Re: [CR] Secrets for cleaning dirty bike parts,, never use WD-40


Example: Production Builders:Cinelli

Date: Wed, 12 Jan 2011 16:02:59 +0000
From: M-gineering <info@m-gineering.nl>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
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Subject: Re: [CR] Secrets for cleaning dirty bike parts,, never use WD-40


On 1/12/2011 2:41 PM, Anthony Taylor wrote:
> I have read that the "WD" in WD40 stands for Water Dispersant, and the "40" is
> for the 40th trial recipe. It was developed at NASA. It does not contain water.
> It will remove light oils, and any moisture, then leave everything bone dry. Not
> designed for cleaning.

you can look up the MSDA sheet, it contains mainly perfume and light solvents.

-- mvg

Marten Gerritsen
Kiel Windeweer
Netherlands