Regulated Metals

Examples of Proper Document 

ATTENTION:

According to new laws as of September 1, 2011 we can no longer buy these items without proper documentation:

Manhole Covers

September 5, 2012

Manhole covers are made of iron, steel and or cement. They are generally found on streets to block off the sewers. They are generally heavy and not easily moved.

 

The manhole covers are generally marked by the city.

Guard Rails

September 5, 2012

Guard Rails are steel metal beams that are found along the highway. These beams are used to prevent vehicles from slipping off the road and to minimize damage from traffic accidents.

Oxygen Tank

September 5, 2012

These steel metal tubes are used to store large volumes of oxygen. The oxygen in these tubes are utilized for multiple purposes.

Beer Keg

September 5, 2012

Beer Kegs are large steel cylinders. They are used to store alcoholic beverages. Near the base of the cylinder is a valve that allows liquid to be dispensed

Cemetery Gravestone

September 5, 2012

Cemetery Gravestones are headstones used to mark locations of the deceased. They are composed of different materials including granite and cement. They also use metals such as bronze, and copper.

Rebar

September 5, 2012

Rebars are steel metal bars that are used to provide structural integrity to cement. Commonly found in sidewalks and roads, these steel bars can be used multiple times to reinforce roads to prevent cracking.

Street Signs

September 5, 2012

Street Signs are guides that instruct on road conditions and hazards. They are used for directing and controlling traffic as well as to inform the driver of what to expect.

Drain Grate

September 5, 2012

Drain Grates are found along the side of the road. They allow rain or run off water to flow into the sewers below. Drain Grates are usually made of iron.

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September 5, 2012

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I'm a news headline 1

September 5, 2012

I'm a news story. I'm a great place for you to let your users know what's new with your company. You can choose what news stories appear on your page. Double click me to change me and your own content. To customize me and change my font click on the Design tab in the property panel.

I'm a news headline 1

September 5, 2012

I'm a news story. I'm a great place for you to let your users know what's new with your company. You can choose what news stories appear on your page. Double click me to change me and your own content. To customize me and change my font click on the Design tab in the property panel.

Utility Structures

September 5, 2012

These structures can be found on top of a powerline pole. They are found at the top of the powerline

Propane Tank

September 5, 2012

Propane tanks are metal cylinder (aluminum, steel or iron) that are used to store gas. These tanks are commonly used for grills.

 

Propane tanks can be portable and non-portable. They must be sold without the valves.

Railroad Lights

September 5, 2012

Railroad Signals are made of cast iron or iron. They are used to designate and control railroad traffic.

Catalytic Converter

September 5, 2012

A catalytic converter is a vehicle emissions control device that is used to convert toxic byproducts of combustion (occurring in the exhaust of an internal combustion engine) to less toxic substances by performing catalysed chemical reactions. The reactions tend to vary depending upon the type of catalyst installed.

 

They are made of various metals including: aluminum, iron and chromium.

Fire Hydrants

September 5, 2012

Fire Hydrants are made of cast iron and brass parts. They are found everywhere to ensure safety for the public for the Fire Department.

 

To sell fire hydrants, you must have authorization by the city or the fire department of the city.

Bleachers

September 5, 2012

Bleachers are large metal stands to support a crowd during an event. They are commonly used for sporting events or for other entertainment. 

 

Bleachers are made from steel and come in all shapes and sizes.

City Signs

September 5, 2012

City Signs are any metal signs that have been stamped with the official city's logo.

 

They are generally illegal to sell as they are put in place by the city for public services. Should the city need new signs to replace their old ones, they will purchase new signs and recycle the old signs.

 

To sell city signs to us, you will need proper documentation and a letter from the city explicitly stating authorization to sell on the city's behalf.

Burnt Wire

September 5, 2012

Burnt wires are insulated copper wires like communication cables that have been burned. Generally, American Recycling buys burnt wires if the cause was unintentional (i.e. a house fire). Burnt copper wires have the plastic surrounding the wire, melted off

Backflow Valve

September 5, 2012

Backflow valves are brass metal valves that help regulate water. The sole purpose of a backflow valve is that it provides protection against back-pressure and back-siphonage.

 

 

Metal Briquettes

March 15, 2013

Metal Briquettes help the environment and reduce waste by compacting scrap metal. They can consist of differt types of metals. We can transform industrial turnings, filings, chips, clippings and even metallic dust from copper, brass, aluminum and other metals into compressed briquettes–worth more than non-compacted scrap metal.

 

This allows you to save more space since scrap metal is now compressed into smaller space, allowing you to have more room for other scrap metal.

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