How do I scrap Catalytic Converters?

Catalytic converters in the scrap industry are a HOT commodity, with the prices of palladium, rhodium and platinum (the three precious metals found inside catalytic converters) reaching an all-time high recently, catalytic converter recycling has become a big part of the scrap metal industry over the last few years. There are many scrap yards that purchase scrap catalytic converters across Kent, but here at Reclamet we can assure you of top prices paid for all scrap catalytic converters.

How Do You Find The Right Scrap Catalytic Converter Buyer?

With so much lack of knowledge across scrap yards, there are many independent buyers like auto shops and garages that will start to buy catalytic converters. While this may seem like a quick and easy option, seller beware. Some of these locations may not have all the resources and knowledge of providing the correct pricing and grading for your catalytic converters.

Reclamet has extensive knowledge in grading and pricing, assuring the most up to date and best price given for your catalytic converters.

Why Local Automobile Repair Shops Aren’t The BEST Option

Something else you have to consider about automobile repair shops that buy catalytic converters; unless they are buying a lot of catalytic converters regularly, it will be difficult for them to pay you top prices. They are most likely going to have to cut corners on profits so they can sell to a bigger buyer to make a profit.

We guarantee top prices paid here at Reclamet as we deal regularly with scrapping catalytic converters.

Where Is The Best Place To Sell Catalytic Converters?

The obvious answer is – a scrap yard. While selling your catalytic converter to a scrap yard may seem like a better option, be wary of those you sell to. Like the problems we mentioned early like lack of knowledge, some scrap yards may be limited in giving you an accurate and up to date price.

Catalytic Converter Serial Numbers

When selling your scrap catalytic converter, serial numbers are the most accurate way to get the right price for the value of it. Serial numbers will provide, not only the year, make, and model of the vehicle it came from, but also the recovery of precious metals from inside for the processors.

What If There Isn’t A Serial Number?

If you are searching for a serial number on your cat and can’t find one there are a few things you can do.

  • Use Steel Wool – Some catalytic converters have corrosion on them, so you may have to scrub some of the rust off to find a serial number
  • There isn’t a serial number? – Some cats just don’t have a serial number and that’s ok, as Reclamet is a reputable buyer and we should still be able to identify it.

Ready To Sell Scrap Catalytic Converters?

Use our catalytic converter quote form to get an up to the minute price quote for your used catalytic converters and diesel particulate filters.

Once we receive your request, we will get back to you either by phone or via email with your catalytic scrap price quote.

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