Lead/Lead-Free Solder Dross and Metal Scrap
Solder dross is a by-product of the wave soldering operation which is created by the molten metals exposure to oxygen. The dross is a combination of solid metal and an oxide which also contains metal for recycling. Alpha provides complete recycling services for all your Tin Lead and Lead Free solder dross and solid pot metals. All dross and pot metal should be segregated by alloy as it will yield the highest rate of return for your company. Alpha supplies buckets free of charge and pays freight on orders exceeding 500 lbs.
- Pot dumps
- Dross / skimming
- Anodes and anode scrap
Solder paste is a combination of flux and solder powder and as such requires special reprocessing methods. Unused solder paste should be segregated in a separate container for recycling. Alpha is a major global manufacturer of solder paste, and has all of the expertise required for its safe processing. These skills are not necessarily available from companies who do not manufacture solder paste.
- Spent and unused solder paste
- Paste, wipes, jars, and syringes
Circuit Boards and e-Waste
E-Waste is classified as a combination to include all / or in part of scrap printed circuit boards (populated or un-populated) as well as trim, cut leads, cable and wire harness assemblies and complete box build assemblies. Alpha provides recycling and destructive services for these materials which will include a certificate of destruction or recycling in order to protect the intellectual property of those products.
- Circuit board scrap
- Cut leads
Solder Coated Copper Scrap
PV Scrap is a bye product of the Photo Voltaic manufacturing process which can be compromised of Pure Tin, Tin Lead, Tin Silver or Tin Lead Silver coated Copper Ribbon. Alpha provides recycling services for these materials.
- PV Solder Coated Copper Ribbon
- Silver/Tin/Solder Coated Copper Wire