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scrap Electric Motors


We buy scrap electric motors from domestic and commercial customers for a competitive price



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Electric motors are essential components that power various industries. In our homes, you will find them in washing machines, air conditioning units and vacuum cleaners. In a commercial setting, many industries will come across old electric motors that can be recycled. This could include car mechanics, plumbing, electrics and construction. Old electric motors hold value because they generally contain metals, such as copper and aluminium, which can be recycled. Recycling electric motors for scrap saves energy and natural resources and can also be an additional stream of cash flow.

what type of electric motors can you recycle at our scrap metal yards?

There are a wide-variety of electric motors available but some of the ones we recycle include:

    • Washing machine motors

    • Alternators

    • Starter motors

    • Dishwasher motors

    • Fuel pump motors

    • Compressors


How to Sell Scrap electric motors

Selling your old electric motors to H&S Metals is easy. Simply drop off your metal to one of our scrap yards in Portsmouth or Bishops Waltham. We also offer scrap metal collection in the local area, as well as skips and HIAB services for those with lots of scrap metal to sell in the local area.

We will then weigh the metal and provide you with a printed receipt detailing the weight and current rates. You can then choose whether you'd like to be paid via cheque, BACS or same day transfer. When we buy your scrap metal, we will need to see some ID and proof of your address. This could include a valid photocard driving licence or a passport with a utility bill dated within the last 3 months. We cannot accept mobile phone bills as proof of your address.


Where Can electric motors Be Found?

Electric Motors are use to provide power in lots of items. They can range from household appliances such as washing machines and microwaves through to car engines and alternators.

You will find a wide-variety of metals being used in electric motors and you can usually use the colour to identify what you have. Most popular, is the silver electric motor which is most commonly made from aluminium. The components within a motor are usually copper although sometimes you will find aluminium inside as well.

If you work with cars or in industries such as heating, plumbing or electrical it is likely you will come across a wide variety of electric motors. In addition, building tradesman and hospitality suppliers will also find a large stock available.

WHERE CAN I SCRAP electric motors?

We have one scrap yard in Portsmouth and one in Bishops Waltham which is close to Southampton and Winchester. Taking your electric motor scrap directly to a yard will enable us to check the quality and weight before offering you a price on site.

We also offer a collection service for larger quantities of scrap metal. Give us a call to discuss the scrap metal collection service in more detail.

When you sell your scrap metal to us, you can be sure that you are getting a fair price. We align our scrap metal prices with the worldwide markets.