Current Scrap Metal Prices
Scrap Metal Scrap Price Updated Price Date
Copper National Average $2.80/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Steel National Average $127.00/ton Updated 12/07/2022
Aluminum National Average $0.45/lb Updated 12/07/2022

Current Scrap Metal Prices*


*Prices Are Only For Reference/Market Conditions Only as National Averages. Scrap Yards Are NOT Held To These Prices.
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Updated 12/07/2022
Metal Average Price Date Updated
#1 Bare Bright Copper Wire $3.04/lb Updated 12/07/2022
#1 Copper Tubing $2.82/lb Updated 12/07/2022
#1 Flashing Copper $2.82/lb Updated 12/07/2022
#2 Copper Tubing $2.55/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Insulated Copper Wire $0.95/lb Updated 12/07/2022
THHN Wire $2.02/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Romex® Wire $1.65/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Steel BX $0.38/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Brass $1.92/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Brass Shells $1.74/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Light Iron $98.00/ton Updated 12/07/2022
#1 Steel $148.00/ton Updated 12/07/2022
Cast Iron $180.00/ton Updated 12/07/2022
Rotors $190.00/ton Updated 12/07/2022
Complete Car $120.00/ton Updated 12/07/2022
Shreddable Steel $145.00/ton Updated 12/07/2022
Stainless Steel $0.26/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Aluminum Siding $0.44/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Clean AL/Copper Fin $1.40/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Aluminum Radiators $0.24/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Aluminum Cans $0.42/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Sheet Aluminum $0.36/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Aluminum Rims $0.57/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Electric Motors (Copper) $0.13/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Ballasts $0.05/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Lead $0.40/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Car/Truck Batteries $0.10/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Small Foreign Cat $168.00/each Updated 12/07/2022
Large Foreign Cat $274.00/each Updated 12/07/2022
Regular Domestic Cat $185.00/each Updated 12/07/2022
Large GM Cat $235.00/each Updated 12/07/2022
Small GM Cat $170.00/each Updated 12/07/2022
Compressors $0.06/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Alternators $0.32/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Carbide $6.00/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Hard Drives $0.55/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Motherboards $1.60/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Power Supplies $0.16/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Low Grade Boards $0.11/lb Updated 12/07/2022
PC Tower $0.18/lb Updated 12/07/2022
#1 HMS $180.00/ton Updated 12/07/2022
#1 Heavy Melting Steel $195.00/ton Updated 12/07/2022
#1 Prepared $205.00/ton Updated 12/07/2022
#2 Heavy Melting Steel $150.00/ton Updated 12/07/2022
#2 HMS $135.00/ton Updated 12/07/2022
#2 Prepared $135.00/ton Updated 12/07/2022
#2/3 Mix Copper $2.55/lb Updated 12/07/2022
#3 Copper with Tar $2.22/lb Updated 12/07/2022
#3 Roofing Copper $2.35/lb Updated 12/07/2022
17-4 Stainless Steel $0.05/lb Updated 12/07/2022
300 Series Stainless Steel $0.23/lb Updated 12/07/2022
304 Stainless Steel $0.23/lb Updated 12/07/2022
310 Stainless Steel $0.45/lb Updated 12/07/2022
316 Stainless Steel $0.54/lb Updated 12/07/2022
321 Stainless Steel $0.48/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Bare Bright Copper $3.05/lb Updated 12/07/2022
500/750 Insulated Cable $2.32/lb Updated 12/07/2022
ACR $1.40/lb Updated 12/07/2022
ACR Ends $0.68/lb Updated 12/07/2022
AL Extrusion $0.40/lb Updated 12/07/2022
AL Thermopane $0.22/lb Updated 12/07/2022
AL/ Copper Rads w/Iron $1.40/lb Updated 12/07/2022
AL/Copper Cutoffs $0.62/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Aluminum #3 $0.14/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Aluminum 6061 $0.52/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Aluminum 6063 $0.60/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Aluminum Boat $0.11/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Aluminum Breakage $0.18/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Aluminum Bumpers $0.25/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Aluminum Clips $0.52/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Aluminum Copper Coil $1.40/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Aluminum Copper Radiators $1.40/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Aluminum Diesel Tank $0.20/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Aluminum Engine Block $0.10/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Aluminum Litho $0.62/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Aluminum Scrap $0.45/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Aluminum Thermo-Pane/Break $0.32/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Aluminum Transformers $0.07/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Aluminum Turnings $0.15/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Aluminum Wire w/Steel $0.15/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Automobiles $155.00/ton Updated 12/07/2022
Back Panels $2.25/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Backup Batteries $0.02/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Brass Hair Wire $1.92/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Brass Heater Cores $1.88/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Brass Pipe $2.05/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Brass Radiators $1.75/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Brass Scrap $1.95/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Brass Turnings $1.75/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Bronze $2.35/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Bronze Turnings $1.80/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Burnt Copper $2.35/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Busheling $240.00/ton Updated 12/07/2022
Car w/Tires $140.00/ton Updated 12/07/2022
Cast Aluminum $0.20/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Catalytic Converters $160.00/each Updated 12/07/2022
CATV Wire $0.00/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Cellphones $1.40/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Christmas Lights $0.17/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Circuit Breakers $0.03/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Clean ACR $1.40/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Clean AL Wire $0.58/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Clean Brass Radiators $1.90/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Clean Brass Turnings $1.72/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Clean Roofing Copper $2.72/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Cobalt $3.50/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Communications Wire $0.85/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Composition Scrap $2.30/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Computer Wire $0.35/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Copper Scrap $2.65/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Copper Transformers $0.20/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Copper Turnings $2.35/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Copper Yokes $0.60/lb Updated 12/07/2022
CPU Chips $8.00/lb Updated 12/07/2022
