South Carolina Scrap Metal Prices - USA

Selling Scrap in South Carolina

Every day more and more people get involved in the scrap metal industry. Some looking to make a little extra cash on the side other hoping to turn it into a career. Being excited to learn beginners always want to know where is the best place to find good scrap and how to get the best prices. However, the first thing that a beginner need to think about is being familiar with the laws surrounding the buying and selling of scrap metal in there region. I don't mean that you need to be lawyer but have some ID of the procedure you will need to follow and that the scrap yards should be following. Each state has each its own unique laws some really strict while overs are pretty relaxed.

South Carolina law is pretty relaxed for both the seller and the scrap yards. We have been through the laws and summarized everything that you need to know when buying and selling scrap in South Carolina. As with every state in the US the most important thing to bring is a valid identification. No scrap yard in South Carolina should buy your material from you if you have not got ID. This will then be copied by the scrap yard and kept on record with details of the transaction that will be kept for at least five years. The only other important detail about selling scrap in South Carolina is that all payments have a three day wait period. So you will need to wait at least three days to be paid wither by check or cash.

Now that we know the rules let us have a look at the best scrap yards around South Carolina. Starting with South Carolina's capital city, Columbia, our favorite scrap yards are: Harvey Campbell's Junk Yard and Bluff Road Recycling. For those around South Carolina's largest city, Charleston our research should the best scrap yards to be: Charleston Steel and Metal and American Metals. For those that need need info about scrap yards in another part of South Carolina, contact us.

