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How To Recycle Your Silver Plated Scrap

We make it fast and easy to recycle your company’s silver-plated scrap – in fact, you’ll be paid immediately upon completion, usually within 4 to 5 weeks of the day we receive your silver. Even though we customize every transaction to meet the specific needs of your company, here are our standard terms for refining silver-plated scrap:

Processing Time:  Typically completed within 4 to 5 weeks 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-Plated Scrap Can I Recycle?

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

  • Silver plated wire from electrical and aerospace applications
  • Silver plated copper wire (clean wire with no covering or insulation)
  • Silver plated flatware, hollowware, dishes, etc.

See the other forms of silver Specialty Metals accepts here.

 Shown: silver for fabrication of jewelry, silverware, electronics, X-rays, sputtering targets and other scrap Specialty Metals recycles and refines.

Refining Rates and Fees for Silver-Plated Scrap

Minimum Lot:
2,000 pounds*
*Higher yielding material can be processed in smaller quantities

Silver Content:
1% to 10%

Call for current terms.

We will customize terms based on lot size and projected content.