ISRI Scrap Specifications Circular

20 SCRAP SPECIFICATIONS CIRCULAR 2022 Guidelines for Ferrous Scrap Copyright © 2022 Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc. CODE ITEM CODE ITEM 212 Shredded clippings. Shredded 1000 series carbon steel clippings or sheets. Material should have an average density of 60 pounds per cubic foot. 213 Steel can bundles. Steel can scrap compressed to charging box size and weighing not less than 75 pounds per cubic foot. Cans may be baled without removal of paper labels, but free of other non-metallics. May include up to 5 gallon tin coated containers. 214 No. 3 bundles. Old sheet steel, compressed to charging box size and weighing not less than 75 pounds per cubic foot. May include all coated ferrous scrap not suitable for inclusion in No. 2 bundles. 215 Incinerator bundles. Tin can scrap, compressed to charging box size and weighing not less than 75 pounds per cubic foot. Processed through a recognized garbage incinera- tor. 216 Terne plate bundles. New terne plate sheet scrap, clippings or skeleton scrap, compressed or hand bundled, to charging box size, and weighing not less than 75 pounds per cubic foot. (Hand bundles are tightly secured for handling with a magnet.) May include Stanley balls or mandrel wound bundles or skeleton reels, tightly secured. 217 Bundled No. 1 steel. Wrought iron and/or steel scrap 1/8 inch or over in thickness, compressed to charging box size and weighing not less than 75 pounds per cubic foot. Free of all metal-coated material. 218 Bundled No. 2 steel. Wrought iron or steel scrap, black or galvanized, 1/8 inch and over in thickness, compressed to charg- ing box size and weighing not less than 75 pounds per cubic foot. Auto body and fender stock, burnt or hand stripped, may constitute a maximum of 60 percent by weight. (This percent based on makeup of auto body, chassis, driveshafts, and bumpers.) Free of all coated material, except as found on auto- mobiles. 219 Machine shop turnings. Clean steel or wrought iron turnings, free of iron borings, nonferrous metals in a free state, scale, or excessive oil. May not include badly rusted or cor- roded stock. 220 Machine shop turnings and iron borings. Same as machine shop turnings but including iron borings. 221 Shoveling turnings. Clean short steel or wrought iron turnings, drillings, or screw cuttings. May include any such material whether resulting from crushing, raking, or other processes. Free of springy, bushy, tangled or matted material, lumps, iron borings, nonferrous metals in a free state, grindings, or excessive oil. 222 Shoveling turnings and iron borings. Same as shoveling turnings, but including iron bor- ings. 223 Iron borings. Clean cast iron or malleable iron borings and drill- ings, free of steel turnings, scale, lumps or excessive oil. 224 Auto slabs. Clean automobile slabs, cut 3 feet x 18 inches and under. 225 Auto slabs. Clean automobile slabs, cut 2 feet x 18 inches and under. 226 Briquetted iron borings. Analysis and density to consumer’s specifications. 227 Briquetted steel turnings. Analysis and density to consumer’s specifications. 228 Mill scale. Dark colored, ranging from blue to black, ferro- magnetic iron oxide forming on the surface of steel articles during heating and working. *The identical designations given for these two classifica- tions are in accordance with established industry practices in specifying the materials desired. Electric Furnace Casting and Foundry Grades 229 Billet, bloom and forge crops. Billet, bloom, axle, slab, heavy plate and heavy forge crops, containing not over 0.05 percent phosphorus or sulphur and not over 0.5 percent silicon, free from alloys. Dimensions not less than 2 inches in thickness, not over 18 inches in width, and not over 36 inches in length. 230 Bar crops and plate scrap. Bar crops, plate scrap, forgings, bits, jars, and tool joints, containing not over 0.05 percent phosphorus or sulphur, not over 0.5 percent silicon, free from alloys. Dimensions not less than 1/2 inch in thickness, not over 18 inches in width, and not over 36 inches in length. 231 Plate and structural steel, 5 feet and under. Cut structural and plate scrap, 5 feet and under. Clean open hearth steel plates, structural shapes, crop ends, shearings, or broken steel tires. Dimen- sions not less than 1/4 inch thickness, not over 5 feet in length and 18 inches in width. Phosphorus or sul- phur not over 0.05 percent. 232 Plate and structural steel, 5 feet and under. Cut structural and plate scrap, 5 feet and under. Clean open hearth steel plates, structural shapes, crop ends, shearings, or broken steel tires. Dimen- sions not less than 1/4 inch thickness, not over 5 feet in length and 24 inches in width. Phosphorus or sul- phur not over 0.05 percent. 233 Cast steel. Steel castings not over 48 inches long or 18 inches wide, and 1/4 inch and over in thickness, containing

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