Current Scrap Metal Prices
Scrap Metal Scrap Price Updated Price Date
Copper National Average $3.43/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Steel National Average $178.00/ton Updated 10/16/2021
Aluminum National Average $0.64/lb Updated 10/16/2021

Current Scrap Metal Prices*

*Prices Are Only For Reference/Market Conditions Only as National Averages. Scrap Yards Are NOT Held To These Prices.


Updated 10/16/2021
Metal Average Price Date Updated
#1 Bare Bright Copper Wire $3.78/lb Updated 10/16/2021
#1 Copper Tubing $3.47/lb Updated 10/16/2021
#1 Flashing Copper $3.39/lb Updated 10/16/2021
#2 Copper Tubing $3.21/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Insulated Copper Wire $1.08/lb Updated 10/16/2021
THHN Wire $2.28/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Romex® Wire $1.89/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Steel BX $0.27/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Brass $1.80/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Brass Shells $1.73/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Light Iron $150.00/ton Updated 10/16/2021
#1 Steel $202.00/ton Updated 10/16/2021
Cast Iron $224.00/ton Updated 10/16/2021
Rotors $255.00/ton Updated 10/16/2021
Complete Car $192.00/ton Updated 10/16/2021
Shreddable Steel $204.00/ton Updated 10/16/2021
Stainless Steel $0.54/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Aluminum Siding $0.61/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Clean AL/Copper Fin $1.50/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Aluminum Radiators $0.47/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Aluminum Cans $0.61/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Sheet Aluminum $0.49/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Aluminum Rims $0.70/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Electric Motors (Copper) $0.25/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Ballasts $0.09/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Lead $0.54/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Car/Truck Batteries $0.17/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Small Foreign Cat $181.00/each Updated 10/16/2021
Large Foreign Cat $305.00/each Updated 10/16/2021
Regular Domestic Cat $150.00/each Updated 10/16/2021
Large GM Cat $2,624.00/each Updated 10/16/2021
Small GM Cat $163.00/each Updated 10/16/2021
Compressors $0.15/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Alternators $0.29/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Carbide $5.90/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Hard Drives $0.49/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Motherboards $1.58/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Power Supplies $0.26/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Low Grade Boards $0.10/lb Updated 10/16/2021
PC Tower $0.12/lb Updated 10/16/2021
#1 HMS $241.00/ton Updated 10/16/2021
#1 Heavy Melting Steel $251.00/ton Updated 10/16/2021
#1 Prepared $258.00/ton Updated 10/16/2021
#2 Heavy Melting Steel $179.00/ton Updated 10/16/2021
#2 HMS $168.00/ton Updated 10/16/2021
#2 Prepared $178.00/lb Updated 10/16/2021
#2/3 Mix Copper $3.10/lb Updated 10/16/2021
#3 Copper with Tar $2.58/lb Updated 10/16/2021
#3 Roofing Copper $2.92/lb Updated 10/16/2021
17-4 Stainless Steel $0.21/lb Updated 10/16/2021
300 Series Stainless Steel $0.60/lb Updated 10/16/2021
304 Stainless Steel $0.59/lb Updated 10/16/2021
310 Stainless Steel $0.61/lb Updated 10/16/2021
316 Stainless Steel $0.75/lb Updated 10/16/2021
321 Stainless Steel $0.54/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Bare Bright Copper $3.66/lb Updated 10/16/2021
500/750 Insulated Cable $2.71/lb Updated 10/16/2021
ACR $1.52/lb Updated 10/16/2021
ACR Ends $0.68/lb Updated 10/16/2021
AL Extrusion $0.69/lb Updated 10/16/2021
AL Thermopane $0.46/lb Updated 10/16/2021
AL/ Copper Rads w/Iron $1.25/lb Updated 10/16/2021
AL/Copper Cutoffs $0.68/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Aluminum #3 $0.33/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Aluminum 6061 $0.70/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Aluminum 6063 $0.89/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Aluminum Boat $0.33/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Aluminum Breakage $0.45/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Aluminum Bumpers $0.49/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Aluminum Clips $0.58/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Aluminum Copper Coil $1.54/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Aluminum Copper Radiators $1.48/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Aluminum Diesel Tank $0.36/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Aluminum Engine Block $0.23/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Aluminum Litho $0.87/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Aluminum Scrap $0.50/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Aluminum Thermo-Pane/Break $0.45/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Aluminum Transformers $0.52/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Aluminum Turnings $0.23/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Aluminum Wire w/Steel $0.38/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Automobiles $209.00/ton Updated 10/16/2021
Back Panels $2.00/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Backup Batteries $0.09/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Brass Hair Wire $1.85/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Brass Heater Cores $1.71/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Brass Pipe $1.80/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Brass Radiators $1.79/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Brass Scrap $1.81/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Brass Turnings $1.74/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Bronze $2.08/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Bronze Turnings $1.78/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Burnt Copper $2.76/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Busheling $286.00/ton Updated 10/16/2021
Car w/Tires $154.00/ton Updated 10/16/2021
Cast Aluminum $0.53/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Catalytic Converters $146.00/each Updated 10/16/2021
CATV Wire $0.05/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Cellphones $0.70/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Christmas Lights $0.25/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Circuit Breakers $0.07/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Clean ACR $1.55/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Clean AL Wire $0.80/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Clean Brass Radiators $1.73/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Clean Brass Turnings $1.71/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Clean Roofing Copper $3.24/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Cobalt $4.09/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Communications Wire $1.08/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Composition Scrap $2.05/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Computer Wire $0.42/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Copper Scrap $3.18/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Copper Transformers $0.35/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Copper Turnings $2.66/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Copper Yokes $0.52/lb Updated 10/16/2021
CPU Chips $5.78/lb Updated 10/16/2021
CRT $0.00/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Crushed Cars $175.00/ton Updated 10/16/2021
