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Looking to scrap your catalytic converters?

Metal Monday: Catalytic Converters

Ever wonder what the history of catalytic converters but you are too worried about ruining it by cutting it open? Let us tell you all about them today. Catalytic converters are a standard on all cars that were made in the mid 1970’s and were made to cut down on pollution from the automobile industry. […]

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How Scrap Is Being Affected from Coronavirus – 1/29/20

Jump To Non-Ferrous Prices   Jump To Ferrous Prices Good Day Scrappers! Talk about a change over a two week period. We have seen some crazy price swings over the last eight trading days and they were all due to this outbreak of the coronavirus in China. We’ve seen the copper market drop $0.25 per […]

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Options For Scrapping Your Car

We see so many people scrapping cars and posting pictures through one of the many Facebook groups out there it really is nuts! Cars are one of the easier and definitely, one of the most common items to scrap and that should not be surprising…considering they are everywhere! A lot of people try to figure […]

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Best tips to make more money when recycling scrap metal

[INFOGRAPHIC] 9 Tips To Make More Money on Scrap Metal

Looking for top tips for scrapping? The iScrap App Team has put together a visual guide to help you make more money on your scrap metal. These simple tips can make a HUGE difference in the value of your metal at your scrap yard. The iScrap App Team has put together some helpful tips to […]

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Can You Scrap License Plates?

Ever wonder if you can scrap your old license plate for some extra cash? Well you’re in luck, we have some information on how to scrap your license plate and make some money on them. Unlike street signs which are harder to scrap, license plates are your property and can be recycled for scrap earnings. How To Prepare Your […]

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2/1/17 Scrap Price Update: Steel Prices Take A Drop

Hey iScrappers! We hope that the last week has treated you well and across the US that some of the scrap prices have risen in multiple yards that you are working and dealing with. One of the things that we have talked about over the last few weeks are starting to come into fruition…and those […]

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dirty aluminum scrap metal and engine blocks

Metal Monday: Cleaning Up Dirty Aluminum Scrap

A great topic to go over is dirty aluminum. When scrap yards take material in they look at how clean it is and how difficult it will be to sell that item that they are buying. When something like an aluminum engine block comes in scrap, it might be an easy thing to look at […]

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Metal Monday: Types of Scrap Lead Batteries

A big question that we get is about the different types of lead batteries and how they are priced and paid for over the scale. Lead batteries are generally always going to be in the same price range except when you have larger lead batteries like forklift batteries. These batteries with the steel cases will […]

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Where do the furious crashed cars go?

Furious 7: What Happened To Those Wrecked Cars?

With the Furious 7 movie coming out in theaters this week, viewers will be in awe of the heart-pumping, fast-paced car chases and sequences in the action film. But what some may not think about while watching, will be what happened to all those wrecked cars? That’s why the iScrap App Team is here! The […]

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scrapping your car

Face It, Your Car Is Ready For Scrap Heaven

The car recycling industry is a big industry across the world, and can contribute to many different industries that cover both the recycling and salvaging of cars. If you are looking to scrap a car or vehicle there are a few directions you can go in to make some scrap money from it. It really […]

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recycling aluminum into new cars

2015 Ford F-150 Funded With Scrap Metal

We all want to combat high gas prices but the small hybrids are not exactly a good scrapping or construction vehicle for most people. Enter the pick up truck. It has been dominating the scrapping industry and other labor intensive jobs for decades. Some of the most popular brand and models are Dodge Ram, Chevy […]

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The cost of your scrap metal pickup or car pick up is usually deducted from your scrap profit

How-To: Get Scrap Metal or Car Picked Up

Getting scrap metal or a car picked up for scrap can be difficult if you have never done it before or if you don’t have the proper equipment to do it yourself. Many people know that there is money to be had by selling your scrap metal or scrap car so finding the best way […]

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