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  • Mixed Plastics : Is There a Future?

    by georgy - October 27, 2015 4939 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 9118 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 6903 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

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  • NYLON - The Worth Fibre

    by georgy - October 17, 2015 4460 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 2996 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
  • ISRI CODE: HONEY - YELLOW BRASS SCRAP

    by benni - October 16, 2015 9707 Views

    ISRI CODE: HONEY 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 Read more

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  • ISRI CODE: GRAPE - COCKS AND FAUCETS

    by benni - October 15, 2015 5079 Views

    ISRI CODE: GRAPE 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 Read more

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  • ISRI CODE: ERIN - MACHINERY OR HARD BRASS BORINGS

    by benni - October 13, 2015 4248 Views

    ISRI CODE: ERIN 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, Read more

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  • Polycarbonate Scrap - A Booming Market

    by georgy - October 13, 2015 3542 Views

    Polycarbonate is a thermoplastic resin it's strong, impact resistant & temperature resistant due to these properties, it is used for a variety of applications, from bulletproof windows to Read more

    Posted in : Plastic
  • ISRI CODE: ENGEL - MACHINERY OR HARD BRASS SOLIDS

    by benni - October 12, 2015 5025 Views

    ISRI CODE: ENGEL 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 Read more

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  • ISRI CODE: ENERV - RED BRASS COMPOSITION TURNINGS

    by benni - October 12, 2015 5646 Views

    ISRI CODE: ENERV consist of turnings from red brass composition material and should be sold subject to sample or analysis. 74040022 - Copper waste and scrap: Brass scrap, namely the following: Read more

    Posted in : ISRI Codes
  • OCC – “The Natural Renewable Resource”

    by georgy - October 09, 2015 3654 Views

    OCC Scrap (Old Corrugated Cardboard) is easy to recognize. Corrugated is made of paper and has an arched layer, called "fluting," between smooth sheets, called "liner." This Read more

    Posted in : Paper