ISRI Scrap Specifications Circular

12 SCRAP SPECIFICATIONS CIRCULAR 2022 Guidelines for Nonferrous Scrap Copyright © 2022 Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc. CODE ITEM CODE ITEM Thorn ALUMINUM BREAKAGE Shall consist of aluminum with miscellaneous con- taminants like iron, dirt, plastic and other types of contaminants. Material can either be sold based on aluminum recovery or content as agreed upon by buyer and seller. Must contain a minimum of 33% aluminum unless otherwise agreed upon by buyer and seller. Throb SWEATED ALUMINUM Shall consist of aluminum scrap which has been sweated or melted into a form or shape such as an ingot, sow or slab for convenience in shipping; to be free from corrosion, dross or any non-aluminum inclu- sions. Should be sold subject to sample or analysis. Tooth SEGREGATED NEW ALUMINUM ALLOY CLIPPINGS AND SOLIDS Shall consist of new, clean, uncoated and unpainted aluminum scrap of one specified aluminum alloy with a minimum thickness of .015” (.38 mm) and to be free of hair wire, wire screen, dirt and other non- metallic items. Oil and grease not to total more than 1%. Also free from punchings less than 1/2” (1.27 cm) in size. Tough MIXED NEW ALUMINUM ALLOY CLIPPINGS AND SOLIDS Shall consist of new, clean, uncoated and unpainted aluminum scrap of two or more alloys with a mini- mum thickness of .015” (.38 mm) and to be free of hair wire, wire screen, dirt and other non-metallic items. Oil and grease not to total more than 1%. Also free from punchings less than 1/2” (1.27 cm) in size. Tread SEGREGATED NEW ALUMINUM CASTINGS, FORGINGS AND EXTRUSIONS Shall consist of new, clean, uncoated aluminum cast- ings, forgings, and extrusions of one specified alloy only and to be free from sawings, stainless steel, zinc, iron, dirt, oil, grease and other non-metallic items. Troma Aluminum Auto or Truck Wheels Shall consist of clean, single-piece, unplated alu- minum wheels of a single specified alloy, free of all inserts, steel, wheel weights, valve stems, tires, grease and oil and other non-metallic items. Varia- tions to this specification should be agreed upon prior to shipment between the buyer and seller. Trump ALUMINUM AUTO CASTINGS Shall consist of all clean automobile aluminum cast- ings of sufficient size to be readily identified and to be free from iron, dirt, brass, bushings, and non-metallic items. Oil and grease not to total more than 2%. Trill ACSR Aluminum Conductor Steel Reinforced (ACSR) wire is a combination of steel and aluminum wire, of vari- ous configurations, with the expected aluminum recovery agreed upon by the buyer and the seller. Material to be free of other wires and cables unless mutually agreed upon. Twang IAW Insulated aluminum wire, which may or may not con- tain other wires or metal shielding, with the expect- ed aluminum recovery agreed upon by the buyer and the seller. The material to be free of other wires and cables unless mutually agreed upon. Twirl FRAGMENTIZER AIRCRAFT ALUMINUM SCRAP (2000 and 7000 series) The material as received must be dry and not to con- tain more than 2% free zinc, 1%maximum free mag- nesium, and 1.5% maximum free iron and stainless with a maximum of 2% analytical iron. Not to contain more than a total 5% maximum of non-metallics, of which no more than 1% shall be rubber and plastics. To be free of excessively oxidized material. Any variations to be sold by special arrangement between buyer and seller. Twist ALUMINUM AIRPLANE CASTINGS Shall consist of clean aluminum castings from air- planes and to be free from iron, dirt, brass, bushings, and non-metallic items. Oil and grease not to total more than 2%. Twitch FLOATED FRAGMENTIZER ALUMINUM SCRAP (from Automobile Shredders) Derived from wet or dry media separation device, the material must be dry and not contain more than 1% maximum free zinc, 1% maximum free magnesium, and 1% maximum of analytical iron. Not to contain more than a total 2% maximum of non-metallics, of which no more than 1% shall be rubber and plastics. To be free of excessively oxidized material, air bag canisters, or any sealed or pressurized items. Any variation to be sold by special arrangement between buyer and seller. Tweak FRAGMENTIZER ALUMINUM SCRAP (from Automobile Shredders) Derived from either mechanical or hand separation, the material must be dry and not contain more than 4% maximum free zinc, 1% maximum free mag- nesium, and 1.5% maximum of analytical iron. Not to contain more than a total 5% maximum of non- metallics, of which no more than 1% shall be rubber and plastics. To be free of excessively oxidized mate- rial, air bag canisters, or any sealed or pressurized items. Any variation to be sold by special arrange- ment between buyer and seller. Twire BURNT FRAGMENTIZER ALUMINUM SCRAP (from Automobile Shredders) Incinerated or burned material must be dry and not contain more than X% (% to be agreed upon by buy- er and seller) ash from incineration, 4% maximum free zinc, 1% maximum free magnesium, and 1.5% maximum of analytical iron. Not to contain more than a total 5% maximum of non-metallics, of which no more than 1% shall be rubber and plastics. To be free of excessively oxidized material, air bag canis- ters, or any sealed pressurized items. Any variation to be sold by special arrangement between buyer and seller.

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