Is WD 40 safe for rubber seals?

WD40 can be used on just about everything. It is safe for metal, rubber, wood and plastic. WD40 can be applied to painted metal surfaces without harming the paint. Polycarbonate and clear polystyrene plastic are among the few surfaces on which to avoid using a petroleum-based product like WD40.

Then, what lubricant is safe for rubber?


Also Know, does Vaseline damage rubber seals? Vaseline or other petroleum products should never be used on rubber or neoprene objects. It can deteriorate the rubber or neoprene very rapidly. The correct lube to use is a silicone based lubricant, which comes with or without Teflon.

Furthermore, how do you lubricate rubber seals?

Lubrication of seals can be achieved by adding a lubricant to the rubber compound before molding, or by treating the seal after molding. Seals that have a lubricant molded into them are considered to be Internally Lubricated. Silicone Oil or Molybdenum Disulfide can be applied to the surface of molded rubber products.

Is WD 40 safe on vinyl?

WD40® Specialist® High Performance Wet PTFE: Safe to use on all metal and most non-metal surfaces including glass, vinyl, rubber and plastic. WD40® Specialist® Fast Release Penetrant: Safe to use on all metal surfaces and alloys as well as most rubber and plastics.

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