We Buy Insulated Wire
Electrical contractors routinely create scrap metal products such as wire and cable. At Astro City Scrap, whether it’s copper or aluminum wire, contact us, we buy all types of insulated wire. Our prices are based on the amount of scrap copper or aluminum recovered from your wire. We offer free wire stripping for electrical companies. Our experienced wire strippers will remove the insulation while you wait.
With the wide variety of electrical applications in today’s world, there are quite a number of different grades of insulated wire. It is the weight of the copper, or aluminum, recovered from the wire, less the cost of removing it, which will determine how the wire is valued at market price for the metal. Whether you are an individual or a large corporation recycling insulated scrap copper wire, you would find that we provide the best service and prices on scrap insulated wire in Houston!
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Insulated Wire Astro City Scrap Accepts Include:
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Number 1 Insulated Wire
There’s a range of electrical wire that could fall into the #1 insulated classification but generally, it is insulated copper wire that contains solid (not stranded) copper wire at least the thickness of a number 2 pencil lead or larger.
Number 2 Insulated Wire
Similar to #1 insulated #2 Insulated has an even a wider range of electrical wire that could fall into its classification but generally number 2 Insulated wire is copper wire that contains thin strands of copper wire.
THHN Cable and Wire (10 & 12)
THHN Cable and wire is often something that electricians are using in their everyday jobs. It is a common data and gauge wire that is found in homes, office building, and other industrial settings. It has bare bright copper wire inside and is insulated with plastic..
This wire or cable contains bright copper wire inside with a single plastic insulation on the outside.