What is Metal?
In all, there are 118 elements that are discovered so far. Only 91 of them are metal so you must be aware how significant and valuable they must be. A metal can be anything element, compound or alloy or even a kind of music. But we are not here talking about recycling the music but the actual metal. The properties of metals include:
- electric conductor
- heat conductor
Another very important property of metal is that they can be recycled and reused to change their shape, size, and purpose.
What is Scrap Metal?
Metals that can be reused to make other high end and usable product is known as scrap metal. It is generated from both industries and residences. Manufactured products that are now not in use or do not work properly and need replacements are known as scrap metal. It is sold to the scrapper by its weight.
What All Metals can be Scrap?
Metals for which any scrapper will pay you handsomely for is copper, iron, Zinc, aluminium, gold and silver. You can contact any local recycler or scrapper to know the entire list of metals that they accept and the mo9ney they pay for them.
How to find this Metal at Home?
Metals are either ferrous ar nonferrous. Ferrous metals are those that have magnetic properties that is they get attracted towards a magnet. The example of ferrous metal includes iron, steel. Even Though the scrapyard won’t shell out much for these metals, but they would readily accept them.
Non-ferrous metal includes copper, aluminum, and alloys like brass and bronze. Scrapyards shell out huge bucks for them and accept them readily.
If you try and learn about them, then you will be able to differentiate them easily based on their texture, color without using a magnet or any other substance.
Are all these Metal worth the Same Amount?
No, all these metals value differently based on their availability and use.
How much can I Gain by Selling Scrap?
The price of each metal depends upon the area where you are trying to sell them also on the sensex and the value of that metal in the market. Since, the prices of these metal vary on a regular basis just like the price of gold and silver which you must have seen mentioned in the Financial times or any other newspaper. However, to get an exact idea call a couple of scrapyards and they will give you the exact amount they will shell out for that product.
How much Scrap do I need to take to the Scrapyard?
There is no limit to the minimum and maximum amount that you can take to the scrapyard. However, in order to gain more money and make it worth your while, you can ask your neighbors to give their trash as well. They will be happy to oblige at it will spare them a trip to the scrap yard, and they will be able to clean their home. Your payroll is completely dependent on the weight of scrap that you present to the scrapper and the more you take, the more you make.
So, what are you waiting for? Take out your truck, start collecting the scrap and make some real money out of it.