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Scrap Aluminum

I Buy Scrap Metal Recycling purchases all types of scrap aluminum. If you have any aluminum to sell, we pay top dollar for clean aluminum, extruded aluminum, aluminum solids, aluminum turnings,aluminum cans and dirty aluminum. I Buy Scrap guarantees the top prices of aluminum scrap in Phoenix and surrounding areas.

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Clean Aluminum

Clean aluminum is classified as aluminum that does not have any other materials attached to it. Clean aluminum will not have any metal screws, plastic, wood, glass etc. It is vary rare for scrap aluminum to be clean unless it is coming from a machine shop or a factory. Typically aluminum that has been used in building will have screws in it, caulking or other materials attached to it.

Clean Aluminum Scrap

Clean Aluminum Scrap

Clean Extruded Aluminum

Clean extruded aluminum is the highest grade of aluminum found in a scrap metal yard. You can tell extruded aluminum by looking. The “fluting” or ridges on it characterize it. In order for extruded aluminum to be classified as clean it cannot be painted, or have any other materials attached to it.
Typical usages; window frames, doorframes, window screens

Painted Aluminum

It is very common for aluminum to come anodized from the factory. Painted aluminum is a grade below clean aluminum. The best way to know if aluminum has been painted is the scuff the surface with a product such as sandpaper and see if the color beneath is the same as the exterior color.
Typical usages; Aluminum siding

clean painted aluminum scrap

clean painted aluminum scrap

Dirty Extruded Aluminum

Dirty extruded aluminum differs from clean extruded aluminum simply by having other materials attached to the extruded aluminum. The percentage of dirty extruded aluminum is calculated by looking at the amount of aluminum vs the amount of metal screws, caulking, glass etc that is attached to it. A basic rule of thumb is that the more impediments that are on the extruded aluminum the more downgraded it will be when you take it to the buyer.
Typical usages; window frames, doorframes, window screens

dirty extruded aluminum scrap

dirty extruded aluminum scrap

Aluminum Solids

Aluminum solids are pieces of aluminum that are characterized by bars, or spherical shapes. They are considered aluminum solids because they are solid all of the way through the material. It is easy to spot aluminum solids just by looking at the end of the material.
Typical usages; Manufacturing

Aluminum Turnings

Aluminum Turnings are small fragments of aluminum caused from a solid piece of aluminum going through a metal lathe to create a new product during manufacturing. Aluminum turnings will either have oil residue, or have some other type of moisture on the turnings. This happens because when the product goes through the lathe it must be cooled by water or oil.
Be prepared to have a portion of the aluminum turnings deducted for water or oil moisture.
Typical usages;Tail ends from manufacturing

scrap aluminum turnings

scrap aluminum turnings

Aluminum Cans

There are two easy ways to identify an aluminum cans vs a metal can. If you touch a magnet to a metal can it will stick, but it will not stick to an aluminum can. Second, metal cans are much heavier than aluminum cans.
Typical usages; Aluminum cans are widely used for both alcoholic beverages and non alcoholic beverages.
Fun Fact- 34 aluminum cans equals on pound

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Dirty Aluminum

Dirty Aluminum is very easy to pick out vs clean aluminum as it will have a lot of other material attached to the aluminum. The difference is that some scrap yards will give the dirty aluminum a percentage, i.e 70% . This numbers simply means that it is made up of 30% other materials other than aluminum.
Typical usages; bicycle wheels, crutches, mop handles, bicycle frames etc.

dirty scrap aluminum extrusion

dirty scrap aluminum extrusion

Aluminum Car Rims

Aluminum wheels differ from chrome wheels and are paid on a different pay scale from their shiny counterparts. Aluminum wheels typically have a dull finish to them. To get the highest value for your wheels always make sure to take the wheel weights off of them, and pull out the rubber stems.
Typical usage; automobile wheels, truck wheels and large bus wheels.

