penetrating oil


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penetrating oil

[′pen·ə‚trād·iŋ ‚ȯil]
(materials)
Low-viscosity oil that can penetrate between closely fitted parts, such as the leaves of springs and screw threads; used to loosen rusted parts.
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So, before that happens, put on your grubby clothes, crawl under the vehicle and soak the bolt threads with penetrating oil. You don't want to risk breaking off the bolts, so let the oil do its job for a couple of hours before attempting to loosen things up.
If the part was going to give up under the persistence of penetrating oil, it would after a week.
The Indian businessman delivered 550 cartons of popular penetrating oil and water-displacing spray WD40 and high grade empty cartons totalling Dh865,000 to Avon Line's Ras Al Khor godown.
Contract awarded for 4100ns-non acidic, non corrosive heavy duty rust penetrator low surface tension fast acting deep penetrating oil for opening of rusted & jammed assemblies in aerosol pack net content 368 gms/500ml of m/s aer
Many of the screws were rusted in place and called for soaking in penetrating oil. Some simply had to be drilled out and replaced.
The PPG Timeless Stain transparent product lineup delivers advanced penetrating oil technology that works its way deep into the wood to beautify and protect from the inside out.
Any time I walked by, I sprayed copious amounts of penetrating oil full to overflowing on the throttle and choke cables, clutch and brake fulcrum points, and steering assembly.
Back at the museum, a drop of penetrating oil was used to open the rusted cover in the steel buttstock, and the .44-40 cartridge that had been stored there was carefully withdrawn, yielding yet another clue.
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(C) Penetrating oil contains a solvent to dissolve rust, a lubricant to reduce friction and a surface tension reducer for deep penetration.
If you get a stuck tube bathe it in penetrating oil, then heat the barrel lightly with a hair dryer to draw it into the threads, and let it sit.