ISRI Scrap Specifications Circular

6 SCRAP SPECIFICATIONS CIRCULAR 2022 Guidelines for Nonferrous Scrap Copyright © 2022 Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc. Guidelines for Nonferrous Scrap: NF-2022 Note: When the individual scrap grades in this Circular, denoted by the various code words, are used, an agreement between parties is also bound by the terms of “Apple” as it appears below, unless the terms and conditions of a specific contract pro- vide otherwise, in which case the specific contractual provisions shall govern. CODE ITEM CODE ITEM Apple Nonferrous Terms a. Delivery of more or less of the specified quantity up to 3 percent is permissible. b. A ton shall be understood to be 2,000 pounds, unless otherwise specified. c. If any portion of the goods covered by a contract are unshipped or undelivered within the time speci- fied in a contract, then that portion is subject to cancellation by the buyer and/or the buyer has the right to hold the seller responsible for substanti- ated damages. If, because of embargo and/or other conditions of force majeure, a delivery or shipment cannot be made by the time specified, the contract shall remain valid and shall be completed promptly upon lifting of the embargo and/or conditions of force majeure and the terms of said contract shall not be changed. d. If for any portion of a contract the buyer fails in a timely manner to open a Letter of Credit and/or fails to provide proper conveyance and/or ship- ping instructions as specified in the contract, then that portion is subject to cancellation by the seller and/or the seller has the right to hold the buyer responsible for substantiated damages. If, because of embargo and/or other conditions of force majeure, a delivery or shipment cannot be made by the time specified, the contract shall remain valid and shall be completed promptly upon lifting of the embargo and/or conditions of force majeure and the terms of said contract shall not be changed. e. If a significant weight or quality difference is apparent, the seller should be notified promptly and, if requested, another weight or quality determination should be taken. Seller and/or buyer should be given the opportunity to appoint an independent surveyor or a representative to verify weights and/or quality. For purposes of this section, the meaning of the word “significant” shall be determined by agree- ment between buyer and seller, depending on the commodities and their values. f. If it is mutually determined that goods delivered do not conform to the description specified in the contract, then the shipment is subject to rejection or downgrade. Disposition of, replacement of, and/or financial adjustment for rejected material shall be subject- ed to mutual agreement between buyer and seller. Seller is responsible for freight costs. Buyer is expected, however, to exert every effort to limit rejections only to that portion of the ship- ment which is unsortable and to return the reject- ed portion promptly upon request, if government regulations permit. RED METALS HEAVIER PIECES OF ANY SIZE, LENGTH, AND WEIGHT ACCEPTABLE UPON MUTUAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN BUYER AND SELLER. Barley No. 1 COPPER WIRE Shall consist of No. 1 bare, uncoated, unalloyed cop- per wire, commonly known as Bare Bright copper wire. Wire gauge subject to agreement between buyer and seller. Green copper wire and hydrauli- cally compacted material to be subject to agreement between buyer and seller. Berry No. 1 COPPER WIRE Shall consist of clean, untinned, uncoated, unalloyed copper wire and cable, free of brittle burnt wire. Wire gauge subject to agreement between buyer and seller. Free of copper tubing. Hydraulically briquet- ted copper subject to agreement. Birch No. 2 COPPER WIRE Shall consist of miscellaneous, unalloyed copper wire having a nominal 96% copper content (mini- mum 94%) as determined by electrolytic assay. Should be free of the following: Excessively leaded, tinned, soldered copper wire; brass and bronze wire; excessive oil content, iron, and non-metallics; copper wire from burning; insulation; hair wire; brittle burnt wire; and should be reasonably free of ash. Hydrauli- cally briquetted copper subject to agreement. Candy No. 1 HEAVY COPPER SOLIDS AND TUBING Shall consist of clean, unalloyed, uncoated copper clippings, punchings, bus bars, commutator segments, and clean copper tubing. Hydraulically briquetted cop- per subject to agreement. Berry/Candy Candy/Berry A combination of copper wire and heavy copper as defined in Berry and Candy. See above. Cliff No. 2 COPPER SOLIDS AND TUBING Shall consist of miscellaneous, unalloyed copper scrap having a nominal 96% copper content (mini- mum 94%) as determined by electrolytic assay. Should be free of the following: Excessively leaded, tinned, soldered copper scrap; brasses and bronzes; excessive oil content, iron and non-metallics; copper tubing with other than copper connections or with sediment; copper wire from burning; insulation; hair wire; brittle burnt wire; and should be reasonably free of ash. Hydraulically briquetted copper subject to agreement.

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