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Old 12-15-2006, 01:36 PM
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Originally Posted by weirdbeard
NO. jk. I looked but could not find where I read that. Dangit! It had something to do with certain types of blasting media impregnating in mild steel and causing weld failure.... I think.. I googled and only found lot of people USING sandblasting to clean metal to be welded. Just ignore me. I am confused.
The sand will contaminate the steel and make it hard to weld. You need to grind the metal till its shiny.
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