#2 Copper Tubing / Bus Bar
CURRENT PRICE $2.90/lb
30 DAY AVG. PRICE $2.71/lb
DESCRIPTION / USES
Used pipe/wire from rip-outs of old work. Paint, Solder, Small Brass joints, stuff inside.
Historical Prices for #2 Copper Tubing / Bus Bar
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Bring your #2 Copper Tubing / Bus Bar and other metals to Rockaway Recycling for some of the best prices in the area. Plumbers and contractors will often come across Copper Tubing / Bus Bar when they doing plumbing rip outs and construction work. #2 Copper Tubing is different from clean copper tubing, because it will usually have solder and brass fittings on it. The price for #2 Copper Tubing / Bus Bar will be less than a #1 copper price. If you are looking to make a little more money on your copper tubing, you can separate the tubes from the brass fittings by cutting them off, along with any solder on the pipe. Bus Bar are copper bars that actually sometimes look like steel, but if you take a file to the steel rod, you can scratch it to see the color of it and also see if a magnet sticks.
Buying #2 Copper Tubing Scrap In New Jersey
Rockaway Recycling posts our daily scrap prices, including the #2 Copper Tubing / Bus Bar price on our website every day. If the prices change during the day, we will be sure to change them on our site as soon as they change at the scale. You can also print and find directions to our facility on our website. If you have any questions about our other services like scrap pick up and container services, you can find out more information on our website. If you are interested in our container service for your commercial scrap jobs, you can contact us directly through our form online. If you have any questions about making more money scrapping, you can contact us through our website or check out our videos on YouTube Page.
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Learn More About #2 Copper Tubing Scrap
If the #2 Copper Tubing has some type of dirt or contamination on it, that will make it a #2 copper. Examples of contamination: paint, dirt, solder, gunk or debris inside of the tubing, aluminum wrapped on it, steel hinges, or anything else that is not copper.
Copper is used all over the place for gas lines, water lines, or other ways to have gases or liquids move around. Most homes have copper pipes that run water to all of their toilets, sinks, washing machines, and more. Copper lines are used inside of hospitals primarily and often will have solder on the copper joints to hold them together.
We get the question of, “Where do I find copper pipes?” very often, and the answer is all over. Often they are used for oil lines, and any copper pipes that have an oil residue in them will always be dirty #2 copper pipe. You can find copper pipes being run for gas lines, water lines, or the common plumbing inside of your house from the hot water heater to your sinks or showers.
See Historical Scrap Prices for #2 Copper Tubing
With the prices of copper always changing, we wanted to do something different when it came to the price of copper…so we did. We created a graph on this page to show the last 30 days of prices for #2 copper and also an average price per pound so you know not only todays price, but also have an idea of where the prices have been trending over the last month or so. These charts are constantly getting updated and because of that we have been able to help our customers get a good idea on where the copper prices are on their own without having to call us daily. This makes it easy to get the information whenever you want and on your own time schedule.
See Current Copper Prices for Scrap
Rockaway Reycling has always wanted to provide helpful information on scrap prices, historical data for the scrap market and more. Below you can see some current prices and get more information on our full scrap price list.
|(Last Modified: June 8th, 2023, 12:28 pm)|
|#1 Bare Bright Wire||$3.30/lb|
|#1 Copper Tubing/Flashing||$3.10/lb|
|#2 Copper Tubing/ Bus Bar||$2.90/lb|
|Insulated Copper Wire||$0.95/lb|
|500-750 MCM (Bare Bright Inside)||$2.50/lb|
|Small Electric Motors||$0.17-$0.25/lb|