18/8 Stainless Steel For Scrap?

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What Is 18/8 Stainless Steel?

18/8 stainless steel is a grade of scrap metal often used in kitchenware.

Also known as 304, this grade of stainless steel contains 18% chromium and 8% nickel.

If you have 18/8 to scrap, submit an enquiry, and we’ll connect you directly to a scrap yard that can help!

Current Scrap Prices For 18/8 Stainless Steel

Scrap metal prices rise and fall daily, and it can be difficult to determine a current scrap value for 18/8 stainless steel.

That being said, the following points can be used to calculate how much your metal is worth to remove:

  • Total weight of the stainless steel
  • The physical condition of your metal
  • Current supply and demand for 18/8 in the UK

As an award-winning scrap network, Scrap Local is proud to work alongside trusted metal merchants who offer the most up-to-date scrap prices for 18/8 stainless steel.

See how much you could make by submitting an enquiry today!

Stainless Steel GradePrice Per Ton £Date UpdatedDescription
18/8 – 304 Stainless
81014/11/2023Sinks, Kitchen Panelling, (some) cooking pans.
316 Stainless
14/11/2023(some) Catering Equipment, food grade manufacturing plans
Stainless Turnings60314/11/2023Stainless works Engineering waste.
Find a Scrapyard to Buy Your Scrap 18/8 Stainless Steel

Places to find 18/8 Stainless Steel

18/8 stainless steel is mainly used in kitchen appliances like sinks, panelling and cooking pans.

It’s a popular metal grade which is very versatile and it can be found in most UK households and businesses.

Customer types who have 18/stainless steel for scrap?

Most homeowners will have access to 18/8 stainless steel due to its extensive use in kitchen equipment.

Want to recycle your old appliances for a great price?

Submit an enquiry to Scrap Local, and we’ll connect you to a metal merchant specialising in scrapping 18/8.

  • What is the scrap value of 18/8 stainless steel?

    In the scrap industry, prices rise and fall all the time due to changes in supply and demand.

    Moreover, variables such as the weight of your metal and its condition can have an impact on the scrap price you’re offered.

    Fortunately, Scrap Local connects customers to reputable scrap yards who offer the most accurate stainless steel scrap prices!

    Submit an enquiry to our online form to see how much you could make from your 18/8!

  • How is 18/8 different to 316 stainless steel?

    Whilst they’re both classed as stainless steel, 18/8 and 316 differ in some aspects.

    Firstly, they contain different properties and 316 contains more nickel content compared to 18/8 and 304 stainless. 316 also has a higher resistance to rust than 18/8 and is mainly used in products that are exposed to corrosive elements like hot water systems.

    These metals are also made up of different chemicals with 316 stainless steel containing molybdenum in addition to chromium and nickel.

    Finally, these metal grades are valued differently by those in the scrap metal industry. It’s important to specify whether you have 18/8 or 316 stainless steel to scrap because of this!

  • Where can I scrap my 18/8 stainless steel?

    You can scrap 18/8 stainless steel with most non-ferrous metal dealers in the UK.

    Scrap Local aims to make metal recycling easy by connecting customers directly to reliable scrap yards who cover their area and specialise in stainless steel products.

    Find the best place to scrap your 18/8 stainless steel by submitting your details to our form!

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