Palmdale, CA Scrap Metal Prices

Palmdale is a charter city in southern California, and is part of the Los Angeles Metropolitan Area. It has a population of around 169k people, making it the 32nd largest city in California. Neighboring cities include Lancaster to the North, Pasadena and Los Angeles to the south, and San Bernardino and Riverside to the east.

The city is famous for being a testing center for the US Air Force and visitors can go to airparks such as the Joe Davies Heritage and the Blackbird. Other sites of interest in Palmdale include the State Route 138, San Gabriel Mountains, Palmdale Amphitheatre, and Dry Town Water Park.

Historically, agriculture was a vital part of the city’s economy. However, Palmdale has a diverse economy nowadays with aerospace and manufacturing are the two main industries; hence, this creates a vibrant market for scrap metal and junk.

So, if you want to sell scrap metal, gold, or any other valuables, you’ll make good money here. There are a few scrap yards in Palmdale, but most of them are reputable for offering quality customer services.

Best Scrap Yards in Palmdale

We reviewed some of the scrap yards in the city, and a reputable scrap yard we can recommend if you live around BlackBird Airpark is Allan Company Recycling Center located on 12th Street East. Those around Elizabeth Lake Road can go to Genesis Recycling on Tierra Subida Avenue. They also have another facility on East Palmdale Boulevard, and their services are great as well.

Palmdale Recycling on 38022 Sierra Highway, and Alameda Metals on 6th Street East are also good places to go if you are driving along the East Palmdale Boulevard.

Good cash for gold places you can trust are Pawn Pig located on 557 East Palmdale Boulevard and Desert Pawn Shop, which you can find on 906 on East Boulevard D.

You may also want to check out our best tips about scrap yards before you head over to a scrap yard!

Scrap Metal Prices per Pound in Palmdale

MetalPrice Per Pound
Aluminum$1.21
Aluminum Alloy$0.92
Copper$4.13
Brass$3.24
Lead$1.07
Nickel$13.42
Tin$11.60
Zinc$1.52
Steel Scrap$0.19
Steel Rebar$0.33

Last Updated On 2022-12-04

Scrap Aluminum Prices per Pound in Palmdale

MetalPrice Per Pound
Aluminum 1100$0.84
Aluminum 3003$0.84
Aluminum 356 Wheels (clean)$0.84
Aluminum 356 Wheels (dirty)$0.59
Aluminum 5052 Scrap$1.13
Aluminum 6061 Extrusions$0.74
Aluminum 6063 Extrusions$0.98
Aluminum 6063 Extrusions/Fe$0.71
Aluminum/Cu Radiators$1.96
Aluminum/Cu/Fe Radiators$1.82
Aluminum Radiators$0.47
Aluminum/Fe Radiators$0.35
Transformers$0.21
Breakage 50% Recovery$0.27
Chrome Wheels$0.79
E.C. Wire$1.30
Litho Sheets$0.84
Mixed Turnings $0.48
MLC Clips$0.82
Aluminum Old Cast$0.80
Aluminum Old Sheet$0.79
Painted Siding$0.78
UBC$0.82
Zorba 90% NF$0.79
Aluminum Cans (clean)$0.61
Aluminum Cans (dirty)$0.30

Scrap Brass Prices per Pound in Palmdale

MetalPrice Per Pound
Red Brass$2.20
Yellow Brass$2.07
Brass Rod$2.02
Brass Hair Wire$2.17
Brass Pipe$1.98
Brass Radiators$1.68
Brass Shells$1.87
Brass Turnings$1.91
Bronze$2.27
Bronze Turnings$1.19
Dirty Brass$0.99
Dirty Brass Radiators$0.99
Plumbers Brass$1.98
Semi-Red Brass$2.01

