SCRAP NEWS | Non Ferrous

Metal of the Month: Brass

Brass Valves

Every month the iScrap App is going to be featuring a Metal of the Month. We will be exploring the various metals or materials based on their history, how to find them, recycle them, and make the most money on them. This month we explore where brass comes from and where to find its scrap. What Is Brass? […]

iScrap 2.0 is Here & Copper Pricing Is Everywhere – 8/25/21

JUMP TO NON-FERROUS JUMP TO FERROUS JUMP TO NEWS   iScrap 2.0 is HERE 📲 🎉 We know, we know. YOU ARE JUST AS EXCITED AS WE ARE FOR 2.0 TO BE RELEASED TODAY! We have been working on this for years and are excited to be sharing it with you. With updated prices, easier […]

Copper Falling From Fears of COVID Resurgence – 8/18/21

Spooked investors and other outside forces are contributing to copper’s recent fall while aluminum remains an ol’ reliable metal. Find more market news and scrap prices inside.

How Will The Infrastructure Bill Affect Scrap – 8/11/21

The scrap market is nothing like anything we have seen, as it takes regular hard-working people to be able to grind it out, and with the markets in great shape, we hope you are out there hustling like always.

No Reason To Complain About Scrap Prices – 8/4/21

SUBSCRIBE ON YOUTUBE JUMP TO NON-FERROUS JUMP TO FERROUS Quit Complaining 🥴 So you want to complain because the market is slightly down? Come onnnnnn. Let’s talk about what a ride 2021 has been in the commodities world, and you may even change your short-term thinking. With the new 2.0 version of the app coming […]

Should I Granulate My Scrap Copper?

The question of whether or not to granulate copper has come across our metaphorical desk several times, so we figured it’s time to address it. So let’s begin with what granulation is.

Well, Copper Prices Just Got Complicated – 7/21/21

JUMP TO NON-FERROUS JUMP TO FERROUS Up & Down Markets 📊 Eenie, meenie, miney, mo… catch a scrapper by putting copper out and letting him know that the prices are still up. Playing games seems to be the new normal coming out of Wall Street and all the commodity traders worldwide. With the new Delta […]

Different Grades of Aluminum & How They Are Used

aluminum blocks

Aluminum is a common non-ferrous metal used in several different applications. A recent question we received: What common items are made from different aluminum alloys? Where can I find these different types of aluminum scrap? Well, we’re going to tell you. So let’s begin with the several grades of aluminum and we’ll go from there… […]

Strange Markets Persist – 7/14/21

  JUMP TO NON-FERROUS JUMP TO FERROUS Markets Are Weird… 😵‍💫 With the market seeming to screw around with investors back-and-forth right now, it seems to be no different than for scrappers. We have heard that the markets should remain strong as commodities continue to be part of a worldwide supply chain, but the market […]

Calm Markets: Smooth Sailing From Here? – 7/7/21

JUMP TO NON-FERROUS JUMP TO FERROUS On Repeat? 🔁 Quick poll: Do we always talk about the same thing? Answer to come later on. With the holiday weekend, we saw markets strong going into the 4th of July and a little tumultuous at the beginning of this shortened trading week. We saw copper numbers have […]

The Best Wire Strippers for Scrap Copper Wire & Cable

If you’re a scrapper looking to make more money, one of the tools you may consider investing in is a wire stripper. But it depends on what you need and for what kind of wires. One of the most lucrative ways to make more money on scrap is by stripping wires and cables from various […]

How Much Longer Will Oil & Covid Affect Scrap? – 6/30/21

pile of steel

  JUMP TO NON-FERROUS JUMP TO FERROUS   Did you see that copper price? We certainly did. It wasn’t going crazy over the last few days, at least making us a little calmer. Over the last week, we haven’t seen much market movement across any metal fronts except a little bit of a decline in […]