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Scrap Platinum Buyers & Gold Brokers

America’s Trusted Platinum Buyers & Brokers

America’s Platinum scrap buyer, smelter and refiner since 1939 

We are the only scrap platinum buyers and refiners you will ever need!

Midwest Refineries, LLC are buyers and refiners of Type R and Type S platinum - Rhodium thermocouple wire and shielding

A Buyer For Your Scrap Platinum is a division of Midwest Refineries LLC. Midwest Refineries is a family owned and operated business since 1939 and enjoys a reputation of integrity and accurate platinum recovery within the precious metal refining industry. From large industrial scrap platinum refining lots, to small amounts of platinum scrap sent in to us from the general public, Midwest Refineries is the right choice to sell your platinum and all platinum group metals scrap.

A full-service refiner, smelter, assayer and buyer, Midwest Refineries has no platinum refining fees, no assay fees and no inbound troy ounce weight charges on any platinum scrap materials. Midwest Refineries has no minimums on Platinum, Palladium and Rhodium scrap metal, and are the only scrap platinum buyers and refiners you will ever need.

We buy: Platinum Jewelry, Platinum Wire, Industrial Platinum Flake, Platinum Crucibles, Lids and Screens and more.

Midwest Refineries, LLC are buyers and refiners of electrolitic Platinum flake

Little known facts about PLATINUM, the rarest of all precious metals:

  •  All the platinum mined since the beginning of time would only be the size of a 25-foot cube!
  •  A six-inch cube of platinum weighs as much as an average man!
  •  It takes 6 months of processing to produce a single troy ounce of platinum!


Platinum jewelry, platinum coins and bars, platinum thermocouple wire, all materials containing platinum group metals including Palladium and Rhodium, industrial platinum waste, iridium, platinum crucibles and screens, platinum sponge, palladium sponge, rhodium sponge, platinum flake and foils, platinum buttons, platinum from medical waste and scrap, concentrates containing platinum, jewelers polishing and buffing dust, all scrap dental materials and alloys


Smelters and refiners that claim to pay 98% or 99% for your precious metals, also charge refining fees, assay fees, treatment charges, brokering fees, inbound troy ounce weight fees, handling fees and other fees. Nobody can operate a business on 1% or 2%.

Midwest Refineries has NO FEES OR CHARGES PERIOD! We pay 90% of the value of your platinum materials. You receive the platinum market price on the day your order is assayed and brokered.

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  • Bank wire
  • Gold, silver and platinum bars, coins and rounds. Call for availability and pricing.
  • Combinations of 1 through 3


It is in your best interest to package up your material in a sturdy container or box that will withstand any damage while being shipped to us. Strong tape is recommended to properly seal your shipment. Ship registered insured if you desire via the U.S. Post Office, U.P.S., Fed ex, or any shipper you choose.

Be sure to include all of your contact information including name, address, phone and e-mail address if you have one. List the items you are sending and the nature of your platinum material if known.

Indicate your settlement options and ship to:
Midwest Refineries
4471 Forest Ave.

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Buyers and refiners of Platinum - Rhodium thermocouple wire, type R, type S

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