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A high-quality vehicle scrapping service
Vehicle scrapping is easy with Reclamet. We deal with scrap cars, accident write-offs, accident damaged vehicles, MOT failures and insurance damaged write-offs, so whatever your vehicle scrapping requirements, we can help!
Local car breakers yard in Thanet, Kent
If you’re looking to sell your car, because it’s been in an accident or written off or simply because it doesn’t run anymore, you’re in the right place. Reclamet serves all of Thanet and the surrounding areas of Kent for vehicle breaking.
Years of experience in car breaking
At Reclamet, we have over 30 years of experience in motor vehicle salvage and pride ourselves on ensuring the best possible customer experience. Visit our scrap car page and fill in the form or call us to get a fast quote for your vehicle.
The automotive recycling process is a model of environmental responsibility
Every vehicle we recycle goes through a methodical process to minimize environmental impact.
What is the vehicle recycling process?
Anti-freeze & washer fluid
Anti-Freeze & Washer Fluids are removed, separated, filtered, re-processed, and bottled for re-sale.
After testing, batteries that are in good condition are recharged & sold to customers for re-use. Other batteries are and sent and rebuilt in a licensed recycling facility.
Body Panels (Doors, Hoods, Quarter Panels, etc.) that are in suitable condition are stocked to repair damaged vehicles.
Unusable parts are reclaimed as scrap and the metal is recycled.
Freon and other refrigerants
The gases from air-conditioning systems are carefully removed by licensed technicians to ensure they do not escape into the atmosphere. The used refrigerant is sold to a licensed buyer to be recycled.
Using special equipment, gas tanks are punctured, drained and removed.
For a period of time, manufacturers used mercury switches to control convenience lights and ABS systems.
Although they are no longer being installed in new vehicles, there are thousands of them still in vehicles on the road today.
Oil is drained from all vehicles and sent to recycling facilities to be re-processed and re-used.
Quality tires with lots of tread life are sold to a third party retailer for resale.
The remainder is sent to tire recyclers and processed as tire crumb to make new products or to pave our highways.
Wheels are visually inspected & stocked for re-sale. In some cases, they are reconditioned. Wheels damaged beyond repair are reclaimed as scrap metal.
All vehicle parts are recycled in an environmentally friendly way.
Car scrapping service that is second to none
If you are in need of a vehicle scrapping service, then you needn’t look any further than the recycling experts here at Reclamet. All of our staff are friendly and professional and can accommodate your every need.
Extensive selection of used vehicle parts
We have a huge selection of cars available for car parts and recycling. We should be your first port of call when it comes to recycling your old car in Thanet, Kent!