North Charleston, SC Scrap Metal Prices

North Charleston is a city located north of Charleston in South Carolina. It is the third largest city – behind Columbia - in the state with approximately 110,000 residents.

Named as a top spot for travel and leisure, North Charleston is known for its quiet neighbourhoods, friendly people, affordable lifestyle, and a prime entertainment center with numerous landmarks such as the North Charleston Coliseum & Performing Center.

The city grew as an industrial center, but its economy has become diverse. Manufacturing of commercial automotive and airplanes remains a major activity here. It also has active mining, construction, technology, and retail trade sectors – which makes it a good place to sell scrap metal.

Compared to Charleston, North Charleston has more scrap yards, and most of them are reputable. You also have an opportunity to sell these materials at very good prices. The laws here are not as strict, and although scrap yards require keeping records of transactions for a minimum of five years, and you’ll have to wait for three days before you get payments – either cash or via check.

Best Scrap Yards in North Charleston

We decided to review scrap yards in North Charleston to see how they operated. Some of the most recommended places you should consider are below.

Charleston Steel & Metal is a good place to take your scrap metal if you live around Riverfront Park. The facility is on 2700 along the Spruill Avenue. You can also take your metals to LKQ Self Service – Charleston if you are close to River Avenue.

People who live close to Hanahan should consider taking their materials to B & D Metal Recyclers on 1951 Stokes Avenue. The place is open every day, and the services here are top notch. Another place we can recommend around this area is Z Sun Refinery on 6331 Fain Street.

Another place we can recommend is Meridian Metals Management on 2631 Industrial Avenue.

Good cash for gold places you can take your valuables to include Gene’s Jewelry & Pawn on 5818 Rivers Avenue #B, Treasure Hunt on 5070 International Boulevard #116, and Money Man Pawn on 2030 Remount Road.

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 North Charleston

MetalPrice Per Pound
Aluminum$1.00
Aluminum Alloy$0.79
Copper$3.42
Brass$2.68
Lead$0.91
Nickel$10.85
Tin$9.49
Zinc$1.24
Steel Scrap$0.15
Steel Rebar$0.27

Last Updated On 2022-11-28

Scrap Aluminum Prices per Pound in North Charleston

MetalPrice Per Pound
Aluminum 1100$0.69
Aluminum 3003$0.69
Aluminum 356 Wheels (clean)$0.69
Aluminum 356 Wheels (dirty)$0.49
Aluminum 5052 Scrap$0.93
Aluminum 6061 Extrusions$0.61
Aluminum 6063 Extrusions$0.81
Aluminum 6063 Extrusions/Fe$0.59
Aluminum/Cu Radiators$1.61
Aluminum/Cu/Fe Radiators$1.49
Aluminum Radiators$0.39
Aluminum/Fe Radiators$0.29
Transformers$0.17
Breakage 50% Recovery$0.22
Chrome Wheels$0.65
E.C. Wire$1.07
Litho Sheets$0.69
Mixed Turnings $0.40
MLC Clips$0.68
Aluminum Old Cast$0.66
Aluminum Old Sheet$0.65
Painted Siding$0.64
UBC$0.68
Zorba 90% NF$0.65
Aluminum Cans (clean)$0.50
Aluminum Cans (dirty)$0.25

Scrap Brass Prices per Pound in North Charleston

MetalPrice Per Pound
Red Brass$1.82
Yellow Brass$1.72
Brass Rod$1.68
Brass Hair Wire$1.80
Brass Pipe$1.64
Brass Radiators$1.39
Brass Shells$1.55
Brass Turnings$1.58
Bronze$1.88
Bronze Turnings$0.98
Dirty Brass$0.82
Dirty Brass Radiators$0.82
Plumbers Brass$1.64
Semi-Red Brass$1.66

Scrap Copper Prices per Pound in North Charleston

MetalPrice Per Pound
#1 Bare Bright Copper Wire$3.00
#1 Copper Tubing$2.80
#1 Flashing Copper$2.80
#2 Copper Tubing$2.64
#2/3 Mix Copper$2.56
#3 Copper with Tar$2.40
#3 Roofing Copper$2.48
Dirty Roofing Copper$2.32
Electric Motors - Copper$2.08
Enameled Copper$2.36
Insulated Copper Wire$2.40
Lead Coated Copper$2.02
Silver Plated Copper$2.56
Tin Coated Copper$2.24
Tin Insulated Copper Wire$2.24

Scrap Lead Prices per Pound in North Charleston

MetalPrice Per Pound
Lead Batteries$0.19
Lead Shot$0.43
Lead Wheel Weights$0.27
Solid Lead$0.57
Soft Lead$0.59

Scrap Zinc Prices per Pound in North Charleston

MetalPrice Per Pound
New Zinc Die Cast$0.77
Old Zinc Die Cast$0.66

Scrap Gold Prices in North Charleston

MetalPrice per GramPrice per Troy Ounce
9ct Gold$19.19$596.85
14ct Gold$29.93$931.07
18ct Gold$38.38$1,193.67
22ct Gold$46.87$1,457.88
24ct Gold$51.17$1,591.42

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 North Charleston

MetalPrice per GramPrice per Troy Ounce
Palladium$39.82$1,238.61
Platinum$21.51$669.18
Silver$0.53$16.44

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 North Charleston

MetalPrice Per Pound
#1 Bundle$0.08
#1 Busheling$0.08
#1 HMS$0.06
HMS 80/20$0.05
Sheet Metal$0.05
Shredded Auto Scrap$0.06
Structural Steel$0.06

Scrap Prices for Stainless Steel per Pound in North Charleston

MetalPrice Per Pound
201 SS$0.24
301 SS$0.37
304 SS Solid$0.52
304 SS Turning$0.45
309 SS$0.68
310 SS$1.03
316 SS Solid$0.68
330 SS$1.68

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 North Charleston

MetalPrice Per Pound
Scrap #1 Prepared$0.06
Scrap #2 Prepared$0.07
Scrap #1 Unprepared$0.05
Scrap #2 Unprepared$0.05
Scrap Auto Slabs Whole$0.06
Scrap Cast Iron$0.09
Scrap Dishwashers$0.06
Scrap Dryers$0.06
Scrap Oversize Torch$0.08
Scrap Rebar$0.17
Scrap Washing Machines$0.06
Scrap Water Heaters$0.06

Scrap Electronics Prices per Pound in North Charleston

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