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#1 Bare Bright Wire

$2.10/lb

Used in all kinds of electrical. Stripped Bare Bright Copper, no paint/heavy corrosion.

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#1 Copper Tubing / Flashing

$1.70/lb

Used in Plumbing for Commerical / Residential / Industrial. No paint / no solder / nothing inside.

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#2 Copper Tubing / Bus Bar

$1.57/lb

Used pipe/wire from rip-outs of old work. Paint, Solder, Small Brass joints, stuff inside.

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#3 Roofing Copper

$1.47/lb

For decorative purposes. Also used in Solar Panels.

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Brass (Plumbing, Pipe)

$1.11/lb

Old Plumbing Fixtures/Handles/Nozzles. Water Spigets, Machine Shop Cut-Offs

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Bronze

$1.31/lb

Bronze is a clean alloy that has no attachments, steel, iron, or other materials on it.

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Brass Shells

$0.75/lb

Little plastic, dirt, or steel attached. No residue inside and without primers.

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Brass Water Meter

$0.50-$1.10/lb

Used by towns to know how much water is being used by each location.

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Clean Brass Radiators

$1.05/lb

Free of steel sides and no coolant inside.

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Aluminum/Copper Coil (Clean)

$0.86/lb

This is the main component to what powers air conditioners

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Aluminum/Copper Coil (Dirty)

$0.71/lb

Aluminum/copper coils with steel still attached.

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Copper Yokes

$0.25/lb

From TV's and will usually have plastic and coated copper wire attached.

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Copper Transformers

$0.05-$0.15/lb

Has a steel core with copper windings surrounding it. Could have an outer case surrounding the copper as well.

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Electric Motors

$0.11-$0.15/lb

Used to produce energy to anything from a washer or dryer to a cordless drill.

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Alternators/Starters

$0.13/lb

From cars, trucks, vehicles with gas or diesel engines. Used to run the engine and are copper bearing.

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Sealed Units/Compressors

$0.05/lb

Found in appliances like refrigerators, are usually very heavy with electric motor inside.

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Insulated Copper Wire (Cat 5/6)

$0.54/lb

Used to run internet, phone, data, and computer lines.

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Romex Wire

$0.76/lb

Used in communications, three strands of bare bright copper inside and insulated.

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Hollow Heliax Wire

$0.70/lb

Cell Phone Wire, several kinds, contact us to let us know what kind you have.

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THHN Cable

$0.96/lb

10-14 gauge wire, Spaghetti Wire, Solid copper inside

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Insulated Cable

$1.04/lb

Used for heavier loads of electric that would run to power homes and buildings.

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500-750 MCM (Bare Bright Inside)

$1.26/lb

Bare bright copper wire inside, single insulation on the outside.

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Insulated Steel BX

$0.16/lb

Used in many old houses for electric. Copper is inside.

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Christmas Lights

$0.15/lb

Bulbs and plugs can be attached

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Computer Wire

$0.30/lb

Computer wire consists of the black cords that generally will power the towers or the monitors.

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Aluminum Siding / Gutters

$0.40/lb

To protect houses/building from the elements.

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Sheet Aluminum

$0.33/lb

Various sizes of aluminum usually from windows and housing structures.

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Aluminum Rims

$0.50/lb

For the rubber tires to rest on.

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Aluminum Windows (broken)

$0.37/lb

Broken, No Glass

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Cast Aluminum

$0.38/lb

Clean casted aluminum without steel/rubber/attachments

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Clean Aluminum Wire

$0.50/lb

Aluminum Wire that is cleaned of all insulation, plastic, or other debris will be purchased as a clean aluminum wire.

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AL Thermo-pane/break (Not Glass)

$0.31/lb

Aluminum with plastic insulated running through the middle.

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AL Litho Plates

$0.50/lb

No paper/plastic/ink or other contaminants.

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AL Machine Cuts

$0.37/lb

Clean aluminum cuts from machine shops.

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Aluminum Grills

$0.38/lb

To enjoy those beautiful summer days!

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Aluminum Ladders

$0.33/lb

No steel, cut into smaller pieces.