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Scrap Cast Aluminum

Cast aluminum is often hard to distinguish between die cast aluminum. The biggest difference is that cast aluminum is usually 97% aluminum with small traces of zinc or magnesium in it. when broken cast aluminum will have more of a “jagged” appearance to it. When scratched, cast aluminum will be harder than die cast aluminum.
Typical usages; engine parts like transmissions, motor fans etc.

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clean scrap cast aluminum

clean scrap cast aluminum

Die Cast Aluminum

Die cast aluminum differs from cast aluminum and is often very hard to distinguish to the untrained person. Die cast aluminum is made up of a variety of materials including, aluminum, zinc, magnesium and sometimes even traces of copper. Because there are so many materials used in die cast aluminum scrap metal yards have a tough time selling this product because it has to go through a rigid refining process.

Dirty Die Cast Aluminum

Dirty Die cast aluminum differs from clean die cast aluminum because it will have metal, plastic or other times attached to the die cast aluminum. Dirty Die cast aluminum is made up of a variety of materials including, plastic, metal, aluminum, zinc, magnesium and sometimes even traces of copper.
Typical usages; Decorative items

Yellow Brass

Yellow brass is composed of both copper and zinc. Brass varies in its type according to how much copper and zinc go into the end product. Typical yellow brass has approximately 60-70 copper and 30-40% zinc.
Yellow brass gets its designation simply by its “yellow” coloring. Yellow brass can be both dull and shiny in appearance.

Dirty Yellow Brass

Dirty yellow brass is any yellow brass that has other elements attached to the brass other than brass. For example, dirty yellow scrap brass will have plastic, metal, glue etc, on the brass.
Typical usages; Brass valves, water heater valves.

We are currently buying scrap Brass in Phoenix, Tempe, Glendale, Peoria, Chandler, Scottsdale and throughout the greater Phoenix areas.
Typical usages; keys, faucets, candle stick holders, drum symbols.
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Red Brass

Red brass is made up of tin, copper and zinc. It has a higher content of copper than yellow brass. Where yellow brass has approximately 60-70% copper content, red brass will have between 70-80% copper content.
Typical usages; Back Flow valves, water heater valves.

Dirty Red Brass

Dirty red brass is any red brass that has other elements attached to the brass other than brass. For example, dirty red scrap brass will have plastic, metal, glue etc, on the brass.
Typical usages; Commercial Brass valves, water heater valves.

Scrap Copper & Insulated Copper Wire

At I Buy Scrap Metal Recycling, we purchase all types and classifications of both scrap copper tubing, copper sheet and insulated copper wire. If you have any Copper to sell for scrap metal prices, we pay top dollar for all types of recycleable copper and other scrap metals.

Copper #1 Tubing

Copper #1 tubing is the highest grade of scrap copper tubing sold to scrap metal recycling yards. Copper #1 tubing has a shiny look to it much like a new penny. Copper #1 will not have any green tinge to it, nor will it have dirt, grease or grim on it. Typical uses are plumbing piping & water line pipes.

Copper #2 Tubing

Copper #2 tubing is different than copper number one tubing in a many ways. The most noticeable difference between the two classifications of scrap copper is that copper #2 tubing does not have a shiny look to it. Scrap copper #2 tubing will also be old looking in appearance, and will usually have solder joints on it, and typically will be dirty. Typical uses are plumbing, water lines.

Copper number 2 tubing

Copper Number 2 Tubing

Copper Sheet

Copper Sheet
Copper sheet is a thin gauge of copper and typically comes in a sheet form. Hence the name copper sheet. It will either be shiny in appearance, dull or sometimes it will even be green from oxidation. The green oxidation tells you that the grade of copper is a much lesser grade than found in copper #1 tubing and thus commands a lower price at scrap metal recycling yards.
Typical usages; Roofing in high-end residential homes and roofing or flashing on commercial buildings.

Insulated Copper MCM Wire

MCM copper wire is the highest grade of copper wire on the market and used primarily in commercial applications. It is classified as MCM because there is 85% of copper content vs only 15 % insulation or insulated jacket around the copper wires. MCM will have individual strands of wire where the copper strand is larger than a pencil lead. MCM is extremely heavy and very rigid making it difficult to work with.
Typical usages; Commercial underground wiring, electrical panels.

