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Scrap Metal Forum: Scrap Metal Identification

Post all questions/discussions related to scrap metal identification here. What is this made of, how to identify this metal, how to tell the difference between, etc.

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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Identifying Scrap Metals with Spark Testing

    Started by admin, 12-04-2012 07:23 AM
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  1. Question This thead is a question - old russian capacitors

    Started by Mario85Poland, 05-29-2019 04:04 PM
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  2. Anyone know what this thing is?

    Started by ScrapmanIndustries, 03-25-2019 08:44 AM
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    03-29-2019, 07:55 PM Go to last post
  3. How to identify rare metals

    Started by miyamuto, 10-07-2018 12:36 PM
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  4. difference between extruded aluminum and sheet aluminum

    Started by THEDANIMAL, 12-02-2014 08:27 PM
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  5. This thead is a question - Identify & sort

    Started by missmargaret, 06-27-2018 02:30 PM
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    06-29-2018, 04:48 AM Go to last post
  6. Round Copper Bar from Welding Machine

    Started by caracal, 06-08-2018 10:21 PM
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  7. Unusual transformer coil? Aluminium ?

    Started by ytk, 12-30-2017 11:35 AM
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  8. White brass cell tower cable fittings

    Started by Tokin, 10-24-2017 11:16 AM
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  9. This thead is a question - Opportunity for stuff with silver in it

    Started by JJinLV, 10-20-2017 02:42 PM
    aircraft power relays, power relays, silver
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  10. Identifying inconel metal

    Started by fecual, 07-22-2016 08:40 PM
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  11. This thead is a question - Aluminum vs. Titanium

    Started by ScrapmanIndustries, 02-14-2017 10:07 AM
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    02-28-2017, 09:40 AM Go to last post
  12. black cast help

    Started by cummins, 01-18-2016 05:57 PM
    black cast, engine
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    12-14-2016, 03:23 PM Go to last post
  13. Metal HVAC ducting

    Started by JMac87, 05-16-2016 11:07 AM
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  14. This thead is a question - Chemical properties of Non-Ferrous

    Started by harleyeg05, 09-22-2015 05:16 PM
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    09-22-2015, 06:20 PM Go to last post
  15. Identifying Aluminum & Stainless Steel

    Started by Meadowview, 04-07-2011 01:50 PM
    grinder test, stainless identification
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  16. Is this asbestos?

    Started by nchooks, 05-10-2015 04:18 PM
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  17. What type of metal is this??

    Started by rumanredbull, 02-22-2015 03:14 PM
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  18. Identifying Tin

    Started by CAS, 10-10-2010 10:11 AM
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  19. Quite a few scrap questions

    Started by Muncheh, 12-12-2013 03:39 PM
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    07-24-2014, 12:33 AM Go to last post
  20. this thread has pictures - HELP with this Pipe Flange Stainless???

    Started by Matt215, 05-06-2014 12:06 PM
    alloy, identification, magnetic, stainless steel, unknown
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  21. Scrapped My First Today - A Printer

    Started by kwo1972, 03-02-2014 10:23 PM
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    04-20-2014, 09:35 PM Go to last post

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