Foundry Prepared Cast Iron

  • No Dimensions over 24 x 24 inches.
  • Less than 10% steel contamination
  • No white metal contamination (Lead, Aluminum, Zinc)

Foundry Prepared Mild Steel

  • No Dimensions over 24 x 18 inches.
  • Must be mild steel of 1/4 inch thickness or greater.
  • Less than 10% paint or other contamination,
  • No white metal contamination (Lead, Aluminum, Zinc)

1# HMS (Heavy Metal Steel)

  • No Dimensions greater than 48 inches.
  • No greater than 20% contamination from other metals.
  • All automotive steels and contaminated iron with 1/4 inch of thickness fall into this category.
 No Sealed containers will be accepted!!! This includes: 
  • Motors
  • Transmissions w/ pans attached
  • Gas tanks
  • Refrigeration compressors

Shred, Tin, and Shear

  • All HMS #1 greater than 48 inches (unprepared size).
  • All steels less than 1/4 inch in thickness.
  • All Appliances, galvanized metals, fencing, roofing, siding, tubing, etc..

Scrap Guidelines

  • All pans and fluids must removed from transmissions and motors before being accepted.
  • We do not accept refrigerators or freezers unless they have been legally de-commissioned and all Freon removed.
  • We do not accept transformers containing oil.
  • We do not accept batteries with broken casings.
  • We do not accept these items without proper documentation.
    • Railroad steel: rails, cleats, plates, spikes.
    • Utility equipment: switches, wire rated greater than 600v, transformers, gas meters, or fuses.
    • Municipal equipment: Manhole covers and rings, water valves greater than 6 inches, water meter bodies.
  • #1 heavy steel is defined as mild cast or extruded steel in prepared dimensions no greater than  4 x 8 foot, which averages 1/4 inch thickness or greater.
  • #2 heavy steel is defined as mild cast or extruded steel in prepared dimensions no greater than than 4 x 8 foot, which averages 1/8″ inches thickness or greater but less than 1/4″.
  • Tin is defined as steel less than 1/8″ inches in thickness and includes auto body parts, appliances, roofing or siding. Thin plate steel, transformers / electric motor silica plates.

THIS CATEGORY ALSO INCLUDES CONTAMINATED MOTORS AND LOW RECOVERY ALUMINUM BREAKAGE.(LESS THAN 30%).

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