While the end products can look similar, the two styles offer differing results.
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These blocks will undergo further testing to determine if they are safe.
The Petersen Automotive Museum, Los Angeles. A. Zahner fabricated the 308 stainless steel ribbons using its patented ZEPPS process. Photo: ©A. Zahner Co.
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