How Did Wd40 Get Its Name?

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The initials WD stand for Water Displacement, while the number 40, states the number of trials it took for them to get the formula, which was after the 40th attempt. The story began at the 3-man Rocket Chemical Company in 1953 in San Diego, a city in the south of California.
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WD-40 actually stands for "Water Displacement, 40th attempt" which chemist Norm Larsen wrote in his lab book in 1953. It took him 40 tries to develop a formula that would
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According to the WD-40 Company, the name "WD-40" originated in 1953...
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Hello Johny, WD-40 is explained like this. A group of scientists were looking for a "perfect" lubricating oil that was also strong enough to soften (or disolve) rust deposits
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WD = water displacement. 40. The first 39 formulations left something to be desired. In 1953, a fledgling company called Rocket Chemical Company and its staff of three set out to
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