5/31/17 Scrap Price Update: Where Are Steel Prices Going?

What a blasé week that it has been scrappers! We hope that you were out there scrapping some old grills, enjoying some burgers and hot dogs and saluting and remembering all of the fallen soldiers that we have had protecting the USA since 1776. Non-Ferrous Metals Market Prices have been  relatively stable overall other then […]

5 Items To Scrap This Summer

Scrapping is a full year job

This summer you will be able to relax and scrap with ease of knowing that there are several HOT items for scrap this summer. With the warm weather fast approaching here are some guaranteed items that will be popping up all summer long. Beat the Heat. Scrap the Rest. A/C Units: While these may seem […]

Can I Scrap Copper Pennies? NO!

Its illegal to scrap money of any kind- even pennies

Not only is it illegal to scrap copper pennies or any US currency but it can come with a costly fine and a visit to prison. Many times scrap yards are asked by people if they take pennies or other coins for scrap. While occasionally scrap yards “accept” coins as scrap, it is completely illegal […]

5/24/17 Scrap Price Report: Copper Slightly Jumps

Good Day and Happy Memorial Day Scrappers! We know that with the unofficial kickoff to the Summer of 2017 coming this weekend that we have to be ready for a lot of grills to be getting thrown out and that’s your chance to scrap them all! Non-Ferrous Scrap Market Update Copper prices rose over the […]

4 Helpful Ways To Use WD-40

Whether you are scrapping or are using different tools on a regular basis at your job, WD-40 is a great accessory to have on hand for many reasons. We have found that a lot of scrappers use WD-40 for many different jobs or tasks they are looking to complete to make their job more efficient. […]

11 Reasons Why There Are Fewer Men Than Women

think Safety and work as a team

In the scrap industry we seem to experience a lot of unique and interesting scenarios. While we always have safety in mind, sometimes the things people do are so amusing that you question the human race completely. Below is no different. Some of the following examples are perfect reasons why we have fewer men than women […]

5/17/17 Scrap Price Report: Prices Are Stable

iScrappers!!! We hope that you are staying busy, enjoying the weather, and scrapping scrapping scrapping!!! Over the last few months we have been working on a new layout for you, the scrapper, and on Monday we updated our site, www.iScrapApp.com to show it. Make sure you check out how easy it is to add prices, […]

How Do Catalytic Converters Work?

CATS prevent gas emmissions

A Catalytic Converter is one of the most valuable parts of scrap within your vehicle, however it is one of the most important for the environment too. The catalytic converter is valuable for the previous metals that make up the inside of it, however those valuable metals have a large part of the filtering less […]

5/10/17 Scrap Price Report: Copper Continues To Drop

Hey iScrappers! With oil prices down…we love having the price at the pump down, but ultimately we will see this hit happen with our steel prices taking a hit overall. We will see the prices start to decrease, and you couple the overall commodity markets with many of the political and other world problems and […]

5 Essential Tools Every Scrapper Needs

Always have a toolbox handy while scrapping

When you are searching for scrap metal every day or working on large jobs on the go, it’s always important to have the right tools. Having the right tools can be the difference between wasting time and making a profit off materials. As you begin to scrap longer and understand what tools work best for […]