Insulated MCM scrap copper wire

Insulated MCM scrap copper wire

Insulated Copper 80 % Wire

80% Insulated copper wire (INS 80%) is the second highest grade of copper wire. It is classified as 80% because there is an 80% copper content vs only 20 % insulation or jacket around the copper wires. Insulated copped wire 80% will have individual strands of wire where the copper strand is larger than a pencil lead.

Insulated Copper 75% Wire

75% Insulated copper wire (INS 75%) is the third highest grade of copper wire. It is classified as 75% because there is 75% copper content vs only 25 % insulation or jacket around the copper wires. Insulated copped wire 75% will have individual strands of wire where the copper strand is larger than a pencil lead.

Insulated Copper 70 % Wire

70% Insulated copper wire (INS 70%) is the fourth highest grade of copper wire. It is classified as 70% because there is 70% copper content vs only 30 % insulation or insulated jacket around the copper wires. Insulated copped wire 70% will hold a shape when bend you bend it.

insulated scrap copper wire 70%

insulated scrap copper wire 70%

Insulated Copper 65 % Wire

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Insulated Copper Romex Wire

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Insulated scrap copper romex wire

Insulated scrap copper romex wire

Scrap Lead

At I Buy Scrap Metal Recycling, we purchase scrap Lead. If you have any lead to sell for scrap metal prices, we pay top dollar for Lead and other scrap metals.

We are currently buying scrap Lead in Phoenix, Tempe, Glendale, Peoria, Chandler, Scottsdale and throughout the greater Phoenix areas.

If you have scrap Lead that you need to sell, then you should bring it to I-Buy-Scrap. No load is too big or small. I Buy Scrap Metal Recycling guarantees the top prices of Lead in Phoenix today.

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Scrap Magnesium

At I Buy Scrap Metal Recycling, we purchase scrap Magnesium. If you have any lead to sell for scrap metal prices, we pay top dollar for lead and other scrap metals.
We are currently buying scrap Magnesium in Phoenix, Tempe, Glendale, Peoria, Chandler, Scottsdale and throughout the greater Phoenix areas.

If you have scrap magnesium that you need to sell, then you should bring it to I-Buy-Scrap. No load is too big or small. I Buy Scrap Metal Recycling guarantees the top prices of Magnesium in Phoenix today.

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Precious Metals

At I Buy Scrap Metal Recycling, we purchase scrap Precious Metals. If you have any Precious Metals to sell for scrap metal prices, we pay top dollar for Precious Metals and other scrap metals.

We are currently buying scrap Precious Metals in Phoenix, Tempe, Glendale, Peoria, Chandler, Scottsdale and throughout the greater Phoenix areas.

If you have scrap Precious Metals that you need to sell, then you should bring it to I-Buy-Scrap. No load is too big or small. I Buy Scrap Metal Recycling guarantees the top prices of Precious Metals in Phoenix today.

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Scrap Nickel

At I Buy Scrap Metal Recycling, we purchase scrap Nickel. If you have any Nickel to sell for scrap metal prices, we pay top dollar for Nickel and other scrap metals.

We are currently buying scrap Nickel in Phoenix, Tempe, Glendale, Peoria, Chandler, Scottsdale and throughout the greater Phoenix areas.

If you have scrap Nickel that you need to sell, then you should bring it to I-Buy-Scrap. No load is too big or small. I Buy Scrap Metal Recycling guarantees the top prices of Nickel in Phoenix today.

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Scrap Tin

At I Buy Scrap Metal Recycling, we purchase scrap Tin. If you have any Tin to sell for scrap metal prices, we pay top dollar for Tin and other scrap metals.

We are currently buying scrap Tin in Phoenix, Tempe, Glendale, Peoria, Chandler, Scottsdale and throughout the greater Phoenix areas.

