Last updated on January 27th, 2023 at 02:32 pm

Scrap Types

The scrap types listed below are based on Logan's current policy. Accepted and/or Non-Accepted scrap types are subject to change at any time and must be pre-approved/contracted with the Tri-Arrows before delivery.

Material that is not packaged correctly that create at risk safety conditions or handling issues may result in rejection of the load.

Accepted Scrap Types

Class 1

Class 1 Printable PDF

Class 1 - Consists of clean, uncoated cans or cups, skeleton, slitter or trim scrap that is compacted or briquetted. Only 3xxx alloys used in the production of can sheet.  Scrap containing excess of 1% residual lubricant is unacceptable.  Cannot be lacquered, painted, coated or contaminated with gaskets and or sealant. Head/Tail and coils are not considered Class 1. Body maker trim with residual lubes greater than 1% may not be accepted as class 1.  One briquette of decorated scrap mixed in a Class 1 delivery will result in the entire load being graded as Class 3 material.

Class 1 Material must be kept dry: No Flatbeds/Conestoga's will be accepted. Dry vans are required.

Material Packaging Specifications

Class 1 is acceptable in Bale, HD Bale, and Biscuit form for all bulk density less than 55 lb./cubic ft

Examples of Proper Packaging

    

Examples of Improper Packaging

        

 

Body Maker Trim (BM-Trim)

Due to excessive lube, this material will not be accepted as Class-1 scrap. If any class material arrives with BM-Trim in it; the entire load is subject to receipt as BM-Trim.

Class 2

Class 2 Printable PDF

Class 2 - Clean painted or bare skeleton scrap of 5182 alloy used in the production of can tab stock. Must be pre-approved/contracted with the owners

Material Packaging Specifications

Class 2 is acceptable in Bale, HD Bale, and Biscuit form for all bulk density less than 55 lb./cubic ft

Examples of Proper Packaging

     

Examples of Improper Packaging

        

Class 3

Class 3 Printable PDF

Class 3 - New production deco only cans consisting of spoiled, clean, and decorated cans free of residual lubrication, free of plastic, and 5182 lids.  Must be 3004 or 3104 alloys only. This material can be baled or briquettes.  Class 3 should also not be exposed to any moisture.

Material Packaging Specifications

Class 3 is acceptable in Bale, HD Bale, and Biscuit form for all bulk density less than 55 lb./cubic ft

Examples of Proper Packaging

    

 

Examples of Improper Packaging

          

 

Body Maker Trim (Bm-Trim)

Due to excessive lube, this material will not be accepted as class scrap. If any class material arrives with BM-Trim in it; the entire load is subject to receipt as BM-Trim.

Used Beverage Cans (UBC)

UBC Delivery Guidelines - Printable PDF

Used beverage cans (UBC) -  used aluminum cans free of other scrap metals, foil, tin cans, plastic bottles, paper, glass and other non-metallic items.

Types by Proccessing Origin

All UBC scrap must be designated by its Processing Origin. Failure to properly designate UBC
Processing Origin is grounds for rejection. The hierarchy for “processing origin” is as follows, in
order from 1 to 5.

  1. UBC-MRF:                 UBC Originated from Municipal Recycle Facilities (any location)
  2. UBC-Deposit:          UBC originating from deposit collection programs in USA/CAN
  3. UBC-D:                        All Other Domestic UBC originating inside USA or CANADA
  4. UBC-M:                       Imported UBC originating from Mexico
  5. UBC-I:                         Imported UBC originating from countries other than Mexico

        *All Inbound scrap deliveries MUST include the origin location on the BOL provided*

Material Packaging Specifications

Examples of Proper Packaging

          

Examples of Improper Packaging subject to rejection

                                     

Old Painted Siding (OPS)

Old Painted Siding (OPS) Printable

Old Painted Siding (OPS) - Shall consist of clean old alloy aluminum sheet of two or more alloys, free of foil, venetian blinds, castings, hair wire, screen wire, food or beverage containers, radiator shells, airplane sheet, bottle caps, plastic, dirt, and other non-metallic items. Poly-coat material is not accepted.

Maximum material thickness is 3/16” and must be shreddable.

Material Packaging Specifications

OPS is acceptable in Bale form for all bulk density less than 25 lb./cubic ft

Examples of Proper Packaging

    

Examples of Improper Packaging

     

3105 Baled (Painted/Bare)

MATERIAL PACKAGING SPECIFICATIONS

3105 is acceptable in Bale form for all bulk density less than 25 lb./cubic ft

Non-accepted Scrap types

Coils - Not accepted without TAA agreement

If approved by TAA, the parameters below should be met:

  • Maximum Gauge: 0.032 in
  • Maximum Size: 84 in wide and 80 in outside diameter
  • No Fiber Cores
  • Coils weighing 4,800 pounds or less can be delivered via van trailer
  • No coil exceeding 4,800 pounds will be accepted.
  • Flatbeds that require rear unloading will be rejected.
  • Coils must be runnable with no damage.
  • Coils must be approved by owners before delivery.

Coils are not accepted without a prior agreement with Tri-Arrows Aluminum (TAA)