ISRI Scrap Specifications Circular

21 Guidelines for Ferrous Scrap INSTITUTE OF SCRAP RECYCLING INDUSTRIES, INC. Copyright © 2022 Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc. CODE ITEM CODE ITEM not over 0.05 percent phosphorus or sulphur, free from alloys and attachments. May include heads, gates, and risers. 234 Punchings and plate scrap. Punchings or stampings, plate scrap, and bar crops containing not over 0.05 percent phosphorous or sulphur and not over 0.5 percent silicon, free from alloys. All materials cut 12 inches and under, and with the exception of punchings or stampings, at least 1/8 inch in thickness. Punchings or stampings under 6 inches in diameter may be any gauge. 235 Electric furnace bundles. New black steel sheet scrap hydraulically com- pressed into bundles of size and weight as specified by consumer. 236 Cut structural and plate scrap, 3 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 in thickness, not over 3 feet in length and 18 inches in width. Phosphorus or sulphur not over 0.05 percent. 237 Cut structural and plate scrap, 2 feet and under. Same as cut structural and plate scrap, 3 feet and under, except for length. 238 Cut structural and plate scrap, 1 foot and under. Same as cut structural and plate scrap, 3 feet and under, except for length. 239 Silicon busheling. Clean silicon bearing steel scrap, not exceeding 12 inches in any dimension, including new factory busheling (for example, sheet clippings, stampings, etc.), having a silicon content of 0.05 percent to 5.0 percent. 240 Silicon Clippings. Clean steel scrap, including new factory busheling (for example, sheet clippings, stampings, etc.), may not include old auto body and fender stock. Free of metal coated, limed, vitreous enameled, and electri- cal sheet containing minimum 1 percent silicon. 241 Chargeable ingots and ingot butts. Chargeable ingots and ingot butts for material to be suitable and acceptable to the consumer containing not over 0.05 percent phosphorus or sulphur and not over 0.05 percent silicon free of alloys. 242 Foundry steel, 2 feet and under. Steel scrap 1/8 inch and over in thickness, not over 2 feet in length or 18 inches in width. Individual pieces free from attachments. May not include nonferrous metals, cast or malleable iron, cable, vitreous enam- eled, or metal coated material. 243 Foundry steel, 1 foot and under. Same specifications as 2-foot material, except for length. 243A Low residual, black foundry busheling. 1000 series black carbon steel scrap, 1/8 inch and over in thickness, not more than 12 inch x 24 inch, manganese content not more than 0.50 percent. Other parameters subject to agreement between sup- plier and consumer. 243B Low residual, ductile quality shredded clips. Shredded black 1000 series carbon steel scrap, 1/8 inch and over in thickness, minimum average density of 75 PCF, manganese content not more than 0.50 percent. Other parameters subject to agreement between supplier and consumer. 244 Springs and crankshafts. Clean automotive springs and crankshafts, either new or used. 245 Alloy free turnings. Clean shoveling steel turnings free from lumps, tan- gled or matted material, iron borings, or excessive oil containing not more than 0.05 percent phospho- rus or sulphur, and free of alloys. 246 Alloy free short shoveling steel turnings. Clean shoveling steel turnings, free of lumps, tangled or matted material, iron borings, or excessive oil, containing not more than 0.05 percent phosphorus or sulphur, and free of alloys. 247 Alloy free machine shop turnings. Clean steel turnings, free of iron borings or exces- sive oil, containing not more than 0.05 percent phosphorus or sulphur, and free of alloys. May not include badly rusted or corroded stock. 248 Hard steel cut 30 inches and under. Automotive steel consisting of rear ends, crank- shafts, driveshafts, front axles, springs, and gears prepared 30 inches and under. May not include mis- cellaneous small shoveling steel or any pieces too bulky for gray iron foundry use. 249 Chargeable slab crops. Chargeable slab crops for material to be suitable and acceptable to the consumer containing not over 0.05 percent phosphorus and 0.05 percent sulphur and not over 0.05 percent silicon and free of alloys. 250 Silicon bundles. Silicon sheet scrap, clippings or skeleton scrap, compressed or hand bundled, to charging box size, and weighing not less than 75 pounds per cubic foot, having a silicon content of 0.50 percent to 5.0 per- cent. 251 Heavy turnings. Short, heavy steel turnings, containing not over 0.05 percent phosphorus or sulphur and free of alloys. May include rail chips. May not include machine shop or other light turnings and must weigh not less than 75 pounds per cubic foot in the original state of pro- duction.

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