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Grade 12A New Production Heavy Steel scrap includes forging flashings and stampings, predominantly 6mm thick in sizes not exceeding 1.50m x 0.60m x 0.60m (or as otherwise agreed) prepared in a manner to ensure compact charging. May include tube and hollow section with a wall thickness of not less than 6mm and a maximum overall outside diameter or wall to wall outside measurement of 50mm.
Grade 12C New Production Heavy Steel scrap is predominantly 3mm thick in size, not exceeding 0.60m x 0.60m x 0.60m (or as otherwise agreed) prepared in a manner to ensure compact charging. May include tube and hollow section vehicle wheels, forging flashings and stampings.
Grade 9B Cylinder Block - Burnt Engine Block Scrap Metal - is low phosphorous iron, usually arising from the dismantling of vehicles and commonly known as cylinder block arising (including the cylinder block head). Gearboxes containing gears to be discarded. Gearboxes stripped of gears may be included. Steel crankshafts, connecting rods, aluminium pistons and all other aluminium components to be removed.
Grade OA Plate and Structural scrap consists of cut structural and plate arisings, predominantly 6mm thick in sizes not exceeding 1.50m x 0.60m x 0.60m (or as otherwise agreed) prepared in a manner to ensure compact charging. May include properly prepared wagon material less than 6mm thick. Excludes tube and hollow section.
Grade 1 Old Steel scrap is predominantly 6mm thick, in sizes not exceeding 1.50m x 0.60m x 0.60m (or as otherwise agreed) prepared in a manner to ensure compact charging. Grade 1 may include tube and hollow section, wire rope properly prepared by agreement with consumer, properly prepared material from heavy commercial vehicles including wheels, but excluding body and wheels from light vehicles.
Grade 2 Old Steel scrap is predominantly 3mm thick, in sizes not exceeding 1m x 0.60m x 0.60m (or as otherwise agreed) prepared ina manner to ensure compact charging. Grade 2 Old Steel may include properly prepared material from dismantled vehicles including light vehicle wheels, but must exclude vehicle body arisings and also domestic appliances.
Grade 5A Compressed Old Light Steel scrap - or Baled Scrap Cars in works' furnace sizes. Grade 5A scrap must be free from tin coated and non-metallic material and must not include heavy iron and steel, wire ropes, wire, fuel tanks, or tin coated materials and must not include loose or free dirt or tyres.
Grade 7B Heavy Carbon Steel Turnings scrap, with the majority crushed or naturally short, but with up to 20% bushy content permissible (by volume as determined by visual examination) not shovellable, excluding free non-ferous metals, scale, grinding dust, heavily oxidised turnings or other materials from chemical industries, and free from excessive oil.
Grade 8A New Loose Light Steel Cuttings scrap is suitable for pressing, free from coated, tinned, enamelled and all deleterious material (other than by joint agreement from a specified source). May include galvanised steel (although the proportion may be limited by joint agreement).
Grade 8B Loose Light Steel Cuttings scrap is suitable for pressiong, and may include an agreed proportion of coated material, but excluding tin coated, terne coated and enamelled material.
Grade 9A Heavy Cast Iron scrap, not less than 13 mm thick, in works' furnace sizes and free from burnt metal.
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