Torrance, CA Scrap Metal Prices

Torrance is a city located in the southern region of California. It is a part of the Los Angeles County, and has a population of around 147k people, the 40th largest in the city. The city borders Pacific Ocean to the west, and boast of having a 1.5-mile long beach.

Other neighboring cities are Long Beach to the southeast, Anaheim to the east, and Los Angeles to the northeast. Torrance is popular for having a pleasant warm summer Mediterranean climate that you can enjoy all-year round. Apart from going to the beach, it also has notable historical sites, events, over 30 parks, restaurants, and is home to the American Youth Soccer Organization.

Torrance has a strong economy that relies on three major sectors, namely manufacturing, science, and retail trade. It also has a rich history in construction; thus, it’s an ideal place to sell scrap metal, and make some profit. Scrap yards in the city are not as numerous, but most are popular for buying and selling scrap metal at good prices.

Best Scrap Yards in Torrance

We took time to review scrap yards in the city, here are some we feel you’ll get good services and prices. If you are in Madrona, the best place to go is Sunset Recycling Center on 3455 Sepulveda Boulevard. They open daily, including on Sunday.

Those driving along the Del Amo Boulevard, can take their scrap metal to Ponce Recycling Center located on Hawthorne Boulevard #414. They are open on Sunday, and offer competitive prices for your scrap metal.

Recommended cash for gold places to take gold or other valuables are Palos Verdes Coin 24215 Hawthorne Boulevard, Big Store Pawn Shop 1623 Cabrillo Avenue, 5 Point Jewelry & Loan on 1624 Cabrillo Avenue.

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 Torrance

MetalPrice Per Pound
Aluminum$1.21
Aluminum Alloy$0.91
Copper$4.11
Brass$3.23
Lead$1.07
Nickel$13.37
Tin$11.56
Zinc$1.51
Steel Scrap$0.19
Steel Rebar$0.33

Last Updated On 2022-12-04

Scrap Aluminum Prices per Pound in Torrance

MetalPrice Per Pound
Aluminum 1100$0.83
Aluminum 3003$0.83
Aluminum 356 Wheels (clean)$0.83
Aluminum 356 Wheels (dirty)$0.59
Aluminum 5052 Scrap$1.12
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$1.81
Aluminum Radiators$0.47
Aluminum/Fe Radiators$0.35
Transformers$0.21
Breakage 50% Recovery$0.27
Chrome Wheels$0.78
E.C. Wire$1.29
Litho Sheets$0.83
Mixed Turnings $0.48
MLC Clips$0.82
Aluminum Old Cast$0.80
Aluminum Old Sheet$0.78
Painted Siding$0.77
UBC$0.82
Zorba 90% NF$0.78
Aluminum Cans (clean)$0.60
Aluminum Cans (dirty)$0.30

Scrap Brass Prices per Pound in Torrance

MetalPrice Per Pound
Red Brass$2.20
Yellow Brass$2.07
Brass Rod$2.02
Brass Hair Wire$2.17
Brass Pipe$1.97
Brass Radiators$1.67
Brass Shells$1.86
Brass Turnings$1.90
Bronze$2.26
Bronze Turnings$1.18
Dirty Brass$0.98
Dirty Brass Radiators$0.98
Plumbers Brass$1.97
Semi-Red Brass$2.00

Scrap Copper Prices per Pound in Torrance

MetalPrice Per Pound
#1 Bare Bright Copper Wire$3.60
#1 Copper Tubing$3.36
#1 Flashing Copper$3.36
#2 Copper Tubing$3.17
#2/3 Mix Copper$3.07
#3 Copper with Tar$2.88
#3 Roofing Copper$2.98
Dirty Roofing Copper$2.79
Electric Motors - Copper$2.50
Enameled Copper$2.83
Insulated Copper Wire$2.88
Lead Coated Copper$2.43
Silver Plated Copper$3.07
Tin Coated Copper$2.69
Tin Insulated Copper Wire$2.69

Scrap Lead Prices per Pound in Torrance

MetalPrice Per Pound
Lead Batteries$0.22
Lead Shot$0.50
Lead Wheel Weights$0.32
Solid Lead$0.68
Soft Lead$0.70

Scrap Zinc Prices per Pound in Torrance

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

Scrap Gold Prices in Torrance

MetalPrice per GramPrice per Troy Ounce
9ct Gold$22.84$710.36
14ct Gold$35.63$1,108.17
18ct Gold$45.68$1,420.72
22ct Gold$55.79$1,735.19
24ct Gold$60.90$1,894.13

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 Torrance

MetalPrice per GramPrice per Troy Ounce
Palladium$48.18$1,498.65
Platinum$25.89$805.30
Silver$0.65$20.26

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 Torrance

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

Scrap Prices for Stainless Steel per Pound in Torrance

MetalPrice Per Pound
201 SS$0.32
301 SS$0.47
304 SS Solid$0.68
304 SS Turning$0.59
309 SS$0.88
310 SS$1.34
316 SS Solid$0.88
330 SS$2.18

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 Torrance

MetalPrice Per Pound
Scrap #1 Prepared$0.08
Scrap #2 Prepared$0.09
Scrap #1 Unprepared$0.06
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 Torrance

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