Wires are usually covered with insulation, protecting the electricity they conduct throughout the circuitry of the equipment we use. Beneath the insulation is a metal wire, which is commonly made of aluminum and copper. There are many types of insulated wires, coming in different shapes and sizes, which all have a different value for scrapping purposes. From appliances in a home to completely rewiring older buildings, gathering insulated wires and organizing them for scrapping purposes can add great value to your bottom line.
There are several ways to scrap insulated wires. For those who do not have the proper insulation stripping equipment or the time to sort through a heavy load of wires, many scrapping centers will take insulated wires and pay you for a mixed metal wire price. Wire stripping can be beneficial especially with thicker wires, however, most scrapping centers have efficient machines that can do it more quickly and safely, bringing down your profits from stripping it yourself when you do not have a large enough quantity or the time to do so. You should call a metal scrapping facility to see how they take insulated wires and if you need to strip them down before bringing them in.
If you have insulated wires in need of recycling from electrical work or old appliances, you can bring them to Metalico for fair compensation. Contact us today to learn about our latest prices for different types of insulated wires!