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How To Recycle Your Electrolytic Silver Flake

We make it fast and easy to recycle your company’s electrolytic silver flake – in fact, you’ll be paid within 5 to 7 business days after we receive your silver flake scrap. Even though we customize every transaction to meet the specific needs of your company, here are our standard terms for refining silver flake scrap:

Processing Time:  Typically completed within 5 to 7 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 Electrolytic Silver Flake Can I Recycle?

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

  • Electrolytic Silver flake
  • Silver flake from film processors
  • Photographic silver flake
  • Silver metal flakes
  • Silver recovery units
  • Silver recovery buckets
  • Silver recovery filters
  • Silver recovery columns
  • Silver recovery fixer
  • Silver recovery emulsion
  • Silver recovery canisters

See the other forms of silver Specialty Metals accepts here.

Image of electrolytic silver flake, just one type of silver-bearing scrap that Specialty Metals Smelters and Refiners can recycle for your company.

Refining Rates and Fees for Electrolytic Silver Flake

Minimum Lot:
Determined based on projected content

Silver Metal Content:
20% to 99.99%

Payable Metals:
Silver: 80 to 90%

No Other Charges