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Petroleum Product of the Week: Light Bulbs

Petroleum Product of the Week: Light Bulbs

About two weeks after we sprung our clocks ahead for an extra hour of daylight we celebrate “Earth Hour.” On March 25 this year the world joins together for one... Read More
Could a 150-Year-Old Patent Be the Answer to Saving American Steel?

Could a 150-Year-Old Patent Be the Answer to Saving American Steel?

An apparent decline in U.S. steel production has been a crisis for many Americans. U.S. Steel Corporation, for instance, plans on permanently closing one of its Tubular Operations mills... Read More
The Story Behind WD-40

The Story Behind WD-40

WD-40 is a celebrity amongst fellow lubricants. It’s become a household name over the years, and rightfully so, but how familiar are you with it—its history, creation, creator? I’m... Read More

Petroleum Product of the Week

Petroleum Product of the Week: Light Bulbs

Petroleum Product of the Week: Light Bulbs

About two weeks after we sprung our clocks ahead for an extra hour of daylight we celebrate “Earth Hour.” On March 25 this year the world joins together for one... Read More
Petroleum Product of the Week: Beer Widget

Petroleum Product of the Week: Beer Widget

If you don’t have the good fortune of enjoying a perfectly poured pint of Draught Guinness this St. Patrick’s day, don’t fret. Thanks to a little plastic widget, you can... Read More
Petroleum Product of the Week: Microphones

Petroleum Product of the Week: Microphones

If you think about the magical capabilities of microphones for a moment, you may begin to realize just how spectacular the science of these simple machines actually is.  Nowadays,... Read More

General Interest

Could a 150-Year-Old Patent Be the Answer to Saving American Steel?

Could a 150-Year-Old Patent Be the Answer to Saving American Steel?

An apparent decline in U.S. steel production has been a crisis for many Americans. U.S. Steel Corporation, for instance, plans on permanently closing one of its Tubular Operations mills... Read More
The Butcher Baker and the Alaskan Pipeline Murders

The Butcher Baker and the Alaskan Pipeline Murders

The Butcher Baker was an American serial killer who terrorized Alaska for twelve years, between 1971 and 1983. His name was Robert Hansen and he was convicted in 1983... Read More
How Howard Hughes Revolutionized Oil Well Drilling

How Howard Hughes Revolutionized Oil Well Drilling

This man was Howard Hughes before Howard Hughes was Howard Hughes You might know Howard Hughes as the American Hollywood producer, businessman, real estate mogul, and pilot, but what... Read More

Lubricants

The Story Behind WD-40

The Story Behind WD-40

WD-40 is a celebrity amongst fellow lubricants. It’s become a household name over the years, and rightfully so, but how familiar are you with it—its history, creation, creator? I’m... Read More
Understanding Types of Lubricants: Synthetic Oils

Understanding Types of Lubricants: Synthetic Oils

Sometimes when we think of synthetic, it tends to be in direct opposition to natural: synthetic fibers versus natural fibers (polyester vs cotton), synthetic or artificial dyes versus their... Read More
How Howard Hughes Revolutionized Oil Well Drilling

How Howard Hughes Revolutionized Oil Well Drilling

This man was Howard Hughes before Howard Hughes was Howard Hughes You might know Howard Hughes as the American Hollywood producer, businessman, real estate mogul, and pilot, but what... Read More

Sandblasting

LP vs HP: Which Blast Machine Do I Need?

LP vs HP: Which Blast Machine Do I Need?

One question we hear frequently at sandblastingmachines.com is, Which blast machine do I need…HP or LP? Here’s a hint: it all has to do with your breathing air respirator.  When choosing a... Read More
Turn your trash into cash: 5 of the coolest DIY Sandblasting Projects

Turn your trash into cash: 5 of the coolest DIY Sandblasting Projects

As the fleeting summer lapses into its cooler counterpart visibly through your office window, you may find yourself longing for one last, slothful weekend on the beach — however,... Read More
This incredible laser technology removes rust instantly — but you definitely can’t afford it

This incredible laser technology removes rust instantly — but you definitely can’t afford it

Rust is a nightmare for vehicle owners. It likely began somewhere hidden from your line of sight, and for the past five years it’s managed to go unseen. You’ve... Read More

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