SCRAP NEWS | Month: March 2018

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Hey Scrappers! We are excited to bring you a new place to join the discussion on scrap metal! Ask questions, talk scrap, share photos, and more! Over the last few years, we have found that the iScrap App is a central place that we have a lot of knowledgeable scrappers gather and we want to […]

3/28/18 Scrap Price Report: Steel Prices Are Still Going Up

Good Day Scrappers!!! With Spring officially here we are happy to see so many businesses starting to work and dig out of a lot of the snow. We have also heard that a lot of people have seen a large uptick in the amount of work that they have coming into their yard, so hopefully, […]

How Do You Check Scrap Metal Prices?

How do you check scrap metal prices online

New iScrap App Reported Price Feature One of the biggest things that we have talked to scrappers about over the last few years has been scrap metal prices. With the latest upgrade to the iScrap App, the Price Reporting Option, we are interested to see how often that they check in with their scrap yards […]

3/22/18 Scrap Price Report: Is Steel Still Strong?

Hey Scrappers!!! We hope that those of you in the Northeast have continued to enjoy the snow, and hopefully, your scrap yard didn’t get buried. With the markets in a bit of limbo for copper right now, we have seen copper down over the last week. The good news on the other side of scrap, steel […]

Looking for Scrap Prices Near You?

  CLICK TO FIND SCRAP PRICES NEAR YOU   If you are searching everywhere to find scrap prices near you, the iScrap App Website, iPhone App, & Android App can help. With thousands of scrap yards listed in the US and Canada, our directory allows you to search your area and find scrap prices in the […]

How Often Do Scrap Prices Change?

Checking the scrap prices and when they change is important

If you are new to the scrap metal industry you may notice that a lot of scrap yards don’t post prices online or if they do, there is often a disclaimer that states prices can change at any time. As an experienced scrapper you should be familiar with ever-changing scrap prices and the possibility within […]

3/14/18 Scrap Price Report: Tariffs & Possible Copper Drop?

Hey Scrappers!!! A lot of scrappers are asking us questions about the metal tariffs that we talked about last week, and where we think the market is going to be going in the next few months. So many questions, so hard to find the right answers. But we will do our best. Short answer: Most […]

3/7/18 Scrap Price Report: How Tariffs Will Affect Scrap

Hey iScrappers! We hope that everyone has been staying busy and working a lot. There’s been a lot of crazy stuff going on, including a lot of people have been asking us about the new tariff that will be put on the steel and aluminum market, so let’s talk about that. The biggest question will […]

How Do You Scrap An Electric Motor?

Electric Motors can be found in a variety of items like vacuums, computers, ceiling fans, air conditioners, and more. Almost anything that requires electricity and has moving parts will have an electric motor inside. They are often collected for scrap metal recycling because they are heavy and contain a large amount of copper wire. Get […]