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Purchase

The purchasing unit operating within the Recycling Office focuses on purchase of scrap copper mainly from suppliers running country-wide chains of outlets. KGHM Metraco S.A., as Poland’s biggest scrap copper buyer, thanks to its scale of operation is currently competing with the foreign market sector’s companies by purchasing scrap metal in countries including the Czech Republic, Germany, Holland and Slovakia.

The following materials are purchased:

1. Scrap copper

Standard: PN/76-H-15715/01 “Scrap copper and copper alloys”

Class Requirements
1.01.1 Millberry* Quality requirements exceed those for the highest class of the 1.01.1 standard mentioned above – Copper of min. Cu content amounting to 99.95%.
1.01.1 Clean, free of tinning layer or contamination with other metals, insulation and lacquers; non-metallic contamination is permitted if it does not exceed 3% Copper with min. Cu content amounting to 99.9%
1.02.1 Free of tinning layer or contamination with other metals, inslulation and lacquers; non-metallic and other contamination is permitted if it does not exceed 3%. Copper with min. Cu content amounting to 99.0%.
1.02.3 Free of tinning layer or contamination with other metals, brass coolers, polyvinylene and plastic insulation. Content of enamel, lacquers, and cotton, silk, paper and glass fibre insulation as well as non-metallic contamination up to 10% is permitted. Copper with min. Cu content amounting to 99.0%.
Cupriferous materials
coolers, burners, other

2.Scrap copper alloys

  • Standard: PN/76-H-15715/01
  • Scrap brass: two-component brass, lead brass, zinc brass, nickelous brass, cupro-nickels
  • Product range: unsorted brass
  • Form: in bulk, pieces, chips

3.Scrap lead and lead alloys

  • Standard: PN/76-H-15715/07 lead with impurities content, high purity and mixed lead
  • Product range: cable lead, with impurities and high purity, battery lead
  • Form: in bulk, pieces, chips, casts

4. Scrap aluminium

  • Standard: PN En 13920 scrap aluminium wire, plastic aluminium, cast aluminium
  • Product range: aluminium chips, profiles, food industry aluminium, unsorted aluminium
  • Form: in bulk, pieces, chips, casts