Tin scrap is a product that is in stable demand on the secondary scrap my car scarborough. Such popularity is due not only to the unique properties of this metal, but also to the variety of human activities, where it is widely used either in its pure form or as part of some alloy. The range of application ranges from metallurgical industry to enterprises producing composite materials.
A large part of the growing demand for tin is covered by the recycling of products with a high content of this metal. Such practice exists all over the world, it co
ncerns our country too. This type of recyclable material is accepted practically in all scrap metal reception points all over Russia.
Peculiarities of pricing for tin scrap
If you are planning to surrender to a recycling point of tin-containing products or materials, it is advisable to ask about the criteria for evaluation and find out the average purchase price in the local market. As a rule, each scrap metal collection point has its own rates and acceptance rules.
Naturally, the highest price you will be offered for pure tin, without any impurities (grade O1 or O2). But this metal is very rare. It is usually used in jewelry, technological processes or for scientific research.
Therefore, recycling collection points mainly accept various products, parts or waste that contain a large percentage of tin in their composition. These are:
Chemically pure tin, labeled O1 or O2;
Tableware, trays, and other general household tin products.
Products, wires made of white tin or tin-plated steel, and scraps thereof.
Alloys in which there is a significant percentage of tin. The exception is bronze, which is accepted at its own rate.
Solders, babbitts, and more.
The cost of tin scrap is calculated in direct proportion to how much of this metal it contains. The higher the percentage of tin in the items and materials you give up, the more money you can get. To determine this parameter, you need special instruments and specialists trained to work with them.
In practice, it looks different, because most collection points have no equipment other than scales. Therefore, the receivers set the price for this or that tin scrap, based on practical experience and publicly available information about tin-containing products.