These are the Current Metal Prices. Our Non-Ferrous prices usually change on Mondays, But if the market drops drastically mid-week, a change might happen!
Our Ferrous prices are usually good for the month unless the market drops a lot sometime through the month and then we may have to change our prices too.
We reserve the right to change our prices at any time and without notice as the market can drop quite a bit at any time on any day.
Pick up? Yes, we pick up vehicles and other scrap metal.
Is there a charge for this? Yes, based on location. Call for Information!
Iowa state law requires us to receive a title, junking certificate, or authority to demolish for every vehicle we accept. No exceptions. No payment until we receive valid paperwork!
To confirm prices or for special pricing for large loads just call our office.
For week of Oct 17-22
Copper/Brass: Per Pound:
No. 1 Copper 1.40
No. 2 Copper 1.25
Sheet Copper 1.05
Ins. # 1 Copper 75% .80
Ins. # 1 Copper 65% .60
Ins. #2 Copper 65% .55
Ins. # 2 Copper 45% .20
Ins. # 2 Copper 35% .10
Christmas Lights 25% .05
Dirty Brass .30
Brass Shells .50
Auto Radiators .87
Dirty Auto Rads .40
Heater Cores .55
Aluminum: Per Pound:
Dirty ALCU .30
Painted Siding .29
Alum Cans .23
Sheet Alum .26
Old Sheet-Dirty .10
Aluminum Wire .37
Ins. Alum Wire .14
Aluminum Radiators .24
Dirty Alum Rads .05
Cast Alum .27
Auto Alum Wheels .40
Truck Alum Wheels .33
Chrome Alum Wheels .34
Whole Transmissions .05
Whole Trans - Small, Each 1.00
Whole Trans - Large, Each 3.00
Aluminum Breakage/sump pumps .05
Aluminum Turnings .15
Die Cast/ Zinc .20
Other Misc. Metals: Per Pound:
Lead Weights .05
Batteries (car size each) $3.00 each
Electric Motors .05
Stainless Steel .14
Compressors/Sealed Units .015
We also buy E-Scrap from computers (hard drives,motherboards, ram chips, disc drives, processors, power supplies).
Computer motherboards/cards/ram 1.00 (NO brown boards-low quality)
Processors .15 each
Hard Drives .20
Power Supplies .03
We also buy rechargeable batteries from power tools, cell phones, and laptops:
Ni-MH(laptop, cell phone, power tool) .10
Lithium-ion (laptop) .30
Catalytic Converters are bought at a price per each one depending on the size and what it came off of.
Farm Equipment: 30
Prepared #1 Steel: (1/4"x3'x2') 40
Prepared #2 Steel: (1/8"x3'x18") 35
#1 Cast Iron: 85
#2 Cast Iron: 30
Dirty Auto Motors: 30
White Goods- Complete* 30
White Goods- Tore Down* 30
|As of March 1st, 2013, We take these white goods as follows;|
|Please keep White Goods seperate from rest of the load. They must be|
examined and unloaded in a different place.
|Washers-Tear down top, front, and sides as much as possible from the drum|
|-Remove any metal capacitors|
|Dryers- Tear down top, front, and sides as much as possible from the drum|
|-Remove any metal capacitors and if gas, remove any thermocouple|
|Dishwashers- Remove door and any metal capacitors|
|Ranges- Remove door and if gas, remove thermocouple|
|Furnaces- Remove any metal capacitors and thermocouples|
|Water Heaters- Drain and if gas, remove thermocouple|
|Microwaves- Tear down sides, top, and door. Remove any metal capacitors|
|We are also NOT accepting**;|
|NO Plastic or Steel shells or parts from the below list;|
|NO Air Conditioners|
We will still purchase the compressors (sealed units) and any copper and aluminum from these white goods, just not the rest of the unit without the following;
|**These are NOT accepted complete|
|or torn down without accompanying|
|proper documentation and|
|identifing mark proving that a|
|licensed appliance demanufacturer|
has processed the white good.
Unprepared Steel: 30
Woven & Barb Wire 30
Industrial Equipment 25
Whole Car Bodies: 35
(Must have Valid Title, Junking Certificate or
Authority to Demolish paperwork BEFORE payment!
Fuel tanks and batteries must be removed. Cannot
have excess glass or plastic and no garbage!)
As of AUGUST 1, 2010
Any fuel tank left on or in the vehicle is subject to a $15 fee for us to remove it. Also, No loose scrap is allowed in the vehicles. It must be separated so it can be bought separately. Same thing goes for appliance metal. It HAS to be separate.
NO EXCEPTIONS TO ABOVE!!!
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