Month: August 2019

How to Prevent Condensation in Steel Buildings

How to Prevent Condensation in Steel Buildings

Condensation is the result of too much moisture in the air. The warmer the air, the more moisture it can hold before condensation forms. You would think that a hot climate like North Texas wouldn’t get too much excess moisture, but many things can cause condensation...

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Steel Industry News: August 2019

Steel Industry News: August 2019

The Short Iron Store, your source for construction and metalworking supplies in Fort Worth, is back with a new batch of headlines from the steel industry. In this August 2019 roundup, we see a bright future for the steel and iron casting market; the possibility that...

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MIG vs TIG: What’s the Difference?

MIG vs TIG: What’s the Difference?

There are many different welding types to best suit different project needs. Two of the most popular welding techniques today are MIG (Metal Inert Gas) and TIG (Tungsten Inert Gas). What’s the difference between these two? That’s what we’re going to look at, starting...

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The 5 Best Ways to Clean Steel Surfaces

The 5 Best Ways to Clean Steel Surfaces

Stainless steel is an amazingly strong and resilient metal, but it can become dirty, rusty, or damaged after long periods of heavy use. The chromium found in stainless steel protects it from most stains, but not all. Some day you’re going to need to clean your steel...

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