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How To Recycle Your Thermocouple Wire

We make it fast and easy to recycle your company’s thermocouple wire – in fact, you’ll be paid within 3 weeks of the day we receive your thermocouple wire scrap. Even though we customize every transaction to meet the specific needs of your company, here are our standard terms for refining thermocouple 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 Thermocouple Wire Can I Recycle?

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

  • Type B, R, and S Standard Thermocouple wire
  • Type P (Platinel II) thermocouple wire (Palladium, Platinum, Gold alloy)
  • Platinum alloy Thermocouple wire
  • Pure Platinum Thermocouple wire
  • Platinum/Rhodium Thermocouple wire
  • Thermocouple wire scrap

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 Thermocouple Wire

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

Minimum Lot Size:
5 troy ounces