What is stainless steel?

‘Stainless steel’ is a broad term used to classify iron alloy steels that are resistant to corrosion and contain at least 10.5% of chromium. Often, stainless steel will also be alloyed with elements such as nickel and copper that help to boost the strength and toughness of the metal.

Where can I find scrap stainless steel to sell?

Stainless steel is widely used in almost every facet of our lives. You’ll find stainless steel in everyday items like microwaves, kitchenware and sinks. Many restaurants and industrial kitchens will be almost entirely decked out in stainless steel because it’s easy to clean, meaning that contaminants are limited. Due to its ability to withstand extreme temperatures and its general durability, stainless steel is also heavily used in the transport industry to build planes and engines.

Other than those key places, you may also find stainless steel in:

  • Structures intended for public use, such as benches and handrails
  • Metal fabrication workshops.

What is the current price for scrap stainless steel in Birmingham?

The price of stainless steel per kilogram is predominantly influenced by its supply and demand levels in the industry. Like any sought-after commodity, a lack of stainless steel in the market will mean you can obtain a higher price for it, while a surplus of scrap stainless steel will drive down its selling price. Therefore, to find out exactly how much your scrap stainless steel is worth, it’s best to talk to your local scrap dealer for the most up-to-date information.

Where can I sell scrap stainless steel near me?

Wondering where to sell scrap stainless steel? Metal Recycling Birmingham is a scrap metal dealer that buys scrap stainless steel from homes and businesses in Birmingham. We are committed to making selling scrap metal as convenient as possible, while helping the environment in the process. That’s why we offer 24-hour scrap collection bins for your site, free of charge. Call us once your bin is full and we’ll be there at any time of the day to pick it up for you.