Definition: Yellow Brass Scrap
Shall consist of mixed yellow brass solids including brass castings, rolled brass, rod brass, tubing and miscellaneous yellow brasses, including plated brass. Must be free of manganese-bronze, aluminum-bronze, unsweated radiators or radiator parts, iron and excessively dirty and corroded materials. Must also be free of any type of munitions including, but not limited to, bullet castings.
Definition: Coast Brass
Will contain predominately honey brass and other red brasses typically sold as 85% clean.
Definition: Composition or red brass
Shall consist of red brass scrap, valves, machinery bearings and other machinery parts including miscellaneous castings made of copper, tin, zinc and/or lead. Shall be free of semi-red brass castings (78% to 81% copper) ; railroad car boxes and other similar high-lead alloys ; cocks and faucet ; closed water meter ; gates ; pot pieces ; ingots and burned brass ; aluminum, silicon and manganese bronzes ; iron and non-metallics. No piece to measure more than 12’’ over any one part or weigh over 100 lbs. Heavier pieces acceptable upon mutual agreement between buyer and seller.
Definition: Clean insize gunmetal scrap
Typically under 300mm x 300mm in size, free of oil and grease. To be sold as being suitable for melt scrap without processing.
Definition: New Brass Clippings
Shall consist of the cuttings of new unleaded yellow brass sheet or plate, to be clean and free from foreign substances and not to contain more than 10% of clean brass punching under ¼ inch. To be free of Muntz metal and naval brass.
Definition: Yellow Brass Rod Turnings
Shall consist of strictly rod turnings, free of aluminum, manganese, composition, Tobin and Muntz metal turnings ; not to contain over 3% free iron, oil or other moisture ; to be free of grindings and babbitts ; to contain not more than 0.30% tin and not more than 0.15% alloyed iron.
Definition: Mixed Unsweated Auto Radiators
Shall consist of mixed automobile radiators, to be free of aluminum radiators and iron-finned radiators. All radiators to be subject to deduction of actual iron. The tonnage specification should cover the gross weight of the radiators unless otherwise specified.