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How To Recycle Your Platinum Wire

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

Processing Time:  Typically completed within 14 to 21 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 Platinum Wire Can I Recycle?

You can send us the following platinum wire scrap to be refined and recycled:

  • Platinum Thermocouple wire, including all platinum group metals and alloys
  • Platinum wire used in jewelry manufacturing
  • Platinum wire from medical and other scientific applications
  • Platinum Catheters
  • Platinum Angioplasty Guidewires
  • Platinum EP Catheters
  • Platinum Electrophysiology Catheters

See the other forms of platinum Specialty Metals accepts here.

Image of platinum thermocouple wire scrap, a very profitable type of scrap Specialty Metals Smelters and Refiners can recycle for your company.

Refining Rates and Fees for Platinum Wire

Minimum Lot Size:
5 troy ounces

Platinum Group Metal Content:
70% to 99.99%

Payable Metals:
98% of all Platinum Group Metals

Treatment Fee:
$10.00 per troy ounce

Assay Fee:
$150.00

Processing Fee:
$500.00

Custom pricing available for smaller quantities