Irony aluminium is a grade of scrap aluminium which can mainly be found in vehicles.
Gearboxes, engines with an aluminium block and other motor parts are usually made up of irony aluminium.
In general, if 35% of your metal’s weight is aluminium, then it will likely be categorised as irony aluminium.
Why is Irony Aluminium highly valued?
The scrap aluminium price of irony aluminium is determined by multiple factors.
First, it’s important to remember that the price of irony aluminium is largely based on whether it’s in high supply and demand.
As the majority of irony aluminium can be found in vehicles, it’s safe to say that there’s no shortage of this grade of scrap aluminium in the UK.
Another leading factor which impacts the value of irony aluminium is how much it weighs per tonne.
The higher the weight of irony aluminium, the higher its price will be.
Interestingly, the process used by scrap yards and scrap metal dealers to separate and smelt the scrap aluminium content from the ferrous content in irony aluminium can improve its value.
Some scrap yards and scrap metal dealers will shred irony aluminium and separate the aluminium content from the remaining ferrous metals which this grade contains. Once shredded, the aluminium content will be smelted back into its more valuable, pure aluminium form.
Due to these different factors, there is no set value for this grade of scrap aluminium.
However, if you would like to see how much you could potentially make from your irony aluminium, please see the estimated price we have listed below.