Current Scrap Metal Prices
Scrap Metal Scrap Price Updated Price Date
Copper National Average $3.42/lb Updated 12/01/2021
Steel National Average $158.00/ton Updated 12/01/2021
Aluminum National Average $0.53/lb Updated 12/01/2021

Insulated Copper Wire

Last updated:2 years ago
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$1.01/lb

(100.00%)

Recent Price History

$2.02/lb Salt Lake City,US 06/2/21
$1.38/lb Kingsford,Michigan 06/1/21
$0.50/lb Gastonia,North Carolina 05/30/21
$1.15/lb Kansas City,Missouri 05/28/21
$1.20/lb Rockaway,New Jersey 05/24/21
$1.40/lb Quarryville,Pennsylvania 05/22/21
$0.00/lb Quarryville,Pennsylvania 05/22/21
$1.27/lb Seattle,US 05/20/21

About Insulated Copper Wire

 

Different Types of Insulated Copper Wire

Insulated copper wire and insulated copper cable are among the most common sources for scrap copper. Copper is one of the more lucrative metals to scrap; keep in mind that copper wire prices can fluctuate from day to day so be sure to look for the current Insulated Copper Wire Scrap Prices. Whether its a large construction job or a small remodel, don’t throw away the insulated copper wire or insulated copper cable. This is one time that your trash is actually very valuable.

What To Do With Insulated Copper Wire:

Take it to your scrap yard and exchange that wire or cable for some real money. Be sure investigate your local scrap yard’s policy on insulation; some will prefer that the insulation be removed first. Call your scrap yard today and find out the latest scrap copper wire prices; your wallet will thank you. See more Scrapping Videos here.

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Where Can I Find Insulated Copper Wire?

There are a lot of different spots to find copper wire, here are a few to think about:

How Many Types of Copper Wire Are There?

With thousands of types of different wires it is tough to really pinpoint all of them down, but here are a few types that you can look for:

Make sure you always check with your scrap yards so you can figure out the different types of copper wire and cables that there are. You may want to send them a picture so you can give them a better idea as well and really be able to nail down the correct grading and pricing for your insulated copper wire and cable.

How To Prepare Your Insulated Copper Wire:

Many people think that all wire is the same…but that is like saying all beers are the same, it’s just not true. You have to sort out your different grades of wire when you have a lot of it so you will be able to really get the most bang for your buck when it comes to your insulated wire and cashing it in for scrap.

The best thing to do is always to sort by grading, but if you don’t have enough time you can sell it to your scrap yard mixed. Sometimes they will give you mixed pricing, but if they don’t, you will have to know that you will be making less money when you go to cash it in.

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Yards around Ashburn, VA that accept
Insulated Copper Wire

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Potomac Metals-Sterling

45655 Woodland Road Sterling, Virginia 20166

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Montgomery Scrap Corporation

15000 Southlawn Lane Rockville, Maryland 20850

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Potomac Metals-Manassas

11900 Livingston Road Manassas, Virginia 20109

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Potomac Metals-Springfield

6619 Iron Place Springfield, Virginia 22151

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Potomac Metals-Ranson

410 16th Ave Ranson, West Virginia 25438

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Potomac Metals-Beltsville

5215 Holland Drive Beltsville, Maryland 20705

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Kirby Metal Recycling

5832 Kirby Road Clinton, Maryland 20735

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Potomac Metals-Waldorf

2 Henry Ford Circle Waldorf, Maryland 20602

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United Iron & Metal LLC (Millington Ave)

909 Millington Ave Baltimore, Maryland 21223

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United Iron & Metal LLC (Pulaski Hwy)

4300 Pulaski Highway Baltimore, Maryland 21224

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Maryland Core, Inc.

6519 Quad Ave Baltimore, Maryland 21205

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C & C Cullet

12115 Washington Hwy Ashland, Virginia 23005

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