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Old 11-06-2012, 10:04 PM   #13
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Originally Posted by diredesire View Post
It should be noted that WD-40 isn't designed (really) to be a "lubricant". It's designed to be used to disperse water (hence, the "W.D."). Most people USE it as a lubricant, but you know... Silicone spray would work OK here, too.

(Another note: PTFE is the industry abbreviation for teflon).
I mainly use WD-40 for rusted bolts. It can be used as a pre-lubricant, before applying grease.

PTFE is to Teflon, as Aramid is to Kevlar. Most people know the Brand name and not the common name.
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