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Barley: No. 1 COPPER WIRE
Shall consist of No. 1 bare, uncoated, unalloyed copper wire, not smaller than No. 16 B & S wire gauge. Green copper wire and hydraulically compacted material to be subject to agreement between buyer and seller.

Berry: No. 1 COPPER WIRE
Shall consist of clean, untinned, uncoated, unalloyed copper wire and cable, not smaller than No. 16 B & S wire gauge, free of burnt wire which is brittle. Hydraulically briquetted copper subject to agreement.

Birch: No. 2 COPPER WIRE
Shall consist ofmiscellaneous, unalloyed copper wire having a nominal 96%copper content (minimum 94%) as determined by electrolytic assay. Should be free of the following: Excessively leaded, tinned, soldered copper wire; brass and bronze wire; excessive oil content, iron, and non-metallics; copper wire from burning, containing insulation; hair wire; burnt wire which is brittle; and should be reasonably free of ash. Hydraulically briquetted copper subject to agreement.

Candy: No. 1 HEAVY COPPER
Shall consist of clean, unalloyed, uncoated copper clippings, punchings, bus bars, commutator segments, and wire not less than 1/16 of an inch thick, free of burntwire which is brittle; butmay include clean copper tubing.
Hydraulically briquetted copper subject to agreement.

Cliff: No. 2 COPPER
Shall consist of miscellaneous, unalloyed copper scrap having a nominal 96%copper content (minimum94%) as determined by electrolytic assay. Should be free of the following: Excessively leaded, tinned, soldered copper scrap; brasses and bronzes; excessive oil content, iron and non-metallics; copper tubing with other than copper connections or with sediment; copper wire from burning, containing insulation; hair wire; burnt wire which is brittle; and should be reasonably free of ash. Hydraulically briquetted copper subject to agreement.

Clove: No. 1 COPPER WIRE NODULES
Shall consist of No. 1 bare, uncoated, unalloyed copper wire scrap nodules, chopped or shredded, free of tin,
lead, zinc, aluminum, iron, othermetallic impurities, insulation, and other foreign contamination. Minimum
copper 99%. Gauge smaller than No. 16 B & S wire and hydraulically compactedmaterial subject to agreement between buyer and seller.

Cobra: No. 2 COPPER WIRE NODULES
Shall consist of No. 2 unalloyed copper wire scrap nodules, chopped or shredded, minimum 97% copper.
Maximum metal impurities not to exceed 0.50% aluminum and 1% each of other metals or insulation. Hydraulically compacted material subject to agreement between buyer and seller.

Cocoa: COPPER WIRE NODULES
Shall consist of unalloyed copper wire scrap nodules, chopped or shredded, minimum 99% copper. Shall be free of excessive insulation and other non-metallics. Maximum metal impurities as follows:
Aluminum .05%           Antimony .01%
Tin .25%                        Iron .05%
Nickel .05%
Hydraulically compacted material subject to agreement between buyer and seller.

Dream: LIGHT COPPER
Shall consist of miscellaneous, unalloyed copper scrap having a nominal 92%copper content (minimum 88%) as determined by electrolytic assay and shall consist of sheet copper, gutters, downspouts, kettles, boilers, and similar scrap. Should be free of the following: Burnt hair wire; copper clad; plating racks; grindings; copper wire from burning, containing insulation; radiators and fire extinguishers; refrigerator units; electrotype shells; screening; excessively leaded, tinned, soldered scrap; brasses and bronzes; excessive oil, iron and non-metallics; and should be reasonably free of ash. Hydraulically briquetted copper subject to agreement. Any items excluded in this grade are also excluded in the higher grades above.

Drink: REFINERY BRASS
Shall contain aluminium of 61.3% copper andmaximum5% iron and to consist of brass and bronze solids and turnings, and alloyed and contaminated copper scrap. Shall be free of insulated wire, grindings, electrotype shells and non-metallics. Hydraulically briquetted material subject to agreement.

Drove: COPPER-BEARING SCRAP
Shall consist of miscellaneous copper-containing skimmings, grindings, ashes, irony brass and copper, residues and slags. Shall be free of insulated wires; copper chlorides; unprepared tangled material; large motors;  pyrophoric material; asbestos brake linings; furnace bottoms; high lead materials; graphite crucibles; and noxious and explosive materials. Fine powdered material by agreement. Hydraulically briquetted material subject to agreement.

