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ferrous scrap by standards - categories by the EUROPEAN STEEL SCRAP SPECIFICATION

Old thick steel scrap, predominantly more than 6 mm thick in sizes not exceeding 1,5x0,5x0,5 m prepared in a manner to ensure direct charging.

May include tubes and hollow sections.

Excludes vehicle body scrap an wheels from light vehicles.

Must be free of rebars and merchant bars, free of metallic copper, tin, lead (and alloys), mechanical pieces and steriles to meet the aimed analytical contents. Refer to points B) and C) of the general conditions.

Dimension: Thickness > 6 mm; sizes < 1,5 x 0,5 x 0,5 m

Density: > 0,6

Steriles(1): < 1 %

(1) Corresponds to the weight of steriles, not adhering to the scrap, remaining at the bottom of the vehicle after unloading by magnet

Old thin steel scrap predominantly less than 6 mm thick in sizes not exceeding 1,5 x 0,5 x 0,5 m prepared in a manner to ensure direct charging.

If greater density is required it is recommended that maximum 1 metre is specified.

May include light vehicle wheels, but must exclude vehicle body scrap and domestic appliances.

Must be free of rebars and merchant bars, free of metallic copper, tin, lead (and alloys), mechanical pieces and steriles to meet the aimed analytical contents. Refer to points B) and C) of the general conditions.

Dimension: Thickness < 6 mm; sizes < 1,5 x 0,5  x 0,5 m

Density: > 0,5

Steriles(1): < 1,5 % 

(1) Corresponds to the weight of steriles, not adhering to the scrap, remaining at the bottom of the vehicle after unloading by magnet

Thick new production steel scrap predominantly more than 3 mm thick prepared in a manner to ensure direct charging.

The steel scrap must be uncoated unless permitted by joint agreement and be free of rebars and merchant bars even from new production.

Must be free of metallic copper, tin, lead (and alloys), mechanical pieces and steriles to meet the aimed analytical contents.

Refer to points B) and C) of the general conditions.

New scrap: Low Residuals; Uncoated(2)

(2) Coated Material must be notified

Dimension: Thickness > 3 mm; sizes < 1,5x 0,5x0,5m

Density: > 0,6 

Steriles(1): < 0,3 %

(1) Corresponds to the weight of steriles, not adhering to the scrap, remaining at the bottom of the vehicle after unloading by magnet

Thin new production steel scrap predominantly less than 3 mm thick prepared in a manner to ensure direct charging.

The steel scrap must be uncoated unless permitted by joint agreement and be free of unbound ribbons to avoid trouble when charging.

Must be free of metallic copper, tin, lead (and alloys) mechanical pieces and steriles to meet the aimed analytical contents. Refer to points B) and C) of the general conditions.

New scrap: Low Residuals; Uncoated(2)

(2) Coated Material must be notified

Dimension: Thickness < 3 mm; sizes < 1,5 x 0,5 x 0,5 m (except bond ribbons)

Density: > 0,4

Steriles(1) :< 0,3 %

(1) Corresponds to the weight of steriles, not adhering to the scrap, remaining at the bottom of the vehicle after unloading by magnet

New production thin steel crap (less than 3 mm thick) compressed or firmly baled in a manner to ensure direct charging.

The steel scrap must be uncoated unless permitted by joint agreement.

Must be free of metallic copper, tin, lead (and alloys), mechanical pieces and steriles to meet the aimed analytical contents. Refer to points B) and C) of the general conditions.

New scrap: Low Residuals; Uncoated(2)

(1) Corresponds to the weight of steriles, not adhering to the scrap, remaining at the bottom of the vehicle after unloading by magnet

Density: > 1 

Steriles(1): < 0,3 %

(1) Corresponds to the weight of steriles, not adhering to the scrap, remaining at the bottom of the vehicle after unloading by magnet

Shredded steel scrap. Old steel scrap fragmentized into pieces not exceeding 200 mm in any direction for 95 % of the load.

No piece, in the remaining 5 %, shall exceed 1000 mm.

Should be prepared in a manner to ensure direct charging.

The scrap shall be free of excessive moisture, loose cast iron and incinerator material (especially tin cans). Must be free of metallic copper, tin, lead (and alloys) and steriles to meet the aimed analytical contents. Refer to points B) and C) of the general conditions.

Density: > 0,9

Steriles(1): < 0,4 %

(1) Corresponds to the weight of steriles, not adhering to the scrap, remaining at the bottom of the vehicle after unloading by magnet

Homogeneous lots of carbon steel turnings of known origin, free from excessive bushy.

Should be prepared in a manner to ensure direct charging.

Turnings from Free Turning Steel must be clearly identified.

The turnings must be free from all contaminants such as nun ferrous metals, scale, grinding dust and heavily oxidized turnings or other materials from chemical industries. Prior chemical analysis could be required.

(3) Free from all contaminants (non ferrous metals, scale, grinding dust, chemical materials, excess oil)

Mixed lots of carbon steel turnings, free from excessive bushy and free from turnings from Free Cutting Steel.

Should be prepared in a manner to ensure direct charging.

The turnings must be free from all contaminants such as non ferrous metals, scale, grinding dust and heavily oxidized turnings or other materials from chemical industries.

(3) Free from all contaminants (non ferrous metals, scale, grinding dust, chemical materials, excess oil)

Old and new steel scrap consisting mainly of rebars and merchant bars prepared in a manner to ensure direct charging.

May be cut, sheared or baled and must be free of excessive concrete or other construction material.

Must be free of metallic copper, tin, lead (and alloys), mechanical pieces and steriles to meet the aimed analytical contents. Refer to points B) and C) of the general conditions.

Dimension: Max. 1,5 x 0,5 x 0,5 m

Density: > 0,5

Steriles(1): < 1,5 %

(1) Corresponds to the weight of steriles, not adhering to the scrap, remaining at the bottom of the vehicle after unloading by magnet

(4) Rebar and Merchant Bar must be classified apart due essentially to the copper content which could place them out with old scrap and new scrap low residual grades.

Old and new mechanical pieces and components not accepted in the other grades prepared in a manner to ensure direct charging.

May include cast iron pieces (mainly the housing of the mechanical components).

Must be free of metallic copper, tin, lead (and alloys) and pieces such as bearing shell, bronze rings and other as well as steriles to meet the aimed analytical contents. Refer to points B) and C) of the general conditions

Dimension: Max. 1,5 x 0,5 x 0,5 m

Density: > 0,6

Steriles(1): < 0,7 %

(1) Corresponds to the weight of steriles, not adhering to the scrap, remaining at the bottom of the vehicle after unloading by magnet

(5) Mechanical and engine components must be classified apart principally due to their Ni, Cr and Mo content which could place them out with the thick old scrap and heavy new scrap low residual grades.

Fragmentised incinerator scrap.

Loose steel scrap processed through an incinerating plant for household waste followed by magnetic separation, fragmentised into pieces not exceeding 200 mm in any direction and consisting partly of tin coated steel cans.

Should be prepared in a manner to ensure direct charging.

The scrap shall be free of excessive moisture and rust. Must be free of excessive metallic copper, tin, lead (and alloys) and steriles to meet the aimed analytical contents. Refer to points B) and C) of the general conditions.

Density: > 0,8 

Steriles(1): Fe-content > 92 % 

(1) Corresponds to the weight of steriles, not adhering to the scrap, remaining at the bottom of the vehicle after unloading by magnet

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