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Drop broken machinery cast, 2 ft. and under scrap metal prices

June 21, 2022
As the name of this metal grade indicates, it includes scrap pieces that are only from machinery components, especially from the automotive industry. Drop broken machinery is usually blocked or broken down under a drop hammer, which is a device used to break up larger pieces of cast iron scrap into a more manageable size.
Drop broken machinery cast 2 ft and under is clean, heavy cast iron machinery scrap that has been broken under a drop. All pieces included in this grade must be of cupola size and not over 24 inches x 30 inches. Drop broken machinery cast 2 ft and under must not include any individual piece over 150 pounds in weight as specified by the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries. 
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Drop broken machinery cast, 2 ft. and under
Prices as of April 19, 2021
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