FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions.

Q. What types of metal do you buy?

A. We are a non ferrous scrap yard.  We buy copper, brass, aluminum, stainless steel and container loads of steel scrap.

Q. What is the difference between ferrous and non ferrous?

A. Ferrous means that the metal contains iron. Non-ferrous means there is no iron. The easiest way to determine if a metal is ferrous or non-ferrous is to check it with a magnet. If it is magnetic then it is ferrous or contains iron. Some examples of non-ferrous metals are copper, aluminum, brass & some stainless steels. Examples of ferrous metals are steel, some stainless steels & iron.

Q. Do you melt or smelt the metal on site?

A. No, we process and package the metal to the specifications that the mill or end user wants.

Q. Where does my metal go?

A. virtually all the aluminum we buy will stay in the United States.  Virtually all the coppers and brasses end up over seas. Some buyers are located in Taiwan, China, India, and Europe.

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