The rusted heap of metal that vaguely resembles a vehicle in your driveway is a constant reminder you have something on the “to do” list. Having the eyesore take up space on your property is frustrating, no matter if the vehicle was poorly maintained, it was an automobile in an accident that rendered it useless, or age took its life. Citywide Towing Service is interested in giving you cash for the piece of junk as the few people would be interested in buying a vehicle that was mechanically deficient or the body a jumbled mess, or both in some cases. What happens to the junk car once you take the quick cash to get the heap off your Greater Dallas, Texas driveway. We will relate the basics of the process of junking the car below. Typically, it will be parted out, disassembled, and sold as scrap.
What Happens to Old, Junk Cars in the U.S.A.?
1) Drain the fuel and fluids from the vehicle. The fluids are drained first prior to the vehicle being processed through the other steps. Any leftover oil and gasoline are removed. All other liquids are siphoned from the vehicle such as the brake fluid, power steering fluid, radiator fluid, and transmission fluid as well. Before any further processing is completed, these fluids are properly disposed of in a safe and responsible manner.
2) Valuable and usable components of car are removed. Extracted from the vehicle, the functional parts that are worth something usually. Put on the market for the public, are the major components such as the transmissions, engine, and alternator
3) Automobile scrap metal is compressed and recycled. The shell of the vehicle is processed into scrap metal, which is a sight to behold. Where the auto recycling industry feeds a considerable large part of it, approximately 750 million pounds of scrap metal make their way back into the industrial cycle every single month in the United States alone. Nearly 95% of cars worldwide end up recycled instead of sitting in a dump somewhere. With an enormous machine that compresses it into a small, flat, compact sheet of metal, the vehicles are crushed. Even a standard SUV or truck is little more than two feet tall after emerging from a crusher. The crushed block of scrap is fed into an incredibly powerful shredder. Even smaller bits of compacted scrap metal as this machine with shred that small, flat, compact sheet of metal into. The metal is shipped easily to the processing plant in the smaller fragments. So it can be used to create new products including additional vehicles at the processing plant, the aluminum and steel is separated and melted down.
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Call Citywide Towing Service and let us give you cash and take it off your property for free when you have a junk car taking up space on your Dallas, Texas property. Our experts will give you top dollar for its worth and tow it away at your convenience and assist you throughout the process. Contact our friendly customer service today and let our professionals take care of the rest.