Scrap Metal Prices per Pound

MetalPrice Per Pound
Aluminum Alloy$1.11
Steel Scrap$0.20
Steel Rebar$0.30

Last Updated On 2021-09-19

Non Ferrous Scrap Metal Prices per Pound

MetalPrice Per Pound
Scrap #1 Bare Bright Copper Wire$1.74
Scrap #1 Copper Tubing$1.67
Scrap #1 Flashing Copper$3.88
Scrap #2 Copper Tubing$1.39
Scrap #2/3 Mix Copper$3.98
Scrap #3 Copper with Tar$6.03
Scrap #3 Roofing Copper$2.83
Scrap Aluminum Cans$2.54
Scrap Aluminum Copper Radiators$4.33
Scrap Aluminum Siding$3.54
Scrap Aluminum Extrusion$2.13
Scrap Aluminum Extrusion w/ Attachments$4.43
Scrap Aluminum Thermopane$3.26
Scrap Aluminum Copper Cutoffs$2.66
Scrap Aluminum 6061$1.26
Scrap Aluminum 6063$3.54
Scrap Aluminum New Cast$3.77
Scrap Aluminum Old Cast$2.87
Scrap Aluminum Old Sheet$1.68
Scrap Aluminum Wheels Clean$3.50
Scrap Aluminum Wheels w/ Attachments$2.49
Scrap Aluminum Turnings$3.13
Scrap Aluminum Breakage$3.41
Scrap Aluminum Shavings$3.51
Scrap Aluminum Boat$3.46
Scrap Aluminum Bumpers$2.68
Scrap Aluminum Clips$4.97
Scrap Aluminum Copper Coil$3.90
Scrap Aluminum Diesel Tank$2.00
Scrap Aluminum Engine Block$1.78
Scrap Aluminum Litho$3.58
Scrap Aluminum Radiators$2.76
Scrap Aluminum Rims$3.34
Scrap Aluminum Wire$2.52
Scrap Aluminum Transformers$3.26
Scrap Ballasts$4.45
Scrap Brass (Red)$3.46
Scrap Brass (Yellow)$2.65
Scrap Brass Rod$1.37
Scrap Brass Hair Wire$1.65
Scrap Brass Pipe$2.71
Scrap Brass Radiators$2.12
Scrap Brass Shells$2.43
Scrap Brass Turnings$3.74
Scrap Bronze$3.12
Scrap Bronze Turnings$2.98
Scrap Car/Truck Batteries$2.69
Scrap Catalytic Converters$2.40
Scrap Christmas Lights$1.97
Scrap Cast Aluminum$1.64
Scrap Carbide$3.12
Scrap CATV Wire$2.73
Scrap Circuit Breakers$2.08
Scrap Cobalt$3.35
Scrap Communications Wire$2.73
Scrap Compressors$2.51
Scrap Clean ACR$3.54
Scrap Clean Aluminum Wire$3.12
Scrap Dirty ACR$2.87
Scrap Dirty Aluminum Extrusion$2.48
Scrap Dirty Aluminum Radiators$2.97
Scrap Dirty Aluminum Turnings$3.56
Scrap Dirty Brass$1.21
Scrap Dirty Brass Radiators$1.75
Scrap Dirty Roofing Copper$3.67
Scrap Double Insulated Cable$3.08
Scrap EC Wire$2.57
Scrap Electric Motors - Aluminum$2.21
Scrap Electric Motors - Copper$2.37
Scrap Elevator Wire$2.79
Scrap Enameled Copper$2.99
Scrap Forktruck Battery$2.75
Scrap F 75$2.76
Scrap Fire Wire$3.45
Scrap Gold$1.63
Scrap Hastelloy Solids$3.31
Scrap Hastelloy Turnings$2.33
Scrap Heliax Wire$1.86
Scrap Inconel$2.56
Scrap Inconel 792$1.65
Scrap Inconel 800$4.74
Scrap Inconel 825$4.36
Scrap Insulated Aluminum Wire$1.13
Scrap Insulated Copper Wire$1.86
Scrap Insulated Steel BX$2.79
Scrap Lead Batteries$3.60
Scrap Lead Coated Copper$2.76
Scrap Lead Shot$2.58
Scrap Lead Wheel Weights$1.07
Scrap MarM247$1.00
Scrap Monel$1.13
Scrap Nickel$1.22
Scrap Non Magnetic Stainless Steel$2.68
Scrap Painted Aluminum$2.87
Scrap Plumbers Brass$1.59
Scrap Prepared Aluminum$1.67
Scrap Pewter$1.48
Scrap Platinum$4.38
Scrap Romex Wire$2.31
Scrap Sealed Units$5.96
Scrap Silver Plated Copper$2.13
Scrap Semi-Red Brass$3.56
Scrap Silver$3.47
Scrap Solid Core Heliax$3.58
Scrap Stainless Steel$3.85
Scrap Stainless Steel Heatsinks$4.57
Scrap Stainless Steel Sinks$1.08
Scrap Stainless Turnings$3.34
Scrap Starters$1.65
Scrap Steel Case Batteries$2.86
Scrap THHN Wire$2.48
Scrap Tin Coated Copper$2.23
Scrap Tin Insulated Copper Wire$3.31
Scrap Titanium 6-4 Clips$3.64
Scrap T-1,4,5,15$3.58
Scrap Tantalum (Air-Vac melt)$2.78
Scrap Tungsten$3.89
Scrap Tungsten Carbide$3.79
Scrap Wiring Harness$2.67

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$20.48$637.01
14ct Gold$31.95$993.72
18ct Gold$40.96$1,274.01
22ct Gold$50.03$1,555.97
24ct Gold$54.61$1,698.49

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

Scrap Prices for Steel

Below are today's prices for the different types regular steel.

MetalPrice Per Pound
#1 Bundle$0.11
#1 Busheling$0.11
#1 HMS$0.08
HMS 80/20$0.07
Sheet Metal$0.06
Shredded Auto Scrap$0.09
Structural Steel$0.08

Scrap Prices for Stainless Steel

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

MetalPrice Per Pound
201 SS$0.29
301 SS$0.50
304 SS Solid$0.72
304 SS Turning$0.62
309 SS$0.93
310 SS$1.41
316 SS Solid$0.93
330 SS$2.31

Scrap Prices for other Ferrous Metals

MetalPrice Per Pound
Scrap #1 Prepared$0.09
Scrap #2 Prepared$0.10
Scrap #1 Unprepared$0.07
Scrap #2 Unprepared$0.07
Scrap Auto Slabs Whole$0.08
Scrap Cast Iron$0.12
Scrap Dishwashers$0.08
Scrap Dryers$0.08
Scrap Oversize Torch$0.11
Scrap Rebar$0.24
Scrap Washing Machines$0.08
Scrap Water Heaters$0.08

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