I doubt if anything can prevent the iron in steel from rusting.
That’s just the nature of the beast. There are a few things that
can be done to reduce the ammount of oxidation. The first that
comes to mind is wash the piece in warm soapy water (take a shower
with it on). Then wash with hot water and dry. Give it a good
spritz of WD-40 and let it sit on a piece of cloth or paper towel
for an hour or so to let the WD-40 to drain off. Then one final
wipe (unless you like the smell of WD-40) and wear
This has to be an ongoing procedure to prevent rust. Oils and
acids in the skin will vary from person to person so the frequency
of cleaning and oiling will have to be left up to the wearer.
Are you forging from ingots and bars,casting or what. The concept
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