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Steel car wheels scrap metal prices

June 21, 2022

Because of their design and high strength steel components, everyday automobile rims are valuable scrap items. A lot of scrap professionals consider automobiles to be the most recycled consumer product. In fact, according to the Steel Recycling Institute, more than 18 million tons of steel derived from automobiles is recycled each year.

Steel car wheels is a scrap grade described as solid steel cast, forged, pressed and/or rolled steel car wheels. This grade must not be over 42 inches in diameter, as specified by the Insitute of Scrap Recycling Industries.

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Steel car wheels
Prices as of April 19, 2021
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