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INSTITUTE OF SCRAP RECYCLING INDUSTRIES, INC.

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Birch/Cliff

A combination of No. 2 copper wire and copper as

defined in Birch and Cliff. See above.

Clove No. 1 COPPER WIRE NODULES

Shall consist of No. 1 bare, uncoated, unalloyed cop-

per wire scrap nodules, chopped or shredded, free of

tin, lead, zinc, aluminum, iron, other metallic impuri-

ties, insulation, and other foreign contamination.

Minimum copper 99%. Gauge smaller than No. 16 B

& S wire and hydraulically compacted material sub-

ject to agreement between buyer and seller.

Cobra No. 2 COPPER WIRE NODULES

Shall consist of No. 2 unalloyed copper wire scrap

nodules, chopped or shredded, minimum 97% cop-

per. Maximummetal impurities not to exceed 0.50%

aluminum and 1% each of other metals or insulation.

Hydraulically compacted material subject to agree-

ment between buyer and seller.

Cocoa COPPER WIRE NODULES

Shall consist of unalloyed copper wire scrap nodules,

chopped or shredded, minimum 99% copper. Shall

be free of excessive insulation and other non-metal-

lics. Maximummetal impurities as follows:

Aluminum .05% Antimony .01%

Tin

.25% Iron

.05%

Nickel

.05%

Hydraulically compacted material subject to agree-

ment between buyer and seller.

Dream LIGHT COPPER

Shall consist of miscellaneous, unalloyed copper

scrap having a nominal 92% copper content (mini-

mum 88%) as determined by electrolytic assay and

shall consist of sheet copper, gutters, downspouts,

kettles, boilers, and similar scrap. Should be free of

the following: Burnt hair wire; copper clad; plating

racks; grindings; copper wire from burning, con-

taining insulation; radiators and fire extinguishers;

refrigerator units; electrotype shells; screening;

excessively leaded, tinned, soldered scrap; brasses

and bronzes; excessive oil, iron and non-metallics;

and should be reasonably free of ash. Hydraulically

briquetted copper subject to agreement. Any items

excluded in this grade are also excluded in the higher

grades above.

Drink REFINERY BRASS

Shall contain a minimum of 61.3% copper and maxi-

mum 5% iron and to consist of brass and bronze

solids and turnings, and alloyed and contaminated

copper scrap. Shall be free of insulated wire, grind-

ings, electrotype shells and non-metallics. Hydrauli-

cally briquetted material subject to agreement.

Droid INSULATED COPPER WIRE SCRAP

Shall consist of No. 2 copper wire (see Birch) with

various types of insulation. To be sold on a sample

or recovery basis, subject to agreement between

buyer and seller. Existence of jelly wire subject to

agreement between buyer and seller.

Drove COPPER-BEARING SCRAP

Shall consist of miscellaneous copper-containing

skimmings, grindings, ashes, irony brass and copper,

residues and slags. Shall be free of insulated wires;

copper chlorides; unprepared tangled material; large

motors; pyrophoric material; asbestos brake lin-

ings; furnace bottoms; high lead materials; graphite

crucibles; and noxious and explosive materials. Fine

powdered material by agreement. Hydraulically bri-

quetted material subject to agreement.

Druid INSULATED COPPER WIRE SCRAP

Shall consist of No. 1 bare, uncoated, unalloyed cop-

per wire (see Barley), not smaller than No. 16 B & S

wire gauge (unless smaller wire gauge is mutually

agreed upon), with various types of insulation. To be

sold on sample or recovery basis, subject to agree-

ment between buyer and seller.

Ebony COMPOSITION OR RED BRASS

Shall consist of red brass scrap, valves, machinery

bearings and other machinery parts, including mis-

cellaneous castings made of copper, tin, zinc, and/or

lead. Shall be free of semi-red brass castings (78%

to 81% copper); railroad car boxes and other similar

high-lead alloys; cocks and faucets; closed water

meters; gates; pot pieces; ingots and burned brass;

aluminum, silicon, and manganese bronzes; iron

and non-metallics. No piece to measure more than

12” over any one part or weigh over 100 lbs. Heavier

pieces acceptable upon mutual agreement between

buyer and seller.

Ebulent LEAD-FREE BISMUTH BRASS SOLIDS

Shall consist of scrap castings alloyed with copper,

tin, bismuth, and zinc. Castings shall be free of leaded

brass attachments and have less than 0.2% alloyed

lead or as agreed between buyer and seller. Exam-

ples that meet this specification include, but are not

limited to, CDA 89833/35/36/37/41/42 and 45.

Ecstatic LEAD-FREE BISMUTH BRASS TURNINGS

Shall consist of scrap borings and turnings alloyed

with copper, tin, bismuth, and zinc. Turnings shall

be unmixed and have less than 0.2% alloyed lead or

as agreed between buyer and seller. Examples that

meet this specification include, but are not limited to,

CDA 89833/35/36/37/41/42 and 45.

Eland HIGH GRADE—LOW LEAD BRONZE/BRASS SOLIDS

It is recommended these materials be sold by analy-

sis.

Elder GENUINE BABBITT-LINED BRASS BUSHINGS

Shall consist of red brass bushings and bearings

from automobiles and other machinery, shall contain

not less than 12% high tin-base babbitt, and shall be

free of iron-backed bearings.

Elias HIGH LEAD BRONZE SOLIDS AND BORINGS

It is recommended that these materials be sold on

sample or analysis.

Enerv RED BRASS COMPOSITION TURNINGS

Shall consist of turnings from red brass composition

material and should be sold subject to sample or

analysis.

G idelines for Nonferrous Scrap

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