ISRI Scrap Specifications Circular

8 SCRAP SPECIFICATIONS CIRCULAR 2022 Guidelines for Nonferrous Scrap Copyright © 2022 Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc. CODE ITEM CODE ITEM Enerv RED BRASS COMPOSITION TURNINGS Shall consist of turnings from red brass composition material and should be sold subject to sample or analysis. Engel MACHINERY OR HARD BRASS SOLIDS Shall have a copper content of not less than 75%, a tin content of not less than 6%, and a lead content of not less than 6% nor more than 11%, and total impurities, exclusive of zinc, antimony, and nickel of not more than 0.75%; the antimony content not to exceed 0.50%. Shall be free of lined and unlined standard red car boxes. Erin MACHINERY OR HARD BRASS BORINGS Shall have a copper content of not less than 75%, a tin content of not less than 6%, and a lead content of not less than 6%nor more than 11%, and the total impurities, exclusive of zinc, antimony, and nickel of not more than 0.75%; the antimony content not to exceed 0.50%. Fence UNLINED STANDARD RED CAR BOXES (CLEAN JOURNALS) Shall consist of standard unlined and/or sweated railroad boxes and unlined and/or sweated car jour- nal bearings, free of yellow boxes and iron-backed boxes. Ferry LINED STANDARD RED CAR BOXES (LINED JOURNALS) Shall consist of standard babbitt-lined railroad boxes and/or babbitt-lined car journal bearings, free of yel- low boxes and iron-backed boxes. Grape COCKS AND FAUCETS Shall consist of mixed clean red and yellow brass, including chrome or nickel-plated, free of gas cocks, beer faucets, and aluminum and zinc base die cast material, and to contain a minimum of 35% semi- red. Honey YELLOW BRASS SCRAP Shall consist of mixed yellow brass solids, including brass castings, rolled brass, rod brass, tubing and miscellaneous yellow brasses, including plated brass. Must be free of manganese-bronze, aluminum- bronze, unsweated radiators or radiator parts, iron, and excessively dirty and corroded materials. Must also be free of any type of munitions including, but not limited to, bullet casings. Ivory YELLOW BRASS CASTINGS Shall consist of yellow brass castings in crucible shape, no piece to measure more than 12 inches over any one part; and shall be free of brass forgings, silicon bronze, aluminum bronze and manganese bronze, and not to contain more than 15% nickel plated material. Label NEW BRASS CLIPPINGS Shall consist of the cuttings of new unleaded yellow brass sheet or plate, to be clean and free from for- eign substances and not to contain more than 10% of clean brass punchings under 1/4 inch. To be free of Muntz metal and naval brass. Lace BRASS SHELL CASES WITHOUT PRIMERS Shall consist of clean fired 70/30 brass shell cases free of primers and any other foreign material. For material to be exported from the United States, all shells must be sufficiently mutilated to prevent reuse and reloading. Lady BRASS SHELL CASES WITH PRIMERS Shall consist of clean fired 70/30 brass shell cases containing the brass primers, and containing no other foreign material. For material to be exported from the United States, all shells must be sufficiently mutilated to prevent reuse and reloading. Lake BRASS SMALL ARMS AND RIFLE SHELLS, CLEAN FIRED Shall consist of clean fired 70/30 brass shells free of bullets, iron and any other foreign material. For material to be exported from the United States, all shells must be sufficiently mutilated to prevent reuse and reloading. Lamb BRASS SMALL ARMS AND RIFLE SHELLS, CLEAN MUFFLED (POPPED) Shall consist of clean muffled (popped) 70/30 brass shells free of bullets, iron and any other foreign mate- rial. For material to be exported from the United States, all shells must be sufficiently mutilated to prevent reuse and reloading. Lark YELLOW BRASS PRIMER Shall consist of clean yellow brass primers, burnt or unburnt. Shall be free of iron, excessive dirt, corro- sion and any other foreign material. Maize MIXED NEW NICKEL SILVER CLIPPINGS Shall consist of one or more nickel silver alloys and the range of nickel content to be specified, free of chrome or any other plating material. Leaded nickel silver clippings should be packed and sold separately. Not to contain more than 10% of clean punchings under 1/4 inch. Major NEW NICKEL SILVER CLIPPINGS AND SOLIDS Shall consist of new, clean nickel silver clippings, plate, rod and forgings, and other rolled shapes, free of chrome or any other plating material. Must be sold on nickel content specifications such as 10%– 12%–15%– 18%–20%. Leaded nickel silver clippings should be packed and sold separately. A description as to its physical characteristics should be made in offering all nickel silver material. Malar NEW SEGREGATED NICKEL SILVER CLIPPINGS Shall consist of one specified nickel silver alloy. Not to contain more than 10%of clean punchings under 1/4 inch. Malic OLD NICKEL SILVER Shall consist of old nickel silver sheet, pipe, rod, tubes, wire, screen, soldered or unsoldered. Must not be trimmed seams alone, and must also be free of foreign substances, iron rimmed material and other metals.

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