Enter the gross scrap and the unavoidable scrap into the Calculator. The calculator will evaluate the Net Scrap. 

Net Scrap Formula

NS = GS - US


  • NS is the Net Scrap ()
  • GS is the gross scrap
  • US is the unavoidable scrap

To calculate the Net Scrap, subtract the unavoidable scrap from the gross scrap.

How to Calculate Net Scrap?

The following steps outline how to calculate the Net Scrap.

  1. First, determine the gross scrap. 
  2. Next, determine the unavoidable scrap. 
  3. Next, gather the formula from above = NS = GS – US.
  4. Finally, calculate the Net Scrap.
  5. After inserting the variables and calculating the result, check your answer with the calculator above.

Example Problem : 

Use the following variables as an example problem to test your knowledge.

gross scrap = 15

unavoidable scrap = 3