ISRI adds aluminum scrap grade to spec list

Jul 31, 2014 | 04:18 PM | Sean Davidson

Tags  scrap, nonferrous scrap, aluminum scrap, Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, ISRI, Thorn, breakage, irony aluminum IFR

NEW YORK — The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) has released a new nonferrous scrap specification to better reflect trade in the market.

A specification for what is commonly known as "aluminum breakage" or "irony aluminum" or "IFR (iron for recovery)" is now listed in ISRI’s Scrap Specifications Circular 2014 after some market participants called for clarification on what the minimum percentage of recovered scrap aluminum from such material should be, the Washington-based trade association said.....

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