Scrap Alloy Wheel Prices
Use our UK Price Checker for scrap alloy wheels. Find the latest rates listed below, from trusted buyers nationwide. Scrappie also displays average guide prices for scrap alloy wheels per metric tonne (MT), per kilogram (KG) and per pound (LB).
Scrap Alloy Wheels
Average Price: £1,250 MT
Description: Clean scrap alloy wheels are discarded rims that have been stripped of tyres and, in some cases, valves, making them ready for efficient recycling.
Unit J Oxney Industrial Estate, Oxney Road, Peterborough
Cambridgeshire, PE15YP Call 07525 081681
|AVS Cumbria Metals
Cumbria, CA14 4RG Call 01900 66196
Scrap Alloy Wheels with Tyres
Average Price: -
Description: Alloy wheels with tyres often requiring additional processing to separate the tyres from the rims and prepare them for recycling.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Scrappie is here to help you whether you're a scrap dealer, tradesperson, or a member of the public with scrap alloy wheels for sale. Here are just some of the answers to the most popular questions.
How Much Are Scrap Alloy Wheels Worth?
Today, average scrap alloy prices are: £1,250 MT / £1.25 KG / £0.56 LB.
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What are Scrap Alloy Wheels?
Scrap alloy wheels are discarded or no longer usable wheels made from alloys like aluminium and magnesium. These wheels were once part of vehicles like cars or motorcycles. Due to their material composition, scrap alloy wheels have intrinsic value and can be recycled for their metals. Recycling these wheels is an environmentally friendly practice and can fetch a reasonable price.
Who Can Sell Scrap Alloy Wheels?
Anyone with scrap alloy wheels can sell them. This includes individuals, auto repair shops, mechanics, and businesses that deal with automotive parts. Selling scrap alloy wheels is a way to not only dispose of unwanted items but also earn money from the valuable metals they contain.
How to Sell Scrap Alloy Wheels?
Selling scrap alloy wheels can be a straightforward process. Identify the wheels, prepare them by removing non-metal parts, find a buyer such as local scrap yards, recycling centres, or online platforms like Scrappie, arrange transportation, and receive payment based on weight and alloy type. Scrappie can help you find reputable buyers and streamline the selling process.
Where Can I Sell Scrap Alloy Wheels?
You can sell scrap alloy wheels at various locations, including local scrap yards, recycling centres, online platforms like Scrappie, and some auto wreckers and salvage yards.
When Should I Sell Scrap Alloy Wheels?
The ideal time to sell scrap alloy wheels is when you no longer need them or when they are damaged beyond repair. Selling promptly when metal prices are favourable can also help declutter your space and put money back in your pocket.
Why Should I Recycle Alloy Wheels?
Recycling alloy wheels is environmentally responsible and has several benefits, including resource conservation, energy savings, economic gain, and reducing environmental impact. It's a win-win situation, benefiting both your wallet and the environment. Scrappie can assist you in finding the right buyers and making the recycling process convenient and efficient.
Do I Sort My Scrap?
If you have different types & grades of scrap metal, try and sort them as best you can before arriving at the scrap yard. This will save you time and effort at the dealers location. Make sure there are as little contaminants attached to your metal to get the best rate.
How Do I Get Paid?
In accordance with the Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013, cash payments are banned. You’ll normally be paid by same day Bank Transfer. Make sure you keep your receipt or ticket. Payments onto your bank card or cheques may be available at some locations.
If your scrap is being collected by a buyer, make sure you get paid before the buyer leaves with your goods.
What Do I Bring To The Scrappie?
Driving Licence or Passport + Recent Utility Bill
Account Number & Sort Code
Can I Deliver To a Scrappie?
If you have a small quantity of material, many buyers won’t collect & pay due to the cost of fuel, time & manpower involved. Your best bet would be to deliver your goods to a licenced site. You’ll most often be paid a higher rate too. Some yards might ask you to wear a hi-visibility vest and hard hat to enter the site.
Weighing In Your Scrap Alloy Wheels?
Your alloy wheels will often be weighed in front of you so you can see the weight for yourself and you'll get paid. If you have any questions, don't be afraid to ask your scrap merchant. They are there to help.
Are Free Scrap Metal Collections Available?
Sometimes it might not be economical for you to deliver your scrap metal to a local yard. Reasons such as time, effort, means of transport or simply because you have a small very quantity to recycle.
Why not just give it away? To find a free scrap collector near you, click here. Licenced local collectors will pick up your free scrap alloy wheels from your home or business and deliver them to the site when they have a full load.