Scrap Copper Prices per Pound in Palmdale

MetalPrice Per Pound
#1 Bare Bright Copper Wire$3.62
#1 Copper Tubing$3.38
#1 Flashing Copper$3.38
#2 Copper Tubing$3.18
#2/3 Mix Copper$3.09
#3 Copper with Tar$2.89
#3 Roofing Copper$2.99
Dirty Roofing Copper$2.80
Electric Motors - Copper$2.51
Enameled Copper$2.84
Insulated Copper Wire$2.89
Lead Coated Copper$2.44
Silver Plated Copper$3.09
Tin Coated Copper$2.70
Tin Insulated Copper Wire$2.70

Scrap Lead Prices per Pound in Palmdale

MetalPrice Per Pound
Lead Batteries$0.22
Lead Shot$0.51
Lead Wheel Weights$0.32
Solid Lead$0.68
Soft Lead$0.70

Scrap Zinc Prices per Pound in Palmdale

MetalPrice Per Pound
New Zinc Die Cast$0.94
Old Zinc Die Cast$0.81

Scrap Gold Prices in Palmdale

MetalPrice per GramPrice per Troy Ounce
9ct Gold$22.92$712.96
14ct Gold$35.76$1,112.22
18ct Gold$45.84$1,425.92
22ct Gold$55.99$1,741.54
24ct Gold$61.12$1,901.06

Today's scrap gold price represents the best prices you can get for the different purities of gold. Gold prices can fluctuate a lot and are often negiotable. Do not take the first offer!

Scrap Prices for other Precious Metals in Palmdale

MetalPrice per GramPrice per Troy Ounce
Palladium$48.36$1,504.14
Platinum$25.99$808.25
Silver$0.65$20.34

The current prices for scrap silver, palladium and platinum are updated daily. These precious metal scrap prices also fluctuate a lot, but are not as commonly traded as gold. It may a little more work finding a good buyer.

Scrap Prices for Steel per Pound in Palmdale

MetalPrice Per Pound
#1 Bundle$0.11
#1 Busheling$0.11
#1 HMS$0.08
HMS 80/20$0.07
Sheet Metal$0.06
Shredded Auto Scrap$0.08
Structural Steel$0.08

Scrap Prices for Stainless Steel per Pound in Palmdale

MetalPrice Per Pound
201 SS$0.32
301 SS$0.48
304 SS Solid$0.68
304 SS Turning$0.59
309 SS$0.89
310 SS$1.34
316 SS Solid$0.89
330 SS$2.19

Today's scrap price for stainless steel is based on the best prices on the market. Stainless steel is very much in demand currently due to it's use in construction and global shortages.

Scrap Prices for other Ferrous Metals per Pound in Palmdale

MetalPrice Per Pound
Scrap #1 Prepared$0.08
Scrap #2 Prepared$0.09
Scrap #1 Unprepared$0.07
Scrap #2 Unprepared$0.07
Scrap Auto Slabs Whole$0.07
Scrap Cast Iron$0.11
Scrap Dishwashers$0.07
Scrap Dryers$0.07
Scrap Oversize Torch$0.10
Scrap Rebar$0.22
Scrap Washing Machines$0.07
Scrap Water Heaters$0.07

Scrap Electronics Prices per Pound in Palmdale

ElectronicsPrice Per Pound
Scrap Back PanelsContact local scrap yard
Scrap Cellphones
Scrap Computer Wire
Scrap CPU Chips
Scrap CRT Monitors
Scrap Empty PC Servers
Scrap Graphics Cards
Scrap Hard DrivesContact local scrap yard
Scrap Hard Drive Boards
Scrap Laptops
Scrap LCD Monitors
Scrap Low Grade Boards
Scrap Mainframes
Scrap Memory
Scrap Mice
Scrap MotherboardsContact local scrap yard
Scrap Non-Green PC Boards
Scrap PC Boards
Scrap PC Tower
Scrap Power Supplies
Scrap Printers/Fax Machines
Scrap Servers
Scrap Speakers
Scrap Telecom EquipmentContact local scrap yard