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The Best Corrosion-Resistant Metals

Metals that are resistant to corrosion and oxidation are known as corrosion resistant alloys (CRA’s). They are an essential building material that is used in a wide range of manufacturing, construction, and factory applications. There are many types of corrosion-resistant … Continue reading

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This Fact About Steel Will Shock You

Steel is one of the most abundant and applied metals in the world. Not only does it retain incredible properties, such as high tensile strength and resistance to corrosion, steel’s formability is infinite. But there is one very unique quality … Continue reading

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Common Techniques for Galvanizing Metal

Galvanization is a process in which metal is coated with an additional thin protective layer, usually comprised of zinc, to prevent corrosion. When considered galvanization for any construction needs, you will need to review all of your options in order … Continue reading

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Is Stainless Steel Magnetic?

You might have magnets stuck to the front of your refrigerator at home, but the truth is, not all stainless steel is magnetic. You see, it depends on the type of steel and the particular alloy constituents. Continue reading to … Continue reading

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How to Recycle a Boat in Indianapolis

Boating season is not over just yet, but now that is the last full week of August, we can all see the end is fast approaching. For Hoosiers with boats that have undoubtedly seen their last summer, it is the … Continue reading

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The Reason Why Proper Car Battery Disposal is So Vital

Changing and replacing a car battery is common knowledge for most adults, however, knowing what to do with the used battery once its removed is not. There are several constituents inside a car battery that allows it to cooperate and … Continue reading

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The Difference Between Wrought Iron and Cast Iron

Many people assume that wrought iron and cast iron are interchangeable terms for early ironwork, or antique iron working. However, wrought iron and cast iron, although sharing the same mental material, are two different methods of working with iron. Continue … Continue reading

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How to Remove Rust From Corroded Hand Tools

Whether you are a woodworker, a masonry expert, rare tool collector, or just someone who has a full shed, you likely have some rusty old hand tools that need a little attention. Rust and corrosion develop on metal tools as … Continue reading

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3 Recommended Wi-Fi Thermostats on the Market Today

In the past, there were basically two choices for thermostats: programmable or non-programmable. Non-programmable thermostats are very old-fashioned, and require manual temperature adjusting. Whereas programmable thermostats offer a digital window that automatically adjusts and controls the heat and air within … Continue reading

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Air Conditioner Maintenance Reminders to Prevent Summer Breakdowns

Air conditioner maintenance is important because it prevents future problems, breakdowns, and costly repairs. It can also improve a home’s energy efficiency, in turn minimizing consumption and lowering monthly utility bills. Proper air conditioner maintenance is an important household task … Continue reading

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