ISRI Scrap Specifications Circular

14 SCRAP SPECIFICATIONS CIRCULAR 2022 Guidelines for Nonferrous Scrap Copyright © 2022 Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc. Zinc content shall be minimum of 85%. CODE ITEM CODE ITEM and seller. Shall be free of skimmings. Broken pieces under 2” in diameter shall not exceed 10% of the weight of each shipment. Shelf PRIME ZINC DIE CAST DROSS Shall consist of metal skimmed from the top of pot of molten zinc die cast metal. Must be unsweated, unfluxed, shiny, smooth, metallic and free from cor- rosion or oxidation. Should be poured in molds or in small mounds weighing not over 75 pounds each. MAGNESIUM HEAVIER PIECES OF ANY SIZE, LENGTH, AND WEIGHT ACCEPTABLE UPON MUTUAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN BUYER AND SELLER. Wafer MAGNESIUM CLIPS Shall consist of clean magnesium clips in crucible size, free of copper, aluminum, and zinc flashings and excessive oil and grease. To be free of all foreign attachments. WalnutMAGNESIUM SCRAP Shall consist of magnesium castings, magnesium engine blocks and transmission casings, bomber and car wheels, extrusions, and sheet. Material to be free from brass and copper inserts and all foreign attach- ments. To be free of anodes, hollow castings and explosives. Percentages of and penalties for dirt, oil, grease, and iron to be subject to agreement between buyer and seller. Excessively large pieces to be negotiated between buyer and seller. Wine MAGNESIUM ENGRAVER PLATES To be free of copper, aluminum, zinc, and elec- trotype plates. To be clean and free of all foreign attachments. Magnesium plates shipped loose by agreement between buyer and seller. Wood MAGNESIUM DOCKBOARDS Shall consist of clean magnesium dockboard cut or broken to size agreed upon by buyer and seller. To be free of all foreign attachments. World MAGNESIUM TURNINGS It is recommended that these materials be sold by special arrangement between buyer and seller. LEAD HEAVIER PIECES OF ANY SIZE, LENGTH, AND WEIGHT ACCEPTABLE UPON MUTUAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN BUYER AND SELLER. Racks SCRAP LEAD—SOFT Shall consist of clean soft scrap lead, free of other materials such as drosses, battery plates, lead cov- ered cable, hard lead, collapsible tubes, foil, type metals, aluminum, zinc, iron and brass fittings, dirty chemical lead and radioactive materials. Review packaging specifications and regulatory status per- taining to shipping with buyer prior to sale. Radio MIXED HARD/SOFT SCRAP LEAD Shall consist of clean lead solids and lead shots, free of other materials, such as drosses, battery plates, lead covered cable, collapsible tubes, type metals, aluminum, zinc, iron and brass fittings, dirty chemi- cal lead and radioactive materials. Review packaging specifications and regulatory status pertaining to shipping with buyer prior to sale. Rains SCRAP DRAINED/DRY WHOLE INTACT LEAD To be free of any liquid. Cases to be either plastic or rubber and be complete including caps. Non-lead (nicad, ni-fe, carbonaire, etc.) not acceptable. Indus- trial, steel cased, aircraft (aluminum cased) and partial, cracked or broken batteries and batteries without caps subject to special agreement. Review packaging specifications and regulatory status per- taining to shipping with buyer prior to sale. Rakes BATTERY LUGS To be free of scrap lead, wheel weights, battery plates, rubber and/or plastic case material and other foreignmaterial. Aminimum of 97%metallic content is required. Review packaging specifications and regulatory status pertaining to shipping with buyer prior to sale. Reels MIXED NONFERROUS WHEEL WEIGHTS To consist of nonferrous wheel weights that are a minimum of 35% (overall) Nonferrous and no more than 65% Iron (Fe). Anticipated Nonferrous material may be both Lead and Zinc weights. To be free of foreign material. Final material specifications to be determined between buyer and seller. Relay LEAD COVERED COPPER CABLE Free of armored covered cable and foreign material subject to negotiation between buyer and seller. Rents LEAD DROSS Should be clean and reasonably free of other mate- rials such as iron, dirt, harmful chemicals or other metals. To be free of radioactive materials, alu- minum and zinc. May be bought on an assay basis or as agreed to by buyer and seller. Other metals present such as antimony, tin, etc., to be accounted for as agreed between buyer and seller. Material to be readily dumped from drums. An extra charge may be assessed if material has to be mechanically removed. Review packaging specification and regu- latory status pertaining to shipping with buyer prior to sale. Rink SCRAP WET WHOLE INTACT LEAD BATTERIES Consisting of SLI (starting, lighting & ignition), auto- motive, truck, 8-D and commercial golf cart and marine-type batteries. Cases to be either plastic or rubber and to be complete. Non-lead (i.e., ni-cad, ni-fe, carbonaire, etc.) not acceptable. Other types i.e. aircraft (aluminum) gel-cel, lawnmower, etc., and partial, cracked or broken batteries or batteries without caps and the amount of liquid content and any variations to the specification subject to special agreement. Review packaging specifications and regulatory status pertaining to shipping with buyer prior to sale.

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