Our customer portal gives you control of your scrap metal receivable with convenient access to load details and payment information. With our portal, you will also view pictures of every load, receive market insight, retrieve historical data, and download exportable reports.
Yes, to help our clients protect their bottom line and secure profit margins, BL Duke offers fixed pricing options for up to a six-month period. How does it work? The same way as a traditional index price mechanism, except one key difference; you will know your scrap price at the inception of the agreement. Your company will enter a written contract with BL Duke that includes a fixed price, the monthly tonnage and duration of the arrangement. Learn more.
Our team will make the transition seamless. Prior to the scheduled transition date, our dispatch team will visit your facility to measure equipment and understand your pick-up requirements. All in-plant equipment will be delivered prior to the transition date. A BL Duke team member will be onsite to oversee the transition process, and your sales representative will schedule a time to walk you through our customer portal and share key contacts.
BL Duke operates state-of-the-art processing equipment to bale, sheer, and torch both ferrous and non-ferrous material. Our combined three balers alone are capable of processing 1500 tons daily of ferrous material. Our new 250,000 sq. ft. non-ferrous warehouse is equipped with a 200 horsepower baler capability of baling up to 1 million pounds of copper and aluminum per week. We are also equipped with copper wire processing capabilities.
B.L. Duke’s demolition services division specializes in dismantling, removing, and recycling obsolete structures and equipment for commercial and industrial properties. We are experienced in machine removal, plant clean ups, and surgical demolition.
We go above and beyond to be your partner. From servicing non-metallics to assisting with demolition and clean ups to getting you out of the office from time to time, we continuously find ways to deliver value to your business.
Yes. We provide temporary equipment. There is no additional cost for the equipment. Before we can schedule the delivery, we will need: company name, delivery address, billing address, onsite contact, hours, duration of time equipment is needed, types of material, and estimated volume.
Yes, we can service less than truckload quantities. Our fleet includes varies pieces of equipment to accommodate this request, including a straight truck with a lift gate if your facility does not have a loading dock.
A gross ton (or long ton) imperial unit of weight is equivalent to 2240 pounds or 1016.046909 kilograms. A net ton (or short ton) US unit of weight equivalent to 2000 pounds or 907.184 kilograms. A metric ton is a metric unit of weight equivalent to 2204 pounds or 1000 kilograms.
Primary aluminum are sheet and extrusion alloys. Typically prime aluminum grades are generated from service centers, metal stampers, and fabricating operations. Secondary aluminum grades are usually cast alloys or contaminated alloys, with ferrous or non-metallic attachment. Aluminum turnings are also considered secondary alloys.
To ensure the highest value, non-ferrous material should always be kept separate from ferrous materials. Our team will fit your facility with the appropriate equipment to keep these materials segregated. See full list of equipment.
Ferrous metals are a metal class containing iron as a majority of its chemical composition. This includes, steels, pig irons, and cast irons. Non-ferrous metals are a metal class with little to no iron in its chemical composition. Common types of non-ferrous metals include aluminum, copper, brass, magnesium, nickel, titanium, and zirconium alloys.
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