Scrap Stainless Steel Prices
Use our UK Price Checker for scrap stainless steel. Find the latest rates listed below, from trusted buyers nationwide. Scrappie also displays average guide prices for scrap stainless steel per metric tonne (MT), per kilogram (KG) and per pound (LB).
316 Stainless Steel
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Description: Scrap 316 stainless steel is a type of stainless steel scrap primarily composed of alloy 316, known for its high resistance to corrosion and staining, often found in items like kitchen appliances, marine equipment, and medical instruments that can be recycled for their stainless steel content.
316 Stainless Steel Swarf
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Description: Scrap 316 stainless steel swarf is the waste material produced during machining, milling, or grinding processes of 316 stainless steel, often originating from manufacturing operations and suitable for recycling to recover the valuable stainless steel. Examples include metal shavings, chips, or fine particles of 316 stainless steel generated in the production of components like aerospace parts or precision instruments.
18/8 Stainless Steel
Average Price: £799 MT
Description: Scrap 18/8 stainless steel is discarded stainless steel material made from an 18/8 alloy composition, often found in various applications due to its corrosion-resistant properties, such as kitchen utensils, sinks, or food processing equipment, and can be recycled for its stainless steel content.
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18/8 Stainless Steel Swarf
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Description: Scrap 18/8 stainless steel swarf refers to the waste material generated during machining or manufacturing processes using 18/8 stainless steel, a common type of stainless steel alloy, and includes metal shavings, chips, or fine particles suitable for recycling. Examples include leftover material from machining components like kitchen appliances or automotive parts made from 18/8 stainless steel.
Average Price: £200 MT
Description: Scrap tungsten tips are discarded or worn-out tungsten carbide tips used in various cutting and drilling tools, which can be recycled for their tungsten content. Examples include tungsten carbide tips from saw blades, drill bits, or industrial cutting tools that have reached the end of their lifespan and are suitable 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 stainless steel for sale. Here are answers to the most popular questions about scrap stainless steel.
How Much Is Scrap Stainless Steel Worth?
Today, average scrap stainless steel prices are:
316 Stainless Steel - - / - / -.
316 Stainless Steel Swarf - - / - / -.
18/8 Stainless Steel - £799 MT / £0.79 KG / £0.36 LB.
18/8 Stainless Steel Swarf - - / - / -.
Tungsten Tips - £200 MT / £0.20 KG / £0.09 LB.
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What Is Scrap Stainless Steel?
Scrap stainless steel includes various discarded stainless steel materials such as sheets, pipes, and other items. These items may have been part of construction projects or other applications. Due to their material composition, scrap stainless steel has intrinsic value and can be recycled for its metal content. Recycling scrap stainless steel is an environmentally friendly practice and can fetch a reasonable price.
Who Can Sell Scrap Stainless Steel?
Anyone with scrap stainless steel can sell it. This includes individuals, businesses involved in stainless steel materials, and those with stainless steel items to recycle. Selling scrap stainless steel is a way to dispose of unwanted items and earn money from the valuable metals they contain.
How to Sell Scrap Stainless Steel?
Selling scrap stainless steel can be a straightforward process. Identify the stainless steel items, prepare them by removing any non-metal parts, find a buyer such as local scrap yards, recycling centers, or online platforms like Scrappie, arrange transportation, and receive payment based on weight and the type of stainless steel. Scrappie can help you find reputable buyers and streamline the selling process.
Where Can I Sell Scrap Stainless Steel?
You can sell scrap stainless steel at various locations, including local scrap yards, recycling centers, online platforms like Scrappie, and some metalworking or recycling businesses.
When Should I Sell Scrap Stainless Steel?
The ideal time to sell scrap stainless steel is when you no longer need the items or when they are no longer functional. Selling promptly when metal prices are favorable can also help declutter your space and put money back in your pocket.
Why Should I Recycle Stainless Steel?
Recycling stainless steel is an environmentally responsible practice with 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 stainless steel, 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 few 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 License 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 licensed 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 Stainless Steel
Your scrap stainless steel 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 stainless steel to a local yard. Reasons such as time, effort, means of transport, or simply because you have a small quantity to recycle.
Why not just give it away? To find a free scrap collector near you, click here. Licensed local collectors will pick up your free scrap stainless steel from your home or business and deliver them to the site when they have a full load.