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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...
Then and Now: The Evolution of Plasma Cutters

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...
Laser Cutting vs Plasma Cutting

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...
Stainless Steel, Carbon Steel, Tool Steel… oh my!

Stainless Steel, Carbon Steel, Tool Steel… oh my!

There are many things to consider when deciding which metal to use for a welding project. The hardness of the material is important, because it helps the welder choose the best tool for the job. The skill of the welder and the project deadline should also be factored...