What does the"WD"in WD40 mean?

Answer The WD in WD-40 stands for "water displacement." When the Rocket Chemical Company tried to create a rust-prevention solvent, it took them 40 attempts to get the formula perfected, and so the name W... Read More »

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Does WD40 kill carpenter ants?

WD-40 will kill carpenter ants. Spraying some directly on the ants will suffocate them. You can also damage their homes by spraying some directly into the entrances of their dug-up trails.

What Is WD40 Good For?

Hi, Lady Leigh. The following is an article that was circulating around the internet recently and landed in my inbox. It's quite interesting. The link below claims a list of over 2000 uses. It'... Read More »

In the beginning God created WD40, but what did he do for the rest of the week?

Immediately after WD40, God created duct tape... then spent the rest of the week creating a universe in which both products would be invaluable. The day of rest was therefore well-deserved! :)

Adding WD40 to Gas?

WD-40 is a lubricant that has a number of uses, including lubrication, cleaning and rust prevention. Some automotive enthusiasts also advocate putting WD-40 into the gas tank of a vehicle along wit... Read More »