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Mixed Brass & Bronze Scrap

Mixed Brass & Bronze shall contain assorted Clean Brass & Bronze solids


Refinery Brass Scrap

Refinery Brass shall contain a minimum of 61.3% copper and a maximum of 5% iron and is to consist of copper, brass and bronze alloyed metal.
Must be free of non-metallic materials
Equivalent to ISRI code DRINK


Scrap Red Brass Solids

Red Brass Solids shall consist of red brass solids scrap and may consist of valves, machinery bearings and other red brass solids consisting primarily of copper with tin/zinc/lead alloys
ISRI code EBONY is included in this grade.


Red Brass Turnings

Red Brass Turnings shall consist of Turnings, Borings & Grindings from red brass solids
ISRI code ENERV is included in this grade.


Old Yellow Brass Scrap

Old Yellow Brass shall consist of yellow brass solids including sheet, rod, tubing, castings, including plated materials.
must be free of aluminum bronze or manganese bronze.
equivalent to ISRI code HONEY


New Brass Clips Scrap

New Brass Clips shall consist of unleaded yellow brass clipping including 70/30 clips.
This grade is included in ISRI code LABEL


Yellow Brass Turnings

Yellow Brass Turnings shall consist of yellow brass turnings, borings or grindings.
ISRI code Nomad is included in this grade.


C Metal Scrap

C Metal shall consist of sorted red brass plumbing cocks.


Scrap C&F Metals (cocks & faucets)

C&F Metals (cocks & faucets) shall consist of mixed clean red & yellow brass plumbing cocks & faucets, including nickel/chrome plated parts, must be free of zinc die cast & aluminum parts.

ISRI code GRAPE is included in this grade.


Clean Auto Radiators Scrap

Clean Auto Rads shall include iron free mixed copper/brass automotive radiators, may not include aluminum radiators.
Typical composition is 70% Copper, 3-3.5% Tin, 10-11% Zinc and 7-8% Lead.
Equivalent to ISRI code OCEAN.


Unclean Auto Radiators Scrap

Unclean Auto Rads shall consist of mixed copper/brass automotive radiators with iron frame or supports still intact, (iron not to exceed 4% of total weight),
may not include iron finned Rads or aluminum Rads.


Scrap Heater Cores

Heater Cores shall include clean copper/brass automotive heater core radiators.


Scrap Aluminum Bronze Solids

Aluminum Bronze Solids shall consist of aluminum bronze alloy solids with a typical analysis of 78-90% Copper, 8.5-11.5% Aluminum, 1.0-5.0% Iron and may contain up to 5% Nickel.


Aluminum Bronze Turnings

Aluminum Bronze Turnings shall consist of aluminum bronze alloy turnings, borings or grindings.


Scrap Nickel Silver Solids

Nickel Silver Solids shall consist of clean nickel/silver alloys, including sheet, rod, castings, may not include other alloys or foreign materials.
Please note that this material contains no Silver (Ag) and is also called German Silver. It is typically made of an alloy of 60% Copper, 20% Nickel and 20% Zinc (usually non-magnetic.)
ISRI grade MALIC is included in this grade.


Nickel Silver Turnings

Nickel Silver Turnings shall consist of nickel/silver alloy turnings, borings & grindings.
Equivalent to ISRI code NIECE


Scrap Manganese Bronze Solids

Manganese Bronze Solids shall consist of manganese bronze alloy scrap with a minimum of 55% copper and a maximum of 1% lead.
The typical chemical composition is 58% Copper, 39% Zinc, 3% Iron
Equivalent to ISRI code PARCH


Manganese Bronze Turnings

Manganese Bronze Turnings shall consist of turnings, borings or grindings of manganese bronze alloy scrap.


Brass Wire Nodules

Brass Wire Nodules shall consist of clean brass wire nodules, from a chopping or shredding operation.
Free of aluminum wire and foreign isolation materials.


Clean Brass Wire Scrap

Clean Brass Wire shall consist of clean brass wire free of aluminum and other foreign materials.


Insulated Brass Wire Scrap

Insulated Brass Wire shall consist of plastic insulated brass wire.


Mixed Wire Connectors Scrap

Mixed Wire Connectors shall consist of mixed coated (plated) & uncoated electrical wire connectors.


Brass & Bronze Dross

Brass & Bronze Dross shall consist of brass & bronze slags & skimmings from melting operations


Irony Brass & Bronze Scrap

Irony Brass & Bronze shall consist of brass & bronze solids with a maximum iron content of 10%.


Brass & Bronze Scrap

Other Brass & Bronze shall consist of any brass or bronze materials that are not included in the other grades.



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