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The difference between Ferrous & Non-ferrous metals

We deal with all types of ferrous and non-ferrous metals.  We have included some useful information here to help you to identify the common types of scrap metal.

Ferrous Metals mostly contain Iron.  They have small amounts of other metals or elements added, to give the required properties.  Ferrous Metals are magnetic and give little resistance to corrosion.  Some examples of the ferrous metals we deal with:

Metals for recycling

Non-Ferrous Metals do not contain Iron, are not magnetic and are usually more resistant to corrosion than ferrous metals.

Some examples of Non-Ferrous Metals we deal with are:

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ASM Metal Recycling offers a full comprehensive service to its customers including the supply of a number of different size containers, a collection service on a load and collect or exchange basis, full site clearance service and full on site evaluation service if required.

Please telephone 01296 33 77 11 for further information and latest prices.

Link to our Scrap Metal index page.