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SCRAP SPECIFICATIONS CIRCULAR 2017

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MACHINERY OR HARD BRASS SOLIDS

Shall have a copper content of not less than 75%, a

tin content of not less than 6%, and a lead content

of not less than 6% nor more than 11%, and total

impurities, exclusive of zinc, antimony, and nickel

of not more than 0.75%; the antimony content not

to exceed 0.50%. Shall be free of lined and unlined

standard red car boxes.

Erin MACHINERY OR HARD BRASS BORINGS

Shall have a copper content of not less than 75%, a

tin content of not less than 6%, and a lead content

of not less than 6%nor more than 11%, and the total

impurities, exclusive of zinc, antimony, and nickel of

not more than 0.75%; the antimony content not to

exceed 0.50%.

Fence UNLINED STANDARD RED CAR BOXES (CLEAN JOURNALS)

Shall consist of standard unlined and/or sweated

railroad boxes and unlined and/or sweated car jour-

nal bearings, free of yellow boxes and iron-backed

boxes.

Ferry LINED STANDARD RED CAR BOXES (LINED JOURNALS)

Shall consist of standard babbitt-lined railroad boxes

and/or babbitt-lined car journal bearings, free of yel-

low boxes and iron-backed boxes.

Grape COCKS AND FAUCETS

Shall consist of mixed clean red and yellow brass,

including chrome or nickel-plated, free of gas cocks,

beer faucets, and aluminum and zinc base die cast

material, and to contain a minimum of 35% semi-

red.

Honey YELLOW BRASS SCRAP

Shall consist of mixed yellow brass solids, including

brass castings, rolled brass, rod brass, tubing and

miscellaneous yellow brasses, including plated brass.

Must be free of manganese-bronze, aluminum-

bronze, unsweated radiators or radiator parts, iron,

and excessively dirty and corroded materials. Must

also be free of any type of munitions including, but

not limited to, bullet casings.

Ivory YELLOW BRASS CASTINGS

Shall consist of yellow brass castings in crucible

shape, no piece to measure more than 12 inches over

any one part; and shall be free of brass forgings,

silicon bronze, aluminum bronze and manganese

bronze, and not to contain more than 15% nickel

plated material.

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NEW BRASS CLIPPINGS

Shall consist of the cuttings of new unleaded yellow

brass sheet or plate, to be clean and free from for-

eign substances and not to contain more than 10%

of clean brass punchings under

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inch. To be free of

Muntz metal and naval brass.

Lace BRASS SHELL CASES WITHOUT PRIMERS

Shall consist of clean fired 70/30 brass shell cases

free of primers and any other foreign material. For

material to be exported from the United States,

all shells must be sufficiently mutilated to prevent

reuse and reloading.

Lady BRASS SHELL CASES WITH PRIMERS

Shall consist of clean fired 70/30 brass shell cases

containing the brass primers, and containing no

other foreign material. For material to be exported

from the United States, all shells must be sufficiently

mutilated to prevent reuse and reloading.

Lake BRASS SMALL ARMS AND RIFLE SHELLS, CLEAN FIRED

Shall consist of clean fired 70/30 brass shells free

of bullets, iron and any other foreign material. For

material to be exported from the United States,

all shells must be sufficiently mutilated to prevent

reuse and reloading.

Lamb BRASS SMALL ARMS AND RIFLE SHELLS, CLEAN MUFFLED

(POPPED)

Shall consist of clean muffled (popped) 70/30 brass

shells free of bullets, iron and any other foreign mate-

rial. For material to be exported from the United

States, all shells must be sufficiently mutilated to

prevent reuse and reloading.

Lark YELLOW BRASS PRIMER

Shall consist of clean yellow brass primers, burnt or

unburnt. Shall be free of iron, excessive dirt, corro-

sion and any other foreign material.

Maize MIXED NEW NICKEL SILVER CLIPPINGS

Shall consist of one or more nickel silver alloys and

the range of nickel content to be specified, free of

chrome or any other plating material. Leaded nickel

silver clippings should be packed and sold separately.

Not to contain more than 10% of clean punchings

under

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4

inch.

Major NEW NICKEL SILVER CLIPPINGS AND SOLIDS

Shall consist of new, clean nickel silver clippings,

plate, rod and forgings, and other rolled shapes, free

of chrome or any other plating material. Must be

sold on nickel content specifications such as 10%–

12%–15%– 18%–20%. Leaded nickel silver clippings

should be packed and sold separately. A description

as to its physical characteristics should be made in

offering all nickel silver material.

Malar NEW SEGREGATED NICKEL SILVER CLIPPINGS

Shall consist of one specified nickel silver alloy. Not to

contain more than 10%of clean punchings under

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inch.

Malic OLD NICKEL SILVER

Shall consist of old nickel silver sheet, pipe, rod,

tubes, wire, screen, soldered or unsoldered. Must not

be trimmed seams alone, and must also be free of

foreign substances, iron rimmed material and other

metals.

Melon BRASS PIPE

Shall consist of brass pipe free of plated and soldered

materials or pipes with cast brass connections. To be

sound, clean pipes free of sediment and condenser

tubes.

Naggy NICKEL SILVER CASTINGS

To be packed and sold separately.

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