Brass Honey

Definition: Yellow Brass Scrap

Shall consist of mixed brass solids including brass castings, rolled brass, rod brass, tubing and miscellaneous yellow brasses, including plated brass. Must be free of manganese-bronze, aluminium bronze, unsweated radiators or radiator parts, iron and excessively dirty and corroded materials. Must also be free of any type of munitions including, but not limited to, bullet castings.


Definition: Composition or red brass

Shall consist of red brass scrap, valves, machinery bearings and other machinery parts incluing miscellaneous castings made of copper, tin, zinc, and/or lead. Shall be free of semi-red brass castings (78% to 81% copper); railroad car boxes and other similar high-lead alloys; cocks and faucet; closed water meter; gates; pot pieces; ingots and burned brass; aluminum, silicon and manganese bronze; iron and non-metallics. No piece to measure more than 12" over any part or weight over 100lbs. Heavier piece acceptable upon mutual agreement between buyer and seller.

Ebony Foundry

Definition:  Clean insize gunmetal scrap

Typically under 300mm x 300mm in size, free of oil and grease. To be sold as being suitable for melt scrap without processing.


Definition: New Brass Clippings

Shall consist of the cuttings of newleaded yellow brass sheet or plate, to be clean and free from foreign substances and not to contain more than 10% of clean brass punching under 1/4 inch. To be free of Muntz metal and naval brass.


Definition: Yellow Brass Rod Turnings

Shall consist of strictly rod turnings, free of aluminum, manganese, composition. Tobin and Muntz metal turnings; not to contain over 3% free iron, oil or other moisture; to be free of grindings and babbitts; to contain not more than 0.30% tin and not more than 0.15% alloyed iron.

Ocean Brass

Definition: Mixed Unsweated Auto Radiators

Shall consist of mixed automobile radiators, to be free of aluminum radiators and iron-finned radiators. All radiators to be subject deduction of actual iron. The tonnage specification should cover the gross weight of radiators unless otherwise specified.