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Old 04-21-2017, 02:45 PM
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With Earth Day coming, I've been thinking lately about green, environmentally-friendly practices within the welding and metal fabrication industry. However, it doesn't come at much surprise that the welding industry is far behind in best practices for eco-friendly standards. Check out these green practices that I've come up with, anyone have any other green practices for welding?

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Old 04-21-2017, 05:05 PM
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Yeah, I'd take that whole idea and put it where the sun don't shine for an hour.

Or shut off the welder for an hour on earth day and spend the time painting your rods green....of course, with organic paint made from leaves.
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Yeah, I'd take that whole idea and put it where the sun don't shine for an hour.

Or shut off the welder for an hour on earth day and spend the time painting your rods green....of course, with organic paint made from leaves.
I don't think that you can make green paint from leaves.
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Old 04-21-2017, 06:42 PM
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Nothing but a spammer.
They will say anything, just to have a posting with their linky.

Straight from the book "Guerrilla marketing".....

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Old 04-21-2017, 06:44 PM
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I have done the friction welding once with a wheel bearing.
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Old 04-21-2017, 07:19 PM
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I don't think that you can make green paint from leaves.
It has to be non GMO leaves to work and mixed with melted snowflakes.
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Old 04-21-2017, 10:01 PM
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Maybe Monsanto can develop some non GMO green paint?
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I have done the friction welding once with a wheel bearing.
That shit works great! Keeps the wheel from falling off and the smoke from the tire when it locks up gives you a visual warning.
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Old 04-22-2017, 09:47 AM
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...However, it doesn't come at much surprise that the welding industry is far behind in best practices for eco-friendly standards...
Now that's just ignorant. Welders are some of the best recyclers of scrap on the planet. My yard is proof.
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The OP'er must have sniffed too much of that great smelling smoke while welding galvanized scraps.
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