Montana Scrap Metal Prices - USA

Selling Scrap in Montana

We know that our customers have a huge range of experience in buying and selling scrap metal. If you having been selling scrap metal in Montana for years you know all rules and regulations that you must follow. However, If you are new to selling scrap or just new to Montana, finding out the the laws that govern the scrap metal industry should be on the top of your list of priorities.

Each state in the US has unique laws and it can feel like a different country just one state over. We have been through the laws in Montana and summarized everything that we think that you will need to know before heading to the scrap yard in Montana for the first time.

Firstly, do not leave without your ID. All states require ID to sell scrap and Montana is no different. Scrap yards in Montana are required to keep a record of all transactions over $75 for at least to years. This includes a copy of your driving license. The scrap yard will also keep a record of your car or vehicle and license plate number. As many will know scrap metal theft and the purchasing of stolen scrap has been a huge issue in the industry for decades. To combat this in Montana law enforcement have the power to search any scrap yard at any time without warning. It may seem harsh but really helps to stop the flow and processing of stolen scrap metals.

Best Scrap Yards in Montana

Now let's take a look at some of the best scrap yards in Montana. Starting with Billings, Montana's largest city, our research found that the best scrap yards are: Big Sky Steel & Salvage - Recycling Yard and A-1 Johnson Auto Wrecking. If you are operating in or around Missoula we found that the best scrap yards are: Axmen Recycling and Auto Salvage and Montana Truck Parts. For those in Helena, Great falls or any part of Montana, contact us to find out more detail about scrap yards near you.

If you live close to the state border in Montana, then sometimes you can get better prices for scrap metal in the next state over. Therefore it makes sense to check out the scrap metal prices in North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming or Idaho if you're living close to those states.


Scrap Metal Prices per Pound

MetalPrice Per Pound
Aluminum Alloy$1.25

Last Updated On 2024-07-19

Scrap Aluminum Prices per Pound

MetalPrice Per Pound
Aluminum 1100$0.74
Aluminum 3003$0.74
Aluminum 356 Wheels (clean)$0.74
Aluminum 356 Wheels (dirty)$0.52
Aluminum 5052 Scrap$0.99
Aluminum 6061 Extrusions$0.65
Aluminum 6063 Extrusions$0.86
Aluminum 6063 Extrusions/Fe$0.63
Aluminum/Cu Radiators$1.73
Aluminum/Cu/Fe Radiators$1.60
Aluminum Radiators$0.42
Aluminum/Fe Radiators$0.31
Breakage 50% Recovery$0.23
Chrome Wheels$0.69
E.C. Wire$1.14
Litho Sheets$0.74
Mixed Turnings $0.43
MLC Clips$0.72
Aluminum Old Cast$0.70
Aluminum Old Sheet$0.69
Painted Siding$0.68
Zorba 90% NF$0.69
Aluminum Cans (clean)$0.53
Aluminum Cans (dirty)$0.27

Scrap Brass Prices per Pound

MetalPrice Per Pound
Red Brass$2.20
Yellow Brass$2.07
Brass Rod$2.03
Brass Hair Wire$2.17
Brass Pipe$1.98
Brass Radiators$1.68
Brass Shells$1.87
Brass Turnings$1.91
Bronze Turnings$1.19
Dirty Brass$0.99
Dirty Brass Radiators$0.99
Plumbers Brass$1.98
Semi-Red Brass$2.01

Scrap Copper Prices per Pound

MetalPrice Per Pound
#1 Bare Bright Copper Wire$3.74
#1 Copper Tubing$3.49
#1 Flashing Copper$3.49
#2 Copper Tubing$3.29
#2/3 Mix Copper$3.19
#3 Copper with Tar$2.99
#3 Roofing Copper$3.09
Dirty Roofing Copper$2.89
Electric Motors - Copper$2.59
Enameled Copper$2.94
Insulated Copper Wire$2.99
Lead Coated Copper$2.52
Silver Plated Copper$3.19
Tin Coated Copper$2.79
Tin Insulated Copper Wire$2.79

Scrap Lead Prices per Pound

MetalPrice Per Pound
Lead Batteries$0.20
Lead Shot$0.46
Lead Wheel Weights$0.30
Solid Lead$0.62
Soft Lead$0.64

Scrap Zinc Prices per Pound

MetalPrice Per Pound
New Zinc Die Cast$0.78
Old Zinc Die Cast$0.67

Scrap Gold Prices

MetalPrice per GramPrice per Troy Ounce
9ct Gold$29.03$902.97
14ct Gold$45.29$1,408.59
18ct Gold$58.06$1,805.89
22ct Gold$70.91$2,205.59
24ct Gold$77.41$2,407.64

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$0.10
#1 HMS$0.07
HMS 80/20$0.06
Sheet Metal$0.06
Shredded Auto Scrap$0.08
Structural Steel$0.07

Scrap Prices for Stainless Steel per Pound

MetalPrice Per Pound
201 SS$0.29
301 SS$0.43
304 SS Solid$0.62
304 SS Turning$0.54
309 SS$0.81
310 SS$1.23
316 SS Solid$0.81
330 SS$2.00

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$0.06
Scrap Auto Slabs Whole$0.07
Scrap Cast Iron$0.10
Scrap Dishwashers$0.07
Scrap Dryers$0.07
Scrap Oversize Torch$0.09
Scrap Rebar$0.20
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