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Why You Should “shake The House” This Spring
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Why You Should “shake The House” This Spring

“Shake the house”—that was the original term for “spring cleaning” over 3,000 years ago. As the first spring cleaners, the ancient Persians believed that clearing out their houses after winter prev...
The Ultimate Guide To Rust Prevention
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The Ultimate Guide To Rust Prevention

It doesn’t matter if you weld so well that the mere sight of one of your beads makes grown men weep for joy—if you don’t protect it, your welds are basically worthless. That might seem a little har...
Porosity Sucks: Here’s How To Stop It
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Porosity Sucks: Here’s How To Stop It

If welding had unlockable achievements, porosity would be on everyone’s list. It’s just part of the welding learning curve. In fact, it’s not uncommon to see welders with years of experience whose ...
Is Sandblasting A Superior Cleaning Option?
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Is Sandblasting A Superior Cleaning Option?

If you counted the hours of your life lost on a grinder or wire brushing, how much of your time would it be? Between prepping your work for welding and cleaning up after you finish, grinding and br...
Understanding Grinding
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Understanding Grinding

We tend to treat grinding like monkey work. For instance: When working in larger groups, often the lesser experienced welders are put in charge of grinding. But is that how it should be? Few expert...
Pro Tips For Prepping
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Pro Tips For Prepping

Keeping it clean, it’s difficult. And that’s not even counting our language. But if we had a list of public welding enemies, dirt would be right at the top next to welding naked (sounds fun, it’s n...