Druid: INSULATED COPPER WIRE SCRAP
Shall consist of copper wire scrap with various types of insulation. To be sold on a sample or recovery basis, subject to agreement between buyer and seller.

Ebony: COMPOSITION OR RED BRASS
Shall consist of red brass scrap, valves, machinery bearings and other machinery parts, including miscellaneous
Castings made of copper, tin, zinc, and/or lead. Shall be free of semi-red brass castings (78%to 81% copper); railroad car boxes and other similar high-lead alloys; cocks and faucets; closed water meters; gates; pot pieces; ingots and burned brass; aluminum, silicon, and manganese bronzes; iron and non-metallics. No piece to measure more than 12" over any one part or weigh over 100 lbs. Heavier pieces acceptable upon mutual agreement between buyer and seller.

Eland: HIGH GRADE—LOW LEAD BRONZE/BRASS SOLIDS
It is recommended thesematerials be sold by analysis.

Elder: GENUINE BABBITT-LINED BRASS BUSHINGS
Shall consist of red brass bushings and bearings from automobiles and other machinery, shall contain not less than 12%high tin-base babbitt, and shall be free of iron-backed bearings.

Elias: HIGH LEAD BRONZE SOLIDS AND BORINGS
It is recommended that these materials be sold on sample or analysis.

Enerv: RED BRASS COMPOSITION TURNINGS
Shall consist of turnings from red brass composition material and should be sold subject to sample or analysis.

Engel: MACHINERY OR HARD BRASS SOLIDS
Shall have a copper content of not less than 75%, a tin content of not less than 6%, and a lead content of not
less than 6%normore than 11%, and total impurities, exclusive of zinc, antimony, and nickel of not more than 0.75%; the antimony content not to exceed 0.50%. Shall be free of lined and unlined standard red car boxes.

Erin: MACHINERY OR HARD BRASS BORINGS
Shall have a copper content of not less than 75%, a tin content of not less than 6%, and a lead content of not
less than 6%normore than 11%, and the total impurities, exclusive of zinc, antimony, and nickel of not more than 0.75%; the antimony content not to exceed 0.50%.

Fence: UNLINED STANDARD RED CAR BOXES (CLEAN JOURNALS)
Shall consist of standard unlined and/or sweated railroad boxes and unlined and/or sweated car journal bearings, free of yellow boxes and iron-backed boxes.

Ferry: LINED STANDARD RED CAR BOXES (LINED JOURNALS)
Shall consist of standard babbitt-lined railroad boxes and/or babbitt-lined car journal bearings, free of yellow
boxes and iron-backed boxes.

Grape: COCKS AND FAUCETS
Shall consist of mixed clean red and yellow brass, including chrome or nickel-plated, free of gas cocks, beer faucets, and aluminum and zinc base die cast material, and to contain aluminium of 35% semi-red.

Honey: YELLOW BRASS SCRAP
Shall consist of mixed yellow brass solids, including brass castings, rolled brass, rod brass, tubing and miscellaneous yellow brasses, including plated brass. Must be free of manganese-bronze, aluminum-bronze, unsweated radiators or radiator parts, iron, and excessively dirty and corroded materials. Must also be free of any type of munitions including, but not limited to, bullet casings.

Ivory: YELLOW BRASS CASTINGS
Shall consist of yellow brass castings in crucible shape, no piece to measure more than 12 inches over any one
part; and shall be free of brass forgings, silicon bronze, aluminum bronze and manganese bronze, and not to
containmore than 15%nickel platedmaterial.

Label: NEW BRASS CLIPPINGS
Shall consist of the cuttings of new unleaded yellow brass sheet or plate, to be clean and free from foreign
substances and not to contain more than 10%of clean brass punchings under 1/4 inch. To be free of Muntz
metal and naval brass.

Lace: BRASS SHELL CASES WITHOUT PRIMERS
Shall consist of clean fired 70/30 brass shell cases free of primers and any other foreign material.

