Different Metals and Their Properties

Metals are some of the most widely used materials on the planet, as well as being one of the most extracted. Each metal that is extracted has different properties, and it is important to understand these so that you know if you are using that type of metal in the right application – and so that you know which ones to recycle and which ones you should scrap.

We love everything metal related, which is why we’ve come up with the most common metals that are used every day and the properties that they exhibit.

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Limiting the Amount of Metal that you Scrap

Although we’re experts in the scrap metal recycling of both ferrous and non-ferrous metals here at Morecambe Metals, we understand that many people are looking for ways to reduce the amount of scrap metal that they produce to help our environment.

Our recycling service helps our customers drastically cut their carbon footprint, but what if you want to cut that even more? The answer is simple; reduce the amount of scrap that you produce in the first place!

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What Metal Should You Scrap, What Shouldn’t You Scrap and What Should You Recycle?

Recycling your milk bottles and empty coffee jars comes without question; we are so used to dragging our recycling bins out on a weekly basis. But one part of the recycling industry that can get forgotten about is metal. This can include anything from miscellaneous, used wires to standard brass or iron. Continue reading “What Metal Should You Scrap, What Shouldn’t You Scrap and What Should You Recycle?”