Scrap Metal Sydney is a full service ferrous and non-ferrous metal processor and recycler. Scrap Metal Sydney is dedicated to environmental sustainability. We recognize the magnitude of protecting our planet’s natural resources. With the support of our clientele, recycling trims down the need for mining, lowers production costs for metal manufacturers and helps distribute quality metal products all throughout the world. This is all part of our tactical approach to smart resource management and re-use.
Have you ever heard of the term “Found Money”? Well, if there would be such a thing then recycling scrap metals is it. Not only can you make some respectable “pin” money doing it, but it can become a decent leisure pursuit, especially for retired people.
It’s the easiest thing in the planet to do. There is just a lot of it to be found, it’s nearly like it comes to you. Just take a stride down your street for just a few hundred yards and see how many discarded metal items you come across. Cans are the most widespread but, bits of wire, hub caps, and all kinds of other things as well.
How is Scrap Metal Reclaimed?
Scrap metal is reclaimed through numerous different processes. People and companies can put up for sale their scrap metal to be recycled at recycling centers. Scrap metal is also reclaimed from junkyards and from stuffs that are simply discarded. Many junkyard cars, for example, are gathered for their metal content and recycled. No matter how the scrap metal is primarily reclaimed, it then heads to a processing plant to start the actual recycling process.
How is Scrap Metal Sorted for Processing?
Of course, once scrap metal is gathered and reclaimed, it is frequently mixed in with other non-metallic materials such as wood, plastic or rubber. In order to categorize the metal out from these other materials, the recycled material by and large is shredded in an immense industrial shredding machine and then sorted. The sorting process generally involves either magnetic processes or basically sifting processes. At the last part of the sorting, the recycling operation is left with a practically pure form of scrap metal.
How is Scrap Metal Actually Recycled Into New Products?
After the scrap metal is sorted, it is entered into a blast heater that burns at exceptionally high temperatures. The precise temperature of the furnace differs depending on the metal that is being recycled. The blast furnace liquefies the scrap metal into its molten state and also helps to blaze off any impurities or other materials left over from the categorization stage of the process. After the metal is melted, it can then be poured into molds for usage in new products.