Washing Machine for Valuable Parts

If you’ve got an old washing machine sitting around and you’re wondering how to get the most value out of it, you’re in the right place. Here’s a comprehensive guide on scraping a washing machine effectively, separating valuable parts versus bringing in the whole unit. Which Parts Of A Washer Are Valuable? Washing machines contain […]

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Maximizing Your Profits From Scrap Tungsten and Carbide Metals

Scrap tungsten carbide holds significant value when scrapped with knowledgeable yards who can accurately identify and assess its worth. But what makes tungsten carbide so valuable? How can you recognize it, and what steps can you take to maximize the profit from recycling tungsten carbide scrap? What is Tungsten Carbide? Tungsten carbide is a hard, […]

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