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    Looking for some technical info

    Hi, im looking for a reliable chart of non ferrous metals specif gravity / density.
    Ive seen a few online and they tend to vary by a bit between each other.
    Ive been building my own scrappers...
  2. Here in aust we have the 10c a can drop off...saw...

    Here in aust we have the 10c a can drop off...saw one guy with 120kgs of crushed cans... in case you were wondering theres 9320 cans in 120kg crushed.
    gut walked out with $932....
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    This thead is a question - I think they deducted the weight of your non...

    I think they deducted the weight of your non ferrous off you ferrous load.

    Excluding the .6 off you non ferrous ( for rounding sake) and working backwards

    269 non ferrous + 2048 ferrous + 6192...
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    ah not quite what i was thinking of.... unless...

    ah not quite what i was thinking of.... unless you can find someone with the exact machine they fit dont think theres much you can do with them
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    Well mach has been awful for the first round of...

    Well mach has been awful for the first round of roadside.. 3 weeks and nothing worth picking up.. one in hundred houses has put out on the curb and nothing but old couches and mattresses...
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    if its like convey belting we sell it $25 aud -...

    if its like convey belting we sell it $25 aud - $50 aud pre meter depending on size, thickness and condition...
    has all kinds of uses, ute / truck non slip matting, wet area walkway, farmers use it...
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    This is a how-to thread - Restorations

    Hey do we have any restorers in here? or restoration threads?
    i have come across and nice Victorian era set of butchers scales, spring balanced, hanging kind.
    amazingly its all there but really...
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    it seems it was a good call doing the run...

    it seems it was a good call doing the run yesterday. copper and brass just dropped 20c/ kg across the board at my local yard......
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    well, its starting. copper and brass just dropped...

    well, its starting. copper and brass just dropped 20c / kg across the board at my local yard.... glad i did the run yesterday
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    hey guys, did the turn and burn for jan toady,...

    hey guys, did the turn and burn for jan toady, had a hard time deciding if i wanted to hoard or not but figured id do the run before the bottom drops out on everything..

    So i spent $145 buying...
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    Our yard just put steel up by $10/ ton Heavy...

    Our yard just put steel up by $10/ ton

    Heavy is gonna be $160/ton

    Light $80/ ton


    no movement on anything else...
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    This is a how-to thread - where i work we deal in tons , ferrous and non...

    where i work we deal in tons , ferrous and non ferrous and ive applied that knowledge to my own scrap hustle...just trying to up my game,
    if anybody is interested for recovery weights or anything...
  13. Ah ha, i just found out a 'Fadge' is 700D x 700W...

    Ah ha, i just found out a 'Fadge' is 700D x 700W x 1000H
    So, 28 x 28 x 40 inches, thats quite a bit smaller than i thought it was.

    A fadge is a polypropylene sack with 4 flaps, one on each side,...
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    This is a how-to thread - Weights Formulas

    So. Dunno about other guys on here but i'm always on the hunt for good info regarding weights.
    Some of you might know some might not, info is king and be the difference between a good day scrapping...
  15. Market prices aside, its driven by supply and...

    Market prices aside, its driven by supply and demand. If everyone hoards, supply drops and demand goes up, prices would get a bit better.
    Then everyone cashes in and supply goes up, demand is met...
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    might seem like a silly question but what do you...

    might seem like a silly question but what do you mean $5/hundred ??
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    all my prices are in dollarydoos so you may have...

    all my prices are in dollarydoos so you may have to convert.

    still getting 140 a ton for heavy gauge and 70 a ton for light gauge

    alloy is holding at .60c for domstic and .80c for cast and a...
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    HMS heavy metal scrap? im not too far away...

    HMS heavy metal scrap?
    im not too far away across the drink and fuel prices here are killing us atm.
    at least you guys buy escrap, im sneaking it in with light gauge atm cos in the whole state i...
  19. yeah mate i ask all the time... my uncles farm is...

    yeah mate i ask all the time... my uncles farm is a popular one.
    you know the type, all covered in scabs and talking really fast, or falling over and talking really slow..
    i do have the right to...
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    tOmato tomAto

    Just curious, what do you call your scrap from your part of the world?

    Eg here in aust we have light gauge (roofing tin, white goods ect...) and i think I've worked out that's what some people...
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    now, its easy for me to keep my calm, all i do is...

    now, its easy for me to keep my calm, all i do is point to a random bit of rubbish they have on the curb and tell them ts worth a couple of hunred to the rght person, the try not laugh as the take it...
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    we do roadside twice a year.. yeah all weights in...

    we do roadside twice a year.. yeah all weights in kg. got lucky and most of it was in one spot. get a bit from the tip every now and again, $1 per sink and ill only grab the ones with any brass...
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    cheers, im getting $4.6 for my burnt copper (out...

    cheers, im getting $4.6 for my burnt copper (out of motors) and .75c for my cast ally and $1.5 for my low grade wire, .70 for my stainless
    $1 for extrude ally. mamaged to fit it all in one ute...
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    just as a bit of a background, i've been employed...

    just as a bit of a background, i've been employed at a commercial scrap yard for 5 yrs now and my parents are jewelers for 40+ yrs so have a bit of help,
    not gonna cocky it and see what happens lol....
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    i actually found this site firs, regesterd but...

    i actually found this site firs, regesterd but cant contribute content for some reason, tried emailing the guy who runs it but no answer so kept looking then found this palce :)
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