ISRI Scrap Specifications Circular

191 Guidelines for Nonferrous Scrap INSTITUTE OF SCRAP RECYCLING INDUSTRIES, INC. Copyright © 2022 Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc. CODE ITEM Tank ALUMINUM CHOPS and STRAWS Shall consist of clean aluminum, chops or straws, free of screening, hair-wire, iron, copper, insulation and other non-metallic items. Must be free of minus 20 mesh material. Must contain 99% aluminum content. Tarry A CLEAN ALUMINUM PISTONS Shall consist of clean aluminum pistons to be free from struts, bushings, shafts, iron rings and non- metallic items. Oil and grease not to exceed 2%. Tarry B CLEAN ALUMINUM PISTONS WITH STRUTS Shall consist of clean whole aluminum pistons with struts. Material is to be free frombushings, shafts, iron and non-metallic items . Oil and grease not to exceed 2%. Tarry C IRONY ALUMINUM PISTONS Shall consist of aluminum pistons with non-alumi- num attachments to be sold on a recovery basis or by special arrangement between buyer and seller. Tassel OLD MIXED ALUMINUM WIRE AND CABLE Shall consist of old, unalloyed aluminum wire and cable which may contain up to 10% 6000 series wire and cable with not over 1% free oxide or dirt and free from hair wire, wire screen, iron, insulation and other non-metallic items. Taste OLD PURE ALUMINUM WIRE AND CABLE Shall consist of old, unalloyed aluminum wire and cable containing not over 1% free oxide or dirt and free from hair wire, wire screen, iron, insulation and other non-metallic items. Tata NEW PRODUCTION ALUMINUM EXTRUSIONS Shall consist of one alloy (typically 6063). Material may contain “butt ends” from the extrusion pro- cess 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. Toto ALUMINUM EXTRUSIONS “10/10” 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 per- cent 6061 alloy extrusions. Must not contain other alloys of aluminum. Material should be free of zinc corners, iron attachments, felt, plastic, paper, card- board, thermo break, and dirt and other contami- nants. Tutu ALUMINUM EXTRUSION DEALER GRADE Shall consist of old extruded aluminum of one alloy, typically alloy 6063, 6061, or 7075. Material must be free of iron, thermo break, saw chips, zinc corners, dirt, paper, cardboard, and other foreign contamination. Percentages of paint or other alloys to be agreed upon by buyer and seller. C O D E I T E M Tease ALUMINUM WIRE and CABLE TURNINGS Shall consist of aluminum borings and turnings of one specified alloy. Material should be free of oxida- tion, dirt, free iron, stainless steel, magnesium, oil, flammable liquids, moisture and other non-metallic items. Fines should not exceed 3% through a 20 mesh (U.S. standard) screen. Telic MIXED ALUMINUM BORINGS AND TURNINGS 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 nonmetallic items. Material containing iron in excess of 10% and/or free magnesium or stainless steel or containing highly flammable cutting com- pounds will not constitute good delivery. To avoid dispute, material should be sold on basis of definite maximum zinc, tin and magnesium content. Tense MIXED ALUMINUM CASTINGS 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%. Tepid AIRCRAFT SHEET ALUMINUM Should be sold on recovery basis or by special arrangements with purchaser. Terse NEW ALUMINUM FOIL Shall consist of clean, new, pure, uncoated 1000 and/or 3000 and/or 8000 series alloy aluminum foil, free from anodized foil, radar foil and chaff, paper, plastics, or any other non-metallic items. Hydraulically briquetted material and other alloys by agreement between buyer and seller. Tesla POST CONSUMER ALUMINUM FOIL Shall consist of baled old household aluminum foil and formed foil containers of uncoated 1000, 3000 and 8000 series aluminum alloy. Material may be anodized and contain a maximum of 5% organic residue. Material must be free from radar chaff foil, chemically etched foil, laminated foils, iron, paper, plastic and other non-metallic contaminants. Tetra NEW COATED ALUMINUM FOIL Shall consist of new aluminum foil coated or lami- nated with ink, lacquers, paper, or plastic. Material shall be clean, dry, free of loose plastic, PVC and other non-metallic items. This foil is sold on a metal content basis or by sample as agreed between buyer and seller. Thigh ALUMINUM GRINDINGS Should be sold on recovery basis or by special arrangements with purchaser. Thirl ALUMINUM DROSSES, SPATTERS, SPILLINGS, SKIMMINGS AND SWEEPINGS Should be sold on recovery basis or by special arrangements with purchaser. Tann NEW MIXED ALUMINUM WIRE AND CABLE Shall consist of new, clean, unalloyed aluminum wire or cable which may contain up to 10% 6000 series wire and cable free from hair wire, wire screen, iron, insulation and other non-metallic items. i li Shall consist of new, clean, aluminum wire or cable free from hair wire, ACSR, wire screen, iron, insulation and other nonmetallic items. Must contain 99% aluminum content.

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