The aluminum used in the Hygrade’s spacer and muntin products is predominantly 3105 alloy. 3105 aluminum contains approximately 75% recycled aluminum and 25% prime aluminum ingot. 100% of 3105 aluminum is recyclable.
The Aluminum and steel scrap produced during machine set up as well as products that are not manufactured to Hygrade’s exacting quality standards are recycled. Scrap is sorted by material and finish and is baled to facilitate recycling.