Eddy-Current (EC) Scrap

Note Note: Specifications for clean aluminum scrap produced by demanufacturing or pretreating EOL scrap prior to shredding can be found under ISRI Guidelines for Nonferrous Scrap. For aluminum streams that contain less than 85% aluminum, consult the general aluminum scrap specifications.


Shall consist of a combination of nonferrous metals that should be predominately aluminum but may contain statistically significant percentages of zinc or other nonferrous metals. Bulk density to be a minimum of 30 pounds per cubic foot and subject to terms between buyer and seller. Material to be bought/sold under this guideline shall be identified as EM2 with a number to follow indicating the estimated percentage of nonferrous metal (e.g., EM2-90 means the material contains approximately 90% nonferrous metal content). May also be screened to permit description by specific size ranges. Note: Refer to ISRI nonferrous specification for Zorba.

Effective as of: July 14th, 2022


Iron Frag

Item Code: EM5

Shall consist of shredded No. 1 and No. 2 whole wrought iron and/or steel scrap and No. 1 busheling ...

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Light Iron

Item Code: EM4

Shall consist of whole No. 1 and whole No. 2 wrought iron and/or steel scrap and No.1 busheling from...

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Circuitboards and Shredded Circuitboards From the Processing of End-of-Life Electronics

Item Code: EM3

Shall consist of whole or shredded copper/precious metal bearing populated or unpopulated circuitboa...

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Eddy-Current (EC) Aluminum

Item Code: EM1

Shall consist of the shredded aluminum fraction generated by EC separation of electronic products be...

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