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Aluminum Transformers

$0.03/lb

Has a steel core with aluminum windings surrounding it. Could have an outer case surrounding the aluminum as well.

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AL Turnings

$.15-$.25/lb

Al Turnings are free of other materials and has little to no oil on them.

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Car Batteries

$0.23-$0.27/lb

Lead-acid based batteries from vehicles. They will have Pb label on them.

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Lead

$0.45/lb

One of the densest metals, can be used from fishing weights to plumbing pipes.

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304 Stainless Steel (Non-Magnetic)

$0.28/lb

Used in mostly medical, restaurant, and production equipment. Very strong and does not rust.

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316 Stainless Steel (Non-Magnetic)

$0.41/lb

Must be analyzed by our Team.

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Lead Wheel Weights

$0.15/lb

Small pieces from inside wheel well, usually linked together.

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Ballasts

$0.06/lb

Ballasts come from inside of light bulbs and there generally are two types. Electronic and copper based ballasts.

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Chillers

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Chillers are large AC Units off of roofs and from large commercial buildings. We will come to your job to pick these up as is.

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Scrap Generators

$0.05-$0.17/lb

We buy backup generators either diesel or natural gas. Send us a picture of the unit and we can scheduled a pickup .

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Circuit Breakers

Prices Vary

Coming out of all types of electrical panels and machinery, there are different sizes.

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Steel

$0.02-$0.04/lb

Coil or old water piping, castings or plates from machinery. (500lb. Minimum)

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Light Iron

$0.02/lb

Household appliances (“white” goods), hot water heaters, and misc sheet steel. (500lb. Minimum)

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Cast Iron

$0.03-$0.04/lb

Coil or old water piping, castings or plates from machinery.

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Brake Rotors

$0.045/lb

Free from oils/fluids. Separated from brake drums and other parts.

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Clean Green Motherboards

$1.55/lb

Used inside of all kinds of electronic equipment.

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Non-Green Motherboards

$0.85/lb

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Memory Chips

$2.50-$6.75/lb

Used to store data.

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CPU Processor Chips

$3.75-$35/lb

The "brain" of the computer.

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Whole Computer Towers w/HD

$0.15/lb

Towers must be intact with motherboard, power supply, harddrive, and all other components inside.

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Laptops

$0.50/lb

Old laptops with/without battery is buyers preference.

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Power Supplies (w/ wires)

$0.13/lb

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Harddrives w/Board

$0.40/lb

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Harddrive PC Board

$3.00/lb

Holds crucial compents, and connects all the pieces.

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Cell Phones (NO BATTERY)

$2.00/lb

Old cell phones with/without batteries attached

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Telecom Equipment

$0.12-$0.25/lb

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Servers

$0.12-$0.25/lb

Used to store massive amounts of data.

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Back Panels

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Where many boards connect to, higher precious metals.

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Low Grade Non PC Boards

$0.06/lb

From household electronics, little metal.

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Insulated Wire

$0.27-$0.54/lb

Used to run internet, phone, data, and computer lines.

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Computer Wire

$0.30/lb

Computer wire consists of the black cords that generally will power the towers or the monitors.

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AL Heat Sinks

$0.33/lb

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Carbide Inserts/Shapes

$4.00-$5.25/lb

Used in machine shops as heavy duty drills.

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Monel

$1.60-$2.50/lb

Must be analyzed and be free of attachments.

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FSX 414

$3.00/lb

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Titanium

$0.20/lb

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Nickel

$2.25-$2.50/lb

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Inconel

$.50-$3.00/lb

Must be analyzed and have no attachments.

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Tantalum

$15.00/lb

A very hard metal that is very rare and used in high temp productions such as the space industry.

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High Speed Steel

$.20/lb

Must be analyzed and have no attachments.

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Hastelloy Shavings

$0.75-$1.25/lb

Must be analyzed and have no attachments.

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Hastelloy Solids

$1.50-$2.00/lb

Must be analyzed and have no attachments.

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Tin Solder

$0.50-$4.00/lb

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Babbit

$0.50-$5.50/lb

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Alnico Magnets

$0.25/lb

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Questions About Scrap Metals From Rockaway Recycling

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