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– Copper Scrap

The commodity copper has been very wide spoken in the past several years because of the commodity boom. But as of the last year (’08-’09) there has been a significant commodity bubble collapse as seen in the picture below.

Copper Price Chart Jan 2010

*Copper Futures Price Chart as of Jan 2010.
**Not scrap prices.


  • Much media has been driven towards this metal because of its use in a lot of goods.
  • Copper is very hard to mine and there are a few mines out there that mine this stuff, therefore it is easier to recycle this good and hence you have your demand.
  • Copper can be found in a variety of materials in which I will post and show below including appliances, computers, and automobiles.
Copper Wire:

  • #1 Insulated – (consists of plastic insulated unalloyed, uncoated (plated) copper wire, with the copper wire no smaller than 16 gauge).
  • #2 Insulated – (consist of assorted plastic insulated, unalloyed copper wire, free of heavy or double insulation).

Copper Wire

Bear Bright Copper:

  1. BB copper wire – (totally clean, bare, uncoated, unalloyed copper wire, not smaller than 16 gauge)

Bare Bright Copper

Copper Turnings/Fittings:

  • Housing & Building plumbing connectors

Copper Fittings

Other Copper Scrap:

  • Pots/Pans and utencils
  • Antiques
  • Radiators

Copper Pans

Copper Tubing/Piping:

  • Plumbing Piping
  • Connectors

Copper Tubing

Copper Tubing

One Response to “– Copper Scrap”

  1. Kent Ramsey says:

    Great blog you’ve got here. Will keep coming reading these good articles you are going to write. Maybe you want to check out the commodity brokerage website.

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