If you have scrap Tin that you need to sell, then you should bring it to I-Buy-Scrap. No load is too big or small. I Buy Scrap Metal Recycling guarantees the top prices of Tin in Phoenix today.

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Scrap Titanium

At I Buy Scrap Metal Recycling, we purchase scrap Titanium. If you have any Titanium to sell for scrap metal prices, we pay top dollar for Titanium and other scrap metals.

We are currently buying scrap Titanium in Phoenix, Tempe, Glendale, Peoria, Chandler, Scottsdale and throughout the greater Phoenix areas.

If you have scrap Titanium that you need to sell, then you should bring it to I-Buy-Scrap. No load is too big or small. I Buy Scrap Metal Recycling guarantees the top prices of Titanium in Phoenix today.

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Scrap Zinc

At I Buy Scrap Metal Recycling, we purchase scrap Zinc. If you have any Zinc to sell for scrap metal prices, we pay top dollar for Zinc and other scrap metals.

We are currently buying scrap Zinc in Phoenix, Tempe, Glendale, Peoria, Chandler, Scottsdale and throughout the greater Phoenix areas.

If you have scrap Zinc that you need to sell, then you should bring it to I-Buy-Scrap. No load is too big or small. I Buy Scrap Metal Recycling guarantees the top prices of Zinc in Phoenix today.

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Scrap Aircraft Batteries

At I Buy Scrap Metal Recycling, we purchase scrap Aircraft Batteries. If you have any Aircraft Batteries to sell for scrap metal prices, we pay top dollar for Aircraft Batteries and other scrap metals.

We are currently buying scrap Aircraft Batteries in Phoenix, Tempe, Glendale, Peoria, Chandler, Scottsdale and throughout the greater Phoenix areas.

If you have scrap Aircraft Batteries that you need to sell, then you should bring it to I-Buy-Scrap. No load is too big or small. I Buy Scrap Metal Recycling guarantees the top prices of Aircraft Batteries in Phoenix today.

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Scrap Car Batteries

At I Buy Scrap Metal Recycling, we purchase scrap Car Batteries. If you have any Car Batteries to sell for scrap metal prices, we pay top dollar for Car Batteries and other scrap metals.

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Lead Acid Car Battery

Lead Acid Car Battery

Scrap Golf Cart Batteries

Golf cart batteries are the same compositional make up of other types of lead acid batteries used in car, truck, marine and aviation. Golf cart batteries are usually larger than their other counterparts and thus weigh more.

Lead Acid Golf Cart Battery

Lead Acid Golf Cart Battery


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Scrap Marine Batteries

Marine batteries are the same compositional make up of other types of lead acid batteries used in car, truck, golf cart and aviation. Marine cart batteries are similar in size to both car and truck batteries.

Lead Acid Marine Battery

Marine Battery


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Scrap Motorcycle Batteries

Motorcycle batteries are also lead acid batteries. They have similar compositional make-ups to theory lead acid batteries but are much smaller in size and weight.

Motorcycle Battery

Motorcycle Battery


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Scrap Truck Batteries

Lead Acid truck batteries are the same compositional make up of other types of lead acid batteries used in cars, marine and aviation. Passenger truck batteries are typically the same size as automobile batteries. However large commercial truck batteries will be considerably larger and weigh more than passenger truck batteries.

Lead Acid Truck Battery

Truck Battery


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Scrap Tractor Batteries

At I Buy Scrap Metal Recycling, we purchase scrap Tractor Batteries. If you have any Tractor Batteries to sell for scrap metal prices, we pay top dollar for Tractor Batteries and other scrap metals.

We are currently buying scrap Tractor Batteries in Phoenix, Tempe, Glendale, Peoria, Chandler, Scottsdale and throughout the greater Phoenix areas.

If you have scrap Tractor Batteries that you need to sell, then you should bring it to I-Buy-Scrap. No load is too big or small. I Buy Scrap Metal Recycling guarantees the top prices of Tractor Batteries in Phoenix today.

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