Turn you current pile of scrap metal into a nice little pile of cash. Metal prices seem to be on the rebound so it may be a good time to cash in. Here are some local scrapyard prices to give you an idea of the going rates. As always, check with local metal yard to see the exact amount they are paying.
Copper & Copper Comprised:
#1 Bare Bright Copper Wire $2.00 /lb.
#1 Copper Tubing & Flashing $1.80 /lb.
#2 Copper Tubing $1.70 /lb.
#3 Roofing Copper $1.60 /lb.
Brass (Plumbing, Pipe) $1.10 /lb.
Bronze $1.35 /lb.
Ins. Copper Wire (Cat 5/6) $0.65 /lb.
Copper Transformers $0.10-.20 /lb.
Copper Yokes $0.25 /lb.
Romex Wire $.90 /lb.
Clean Brass Radiators $1.00 /lb.
THHN Cable $1.10 /lb.
Insulated Cable $1.30 /lb.
Aluminum/Copper Fin (Clean) $.90 /lb.
Aluminum/Copper Fin (Dirty) $.80 /lb.
Aluminum Window Frames $0.30 /lb.
Aluminum Siding $0.40 /lb
Sheet Aluminum $0.30 /lb.
Cast Aluminum $0.35 /lb.
Aluminum Transformers $0.05 /lb.
Aluminum Rims $0.50 /lb.
Aluminum Machine Turnings $0.40 /lb.
Non-Magnetic Stainless Steel $0.30 /lb.
Lead $0.45 /lb.
Lead Wheel Weights $0.20 /lb.
Electric Motors $0.11 /lb.
Lead Based Car Batteries $0.25 /lb.
Christmas Lights $0.20 /lb.
Steel/Light Iron/Tin $0.05-0.08 /lb.
Vehicles $.06 / lb.
Motorcycles $.09 / lb.
Carbide $4.00 / lb.
Clean copper and aluminum always bring in a better price. Try separating copper and brass fittings that have solder on them. Keep your clean copper in a different pile than the dirty stuff and you make a little extra money. Happy scrapping!