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Why Get Paid on Assay?

Why Get Paid on Assay?

This information is for large volume accumulators of catalytic converters. Small quantities of converters do not produce enough ceramic monolith to meet the minimum requirements set by the smelter. With at least 600 converters per load, you can reach the top of the market
and be paid on assay.

What is an Assay?

An assay is an analytical method conducted in a laboratory used for determining the composition or quality of your material. Characteristics like the weight and quality are examined allowing for an accurate evaluation. This method will determine the actual quantities of the valuable
metals and other elements such as carbon. After receipt at the processing facility, an assay is used to determine the value of the lot. Assaying
is the industry standard used to determination of the value of the lot.

What’s the benefit of getting paid on Assay?

As previously stated, assay is the most accurate method for determining the value of your load of catalytic converters. It accomplishes this by informing you of the exact number of precious metals contained within your load. Platinum, palladium, and rhodium are among these precious metals. These metals’ prices fluctuate with the market daily, just like stocks; they go up and down due to a variety of factors. Because those who are buying are paying market value, knowing this information allows the seller to maximize their profit.

Why not knowing the true value of your converters is losing you money?

Finding the most accurate value for your catalytic converters is the best way to ensure you get the most money for them in our industry. While many claim to be able to provide the best pricing for your converters, you should ask yourself, “How do these buyers know what my
converters are worth?”. The truth is that most of them do not. Those who offer cash for your converters are giving you an estimate of its value while also allowing them to profit when they sell it to someone who can produce an assay. While some people believe this method of
selling is convenient because it allows them to get cash for a scrap item without having to deal with shipping, they are making far less money than they could otherwise. Consider this: the seller is essentially losing money by allowing several middlemen to handle their shipment. Each party demands a monetary reward for their efforts. Others instead are bypassing this step and are sending their materials to companies that deal directly with smelters. We provide a transparent process that allows the seller to know exactly how many precious metals were in the sold load, assuming the volume is present, how much they received, and the fee deducted. Everything is communicated to the seller and dealing directly allows them to generate far greater profits for their converters, making the extra effort worthwhile. In our world, everything is transparent, this is the noble difference.

Want to see what your converters are worth right now? Use our free online pricing guide and
lock in the best rate today! Even if the market takes a nosedive tomorrow the price you sell
for is honored for 7 days. Access your free catalytic converter price guide.


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