Current Prices


At Scrap Metal Buyers, we know that the prices of scrap metal can vary greatly depending on the market.  That's why we are so dedicated to providing you with the best possible value for your scrap. Unlike some other buyers that limit themselves to certain types of metals, we purchase all sorts of metals, including ferrous and non-ferrous metals, industrial metals, high temperature alloys, and precious metals.

We're committed to providing all our customers with top dollar for their scrap metal. Our recycling center covers a wide range of scrap metals, such as copper, aluminum, stainless steel, and various wire types. No matter what type or size your scrap metal, our team has the knowledge and equipment to handle it.

Choose Scrap Metal Buyers, and you can be confident that you are receiving the highest value for your materials. We pride ourselves on our exceptional customer service and strive to make the process as seamless as possible. Contact us today to learn more about our scrap metal recycling services and how we can help you transform your scrap into cash at our scrap yard.


These prices are current as of today’s date and are subject to change, at any time due to outstanding market conditions.

Copper & Brass

#1 Bare Bright Wire$2.40/lb
#1 Copper Tubing / Flashing$2.10/lb
#2 Copper Tubing / Bus Bar$1.90/lb
#3 Roofing Copper$1.80/lb
Brass (Plumbing, Pipe)$1.37/lb
Brass Shells$1.22/lb
Brass Water Meter$0.75-$1.50/lb
Dirty Brass Faucets$0.40/lb
Clean Brass Radiators$1.30/lb
Aluminum/Copper Coil (Clean)$0.91/lb
Aluminum/Copper Coil (Dirty)$0.72/lb
Copper Yokes$0.25/lb
Copper Transformers$0.08-$0.17/lb
Electric Motors$0.12-$0.15/lb
Sealed Units/Compressors$0.13/lb

Ins. Copper Wire

Insulated Copper Wire (Cat 5/6)$0.62/lb
Romex® Wire$1.12/lb
Open Eye Hollow Heliax$0.82/lb
THHN Cable$1.48/lb
Insulated Cable$1.58/lb
500-750 MCM (Bare Bright Inside)$1.83/lb
Insulated Steel BX$0.20/lb
Aluminum BX$0.77/lb
Christmas Lights$0.12/lb
Computer Wire$0.32/lb
Cat 5/6 Cross$0.45/lb


Aluminum Siding / Gutters $0.34/lb
Sheet Aluminum $0.27/lb
All Aluminum Rims$0.40-$0.50/lb
Aluminum Windows (broken)$0.32/lb
Cast Aluminum$0.28/lb
Clean Aluminum Wire$0.47/lb
AL Thermo-pane/break (Not Glass)$0.28/lb
AL Litho Plates$0.47/lb
AL Machine Cuts$0.35-$0.55/lb
Aluminum Grills$0.28/lb
AL Turnings$0.12-$0.15/lb
Aluminum Transformers$0.03/lb
Dirty Aluminum$0.06-$0.15/lb

Misc. Scrap

Car Batteries$0.22-$0.26/lb
304 Stainless Steel (Non-Magnetic)$0.30/lb
316 Stainless Steel (Non-Magnetic)$0.45/lb
Lead Wheel Weights$0.13/lb
Scrap Generators$0.05-$0.17/lb
Circuit BreakersPrices Vary


Car Batteries$0.22-$0.26/lb
Lead Backup Batteries$0.16-$0.25/lb
Forklift Batteries$0.16-$0.22/lb
Steel Case Batteries$0.16-$0.23/lb
Cell Site Lead Batteries$0.16-$0.24/lb
A123 BatteriesCall For Price
Absolyte BatteriesCall For Price
Lithium Ion Batteries$1.50-$2.50/lb

Catalytic Converters

Small Foreign Cat$82-$97/each
Medium Foreign Cat$105-$130/each
Large Foreign Cat$117-$250/each
Foreign Pre-Cat$32-$45/each
Domestic Cat$51-$62/each
Pre-Domestic Cat$24-$34/each
Small GM Cat$83-$97/each
Large GM Cat$88-$117/each
Regular Breadloaf Cat$87-$100/each
Small Chrysler Cat$57-$71/each
Large Chrysler Cat$78-$97/each
Ford Cat$68-$82/each
Ford Pre-Cat$22-$28/each
Bead Cat$25-$35/each
Diesel Cat$5.00-$40/each
Small Wire$13-$17/each
Large Wire Cat$36-$48/each
Wire Pre-Cat$7-$12/each
Half CatVaries, Ask
Aftermarket Cat$8/each
DPF Catalytic Converter$15-$450/each
AC Cats$63-$78/each

Steel & Iron

Light Iron$0.03/lb
Cast Iron$0.06-$0.07/lb
Brake Rotors$0.075/lb

Computer Scrap

Clean Green Motherboards$1.15/lb
Non-Green Motherboards$0.55/lb
Memory Chips$5.50-$7.50/lb
CPU Processor Chips$3.00-$25/lb
Whole Computer Towers w/HD$0.12/lb
Power Supplies (w/ wires)$0.12/lb
Harddrives w/Board$0.40/lb
Harddrive PC Board$2.50/lb
Telecom Equipment$0.12-$0.25/lb
Low Grade Non PC Boards$0.08/lb
Insulated Wire$0.27-$0.62/lb
Computer Wire$0.32/lb
AL Heat Sinks$0.30/lb

Rare Earth Metals

Carbide Inserts/Shapes$6.00-$6.75/lb
FSX 414$5.25/lb
High Speed Steel$.20/lb
Hastelloy Shavings$1.50-$2.00/lb
Hastelloy Solids$1.75-$2.25/lb
Tin Solder$1.50-$4.00/lb
Alnico Magnets$1.50-$2.00/lb


We have been working with Ferrous and Non Ferrous metals. We collect, process, and sort metals into proper categories to be shipped to mills for recycling purposes.


For over 30 years we have been the trusted full service Scrap Metal buyers nationwide.


With our fleet of trucks that include roll-offs and bobtails, we can service your needs in a quick and efficient fashion. We are open 6 days a week to ensure your metals can be delivered to our facility.


Nationwide Pickup Services For Scrap Metal Recycling

We offer scrap metal pickups for commercial and industrial locations with various services. We schedule the pickup of the appropriate recycling equipment to your location, making it an easy process so you can focus on what you do best.