Penetrating Oil


Apply penetrating oil to loosen frozen bolts, fittings and nuts. Cuts red or white lead, rust, grease, tar, carbon and graphite with special ingredients to help prevent further corrosion. Safe on basic metals. Works well with countersunk bolts also.

Technical Information

Appearance: Clear Liquid Solubility: Insoluble
Solids: 100% Odor: Solvent
Density: 7.6 Lbs./Gal. pH Level: NA
Stability: Good Flash Point: 250oF


Apply to surface and allow to soak and penetrate for 5 minutes. Attempt to open. If resistance to opening persists reapply penetrating oil and allow to soak.

Material Safety

Not safe on oxygen systems. Soaking may affect plastic, elastomeric, and insulation materials. Keep product out of reach of children. Avoid breathing vapor and use product only when proper ventilation is available. Avoid prolonged or repeated contact with material. Keep container closed when not in use. Store in cool place. Do not use around open flames; chlorinated solvents produce toxic gases when ignited or burned. Vent drum before opening; contents may be under pressure. Penetrating oil must be disposed of by an approved solvent recycling service company.

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