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How To Recycle Your Anode Slimes

We make it fast and easy to recycle your company’s anode slimes – in fact, you’ll be paid within 30 days from the day we receive your anode slimes scrap. Even though we customize every transaction to meet the specific needs of your company, here are our standard terms for refining anode slimes scrap:

Processing Time:  Typically completed within four (4) weeks from date of receipt.
Payment Schedule:  You will be paid 30 days from date of receipt.
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 Anode Slimes Can I Recycle?

You can send us the following anode slimes scrap to be refined and recycled:

  • Materials that are by-products of copper refining and smelting. Anode Slimes usually contain high concentrations of silver, as well as gold, platinum, palladium and possibly rhodium

See the other forms of silver Specialty Metals accepts here.

Image of mining concentrates which, like anode slimes, could contain silver, platinum and other precious metals which could be processed and recycled by Specialty Metals.

Refining Rates and Fees for Anode Slimes

Call for current terms.

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