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We Buy Radiators

Astro City Scrap Metal pays cash for scrap radiators of all types, whether from a small car or large truck. We’ll buy your brass radiators or Aluminum radiators for the copper, brass or aluminum scrap. We recommend removing any plastic from the sides–that way you can sell your radiator as a clean piece of material and make a little more money! Automotive radiators must be clean, empty, and free of dirt and oil.

Radiators Astro City Scrap Metal Accepts Include:


Copper/Brass Radiators:
are one of the more valuable components of the average automobile are made with copper and brass, however, these type of radiators are not used in most new cars. Many older autmobiles that were made before 1990 had brass radiators. Most large trucks still have brass radiators in them because of their durability. They may be classified as “dirty” if the foreign materials such as steel and plastic are not removed.

Aluminum Radiators/Coolers:
Most cars nowadays have aluminum radiators with plastic on the ends. We recommend taking the plastic off of the sides so you will be able to sell the aluminum radiators as a clean sheet aluminum and make more money. They may be classified as “dirty” if the foreign materials such as steel and plastic are not removed.

Why Are Radiators Considered Scrap Metal?

Some radiators that are iron-free, or non-ferrous, contain a copper and brass mixture. Sometimes this mixture can be as much as 70% copper, 3% tin, 10% Zinc and 8% lead. Some radiators can contain recyclable aluminum.

Astro City Pays You Top Dollar For Your Scrap…

If you want top dollar in cash for your scrap, call Astro City Scrap Metal today! Our team of trained professionals will make sure to give you a true weight that guarantes you top dollar for your scrap metal. Come by our location at 4530 North Shepherd in Houston, Texas or call 713-697-2999 for more information.

Information above is basic material descriptions for educational and informational purposes only. It does not include all Astro City Scrap Metal’s material categories. Classification is done by our professional staff and is based on extensive material training and handling. All classifications can be explored in full at time of purchase. A sample of your material may be brought in at any time for scrap metal pricing.

State of the Art Equipment…

Our state-of-the art X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF) scanner provides dependable elemental analysis for the most accurate readings of the scrap metals that are brought to us to insure you get the full value. It also helps with Positive Material Identification (PMI) as well as Alloy Quality Control (QC).