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Asked in Magnetism
How are magnets used in junk yards?
Rather than "permanent" magnets, the large electromagnets used in junkyards only create a magnetic field when electric current flows through them. They are used to lift iron and steel scrap, and to separate it from non-magnetic scrap. The cranes have an electric generator connected to a wire coil in the large round lifting disc. When the power is on, its magnetic field attracts heavy iron and steel to it. When the scrap is positioned where they want it, they cut the power...
Asked in Cars & Vehicles
Can you get money from a scrap dealer for scrap cars?
A person can get money from a scrap dealer for scrapping their car. A scrap dealer pays for scrap, usually by the pound. The bigger the car, the more scrap metal it has and would be worth more. ...
Asked in Auto Parts and Repairs, Kia
Where can you purchase a used KIA keyless entry remote?
A used keyless entry remote for a Kia might be available at a scrap yard. Cars that are crushed have extra parts that a scrap yard is going to save to sell. ...
Asked in Waste and Recycling
What are scrap metal selling for a pound?
There are many types of scrap metals. There are ferrous scrap metals and there are non ferrous scrap metals as well as precious metal scrap and exotic metal scrap. Each type of scrap metal sells for a different price per pound. Also depending on the grade of the scrap metal (prepared, unprepared, stripped, etc.) and your location in the world, the price of scrap metal will vary. Supply and demand also dictates the price of scrap. ...
Asked in Names and Name Meanings
Suggest a name for a company dealing in iron scrap?
Most car companies deal in scrap metals to be recycled and used for new cars. Now-a-days, I believe that just about anyone who builds with iron probably uses scrap that has been recycled. ...