Aluminum Electrical Wire

Aluminum Electrical Wire Recycling

The less popular alternative to copper wire, aluminum electrical wiring was used as a more cost effective option for residential and commercial electrical wiring in the late 1960s.

In electrical application, most commonly found in circuitry of older homes and buildings, aluminum wire uses more material than copper wire, with more left over for scrap.

Aluminum wire, when met with faulty connections, yields a higher risk of electrical fire than copper wire, which lead to a rise in removal and replacement of aluminum wire materials in both residential and commercial properties.

How To Scrap Your Copper Pipe and Tube

Aluminum wire is graded based on its condition, which will affect the price you receive when you recycle it. To get the best price, its best to separate the aluminum wire based on its condition, and cut off any pieces of solder or other imperfections.

The best way to get rid of old or obsolete aluminum wire is recycling. If you have aluminum wire to recycle, you can bring it to us for proper disposal and get paid for the material. For large quantities, we offer scrap metal container services to store your aluminum wire and allow for easier transport back to our scrapping facilities. You can call us at 585-762-9080 for rates on copper scrap metal recycling.

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