Here at ADELAIDE METAL RECYCLING we buy a variety of Steel scrap metal. If you are unsure whether your Steel scrap metal is worth something read more about the definitions below, or feel free to contact us to find out more information.
HMS stands for ( Heavy Melting Steel. ) This type of Steel is broken up into 2 major categories.
HMS 1 – Which does not contain blackened steel, or galvanized steel.
HMS 2 – Which does contain these 2 steels as mentioned above.
Oversized Steel scrap is anything over 4 feet in Length. Steel that is under 4 feet is referred to as ( prepared ) Steel scrap metal. Any type of Steel scrap can also be known by the name of Ferrous scrap Metal including Pig Iron.
Light Steel is the steel you will find in most common household appliances. Light Steel should have a relative low density the same as any other light metals.
Cast Iron happens to be a type of alloy Iron that contains a high amount of carbon. The carbon content that Cast Iron contains makes the steel susceptible to corrosion. This type of Iron is usually used for castings and piping though it can be found in many other forms of structure. Cast Iron will mainly be found worn and rusted due to the purpose the steel is used for.