Scrap Aluminum Recycling
Ram Iron & Metals Inc.’s recycling yards sort and process thousands of pounds of scrap aluminum throughout the day.
Clean Aluminum Lithographic Sheets (TABLET) Recycling
To consist of 1000 and/or 3000 series alloys, to be free of paper, plastic, excessively inked sheets, and any other contaminants. Minimum size of 3″(8 cm) in any direction.
Painted Aluminum Siding (TALE) Recycling
Shall consist of clean, low copper aluminum siding scrap, painted one or two sides, free of plastic coating, iron, dirt, corrosion, fiber, foam, or fiberglass backing or other non-metallic items.
Insulated Aluminum Wire Scrap (TWANG) Recycling
Shall consist of aluminum wire scrap with various types of insulation. To be sold on a sample or recovery basis, subject to arrangement between buyer and seller.
Mixed Aluminum Castings (TENSE) Recycling
Shall consist of all clean aluminum castings which may contain auto and airplane castings but no ingots, and to be free of iron, brass, dirt and other non-metallic items. Oil and grease not to total more than 2%.
Clean Mixed Old Alloy Sheet Aluminum (TAINT / TABOR) Recycling
Shall consist of clean old alloy aluminum sheet of two or more alloys free of oil, venetian blinds, castings, hair wire, screen wire, food or beverage containers, radiator shells, airplane sheet bottle caps, plastic, dirt, and other non-metallic items. Oil and grease not to total more than 1%. Up to 10% Tale permitted.
All Aluminum Radiators from Automobiles (TALLY) Recycling
Shall consist of clean aluminum radiators and/or condensers. Should be free of all other types of radiators. All contaminants including iron, plastic, and foam not to exceed 1% of weight. Any deviation to this specification, including oxidation and aluminum content, to be negotiated between buyer and seller.
New Production Aluminum Extrusions (TATA) Recycling
Shall consist of one alloy (typically 6063). Material may contain “butt ends” from the extrusion process but must be free of any foreign contamination. Anodized material is acceptable. Painted material or alloys other than 6063 must be agreed upon by buyer and seller.
Aluminum Auto or Truck Wheels (TROMA) Recycling
Shall consist of clean, single-piece, unplated aluminum wheels of a single specified alloy, free of all inserts, steel, wheel weights, valve stems, tires, grease and oil and other non-metallic items. Variations to this specification should be agreed upon prior to shipment between the buyer and seller.
Aluminum Extrusions "10/10" (TOTO) Recycling
Material to consist of new production and old/used 6063 extrusions that may contain up to (but not exceed) 10 percent painted extrusions and 10 percent 6061 alloy extrusions. Must not contain other alloys of aluminum. Material should be free of zinc corners, iron attachments, felt, plastic, paper, cardboard, thermo break, and dirt and other contaminants.
Mixed Low Copper Aluminum Clippings and Solid (TABOO) Recycling
Shall consist of new, clean, uncoated and unpainted low copper aluminum scrap of two or more alloys with a minimum thickness of 0.015 inches (.38 mm) and to be free of 2000 and 7000 series, hair wire, wire screen, punching’s less ½ inch (1.25 cm) diameter, dirt, and other non-metallic items. Grease and oil not to total more than 1%. Variations to this specification should be agreed upon prior to shipment between the buyer and seller.
Mixed Aluminum Boring & Turnings (TELIC) Recycling
Shall consist of clean, uncorroded aluminum borings and turnings of two or more alloys and subject to deductions for fines in excess of 3% through a 20 mesh screen and dirt, free iron, oil, moisture and all other non-metallic items. Material containing iron in excess of 10% and/or free magnesium or stainless steel or containing highly flammable cutting compounds will not constitute good delivery. To avoid dispute, material should be sold on basis of definite maximum zinc, tin and magnesium content.
Baled Aluminum Used Beverage Can (UBC) scrap (TALDEN) Recycling
Shall have a minimum density of 14 lbs. per cubic foot (225 kg/m3), and a maximum density of 17 lbs. per cubic foot (273 kg/m3) for unflattened UBC and 22 lbs. per cubic foot (353 kg/m3) for flattened UBC. Size: Minimum 30 cubic feet (.85 m3), with bale range dimensions of 24″ to 40″ (61 to 132 cm) by 30″ to 52″ (76 to 132 cm) by 40″ to 84″ (102 to 213 cm). The only acceptable typing method shall be as follows: four to six 5/8″ (1.6 cm) x .020″ (5 mm) steel bands, or six to ten #13 gauge steel wires (aluminum bands or wires are acceptable in equivalent strength and number). Use of skids and/or support sheets of any material is not acceptable. Must be magnetically separated material and free of steel, lead, bottle caps, plastic cans and other plastic cans and other plastic, glass, wood, dirt, grease, trash, and other foreign substances. Any free lead is basis for rejection. Any and all aluminum items, other than used beverage cans, are not acceptable. Variations to this specification should be agreed upon prior to shipment between the buyer and seller.