Aluminum Scrap Recycling
Aluminum is the second most recycled metal in the world, after iron. There are many sources for recycled aluminum, which include aircraft, automobiles, bicycles, boats, computers, cookware, gutters, siding, wire, and many other products that require a strong light weight material, or a material with high thermal conductivity.
Aluminum Scrap Recycling Tips
(1) Forms of recyclable aluminum
UBC – The aluminum beverage cans (they should be empty of liquid). Automotive aluminum – The aluminum from a vehicle, as the wheel trims. Alumifoil – The aluminum foil ( usually used in the kitchen). Utensil scrap – The aluminum in your kitchen utensils. Industrial aluminum – Aluminum scraps from manufacturing different products.
(2) Scrap aluminum buyers estimate way
The aluminum that contains iron is called ferrous aluminum and it is usually less valuable. If the aluminum attracts a magnet, then you have ferrous aluminum. Scrap aluminum buyers will pay a certain price for UBC and different prices on the other types depending on the existence or percentage of iron in each item. To get the most cash out of your collected aluminum, sort it and then take it to the scrap yard.
Aluminum Scrap Size Reduce with Industrial Shredder
The management of this aluminum scrap is extremely challenging with high handling and transportation costs due to a high volume to weight ratio. The point is all the metal scrap like aluminum scrap must be shredded or densified for shipment. All you need to do is shred this scrap metal with our industrial metal shredder or our scrap aluminum shredder to reduce the size and help you make the recycling easier and cost lower. Recycling of metal and recycling of scrap metal use to be for only those who could afford a car shredder. Today everyone can own a car shredder. Everyone can own a low cost industrial metal shredder from HARDEN industrial shredders. If you don’t have an industrial metal shredder, maybe you need to give us a call to talk about what shredders we make to help you upgrade and process your scrap metal.