Stainless Steel

With its long service life and 100% recyclability, stainless steel has become an excellent environmental performer. Stainless steel contains valuable raw materials like nickel and chromium which makes its very desirable in the recycling industry

HOW MUCH IS MY STAINLESS STEEL WORTH

The most common stainless steel grades recycled are stainless 304 and 316. They can be found in household appliances, cooking equipment as well as in tubes, various bars and rails, sheets and plates.

Stainless 304 comprises of iron, chromium and nickel, while 316 is alloyed also with molybdenum which attracts a higher price. 
As it poses a significant difficulty for sellers to define the 2 types, it’s a good idea to drop into one of our sites with a sample to obtain an accurate quote from one of our expert scrap buyers.

WHY ACTION METAL RECYCLERS?

Our prices are very competitive

We pay Cash, Cheque and EFT

Staff are friendly and approachable

Privately owned Australian company

Multiple sites across Queensland

Over 50 Years experience in Scrap Metal & Waste

Stainless Steel Domestic (Stainless 304)

Stainless steel is mainly used in corrosion resistant electrical enclosures, auto molding and trim, wheel covers, kitchen equipment, hose clamps, exhaust manifolds, stainless hardware, storage tanks, pressure vessels and piping. It has a minimum of 18% chromium and 8% nickel.

Stainless Steel 316

Stainless steel 316 is commonly used in industrial applications involving processing chemicals, as well as high-saline environments such as coastal regions and outdoor areas where de-icing salts are common. Due to its non-reactive qualities, 316 stainless steel is also used in the manufacture of medical surgical instruments. As 304 and 316 stainless look practically identical, Stainless 316 will need to be analysed by one of our experts

Stainless Steel Turnings

Stainless steel turnings consist of clean stainless steel containing a minimum 7% nickel and 16% chrome, and to be free of nonferrous metals, nonmetallics, excessive iron, oil and other contaminants.

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Why Is Recycling Important?

Preserving Resources

Economic Development

Reducing Emissions

Price Adjustments

Managing Energy Consumption and Energy Conservation

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Coopers plains

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Kingston

173 Queens Road Kingston, QLD 4114

Toowoomba

519 Boundary Road Toowoomba, QLD 4350

Burleigh heads

GOLD COAST

11 Rudman Parade Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220

Banyo

907 Nudgee Road Banyo, QLD 4014

Gladstone

Lot 2 South Trees Drive Gladstone, QLD 4680

Townsville

15 Bolam Street Garbutt, QLD 4814

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