Scrap News

  • HIPS Plastic Scrap: The Hygenic Plastic

    by georgy - November 10, 2015 3728 Views

    HIPS scrap (High Impact Polystyrene) is a low cost plastic scrap material that is easy to machine and fabricate. It is often specified for low strength structural applications when impact Read more

    Posted in : Plastic
  • ISRI CODE: MAJOR - NEW AND SOLIDS

    by benni - November 04, 2015 3454 Views

    ISRI CODE: MAJOR 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 Read more

    Posted in : ISRI Codes
  • COPPER CATHODE: The Zing Thing For Copper Wires

    by georgy - November 03, 2015 3408 Views

    Copper cathode is a form of copper that has a purity of 99.95%. In order to remove impurities from copper ore, it undergoes two processes, smelting and electro refining. The resulting, nearly pure Read more

    Posted in : Copper
  • NICKEL - Energising The Everyday Life

    by georgy - November 01, 2015 3802 Views

    Nickel-containing materials play a major role in our everyday lives – food preparation equipment, mobile phones, medical equipment, transport, buildings, power generation – the list is Read more

    Posted in : Metal
  • STEEL SCRAP: Will The Dark Clouds Clear?

    by georgy - October 29, 2015 4820 Views

    Have you ever been on a roller coaster ride and experienced a “STEEP DOWNFALL”? Well, the Aluminium scrap market is experiencing the STEEP DOWNFALL. This has been the situation for Read more

    Posted in : Metal
  • ISRI CODE: MAIZE - MIXED NEW NICKEL SILVER CLIPPINGS

    by benni - October 27, 2015 3296 Views

    ISRI CODE: MAIZE 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 Read more

    Posted in : ISRI Codes
  • ABS : The Engineering Plastic

    by georgy - October 27, 2015 2331 Views

    ABS (Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene) is a low cost engineering plastic that is easy to machine and fabricate. ABS is an ideal material for structural applications when impact resistance, Read more

    Posted in : Plastic
  • Mixed Plastics : Is There a Future?

    by georgy - October 27, 2015 3364 Views

    Mixed Plastics has been the subject of industry-wide debate due to the various interpretations of what the waste stream consists of. Much of the discussion has centered on whether or not plastic Read more

    Posted in : Plastic
  • ISRI CODE: LABEL - NEW BRASS CLIPPINGS

    by benni - October 27, 2015 6204 Views

    ISRI CODE: LABEL consists of the cuttings of new unleaded yellow brass sheet or plate, to be clean and free from foreign substances and not to contain more than 10% of clean brass punchings under Read more

    Posted in : ISRI Codes
  • ISRI CODE: IVORY - YELLOW BRASS CASTINGS

    by benni - October 19, 2015 4913 Views

    ISRI CODE: IVORY 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 Read more

    Posted in : ISRI Codes
  • NYLON - The Worth Fibre

    by georgy - October 17, 2015 2660 Views

    Nylon is a generic designation for a family of synthetic polymers, more specifically aliphatic or semi-aromatic polyamides. They can be melted & processed into fibres, films or Read more

    Posted in : Nylon
  • Poly Vinyl Chloride (PVC) - Creating Smile

    by georgy - October 16, 2015 1986 Views

    Polyvinyl chloride, commonly abbreviated PVC, is the third-most widely produced synthetic plastic polymer, only next to polyethylene and polypropylene. PVC comes in two basic forms: RIGID Read more

    Posted in : Plastic
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