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Welding Slag Destroys Valves!

“Wire drawing” is when the valve seat wears out at one area from operating with significant pressure differential near but not completely closed. This can be caused by not closing the valve all the way, such as using a control … Continue reading

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The Shrinking Dollar

I know it can feel like the value of our currency is constantly being reduced, but the picture above shows it ACTUALLY being reduced. This is what happens when you submerge a dollar bill in liquid ammonia for 30 seconds, … Continue reading

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