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How To Recycle Your Catalytic Converters

We make it fast and easy to recycle your company’s catalytic converters – in fact, you’ll be paid within 30 to 40 days of the day we receive your catalytic converter scrap. Even though we customize every transaction to meet the specific needs of your company, here are our standard terms for refining catalytic converter scrap:

Processing Time:  Typically completed within 30 to 40 days from date of receipt.
Payment Schedule:  Payable immediately upon completion of the processing.
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 Catalytic Converters Can I Recycle?

You can send us the following catalytic converter scrap to be refined and recycled:

  • Catalytic converters (whole units) from automobiles
  • Loose catalyst from catalytic converters

See the other forms of platinum Specialty Metals accepts here.

Photo of catalytic converter containing platinum, palladium and rhodium which can be recycled and refined for best prices at Specialty Metals.

Refining Rates and Fees for Catalytic Converters

Minimum Lot Size:
500 catalytic converters or
1,000 pounds of loose catalyst

Payable Metals:
Platinum: 90%
Palladium: 90%
Rhodium: 75%

No Other Charges