According to the company it was developed by some outer space types whom were researching a formulation for a type of lubrication that would displace
Water, as you may know, actually supports oil – which is why we see oil floating on the surface of water, rather than sinking down below the surface.
The initials “WD” stand for “Water Displacement,” while the “40″ is the 40th formula that was tried. Thus, WD-40.
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