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What services does SM-Metals offer?
We are specialized in the professional dismantling and disposal of transformers, switchgears, as well as substations and capacitors of all kinds. We also take care of project planning, transport handling and verification.
Where does SM Metals operate?
We operate nationwide in germany and guarantee satisfied customers.
What information is required for the preparation of the offer?
In order to be able to prepare a free and non-binding offer, the following information is required:
- Location of the plant to be disposed of
- List of services or details of the services required
- For transformers and capacitors: data of the transformers/capacitors, PCB analysis
- Desired execution period.
In which form is the disposal documented?
Depending on the type of disposal, a waste disposal certificate, consignment bill, collective waste disposal certificate, takeover certificate and weighing certificate are issued.
Is the mere statement about the PCB content of transformers and capacitors sufficient?
A mere statement about the PCB content is not sufficient. A written report from an approved laboratory must be submitted.
If this cannot be provided, it must be assumed that the transformer contains PCBs.
Does PCB analysis have to be carried out on site?
No, PCB sampling and its laboratory analysis is also part of our range of services.
What measures must be taken on site in order to be able to dismantle transformers or switchgear?
The transformers, switchgear and other ancillary equipment must be disconnected from the power supply to enable dismantling. In addition, there must be easy access to the plant by truck.
Are transformers quenched and tempered?
Only PCB-free transformers are reimbursed. The remuneration depends on the content of the transformer.
As transformers containing PCBs are hazardous materials, disposal costs are incurred.
What metals does SM Metals buy?
We buy metals of all types at the highest prices. We buy the following metals and products:
- Iron steel
- Stainless steel
- Mixed metals
- Electric motors
- Batteries (commercial only)