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How To Recycle Your Ceramics and CPU Chips

We make it fast and easy to recycle your company’s scrap electronic ceramics and CPU chips – in fact, you’ll be paid within 30 days from the day we receive your scrap ceramics and CPU chips. Even though we customize every transaction to meet the specific needs of your company, here are our standard terms for refining scrap electronic ceramics and CPU chips:

Processing Time:  Typically completed within two (2) weeks from date of receipt.
Payment Schedule:  You will be paid 30 days from date of receipt.
Form of Payment:  Company check, bank wire transfer or the return of bullion.
Metal Pricing:  We price your metals using the New York and London markets.
Pool Account:  If you prefer to leave your metals unpriced, you may open a pool account at no additional cost.

What Kind of Scrap Electronic Ceramics and CPU Chips Can I Recycle?

You can send us the following scrap ceramics and CPU chips to be refined and recycled:

  • CPU chips
  • Ceramic IC chips
  • Capacitors
  • Capacitor chips
  • Rectifiers
  • Semiconductor rectifiers
  • Any other ceramic bearing electronic scrap material

See the other forms of electronics Specialty Metals accepts here.

Photo of scrap electronic ceramics and CPU chips sent to Specialty Metals to be refined and recycled for their gold, platinum, silver and palladium.

Refining Rates and Fees for Ceramics and CPU Chips

Minimum Lot:
Call for minimum lot size

Payable Metals:
Gold: 98%
Silver: 98%
Platinum: 97%
Palladium: 97%

Treatment Fee:
$1.00 per pound, net weight received

Assay Fee:
$150.00

Processing Fee:
$250.00