Not just for lubricating – how well do you know WD-40®?

Not just for lubricating – the famous blue and yellow can gives you a whole host of additional properties!

Whether you’re thinking maintenance or cleaning; WD-40 have products for all corners of the industrial realm, enthusiasts, hobbyists and home users!

In addition to the famous WD-40 Multi-Use Product, check out WD-40 Specialist, our full range of professional grade specialist products formulated to perform specific tasks; WD-40 BIKE developed for the whole bicycle; WD-40 Specialist MOTORBIKE , a range of products specifically designed to givers riders, mechanics and general enthusiasts best in class maintenance care for the motorbike all year round; and the recently released WD-40 Specialist Lawn & Garden! Whatever you need, we’ve got you covered!

So, how much do you actually know about this awesome product?

Below are 4 statements; which do you think are FACT and which are FICTION?

1.      A bus driver in Asia used WD-40 to remove a snake, which had coiled itself around the undercarriage of his bus…

lubricating snake under a bus

2.      WD-40 was used by police for lubricating a naked burglar trapped in an air conditioning vent…

lubricating burglar

3.     WD-40 contains Fish Oil and will help you catch HUGE fish!

lubricating catching big fish

The WD-40® Book, featuring many user testimonials and the wacky humour of Jim & Tim, The Duct Tape GuysTM, was published in 1997.  The familiar blue and yellow can has been featured in other books ranging from The Big Damn Book of Sheer Manliness (General Publishing 1997), WD-40® for the Soul: A Guide To Mending Everything

At WD-40 we hear all sorts of funny stories and often receive messages and emails from our fans, telling us of cool uses they’ve discovered or times when WD-40 has saved their bacon.  Please let us hear yours!

If you want to know more about us, check out our previous blog: WD-40 In The Hot Seat: 5 Frequently Asked Questions!


The uses shown and described for WD-40 Multi-Use Product were provided to WD-40 Company by the users themselves. These uses haven’t been tested by WD-40 Company and do not constitute a recommendation of suggestion for use by WD-40 Company. Common sense should be exercised whenever using WD-40 Company products. Always follow the instructions and take heed of any warnings printed on the packaging.

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