Indiana Scrap Metal Prices - USA

Selling Scrap in Indiana

Rule number one before starting your scrap metal career is know the law and rule that govern the buying and selling of scrap metal in your region. What laws you will need to abide by can vary greatly depending on where you are. Some states are very strict, particularly on scrap yards, while others are much more relaxed. The theft of scrap metal has affected each state by varying amounts and this can clearly be seen in there laws.

The laws in Indiana are fairly typical for both those selling and buying scrap metal. We have been through the Indiana legislature and summarized everything that you will need to know when buying and selling scrap metal. First thing to note is that you are always required to show ID. This true in all states in the US. A copy of your ID will need to be kept as well as a photo of the material and a photo of you at the time of the transaction. All this will be kept with a transaction record which will need to be kept for a minimum of at least 2 years. Finally, law enforcement have the legal power to put a tag and hold on any good within a scrap yard for at least 5 days. There are more laws surrounding the sale of scrap metal in Indiana however, they are not need for most transactions. If they apply to you the scrap yard will help you with this. It is always important to know the best scrap yards within your region.

We have done the research on some of Indiana's major cities and found, what we believe, to be there best scrap yards. Indianapolis is the state capital and largest city in Indiana. It has a great manufacturing heritage. Our recommendation for the best scrap yards are: West side Auto Salvage and Farnsworth Metal Recycling.

