Prices

Please Note: As of 9/1/2013

This is just a test page. TEST PAGE!!! NO REAL PRICING. Watch this space for updated information

Manatee Metal LLC. Buying Prices All Prices Subject To Change Without Notice!

 Buying Prices

  • The more you have, the more we pay! Call for bonuses over 200 pounds, or more!
  • All metals must meet our grading standards.
  • All prices are in cents per pound unless noted.
  • All prices below are for “clean” metal, unless listed as contaminated.be graded as “clean” ll metals must be free of steel, plastics, or other contaminants (other contaminants may be other nonferrous metals).
  • Contaminated prices may be lower than listed, depending on the amount of contaminants.
  • If you’re unsure whether or not your metal is ”clean,” please give us a call!

* Be sure to review our information about the

Non-ferrous Scrap Metal Recycling Law! *

 Special rules apply for business customers - ask for more information, or check out this page for details and a form to fill out.

Be sure to bring a valid state-issued driver’s license or ID card each time you bring in scrap metals. Your license must be current and valid.

If your license is punched or damaged, we double check online to make sure your ID is still valid.

If your ID is not valid, we cannot buy your metals.

Aluminum cans are exempt from the $30 rule. Batteries and Catalytic Converters are included in the recycling law.

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We strive for accuracy with the following prices, however, the prices posted at our recycling center are what we pay if there is any discrepancy.  Ask about bonuses over 200 pounds.

ALUMINUM

4/23/13 thru today

Subject to change without notice.

Prices can change quickly, call to confirm and verify!

Aluminum Cans:
1 – 49 pounds: 42 cents per pound
Over 50 pounds: 44 cents per pound
Current Price under 50 pounds Current Price for 50-200 pounds Ask about 200#+ price
Cast, clean 50 52
Contaminated Cast 20 22
   Heavily Contaminated Cast 10 or less
Aluminum Foil no pay
Aluminum Wire:
    EC Wire (clean, bare, aluminum wire) 60 62
    ACSR (aluminum wire with steel strands) 25 27
    Poly-triplex (aluminum wire with insulation) 25 27
Extrusions:
6063 Painted 52 54
6063 Unpainted 60 62
6061 Painted 52 54
6061 Unpainted 60 62
95% aluminum, less than 5% contamination, painted or unpainted 40 42
Irrigation Pipe 52 54
(Legally we can only buy irrigation pipe from farmers and/or businesses.  Please call for more details).
TIE (Thermal Insulated Extrusion) 30 32
Sheet:
Painted 44 46
   Unpainted 46 48
Irony or Contaminated (65% aluminum or higher) 20 22
   Heavily Contaminated (35% aluminum or higher) 10 or less
Litho Aluminum 55 57
Aluminum Wheels/Rims (car, truck) 60 62

BATTERIES (lead acid)

Current Price
Vehicle (each, see notes below) $8.00
For over and undersized batteries, we pay 23 cents per pound.  For over 200 pounds we pay 26 cents per pound.The average car or pickup battery typically weighs 35 pounds. 5 or more:$9.00

BRASS

Current Price under 50 pounds Current Price for  50-200 pounds Ask about 200#+ price
Yellow Brass $1.60 $1.65
   Contaminated Brass (80% or more brass) 80 85

CATALYTIC CONVERTERS

Prices can range from $0 to $100, or…?

Bigger catalytic converter doesn’t mean a bigger price!

varies widely

COPPER

Current Price under 50 pounds Current Price for  50-200 pounds Ask about 200#+ price
Bare Copper:
    #1 Bright & Shiny wire $2.60 $2.65
    #1 Regular wire, Tubing, Solids $2.50 $2.55
    #2 Tubing & wire $2.40 $2.45
Insulated Wire:
   #1 Wire – 85% recovery $1.60 $1.65
    #1 Wire – 65% recovery (example: Romex) $1.35 $1.40
    #2 Wire – 85% recovery $1.45 $1.50
    #2 Wire – 70% recovery $1.35 $1.40
    #2 Wire – 55% recovery (example: extension cords, ends removed) $1.05 $1.10
    #2 Wire – 45% recovery (example: ethernet/data cable) 90 >95
    #2 Wire – 35% recovery 50 55
    #2 Wire – 25% recovery (example: Christmas Lights, phone cords) 23 25
Microwave Cable 95 $1.00
Aluminum BX Wire 85 90
Steel BX Wire 20 22

DIE CAST (Pot metal)

Current Price under 50 pounds Current Price for  50-200 pounds Ask about 200#+ price
Die Cast 25 27
   Contaminated (including carburetors) 8 10

MOTORS STARTERS/ALTERNATORS

Current Price under 50 pounds Current Price for  50-200 pounds>Ask about 200#+ price
Electric Motors 20 22
Starters/Alternators 28 30

FILM

Current Price
Printer or Litho film Call for Price941-729-6540
X-ray film – (price depends on year/use)

Call for Price

941-729-6540

IRON AND STEEL

Clean Iron and Steel NO PAY NO CHARGE
Appliances: we do charge for these items. For more details, please visit our appliance page.

LEAD

Current Price Under 50 pounds Current Price for  50-200 poundsAsk about 200#+ price 
Clean/soft 25 27
Lead w/ iron or contaminants 12 14
Wheel weights 12 14
PAPER
Current Price
Light Colored Ledger paper 1 cent
White Ledger/copier/computer paper 1 cent
Corrugated Cardboard (loose) half a cent
Corrugated Cardboard Bales Call for Price
Phone Books half a cent
Newspaper 2 cents
Name brand moving boxes in good shape and flattened. Must be separated from other corrugated cardboard to receive bonus. 15 cents
Magazines and Slick Catalogs half a cent
See our new Paper Recycling page for more details!

RADIATORS

Current Price under 50 pounds Current Price for 50-200 pounds Ask about 200#+ price
Clean Aluminum Copper Radiators $1.20 $1.25
   Contaminated Aluminum Copper Radiators 90 95
Clean Brass/Copper Radiators $1.62 $1.67
Contaminated Brass/Copper Radiators $1.05 $1.10
Clean Aluminum Radiators 42 44
   Contaminated Aluminum Radiators 20 22

STAINLESS STEEL

Current Price under 50 pounds Current Price for 50-200 pounds Ask about 200#+ price
Stainless Steel 40 42
over-sized pieces 3 1/2′ & larger 30 32
Contaminated (80% Stainless Steel) 15 17

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