SCRAP NEWS | Catalytic Converters

New iScrap App Update is Available for Download

The all new iScrap App is now available for download. The iScrap Team is excited to bring new features to the most popular app in scrap. Over the course of the last few years, we have been listening to what the scrappers and most passionate users are looking for: MORE SCRAP PRICES. After updating our app a […]

Scrap Prices React To Vaccine News – 11/18/20

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices Jump To Ferrous Prices Good Day to All!  We hope that you, your friends and your families are continuing to be busy, healthy, and safe. With so many things going on right now we know that it’s fun to just talk about scrap sometimes that’s what we intend to do today. […]

Why Are Catalytic Converter Prices So High?

So many people have asked us over the years about the value of catalytic converter’s and why they are so expensive. When people look at catalytic converters they see a magnetic stainless steel shield on the outside and they always hear about different numbers that are stamped or pictures that catalytic converter buyers look for. […]

Aluminum Heats Up This Week – 11/4/20

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices We Voted… …and the result was 100% approval for copper prices to go up. Unfortunately, that has not happened as there has been much back and forth movement in the metal and commodity prices this week due to the Presidential Election. Hopefully, by the end of […]

How Do I Sell My Scrap Catalytic Converter?

The catalytic converter in the scrap industry has become a HOT commodity. With the prices of platinum, palladium, and rhodium – the three precious metals found inside catalytic converters – soaring to an all-time high, catalytic converter recycling has become a huge part of the scrap metal industry over the last few years. There are […]

How The US Election Could Affect Scrap Prices – 10/28/20

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Scrappers! We hope that everyone is doing well and of course getting out there and voting. With less than one week left, we know that the commodity prices are going to move one way or another over the coming four years based on different presidential policies […]

Copper Hits 2.5 Year Highs – 10/21/20

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Good News!!! This is one of those times where reading the phrase good news is not just to catch someone’s eye but is actually good news. We have now seen copper prices rise to 2.5-year highs. Let’s repeat that, copper is now at 2.5-year high. That […]

How Scrap Catalytic Converter Prices Are Determined

Learning About Catalytic Converter Pricing We have heard many stories over the years about different catalytic converter pricing and how people always feel like they are getting cheated while selling their cats. Well…we hear you and have even been in that boat before, not knowing what something is worth is one of the hardest things […]

Copper Stands Still, Steel Drops More – 10/14/20

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices Jump To Ferrous Prices Boo!  Hopefully, that introduction did not scare you, as we have Halloween a little over two weeks away. What might be scarier is that we have seen stable prices two weeks in a row leading into the election and we’re not positive where that’s going to lead […]

Where Are Scrap Prices Before Election? – 10/7/20

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Good Day, Scrap Metal Community! Hopefully, everyone has been able to tune in and receive the price alerts that we send out through both our iOS and Android app on your smartphones. If you don’t have the iScrap App please download it today so you can […]

Copper Stable, Steel Slips – 9/30/20

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Hey Scrap World! I hope that everyone is doing well and staying busy as the copper prices have begun to stabilize again and we’ve seen a nice market over the last few weeks. While we have seen the price of steel declining over that time, it […]

4 Ways To Prepare Your Catalytic Converters for Scrap

Seeing the difference between aftermarket and original catalytic converters

Know How To Recycle A Catalytic Converter for Scrap If you had a catalytic converter replaced on your vehicle or you are looking to make some money with them for scrap value, there are some things you should know. It’s important to know what to do when you are recycling a catalytic converter for scrap. When […]