Current Scrap Metal Prices
Scrap Metal Scrap Price Updated Price Date
Copper National Average $1.96/lb Updated 12/11/2019
Steel National Average $96.00/ton Updated 12/11/2019
Aluminum National Average $0.22/lb Updated 12/11/2019

Current Scrap Metal Prices*

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

Updated 12/11/2019
Metal Average Price Date Updated
#1 Bare Bright Copper Wire $2.12/lb Updated 12/11/2019
#1 Copper Tubing $2.03/lb Updated 12/11/2019
#2 Copper Tubing $1.77/lb Updated 12/11/2019
Insulated Copper Wire $0.46/lb Updated 12/11/2019
THHN Wire $1.22/lb Updated 12/11/2019
Romex® Wire $0.91/lb Updated 12/11/2019
Steel BX $0.11/lb Updated 12/11/2019
Brass $1.06/lb Updated 12/11/2019
Brass Shells $0.95/lb Updated 12/11/2019
Light Iron $68.00/ton Updated 12/11/2019
#1 Steel $101.00/ton Updated 12/11/2019
Cast Iron $101.00/ton Updated 12/11/2019
Rotors $121.00/ton Updated 12/11/2019
Complete Car $88.00/ton Updated 12/11/2019
Shreddable Steel $95.00/ton Updated 12/11/2019
Stainless Steel $0.21/lb Updated 12/11/2019
Aluminum Siding $0.23/lb Updated 12/11/2019
Clean AL/Copper Fin $0.82/lb Updated 12/11/2019
Aluminum Radiators $0.20/lb Updated 12/11/2019
Aluminum Cans $0.28/lb Updated 12/11/2019
Sheet Aluminum $0.20/lb Updated 12/11/2019
Aluminum Rims $0.34/lb Updated 12/11/2019
Electric Motors (Copper) $0.08/lb Updated 12/11/2019
Ballasts $0.08/lb Updated 12/11/2019
Car/Truck Batteries $0.21/lb Updated 12/11/2019
Compressors $0.08/lb Updated 12/11/2019
Alternators $0.14/lb Updated 12/11/2019
Carbide $4.15/lb Updated 12/11/2019
Hard Drives $0.37/lb Updated 12/11/2019
Motherboards $0.75/lb Updated 12/11/2019
Power Supplies $0.14/lb Updated 12/11/2019
Low Grade Boards $0.05/lb Updated 12/11/2019
PC Tower $0.11/lb Updated 12/11/2019

Scrap metal prices are constantly changing so the iScrap App National Prices is a great resource for you to see the trend of where scrap prices are heading. Depending on the different metals markets, some metals may be on the upward trend while others are on the downward trend.

To better understand what affects the market, we suggest you read our guide on how scrap prices are determined. If you want to contribute to our daily updated scrap prices, we suggest you report scrap prices for your local scrap yards.

*The scrap prices represented on the iScrap App are for reference only. No scrap yards are held to these prices. We suggest calling a scrap yard you intend to sell metals to before going to get the most current, updated prices from them.*


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Scrap Metal Pictures & Guide

Looking for help with classifying your scrap metals? We can help. Our Metals Guide will help you understand what types of scrap metals are out there and how scrap yards grade them when buying them. Learn more about metals with pictures, videos, and descriptions for different kinds of metals that you can sell.

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Scrap Metal Laws

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