Delaware Scrap Metal Prices - USA

Selling Scrap in Delaware

Selling scrap metal can be a great way to make some extra cash or even a living for some. However, it is important to be aware of the laws that you need to follow to sell your scrap metal. There are also many regulations that scrap yards must follow that are useful to know to save you time and money. We have been through all of the rules and regulation for selling scrap metal in Delaware.

The following is everything that you need to before you start selling scrap. Firstly, ID is a must. Before any scrap yard in Delaware can buy your scrap you must show them a valid form of ID. The yard will keep a record of ID with the transaction. Scrap yards must also take a photograph or video of the seller as well as the car their vehicle and license plate number. Each scrap yard will also need to report every transaction to law enforcement. All non-commercial transactions and can also be subjected to a 7-day tag and hold. This is where law enforcement can force the scrap yards to keep any scrap they have purchased if it is believed to be involved in an investigation. These laws may seem over the top, however, scrap metal theft has been a huge problem in Delaware.

The final law to worry about is around the selling of vehicles. All vehicle sales through scrap yards must be reported to the National Motor Vehicle Title Identification System.

Scrap Metal Prices per Pound

MetalPrice Per Pound
Aluminum Alloy$1.34

Last Updated On 2024-07-19

Scrap Aluminum Prices per Pound

MetalPrice Per Pound
Aluminum 1100$0.79
Aluminum 3003$0.79
Aluminum 356 Wheels (clean)$0.79
Aluminum 356 Wheels (dirty)$0.56
Aluminum 5052 Scrap$1.06
Aluminum 6061 Extrusions$0.70
Aluminum 6063 Extrusions$0.93
Aluminum 6063 Extrusions/Fe$0.67
Aluminum/Cu Radiators$1.85
Aluminum/Cu/Fe Radiators$1.71
Aluminum Radiators$0.45
Aluminum/Fe Radiators$0.33
Breakage 50% Recovery$0.25
Chrome Wheels$0.74
E.C. Wire$1.22
Litho Sheets$0.79
Mixed Turnings $0.46
MLC Clips$0.78
Aluminum Old Cast$0.75
Aluminum Old Sheet$0.74
Painted Siding$0.73
Zorba 90% NF$0.74
Aluminum Cans (clean)$0.57
Aluminum Cans (dirty)$0.29

Scrap Brass Prices per Pound

MetalPrice Per Pound
Red Brass$2.36
Yellow Brass$2.22
Brass Rod$2.17
Brass Hair Wire$2.33
Brass Pipe$2.12
Brass Radiators$1.80
Brass Shells$2.00
Brass Turnings$2.04
Bronze Turnings$1.27
Dirty Brass$1.06
Dirty Brass Radiators$1.06
Plumbers Brass$2.12
Semi-Red Brass$2.15

Scrap Copper Prices per Pound

MetalPrice Per Pound
#1 Bare Bright Copper Wire$4.01
#1 Copper Tubing$3.74
#1 Flashing Copper$3.74
#2 Copper Tubing$3.52
#2/3 Mix Copper$3.42
#3 Copper with Tar$3.20
#3 Roofing Copper$3.31
Dirty Roofing Copper$3.10
Electric Motors - Copper$2.78
Enameled Copper$3.15
Insulated Copper Wire$3.20
Lead Coated Copper$2.70
Silver Plated Copper$3.42
Tin Coated Copper$2.99
Tin Insulated Copper Wire$2.99

Scrap Lead Prices per Pound

MetalPrice Per Pound
Lead Batteries$0.22
Lead Shot$0.50
Lead Wheel Weights$0.32
Solid Lead$0.67
Soft Lead$0.69

Scrap Zinc Prices per Pound

MetalPrice Per Pound
New Zinc Die Cast$0.83
Old Zinc Die Cast$0.72

Scrap Gold Prices

MetalPrice per GramPrice per Troy Ounce
9ct Gold$31.11$967.53
14ct Gold$48.53$1,509.30
18ct Gold$62.21$1,935.01
22ct Gold$75.98$2,363.29
24ct Gold$82.94$2,579.78

In the table above you'll find today's scrap gold price for the different purities of gold. Scrap gold prices (as well as scrap prices for other precious metals) are usually set in troy ounces.
One troy ounce (Oz) is equal to around 31.1 grams.

Scrap Prices for other Precious Metals

MetalPrice per GramPrice per Troy Ounce

Above are today's scrap prices for silver, palladium and platinum.

Scrap Prices for Steel per Pound

MetalPrice Per Pound
#1 Bundle$0.10
#1 Busheling$0.11
#1 HMS$0.08
HMS 80/20$0.06
Sheet Metal$0.06
Shredded Auto Scrap$0.08
Structural Steel$0.08

Scrap Prices for Stainless Steel per Pound

MetalPrice Per Pound
201 SS$0.31
301 SS$0.47
304 SS Solid$0.67
304 SS Turning$0.57
309 SS$0.87
310 SS$1.31
316 SS Solid$0.87
330 SS$2.14

Above are today's prices for stainless steel. Stainless steel is very much in demand currently due to it's use in construction.

Scrap Prices for other Ferrous Metals per Pound

MetalPrice Per Pound
Scrap #1 Prepared$0.08
Scrap #2 Prepared$0.09
Scrap #1 Unprepared$0.06
Scrap #2 Unprepared$0.07
Scrap Auto Slabs Whole$0.07
Scrap Cast Iron$0.11
Scrap Dishwashers$0.07
Scrap Dryers$0.07
Scrap Oversize Torch$0.10
Scrap Rebar$0.22
Scrap Washing Machines$0.07
Scrap Water Heaters$0.07

Scrap Electronics Prices per Pound

ElectronicsPrice Per Pound
Scrap Back PanelsContact local scrap yard
Scrap Cellphones
Scrap Computer Wire
Scrap CPU Chips
Scrap CRT Monitors
Scrap Empty PC Servers
Scrap Graphics Cards
Scrap Hard DrivesContact local scrap yard
Scrap Hard Drive Boards
Scrap Laptops
Scrap LCD Monitors
Scrap Low Grade Boards
Scrap Mainframes
Scrap Memory
Scrap Mice
Scrap MotherboardsContact local scrap yard
Scrap Non-Green PC Boards
Scrap PC Boards
Scrap PC Tower
Scrap Power Supplies
Scrap Printers/Fax Machines
Scrap Servers
Scrap Speakers
Scrap Telecom EquipmentContact local scrap yard