The Current Price of Copper
What is The Current Price of Copper?
Over the last 5 years copper has fluctuated from just over 1 dollar to more then 4 dollars per pound, Making it extremely sought after. So where will it settle? Well usually it averages at about 3.50 per lb but since prices have been a little higher then normal buyers have more supply. I
Learn where to find more scrap copper, How to sort it, and how to make the most money on your copper.
Current Copper Spot Price as of January 2014 3.26 Per LB
Where to sell your copper?
Your local Non-ferrous scrap buyer will probably pay you the most for your copper, You can find on on the Scrap Yard Directory Or you can try eBay
Just a little about copper
Copper is a reddish-brown element.
in the scrap business it's color is unique among the elements.
It won't attract a magnet So alway test that aspect
It's both very malleable and extremely ductile
It may be the most ductile element; it can be stretched into wire that's so thin it's nearly invisible to the naked eye.
It's an excellent conductor of heat.
It oxidizes to a reddish-brown that eventually becomes a light bluish-green.
It melts at 1982.12 degrees Fahrenheit.