Lady: BRASS SHELL CASES WITH PRIMERS
Shall consist of clean fired 70/30 brass shell cases containing the brass primers, and containing no other foreign material.

Lake: BRASS SMALL ARMS AND RIFLE SHELLS, CLEAN FIRED
Shall consist of clean fired 70/30 brass shells free of bullets, iron and any other foreign material.

Lamb: BRASS SMALL ARMS AND RIFLE SHELLS, CLEAN MUFFLED (POPPED)
Shall consist of clean muffled (popped) 70/30 brass shells free of bullets, iron and any other foreign material.

Lark: YELLOW BRASS PRIMER
Shall consist of clean yellow brass primers, burnt or unburnt. Shall be free of iron, excessive dirt, corrosion
and any other foreign material.

Maize: MIXED NEW NICKEL SILVER CLIPPINGS
Shall consist of one or more nickel silver alloys and the range of nickel content to be specified, free of chrome
or any other plating material. Leaded nickel silver clippings should be packed and sold separately. Not to contain more than 10%of clean punchings under 1/4 inch.

Major: NEW NICKEL SILVER CLIPPINGS AND SOLIDS
Shall consist of new, clean nickel silver clippings, plate, rod and forgings, and other rolled shapes, free of
chrome or any other plating material. Must be sold on nickel content specifications such as 10%–12%–15%–
18%–20%. Leaded nickel silver clippings should be packed and sold separately. A description as to its
physical characteristics should be made in offering all nickel silver material.

Malar: NEW SEGREGATED NICKEL SILVER CLIPPINGS
Shall consist of one specified nickel silver alloy. Not to contain more than 10%of clean punchings under
1/4 inch.

Malic: OLD NICKEL SILVER
Shall consist of old nickel silver sheet, pipe, rod, tubes, wire, screen, soldered or unsoldered. Must not be
trimmed seams alone, and must also be free of foreign substances, iron rimmed material and other metals.

Melon: BRASS PIPE
Shall consist of brass pipe free of plated and soldered materials or pipes with cast brass connections. To be
sound, clean pipes free of sediment and condenser tubes.

Naggy: NICKEL SILVER CASTINGS
To be packed and sold separately.

Niece: NICKEL SILVER TURNINGS
To be sold by sample or analysis.

Night: YELLOW BRASS ROD TURNINGS
Shall consist strictly of rod turnings, free of aluminum, manganese, composition, Tobin and Muntzmetal turnings; not to contain over 3%free iron, oil or other moisture; to be free of grindings and babbitts; to contain not more than 0.30%tin and not more than 0.15%alloyed iron.

Noble: NEW YELLOW BRASS ROD ENDS
Shall consist of new, clean rod ends from free turning brass rods or forging rods, not to contain more than
0.30%tin and not more than 0.15%alloyed iron. To be free of Muntz metal and naval brass or any other
alloys. To be in pieces not larger than 12" and free of foreign matter.

Nomad: YELLOW BRASS TURNINGS
Shall consist of yellow brass turnings, free of aluminum, manganese and composition turnings, not to contain over 3%of free iron, oil or other moisture; to be free of grindings and babbitts. To avoid dispute, to be sold subject to sample or analysis.

Ocean: MIXED UNSWEATED AUTO RADIATORS
Shall consist of mixed automobile radiators, to be free of aluminum radiators, and iron-finned radiators. All radiators to be subject to deduction of actual iron. The tonnage specification should cover the gross weight of
the radiators, unless otherwise specified.

Pales: ADMIRALTY BRASS CONDENSER TUBES
Shall consist of clean sound Admiralty condenser tubing which may be plated or unplated, free of nickel
alloy, aluminum alloy, and corroded material.

Pallu: ALUMINUM BRASS CONDENSER TUBES
Shall consist of clean sound condenser tubing which may be plated or unplated, free of nickel alloy and corroded material.

Palms: MUNTZ METAL TUBES
Shall consist of clean sound Muntzmetal tubing which may be plated or unplated, free of nickel alloy, aluminum alloy, and corroded material.

Parch: MANGANESE BRONZE SOLIDS
Shall have a copper content of not less than 55%, a lead content of not more than 1%, and shall be free of
Aluminum bronze and silicon bronze.

 
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