Die Cast $0.24/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Dirty ACR $1.25/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Dirty AL Extrusion $0.46/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Dirty AL Radiators $0.28/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Dirty AL/Copper Fin $1.21/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Dirty Aluminum Turnings $0.14/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Dirty Brass $1.28/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Dirty Brass Radiators $1.38/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Dirty Roofing Copper $2.62/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Dishwashers $150.00/ton Updated 10/16/2021
Double Insulated Cable $1.20/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Dry Automobile $155.00/ton Updated 10/16/2021
Dryers $149.00/ton Updated 10/16/2021
EC Wire $0.79/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Electric Motors (Aluminum) $0.20/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Elevator Wire $0.74/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Empty PC Servers $0.20/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Enameled Copper $3.05/lb Updated 10/16/2021
F 75 $4.08/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Fire Wire $1.45/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Forktruck Battery $0.20/lb Updated 10/16/2021
FSX 414 $5.39/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Fuses $0.09/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Gold $10.58/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Hard Drive Boards $4.90/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Hard Drives without Boards $0.36/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Hastelloy Solids $3.58/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Hastelloy Turnings $2.32/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Heliax Wire $1.45/lb Updated 10/16/2021
High Speed Steel $0.18/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Housewire $0.96/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Incomplete Car $155.00/ton Updated 10/16/2021
Inconel $5.02/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Inconel 792 $3.01/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Inconel 800 $2.15/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Inconel 825 $2.57/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Ink Cartridges $0.02/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Insulated Aluminum Wire $0.30/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Insulated Copper Cable $1.09/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Insulated Steel BX $0.33/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Invar $1.85/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Junkshop Extrusion $0.44/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Keyboards $0.01/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Kovar $0.28/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Laptops $0.88/lb Updated 10/16/2021
LCD Monitors (not working) $0.00/lb Updated 10/16/2021
LCD Monitors (working) $0.00/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Lead Batteries $0.19/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Lead Coated Copper $2.78/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Lead Shot $0.39/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Lead Wheel Weights $0.26/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Light Copper $3.01/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Machine Shop Turning/Iron Borings $0.61/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Mainframes $0.37/lb Updated 10/16/2021
MarM247 $3.78/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Meatballs (Electric Motors) $0.33/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Memory $6.08/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Mice $0.03/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Monel $4.18/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Ni-Cad Batteries $0.05/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Nickel $2.76/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Non Magnetic Stainless Steel $0.65/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Non-Green PC Board $0.92/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Old Sheet Aluminum $0.50/lb Updated 10/16/2021
O2 Sensors $3.12/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Painted Aluminum $0.65/lb Updated 10/16/2021
PC Board with Steel $0.58/lb Updated 10/16/2021
PC Boards $1.21/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Pewter $1.39/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Plate & Structural Steel $225.00/ton Updated 10/16/2021
Platinum $7.50/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Plumbers Brass $1.89/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Prepared Aluminum $0.71/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Printers/Fax Machines $0.03/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Red Brass $2.49/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Refined Rebrass & Copper $1.97/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Refrigerators $88.00/ton Updated 10/16/2021
Rod Brass $1.94/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Rod Brass Turnings $1.51/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Scrap Iron $151.00/ton Updated 10/16/2021
Sealed Units $0.14/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Semi-Red Brass $2.11/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Servers $0.33/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Silver $1.00/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Silver Plated Copper $2.94/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Solid Core Heliax $0.45/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Speakers $0.01/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Stainless Steel Breakage $0.48/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Stainless Steel Heatsinks $0.60/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Stainless Steel Kegs $0.47/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Stainless Steel Sinks $0.38/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Stainless Turnings $0.29/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Starters $0.37/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Steel Case Batteries $0.18/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Steel Shavings $75.00/ton Updated 10/16/2021
Telecom Equipment $2.00/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Tin $149.00/ton Updated 10/16/2021
Tin Babbit $1.89/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Tin Coated Copper $3.25/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Tin Insulated Copper Wire $1.73/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Unclean Brass Radiators $1.57/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Uncleaned Auto Cast $232.00/ton Updated 10/16/2021
Unprepared Cast Iron $178.00/ton Updated 10/16/2021
Unprepared HMS $177.00/ton Updated 10/16/2021
Unprepared P&S $227.00/ton Updated 10/16/2021
Washing Machines $148.00/ton Updated 10/16/2021
Water Heaters $148.00/ton Updated 10/16/2021
Wet Automobile $170.00/ton Updated 10/16/2021
Wire Scrap $1.08/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Wiring Harness $0.97/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Yellow Brass $1.88/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Zinc $0.15/lb Updated 10/16/2021
Zorba $157.00/ton Updated 10/16/2021
400 Series Stainless Steel $0.16/lb Updated 10/16/2021

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