If you’ve ever attempted to remove a jammed bolt, you know how frustrating it can be. What if we told you that there’s a liquid that makes extracting stuck nuts simple and safe?
Penetrating oil is useful for more than just removing nuts; it also acts as a rust penetrant and can be used to loosen hinges and perform a variety of other tasks. It’s been compared to a magic potion because of this.
Penetrating Oil: Overview
Because penetrating oils have a low viscosity, they flow quickly when applied. The capacity of penetrating oil to penetrate the small crevices between the threads of two parts gave it its name. How does penetrating oil work? It works by displacing other materials by leaving an oil coating on the surface pores of an object. Its low viscosity, along with the surface tension it produces, allows it to easily penetrate microscopic fissures.
It can …