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    Old radiators scrap value
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    • 6th Mar 11, 8:21 AM
    Old radiators scrap value 6th Mar 11 at 8:21 AM
    Hi, I wonder if anyone can help. I am about to have the boiler and nine radiators replaced in my house. I was thinking this morning what the scrap value could be worth. I am assuming my discontinued Worcester Bosche Highflow 400 boiler will be stripped for any parts that could be used second hand. However I have old fashioned radiators (196070s ish) that to my untrained eye are probably made of iron. Would anyone know what nine radiators might be worth to a scrap metal dealer (assuming my iron assumption is correct)?

    Many thanks
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    • 6th Mar 11, 10:24 PM
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    • 6th Mar 11, 10:24 PM
    Have you had a look on Ebay to see if they are selling and if so what price they are fetching?

    Otherwise check out this site for metal prices:

    http://www.letsrecycle.com/prices/metals

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    • By davehills 7th Mar 11, 9:31 PM
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    • 7th Mar 11, 9:31 PM
    Without seeing a pic if they are 60's/70's flat panels they are probably steel.

    Remember that any discarded copper pipe/hot water cylinder is worth money!
    • Ben84
    • By Ben84 9th Mar 11, 10:50 PM
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    • 9th Mar 11, 10:50 PM
    If they're not broken someone may buy them to use them. Generally, melting something down to make something new is the less environmentally sound option and it can be a poor economic choice too. You'll need to consider the scrap value against their condition and possible prices as radiators though.
    • McKneff
    • By McKneff 9th Mar 11, 11:27 PM
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    • 9th Mar 11, 11:27 PM
    If they are the old fin type, get them on ebay or a reclamation yard, worth a fortune.
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    • newsseller12
    • By newsseller12 10th Mar 11, 8:19 AM
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    • 10th Mar 11, 8:19 AM
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    • 10th Mar 11, 8:19 AM
    steel is currently 150 ish per ton so you may get 30-40 for them but dont forget that copper pipe/cylinders are currently over 2000 per ton so have quite a bit of value in them.
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