How Scrap Metal Processing Works

How Scrap Metal Processing Works

State Metal Industries specializes in Scrap Metal Processing.

State Metal Industries specializes in Scrap Metal Processing.

State Metal Industries specializes in Scrap Metal Processing. Scrap metal processing may seem like a mysterious process to some people. However, it is pretty simple and straight forward. Here, we will talk about how scrap metal processing works. We will also tell you about common scrap metal uses. If you have not yet started recycling your scrap metal, it is high time you did. Doing so has quite a few advantages. We will also tell you just a few reasons why this sort of recycling may benefit your business and beyond.

The Process

Scrap metal processing is actually a pretty simple, but labor intensive, process. First, State Metal Industries will buy scrap metal from a scrap metal provider. If the scrap metal needs to be broken down and cleaned at all at this point, it is. The metal is then sorted by type. For example, aluminum goes with aluminum, and coper goes with copper. At this point the metal is weighed. Then, it is melted down. The metal is formed into very small bars called Aluminum Alloy Ingot that can be made into new things.

Uses For Scrap Metal

There are lots of scrap metal uses. Aluminum Alloy Ingot is is used to create a variety of different products. Some common uses include:

  1. Automotive Companies use Aluminum Alloy Ingot for various car and truck parts
  2. Die Casters have multiple uses for Aluminum Alloy Ingot
  3. Can be remade into steel.
  4. Reformed into meta for use in tools, cookware, and more.
  5. Various containers like tin cans, tins, and even the tops of little yogurt cups. Foil is also made from these same types of metal.
  6. Aluminum cans, like those you find soda and beer in.

Why Scrap Metal is Fantastic

We truly believe that scrap metal is fantastic. Not only are there lots of scrap metal uses, but scrap metal can result in some serious payoff for businesses. Scrap metal processing helps to save precious and valuable natural resources. Water, limestone, and coal are all saved by hundreds of pounds with just a few tons of scrap metal recycled. If you are interested in learning more about scrap metal processing or selling your scrap metal, please give State Metal Industries a call at (856) 964-1510 or visit our website by clicking HERE.

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Author State Metal Industries

State Metal Industries., a South Camden mainstay, manufactures high-quality specification secondary aluminum ingot. We’ve been providing superior customer service since 1948. For more than a half century State Metal Industries. has been an industry recognized supplier of standard and specification aluminum. A busy secondary aluminum source melting millions of pounds of scrap per month, State Metal Industries has an unwavering commitment to meet individual customer’s unique needs. State Metal Industries processing, metallurgical and manufacturing expertise, and state-of-the-art technology have allowed us to develop long-term, successful business relationships with some of the best manufacturers in the U.S. and overseas.

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