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FERROUS SCRAP METAL RECYCLING

Ferrous metals are able to be recycled, with steel being one of the most recycled materials in the world,.Ferrous metals contain an appreciable percentage of iron and the addition of carbon and other substances creates steel.

Heavy melting steels

XXXXndustrial or commercial scrap steel greater than 6mm thick, such as plates, beams, columns, channels; may also include scrap machinery or implements or certain metal stampings

Old car bodies

Vehicles with or without interiors and their original wheels

Pressing steel

Domestic scrap metal up to approx. 6mm thick. Examples - White goods (fridges, washing machines, etc.), roofing iron, water heaters, water tanks and sheet metal offcuts

Re-inforcing bars or mesh

Used in the construction industry within concrete structures

Turnings

Remains of drilling or shaping steels. Also known as "borings" or "swarf"

Manganese steel 

Non magnetic, hardened steel used in the mining industry, cement mixers, rock crushers, and other high impact and abrasive environments

Rails 

Rail or tram tracks[

Recycling Rates For Ferrous Scrap 

  • for cars: 106%
  • for appliances: 90%
  • for steel cans: 66.8%
  • for structural steel: 98%
  • for reinforcement steel: 70%