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Selling Your Scrap Wire

Scrap wire is created when you dispose of items that you no longer want or items that can no longer be serviced. It is also generated in the manufacturing industry; when during the fabrication process of metal parts, there is excess metal left. Because it is not biodegradable, it can be recycled. So if you have used wire just lying around, you can simply sell it to Sell Used Wire Bristol companies that are in the business of purchasing scrap for recycling purposes. One such wire Bristol company is Manor Scrap. You can sell wire to them and get instance cash. In fact, Manor Scrap is one of the many Sell Wire companies in Bristol that offers competitive prices for your scrap wire.

How You Can Sort Your Scrap/Used Wire

The first thing to do is to separate the ferrous metals from those that are non-ferrous. Wires made from materials such as steel and iron are ferrous (or magnetic). So if they are not too big, they can be easily lifted out using a magnet.

The next thing that you need to do is to look out for non-magnetic stainless steel. It is important to note that stainless steel that is mixed with chromium is characterised by a dull shine. It is also heavier when compared with nickel/chrome plated steel. It could be slightly magnetic as well. If that is the case, simply add it to iron pieces.

The next stage involves sorting out copper wires. Copper has a reddish colour and it is lightweight. However, over time it can become greenish in colour as a result of corrosion. When you are done with the copper pieces, you can go ahead and sort out aluminium which has a dull silver colour and is also light weight. Other wires you can sort out are lead and brass.

So if you are looking to sell wire Bristol should be your first port of call. Manor Scrap will offer you good prices for your scrap. There is no need for keeping these metals when they can be recycled and put to good use.

Different Types of Used Wire

Manor Scrap accepts different types of scrap or used wire such as PVC Wire, Aluminium Wire, Clean Copper Wire, Data Cable, Armoured Cable and much more. As scrap comes in many forms, it is important to sort out your used wire before selling it to Manor Scrap. It is also important to note that different types of scrap wires often have different values. Therefore, what you will be paid when you sell copper wire is not what you get when you sell other types of wire.

Additional scrap metals we accept:

Stainless steel and iron







Production waste including cuttings and filings

Factory clearances

Car and other vehicle batteries


Waste Consumer goods (non hazardous WEEE)

We have fully licensed recycling facilities that meet all environmental legislation.

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