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Scrap Machine Recycling in Melbourne

If you have old machinery scrap lying around, the team at Vic Recycle Metals is more than happy to collect and recycle it while fairly compensating you in the process. Even the oldest and most useless scrap machine can have materials and components that can be salvaged, broken down and repurposed. We’re passionate about preventing things going to waste or ending up in landfill where they cause more harm to the environment.

We Recycle Radiators and Other Machinery

Radiators are widely used in automobiles and other home heating systems. Their basic function is to allow engines of machines to maintain a cooler temperature by passing a cooling agent through the unit. Generally, scrap yards like Vic Recycle Metals are willing to pay special prices for the radiator ends. There are various forms of radiators and it’s always important to separate and clean them for best recycling practices. In the scrap machine industry, there are various phrases used for them – ACRs, copper fin, aluminium radiators, copper radiators, brass rads and more.

Types of Radiators

There are two main types of radiators, including:

  • Car Radiators: These pump a mixture of antifreeze and water into the engine block to maintain an optimal temperature. They play a major role in keeping the engine running and giving you a smooth ride. Radiators in older automobiles are generally made of copper and brass. In the newest models, they are constructed from lighter and more affordable aluminium. The headers and tanks which hold the coolant also have high scrap value due to the aluminium/brass and cast iron body.
  • Heating Radiator: Generally made of cast iron, these function in the opposite way to car radiators. These radiators are usually made of aluminium foil and copper tube – both of which have great recycle value.

Scrap Radiators We Collect

From copper radiator scrap through to scrap aluminium radiators in Melbourne, there’s nothing we can’t do when it comes to scrap machine collection and recycling. We can accept:

  • Aluminum Copper Fin (ACRs): Usually found inside air conditioners and refrigerators
  • Aluminum Radiators: Most commonly found in car, forklifts, trucks and other vehicles
  • Brass Radiators: Very rare, generally pulled from a cars or other vehicle

At Vic Recycle Metals, our first priority is to provide the highest industry standards of scrap metal recycling services. Ranging from old machinery scrap and electric motor scrap to PVC cables scrap recycling and more, we back up our services with exceptional customer service and professionalism. Get in touch with us today for more information, advice and assistance.

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