Originally Posted by OldCoot
WD40 is not a lubricant.
MAy I ask why it is not a lubricant? I always thought it has lubrication properties, a light lubricant. Also this is from WD40's website
What does WD-40 Multi-Use Product do?
WD-40 Multi-Use Product fulfills five basic functions:
The product's lubricating ingredients are widely dispersed and tenaciously held to all moving parts.
WD-40 Multi-Use Product loosens rust-to-metal bonds and frees stuck, frozen or rusted metal parts.
The product protects metal surfaces with corrosion-resistant ingredients to shield against moisture and other corrosive elements.
WD-40 Multi-Use Product gets under dirt, grime and grease. Use it to remove gunk from tools, equipment and vehicles. WD-40 Multi-Use Product in liquid form (e.g., gallon) also dissolves adhesives, allowing easy removal of excess bonding material.
5. DISPLACES MOISTURE:
Because it displaces moisture, WD-40 Multi-Use Product quickly dries out electrical systems to eliminate moisture-induced short circuits.