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SCIENTIFIC METALS
REDEFINING THE REFINING EXPERIENCE

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ike most dentists, Dr. Kelly Waggener has a small
precious metal scrap collection jar in her office
that she sends to a refiner every summer. Last
year, her dental supply representative brought a
metal refiner rep to the office and informed her that
the two companies had a partnership and she would
be pleased with the scrap settlement. Because they
showed up at her office without warning, she didn't
have a lot of time to do her homework about the
scrap's worth.
A week later Waggener received an email from
the metal refiner stating that her final settlement was
$3,017.10. She had submitted similar amounts before
and thought that price seemed very low, especially
because palladium prices were soaring. She did
some research and discovered that along with the
10% refining fee, there also was an "accountability
rate" charge of nearly 30%. The refining company
wanted to take 38% of her scrap's worth. She asked
the company to return her metals, which she received
shortly thereafter in the form of a melted bar.
Fewer fees lead to significant savings
Waggener reconnected with Scientific Metals
and one of the owners said they could analyze
and sample the bar without having to remelt it. He

explained that given the total charge of about 38%
that she incurred, the bar's total value would be
around $4,900 and Waggener should receive about
$4,400 from Scientific Metals. The end result was
$4,450.39-nearly $1,500 more than the original
estimate.

HIGHLIGHTS
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No sales reps. Scientific Metals has no
sales reps or third-party reps that take a
percentage of dentists' scrap return. With
fewer people taking a cut, clients can keep
more of what's theirs.
No hidden fees. Hidden fees can be
crushing to a scrap return. Sometimes
companies charge an additional 30% on
top of the refining fee. At Scientific Metals,
there are no hidden fees, no extra fees,
no extra charges. There is complete
transparency and no funny math.
Reputation. Scientific Metals works with some
of the most prestigious dental associations
that have entrusted the company with their
members' precious metals.

For more information, visit scientificmetals.com
or call 888-949-0008

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