Scrap Metal Prices per Pound

MetalPrice Per Pound
Aluminum Alloy$0.97
Steel Scrap$0.23
Steel Rebar$0.32

Last Updated On 2021-06-11

Non Ferrous Scrap Metal Prices per Pound

MetalPrice Per Pound
Scrap #1 Bare Bright Copper Wire$1.47
Scrap #1 Copper Tubing$1.56
Scrap #1 Flashing Copper$3.83
Scrap #2 Copper Tubing$1.56
Scrap #2/3 Mix Copper$3.34
Scrap #3 Copper with Tar$6.07
Scrap #3 Roofing Copper$2.43
Scrap Aluminum Cans$2.14
Scrap Aluminum Copper Radiators$4.88
Scrap Aluminum Siding$3.09
Scrap Aluminum Extrusion$2.21
Scrap Aluminum Extrusion w/ Attachments$4.74
Scrap Aluminum Thermopane$3.56
Scrap Aluminum Copper Cutoffs$2.95
Scrap Aluminum 6061$1.33
Scrap Aluminum 6063$3.11
Scrap Aluminum New Cast$3.21
Scrap Aluminum Old Cast$2.33
Scrap Aluminum Old Sheet$1.99
Scrap Aluminum Wheels Clean$3.09
Scrap Aluminum Wheels w/ Attachments$2.21
Scrap Aluminum Turnings$3.63
Scrap Aluminum Breakage$3.86
Scrap Aluminum Shavings$3.90
Scrap Aluminum Boat$3.57
Scrap Aluminum Bumpers$2.47
Scrap Aluminum Clips$4.39
Scrap Aluminum Copper Coil$3.23
Scrap Aluminum Diesel Tank$2.84
Scrap Aluminum Engine Block$1.88
Scrap Aluminum Litho$3.23
Scrap Aluminum Radiators$2.16
Scrap Aluminum Rims$3.38
Scrap Aluminum Wire$2.42
Scrap Aluminum Transformers$3.37
Scrap Ballasts$4.99
Scrap Brass (Red)$3.05
Scrap Brass (Yellow)$2.11
Scrap Brass Rod$1.43
Scrap Brass Hair Wire$1.58
Scrap Brass Pipe$2.53
Scrap Brass Radiators$2.43
Scrap Brass Shells$2.63
Scrap Brass Turnings$3.51
Scrap Bronze$3.07
Scrap Bronze Turnings$2.38
Scrap Car/Truck Batteries$2.67
Scrap Catalytic Converters$2.86
Scrap Christmas Lights$1.14
Scrap Cast Aluminum$1.36
Scrap Carbide$3.98
Scrap CATV Wire$2.56
Scrap Circuit Breakers$2.68
Scrap Cobalt$3.59
Scrap Communications Wire$2.54
Scrap Compressors$2.25
Scrap Clean ACR$3.27
Scrap Clean Aluminum Wire$3.78
Scrap Dirty ACR$2.11
Scrap Dirty Aluminum Extrusion$2.67
Scrap Dirty Aluminum Radiators$2.09
Scrap Dirty Aluminum Turnings$3.11
Scrap Dirty Brass$1.45
Scrap Dirty Brass Radiators$1.57
Scrap Dirty Roofing Copper$3.87
Scrap Double Insulated Cable$3.98
Scrap EC Wire$2.00
Scrap Electric Motors - Aluminum$2.44
Scrap Electric Motors - Copper$2.23
Scrap Elevator Wire$2.12
Scrap Enameled Copper$2.41
Scrap Forktruck Battery$2.55
Scrap F 75$2.48
Scrap Fire Wire$3.98
Scrap Gold$1.12
Scrap Hastelloy Solids$3.09
Scrap Hastelloy Turnings$2.55
Scrap Heliax Wire$1.32
Scrap Inconel$2.00/center>
Scrap Inconel 792$1.17
Scrap Inconel 800$4.12
Scrap Inconel 825$4.15
Scrap Insulated Aluminum Wire$1.45
Scrap Insulated Copper Wire$1.52
Scrap Insulated Steel BX$2.74
Scrap Lead Batteries$3.89
Scrap Lead Coated Copper$2.93
Scrap Lead Shot$2.22
Scrap Lead Wheel Weights$1.53
Scrap MarM247$1.39
Scrap Monel$1.66
Scrap Nickel$1.76
Scrap Non Magnetic Stainless Steel$2.43
Scrap Painted Aluminum$2.32
Scrap Plumbers Brass$1.11
Scrap Prepared Aluminum$1.98
Scrap Pewter$1.45
Scrap Platinum$4.76
Scrap Romex Wire$2.98
Scrap Sealed Units$5.09
Scrap Silver Plated Copper$2.84
Scrap Semi-Red Brass$3.43
Scrap Silver$3.76
Scrap Solid Core Heliax$3.30
Scrap Stainless Steel$3.33
Scrap Stainless Steel Heatsinks$4.50
Scrap Stainless Steel Sinks$1.41
Scrap Stainless Turnings$3.32
Scrap Starters$1.43
Scrap Steel Case Batteries$2.87
Scrap THHN Wire$2.49
Scrap Tin Coated Copper$2.00
Scrap Tin Insulated Copper Wire$3.45
Scrap Titanium 6-4 Clips$3.65
Scrap T-1,4,5,15$3.78
Scrap Tantalum (Air-Vac melt)$2.77
Scrap Tungsten$3.69
Scrap Tungsten Carbide$3.12
Scrap Wiring Harness$2.32

Scrap Gold Prices

In the table below you'll find today's scrap gold price for the different purities of gold.

MetalPrice per GramPrice per Troy Ounce
9ct Gold$22.03$685.20
14ct Gold$34.37$1,068.95
18ct Gold$44.06$1,370.44
22ct Gold$53.81$1,673.78
24ct Gold$58.74$1,827.05

Scrap Prices for other Precious Metals

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

MetalPrice per GramPrice per Troy Ounce

Precious metal prices are usually set in troy ounces. One troy ounce (Oz) is equal to around 31.1 grams.

Ferrous Scrap Metal Prices per Pound

MetalPrice Per Pound
Scrap #1 Prepared$3.65
Scrap #2 Prepared$1.45
Scrap #1 Unprepared$3.37
Scrap #2 Unprepared$1.86
Scrap Auto Slabs Whole$1.11
Scrap Busheling$2.98
Scrap Cast Iron$2.04
Scrap Dishwashers$1.37
Scrap Dryers$3.55
Scrap Oversize Torch$2.23
Scrap Rebar$2.34
Scrap Washing Machines$3.17
Scrap Water Heaters$3.29

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