Dowgate Trading

Aluminium Scrap Specifications


Tablet - CLEAN ALUMINUM LITHOGRAPHIC SHEETS
To consist of alloys 1100 and/or 3003, to be free of paper, plastic, excessively inked sheets and any other contaminants. Minimum of three inches in any direction.
Taint/Tabor - CLEAN MIXED OLD ALLOY SHEET ALUMINIUM
Shall consist of clean old alloy aluminum sheet and sheet utensil scrap of two or more alloys, free of 7000 alloy series, foil, venetian blinds, castings, hair wire, screen wire, food or beverage containers, pie plates, hub caps, radiator shells, airplane sheet foil, oil cans, bottle caps, plastic, dirt, and other foreign substances. Oil and grease not to total more than 1%. Up to 10% painted sheet, siding, and awnings permitted.
Take - NEW ALUMINIUM CAN STOCK
Shall consist new low copper aluminum can stock and clippings, clean, lithographed or not lithographed, and coated with clear lacquer but free of lids with sealers, iron, dirt and other foreign contamination. Oil not to exceed 1%.
Talon - NEW PURE ALUMINIUM WIRE AND CABLE
Shall consist of new, clean, unalloyed aluminum wire or cable free from hair wire, wire screen, iron, insulation and any other foreign substance.
Taste - OLD PURE ALUMINIUM WIRE AND CABLE
Shall consist of old, unalloyed aluminum wire and cable containing not over 1% free oxide or dirt and free from hair wire, wire screen, iron, insulation and any other foreign substance.
Taldon - BALED ALUMINIUM USED BEVERAGE CAN (UBC) SCRAP
Shall have a minimum density of 14 lbs. per cubic foot, and a maximum density of 17 lbs. per cubic foot for unflattened UBC and 22 lbs. per cubic foot for flattened UBC. Size: minimum 30 cubic feet, with bale range dimensions of 24 to 40 by 30 to 52 by 40 to 84. The only acceptable tieing method shall be as follows: four to six 5/8 x .020 steel bands, or six to ten gauge steel wires (aluminum bands or wires are acceptable in equivalent strength and number). Use of skids and/or support sheets of any material are not acceptable. Must be magnetically separated material and free of steel, lead, bottle caps, plastic cans and other plastics, glass, wood, dirt, grease, trash and other foreign substances. Any free lead is basis for rejection. Any and all aluminum items, other than used beverage cans, are not acceptable. Items not covered in the specification are subject to special arrangement between buyer and seller.
Taldork - BRIQUETED ALUMINIUM USED BEVERAGE CAN (UBC) SCRAP
Shall have a briquette density of 50 pounds per cubic foot minimum. Nominal briquette size shall range from 12 to 24 inches x 12 to 24 inches in uniform profile with a variable length of 8 inches minimum and 48 inches maximum. Briquettes shall be bundled or stacked on skids and secured with a minimum of one vertical band per row and a minimum of one girth band per horizontal layer. Briquettes not to overhang pallet. Total package height shall be 48 inches maximum. Banding shall be at least 5/8 wide by .020 thick steel strapping or equivalent strength. The weight of any bundle shall not exceed 4000 pounds. Material must be magnetically separated and free of steel, plastic, glass, dirt and all other foreign substances. Any and all aluminum items, other than UBO are unacceptable. Any free lead is a basis for rejection. Items not covered in the specification, including moisture, and any variation in the specification are subject to special arrangement between buyer and seller.
And all other ISRI specified grades.