We melt, assay and refine all under one roof.
A unique combination of cutting edge science and age old skills.
Metals We Process
Scientific Metals provides a wide variety of precious metal services primarily for the dental and jewelry industries. From the jewelry industry, we accept karat, silver, gold, and palladium scrap as well as polishing dust, grindings, and castings. From the dental industry, we accept solids such as crowns, bridges, PFMs, PFGs, inlays, casting sprues and buttons as well as grindings, floor and bench sweeps, carpets and filters.
A unique combination of cutting edge science and age old skills, we have decades of combined experience melting and refining gold, platinum, palladium, and silver. With four induction furnaces of various capacities, we are capable of melting anywhere from 1 oz. to 1000 oz's.
Scientific Metals is capable of refining floor/polishing sweeps, filters, sink trap sludge, rags and many other materials that may contain precious metals. Our state-of-the-art incineration systems allows us to burn material containing precious metals without letting particulate matter out into the environment.
Pin, drilling and dust samples make their way through the laboratory to be assayed and analyzed using the latest and most sophisticated techniques and instrumentation. We employ the following technologies:
• Fire and chemical analysis
• Inductive Coupled Plasma Spectrometry (ICAP)
• Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy (AAS)
• X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF)
Once your lot has been processed, melted, and assayed, we will contact you to discuss your settlement amount and answer any questions you may have. Our settlement sheet will detail the exact levels of gold, platinum, palladium, and silver. You can rest assure that there will be no hidden and unexpected fees. Flexible payment options include check, gold and silver bullion, casting gold, or wire and bank transfer.