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How To Recycle Your Silver Cadmium

We make it fast and easy to recycle your company’s silver cadmium – in fact, you’ll be paid within 10 to 14 business days after we receive your silver cadmium scrap. Even though we customize every transaction to meet the specific needs of your company, here are our standard terms for refining silver cadmium scrap:

Processing Time:  Typically completed within 10 to 14 business days from date of receipt.
Payment Schedule:  Payable immediately upon completion.
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 Silver Cadmium Can I Recycle?

You can send us the following silver cadmium scrap to be refined and recycled:

  • Silver contacts from electrical equipment (clean)
  • Silver contacts on bus bars, buss bars, busbars, etc.
  • Silver cadmium contacts
  • Silver copper contacts
  • Silver cadmium powder
  • Silver solder
  • Silver cadmium alloys, wire, sheet, contacts, oxide, etc.
  • Silver cadmium oxide
  • Silver brazing wire
  • Silver electrical contacts
  • Silver forklift contacts
  • Silver Cadmium scrap

See the other forms of silver Specialty Metals accepts here.

Photo of silver cadmium scrap that customers have shipped to Specialty Metals for recycling and refining.

Refining Rates and Fees for Silver Cadmium

Minimum Lot:
Determined based on projected silver content

Silver Metal Content:
40% to 99.99%

Payable Metals:
Silver: 50 to 80%, depending on lot size

No Other Charges