and Stainless Steel Recycling
Are you looking for a scrap metal recycling centre near you that can reliably perform the following?
- Aluminium recycling
- Scrap copper recycling
- Stainless steel recycling
- Lead recycling
- Brass recycling
- Metal disposal
- Copper wire recycling
Then Scrappy’s non-ferrous scrap metal recycling services are for you! When it comes to recycling a wide range of scrap metals, we are the experts to choose.
What are non-ferrous metals?
In metallurgy, non-ferrous metal is any metal, including alloys, that does not contain iron in appreciable amounts. Generally more expensive than ferrous metals, non-ferrous metals are used because of desirable properties such as low weight (e.g. aluminium), higher conductivity (e.g. copper), non-magnetic properties, or resistance to corrosion (e.g. zinc). Some non-ferrous materials are also used in the iron and steel industries. For example, bauxite is used as flux for blast furnaces, while others such as wolframite, pyrolusite and chromite are used in making ferrous alloys.
Important non-ferrous metals include aluminium, copper, lead, nickel, tin, titanium, zinc and alloys such as brass. Precious metals such as gold, silver and platinum, and exotic or rare metals such as cobalt, mercury, tungsten, beryllium, bismuth, cerium, cadmium, niobium, indium, gallium, germanium, lithium, selenium, tantalum, tellurium, vanadium and zirconium are also non-ferrous.
Due to its extensive use, non-ferrous scrap metal is usually recycled. The secondary materials in scrap are vital to the metallurgy industry, as the production of new metals often needs them. Some recycling facilities re-smelt and recast non-ferrous materials. The dross is collected and stored onsite while the metal fumes are filtered and collected. Non-ferrous scrap metals are sourced from industrial scrap materials, particle emissions and obsolete technology scrap (e.g. copper cables). Precious non-ferrous materials are usually sourced from jewellery, electronics and used industrial catalysts.
Typical non-ferrous metal items that we recycle include:
Choose Scrappy’s and get an honest price for your scrap aluminium, copper and stainless steel
As one of Victoria’s largest collectors of non-ferrous scrap metals, Scrappy’s can offer the highest prices. Established in 2011, we utilise years of experience combined with state of the art instruments to determine the exact content and value of the waste metal.
Our scrap metal recycling centre is conveniently located in Albion, right next to Sunshine and within close proximity to a number of Melbourne’s major western suburbs. Drive in to our recycling centre and get paid money for your scrap metal goods, or alternatively we can offer bin collection services. We are able to accommodate bin collection services in small factories right through to large factories and plants.
The use of top of the range analytical equipment allows Scrappy’s to determine the composition of scrap we are purchasing, thereby providing high quality metal for foundries, as well as ensuring that our customers are realistically rewarded for more valuable scrap.
Providing safe, efficient and environmentally sustainable non-ferrous scrap metal recycling, we have a strong reputation for customer satisfaction, honest and accurate remuneration, excellent service, and high quality materials. Want to know more? Contact us – book a service or call us today!