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MYTHICAL METALS – Misconceptions of scrapping metal
Have you ever thought about scrapping metal but have been put off by negative comments? Maybe you have preconceptions of what you imagine a scrap yard to like that make it seem unappealing? Our article discusses some of the most common myths and misconceptions surrounding scrapping metal. We’ll take a look at some mythical metal […]
The Christmas season is in full swing. The chances are that you’ve already begun to make your home ready for the festive period. Hanging your decorations, adorning the tree with ornaments, buying presents for loved ones and getting ready for the office party. The last thing you would expect to have on your to do […]
When thinking of scrapping and recycling metal, what comes to mind? It’s easy to imagine a high tech, modern industry that only came into being within the last 100 years. It’s interesting to know that in actual fact, metal recycling has been taking place from as early in history as 400-500 BC. That’s over 2,500 […]
It’s a shocking fact that currently in the UK, only a third of electrical items are recycled. This is despite them having large amounts of useful metals that could be repurposed for use in new products. Household appliances aren’t safe to dispose of with regular household waste. Therefore, to avoid over using landfill space and […]
When it comes to weighing metals in, it’s always helpful to understand the factors that can affect the price you’re offered for them. So, why exactly does the price of scrap metal change? Like all markets, the metal market can fluctuate, not only on a monthly or weekly basis, but sometimes even daily. It all […]
Are you a trades person who regularly works with metal or wiring? Have you recently renovated your home or updated your household appliances? Then the chances are that you have some scrap metal to hand which could be weighed in at Kas Metal! But did you know that certain metals are worth significantly more than […]
Scrapping lead in Wigan, Atherton, Leigh, Bolton and Tyldesley All about Lead Lead is a soft, silvery white or grayish metal that is very malleable and dense. If you scraped a piece of lead with a sharp object, a bright silver score mark will be the result, due to how soft the metal is. A […]
We’ve put this handy guide together for tradespersons who want to know everything there is to know about scrapping metal. This guide covers what we take, through to how you get paid. Let’s get started! The benefits of selling scrap metal Weighing in scrap copper, copper cabling, lead, aluminium or any other non-ferrous metals can […]
Scrapping brass in Wigan, Atherton, Leigh, Bolton and Tyldesley. This post looks at the different types of scrap brass that we buy. All about Brass This post looks at the different types of scrap brass that we buy. Brass is a copper alloy, usually combined with zinc although sometimes other metals are combined with copper to […]
5 EVERYDAY ITEMS THAT YOU MAY NOT KNOW COULD BE WEIGHED-IN FOR SCRAP
There are a few items that will instantly spring to mind when you think about items that can be weighed-in for scrap, such as copper cabling, copper piping and lead flashing. But, there are so many everyday items that most people have in their homes that can be weighed-in to earn you some extra pounds […]
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