CRT $0.00/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Crushed Cars $140.00/ton Updated 12/07/2022
Die Cast $0.15/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Dirty ACR $1.08/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Dirty AL Extrusion $0.20/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Dirty AL Radiators $0.18/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Dirty AL/Copper Fin $1.10/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Dirty Aluminum Turnings $0.06/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Dirty Brass $1.80/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Dirty Brass Radiators $1.55/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Dirty Roofing Copper $2.15/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Dishwashers $115.00/ton Updated 12/07/2022
Double Insulated Cable $1.40/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Dry Automobile $130.00/ton Updated 12/07/2022
Dryers $80.00/ton Updated 12/07/2022
EC Wire $0.50/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Electric Motors (Aluminum) $0.17/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Elevator Wire $0.40/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Empty PC Servers $0.10/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Enameled Copper $2.32/lb Updated 12/07/2022
F 75 $3.25/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Fire Wire $1.15/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Forktruck Battery $0.12/lb Updated 12/07/2022
FSX 414 $5.75/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Fuses $0.07/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Gold $28,768.00/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Hard Drive Boards $5.75/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Hard Drives without Boards $0.23/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Hastelloy Solids $3.25/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Hastelloy Turnings $2.25/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Heliax Wire $1.25/lb Updated 12/07/2022
High Speed Steel $0.20/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Housewire $1.10/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Incomplete Car $145.00/ton Updated 12/07/2022
Inconel $3.10/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Inconel 792 $1.60/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Inconel 800 $1.20/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Inconel 825 $2.00/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Ink Cartridges $0.00/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Insulated Aluminum Wire $0.14/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Insulated Copper Cable $1.60/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Insulated Steel BX $0.30/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Invar $0.75/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Junkshop Extrusion $0.22/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Keyboards $0.00/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Kovar $0.22/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Laptops $0.60/lb Updated 12/07/2022
LCD Monitors (not working) $0.00/lb Updated 12/07/2022
LCD Monitors (working) $0.00/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Lead Batteries $0.10/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Lead Coated Copper $2.48/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Lead Shot $0.14/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Lead Wheel Weights $0.14/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Light Copper $2.55/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Machine Shop Turning/Iron Borings $0.50/ton Updated 12/07/2022
Mainframes $0.18/lb Updated 12/07/2022
MarM247 $3.15/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Meatballs (Electric Motors) $0.22/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Memory $9.25/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Mice $0.00/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Monel $2.70/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Ni-Cad Batteries $0.00/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Nickel $3.25/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Non Magnetic Stainless Steel $0.21/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Non-Green PC Board $1.20/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Old Sheet Aluminum $0.42/lb Updated 12/07/2022
O2 Sensors $2.00/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Painted Aluminum $0.39/lb Updated 12/07/2022
PC Board with Steel $0.24/lb Updated 12/07/2022
PC Boards $1.50/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Pewter $1.25/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Plate & Structural Steel $195.00/ton Updated 12/07/2022
Platinum $15,648.00/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Plumbers Brass $1.90/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Prepared Aluminum $0.40/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Printers/Fax Machines $0.00/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Red Brass $2.35/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Refined Rebrass & Copper $2.35/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Refrigerators $90.00/ton Updated 12/07/2022
Rod Brass $2.30/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Rod Brass Turnings $1.85/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Scrap Iron $145.00/ton Updated 12/07/2022
Sealed Units $0.11/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Semi-Red Brass $2.30/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Servers $0.40/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Silver $300.00/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Silver Plated Copper $2.42/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Solid Core Heliax $0.25/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Speakers $0.00/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Stainless Steel Breakage $0.24/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Stainless Steel Heatsinks $0.24/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Stainless Steel Kegs $0.10/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Stainless Steel Sinks $0.10/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Stainless Turnings $0.10/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Starters $0.32/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Steel Case Batteries $0.08/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Steel Shavings $40.00/ton Updated 12/07/2022
Telecom Equipment $1.55/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Tin $145.00/ton Updated 12/07/2022
Tin Babbit $2.65/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Tin Coated Copper $2.72/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Tin Insulated Copper Wire $1.80/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Unclean Brass Radiators $1.40/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Uncleaned Auto Cast $155.00/ton Updated 12/07/2022
Unprepared Cast Iron $155.00/ton Updated 12/07/2022
Unprepared HMS $170.00/ton Updated 12/07/2022
Unprepared P&S $160.00/ton Updated 12/07/2022
Washing Machines $100.00/ton Updated 12/07/2022
Water Heaters $100.00/ton Updated 12/07/2022
Wet Automobile $125.00/ton Updated 12/07/2022
Wire Scrap $0.95/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Wiring Harness $0.95/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Yellow Brass $1.92/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Zinc $0.08/lb Updated 12/07/2022
Zorba $145.00/ton Updated 12/07/2022
400 Series Stainless Steel $0.10/lb Updated 12/07/2022

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