WD-40 Aerosol Lubricant 255g Specifications
|WD-40 255g Can Dimensions||20.6 x 7.7 (cm)|
|Safety Data Sheet||WD-40 SDS|
What Is WD-40?
WD-40 is one of the world’s most popular penetrative lubricants on today’s market. Standing for “Water Displacement, 40th Formula” the famous blue and yellow cans have been in use since the 1950’s. The WD-40 Aerosol Lubricant 255g can has over 2,000 confirmed uses, which can be shortened to:
Cleans – Removes crayon from walls and removes sticky adhesive residues.
Lubricates – Loosens stubborn zippers and lubricates squeaky stroller wheels.
Displaces Moisture – From drills to helping start wet engines. Safe to use on plastic, rubber, and hard metal surfaces. We would recommend you test on a small inconspicuous area first.
Protects – Keeps metal tools from corrosion and keeps outdoor garden ornaments rust free.
Penetrates – Opens stuck can tops and stuck bolts and loosens screws.
Can I Use WD-40 On A Garage Door Opener?
Make sure to select the correct WD-40 product for your garage door! WD-40 was originally designed to remove water from metal parts before assembly, which reduced rust from forming and accumulating. The main ingredients in the WD-40 Aerosol Lubricant 255g, which include mineral spirits, mineral oil and carbon dioxide all contribute to removing water. Whilst mineral oil is fantastic at keeping metal lubricated, the mineral spirits will dissolve grease and dirt. This will leave behind a minimal amount of actual grease to lubricate your garage door, which can cause running issues.
What Else Is WD-40 Used For?
Whilst the most common use for WD-40 Aerosol Lubricant 255g can is protecting metal from rust and corrosion, penetrating stuck parts, displacing moisture, and lubricating almost anything, WD-40 Multi-Use really does have multiple uses! We have rounded up some of the best WD-40 uses below, you will be surprised by some of them!
- You can remove tar, tree sap, and bird poop from car and truck exteriors.
- A quick spray on artificial plant leaves will help make them shine.
- Removes crayon from walls, carpet, toys, plastic, compressed wood furniture, shoes, and from your dryer (just unplug it first!).
- Helps clean gunk and scuff marks off your ceramic floors.
- Shine and remove fingerprints from stainless steel appliances.
- Lubricates squeaky drawers, doors, and small rolling toys.
- Keeps garden tools rust-free plus helps clean them.
- Removes ink from carpet, leather, and other fabrics.
- Protects wrought iron like outdoor furniture from rust
- Cleans and polishes gold and brass.
- Helps remove adhesive from price tags, labels, and stickers.
- Keeps metal surfaces from rusting
- Keeps hose ends from corroding
- Lubricate your DIY tools or prevent saw blades and tools from rusting, plus loosen rusty nuts and screws.
- Lubricates doggie doors
- Removes gum stuck to walls, concrete, shoes, and floors.
- Coat outside pipes during winter to help prevent freezing damage or pipe bursts.
- Removes wax from vinyl surfaces.
- Penetrates rusted parts so you can remove rusted nails.
- Helps camouflage scratches in linoleum, ceramic tile, and counter-tops.
- Remove candle wax or glue from carpet
- Remove old duct tape and its residue.
- Cleans and softens paintbrushes.
- Loosen stubborn zippers (just be careful around the clothing!).
- Keep bugs at bay. Spray WD-40 on window sills, etc to keep spiders and bugs out.