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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...

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...

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...

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...

Then and Now: The Evolution of Plasma Cutters

Plasma cutting technology lets us achieve highly precise edges on steel and other metals. Plasma torches can yield parts with an accuracy of plus or minus 0.004 inches using nothing more than a stream of ionized gas. If that sounds like a futuristic technology, you...

What Will Future Skyscrapers Look Like?

Skyscrapers of the past were tall, rectangular steel towers that did little more than house office spaces or apartments. They were a space-saving innovation in areas where space was limited, but little thought was given to their energy consumption or their impact on...

Laser Cutting vs Plasma Cutting

Short Iron Store provides laser cutting and plasma cutting services for commercial and industrial projects. We have the ability to cut metal with extreme speed and precision with our CNC cutting machine. We do all our work in-house to ensure that our high standards of...



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