How much metal is in a washing machine?
Also asked, how much do you get for scrapping a washing machine?
Washing machine $18-$22 average weight 200 lbs. Dryer $8-$10 average weight 100 lbs.
Likewise, is it worth scrapping a washing machine? If you haven't taken ONE apart, then take it apart. What you will learn will be worth it. At $7.00 per 100 pounds I'm GUESSING you'll get $6.00 for the washer. If you strip it down to motor, wire, aluminum, and steel, you will likely get about $6.00.
Also, what metals are in a washing machine?
Generally we only find two main types of washing machines, there are steel and stainless steel ones. But inside of the washing machines there are all types of materials that you can take apart. Electric Motors- Sometimes aluminum and sometimes copper, you will have to use your file too figure out which is which.
What is the current price for scrap lead?
Scrap Metal Prices *See disclaimer for additional costs*
|Non-Ferrous Scrap Metal||Market Price||Your Price *|
|Scrap Soft Lead (clean)||$0.70 lb.||$0.55 lb.|
|Scrap Wheel Weights||$0.30 lb.||$0.20 lb.|
|Scrap Ampco Bronze||$1.60 lb.||$1.40 lb.|
|Scrap Electric Motors||$0.20 lb.||$0.14 lb.|