Copper Scrap


Definition: No. 1 Copper Wire

Shall consist of clean, untinned, uncoated, unalloyed copper wire and cable, not smaller than No. 16 B & S wire gauge, free of burnt wire which is brittle. Hydraulically briquetted copper subject to agreement.


Definition: No. 1 Heavy Copper

Shall consist of clean, unalloyed, uncoated copper clipping, punchings, bus bars, commutator segments and wire not less than 1/16 of an inch thick, free of burnt wire which is brittle ; but may include clean copper tubling. Hydraulically briquetted copper subject to agreement.

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Definition: No. 2 Copper

Shall consist of miscellaneous, unalloyed copper scrap having a normal 96% copper content (minimum 94%) as determined by electroytic assay. Should be free of the followings : Excessively leaded, tinned, soldered copper scrap : brasses and bronzes : excessive oil content, iron and non-metalics : copper tubing with other than copper connections or with sediment : copper wire from burning, containing insulation : hair wire : burnt wire which is brittle and should be reasonaly free of ash. Hydraulically briquetted copper subject to agreement.


Definition: Insulated Copper Wire Scrap

Shall consist of copper wire scrap with various types of insulation. To be sold on a sample or recovery basis, subject to agreement between buyer and seller.

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