Heavy Melting Steel (HMS)
HMS 1 - Old steel predominantly above 6mm in thickness
HMS 2 - Old steel predominantly below 6mm in thickness
Typically supplied for export as a ratio of HMS 1 to HMS 2 such as HMS 1/2 80:20 meaning 80% HMS 1 and 20% HMS 2.
Wrought iron and / or steel scrap in sizes not exceeding 1.50m x 0.60m x 0.60m (or as otherwise agreed) prepared in a way to ensure compact charging. May include tube and hollow section, wire rope, properly prepared material from dismantled vehicles and other miscellaneous items of old steel scrap.
Specifications according to the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries Inc. (ISRI):
ISRI 200 - 206