Lithographic Film Recycling

Pyromet offers comprehensive lithographic film recycling services that involves the chemical removal and recycling of silver from litho film. We work with large quantities of silver bearing film from the following industries:

  • Printers
  • Newspapers
  • Graphic Artists

Pyromet can also recycle litho film flats, also referred to as golden rod. Please call 610-497-1743 for a quote today!

Our lithographic film recycling process is in compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations including HIPAA. All X-ray film is treated and stored as confidential information. Customers are provided with a Certificate of Destruction on request. Minimums apply.

Average Yields



Lithographic Film Troy Ounces Per 100 lbs
Assorted Printing (4 mil) 17 to 19
News and Publishing - Mostly Black (4 mil) 20 to 26
Unexposed Lithographic Film (4 mil) 30 to 32
Assorted Printing (7 mil) 10 to 16
Circuit Board (7 mil) 3 to 11
Unexposed Lithographic Film (7 mil) 15 to 18


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