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The considerable profit of PCB recycling business

PCB recycling business is recycle scrap circuit board to get mixed metals for profit. Many new customers who want to start PCB recycling business will ask us" Is PCB recycling business profitable?". In fact, there are considerable profit of PCB recycling business. We make a details introduction about it.

There are considerable profit of PCB recycling business because scrap circuit board contains many kinds of precious metals.

There are many metals in scrap circuit board, such as copper, gold, silver, tin etc. Scrap circuit board contains almost all the common elements in periodic table. The materials like mobile phone board, computer motherboard leftover of circuit board can be processed to get metals and resin fiber. The metals and non-metals both can be sold on market to earn money. The price of copper is $7 on the market, not mention to precious metals the price of gold.

PCB recycling machine Precious metals in srap circuit board

The another reason of considerable profit of PCB recycling business because of it's low cost and high profit.

We all know that the profit is income minus cost, for this business, the main cost is to collect the waste circuit board and the main income is metals selling. Now we list it one by one here for you to well understand.

Cost: We take a normal circuit board which metal content is around 18% for example. The selling price of normal circuit board is $857.14/T. The selling price for metals is $7141.86/T and $142.86/T for resin fiber.

Running cost / Day
Item Input Quatity Price($) input cost ($) total cost($)
1 Waste circuit boards 500kg/h*8h=4T 857.14/T 3428.57 3552.43
2 Power consumption 72Kw/H*8H=567KwH 0.14/KWH
3 Workers 2 workers 21.42/Day
Item Output Quantity Price($) Income($) Total income($)
1 Metals 4T*18%=0.72T 7142.86/T 5142.86 5611.43
2 Resin fiber 4T*82%=3.28T 142.86/T
Daily profit = daily income - daily cost=5611.43-3552.43=2059($)

Finished products: We use 500 kg/h PCB recycling machine to recycle waste PCB board. Calculated based on eight hours of work per day, the PCB recycling machine can recycle 4 tons waste PCB boards and we can get 0.72T metals, and 3.28T resin fibers.

Profit: The total cost per day is $3552.43, and total income is $5611.43. Daily income minus cost, labor and electricity consumption, the profit per day is $2059.

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As the content of metals in different circuit board is different, the selling price of waste circuit board is also different. More details about the profit of PCB recycling business, welcome your consult!

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