Where Have Cat Prices Gone This Week? – 4/23/20

Posted: April 23, 2020

Welcome to Thursday’s Cat Chat

We hope that everyone is healthy and doing well during this challenging time. We continue to stay updated with local suggestions for handling mail and packages coming into our facility and hope you are doing the same.

Catalytic Converter Market News

The markets for platinum, palladium & rhodium have been in flux again this week with, rhodium dropping 18% as the market is still being affected by the COVID-19 virus and the lockdown on the economy.

These swings will directly affect all catalytic converter prices.

Keeping You Informed on Cat Prices

We are constantly checking and updating the current prices for catalytic converters, so we can continue to quote yours at a fair price. Our team is always working to get you the best price for your scrap catalytic converters and we think it’s important to show you where the prices are coming from and how the market affects them.

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4 Most Common Catalytic Converters Scrap Prices as of 04/20 – 04/24:

Torpedo Cat: Previously: $363 – Now $303

Large Breadloaf: Previously: $192 – Now $135

Small GM: Previously: $105 – Now $88

Hyundai-BSH62: Previously: $177 – Now $127

Review of the Week:


Tip of the Week: Torpedo Catalytic Converters: How to find the serial number?

Torpedo Catalytic Converters have a wide range of values, Finding the full serial number will get you the most value for the Cat. To find the serial # on your Torpedo Catalytic Converter you will need to cut pack the shield above the slot opening where you can view the first of the serial numbers. Once cut back you will reveal the rest of your catalytic converter serial numbers.

We Are Receiving Packages…

The buying team for the Catalytic Control Division at Rockaway Recycling is still up and running. Send your photos to receive a quote today!


We May Have Slight Delays…

Thank you for your patience, We will continue to receive and process your packages in 2-3 business days, but because our shipping partners are overwhelmed with “essential” deliveries, there can be a slight delay.