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#2566311 - 03/13/12 01:23 PM Liquid Wrench Silicone spray
zeke1985 Offline


Registered: 09/14/11
Posts: 88
Loc: Kenutcky
Is this stuff safe on rubber such as hoses and door gaskets? The manufacturer claims it is but I have noticed it contains petroleum distillates.

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#2566315 - 03/13/12 01:29 PM Re: Liquid Wrench Silicone spray [Re: zeke1985]
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Registered: 04/05/07
Posts: 177
Loc: Boston, MA
Not answering your question directly, but I bought Gunk Silicone spray and it has a boatload of petroleum in it. Stinks like penetrating oil. Chances are the Liquid Wrench is just as bad.

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#2566326 - 03/13/12 01:50 PM Re: Liquid Wrench Silicone spray [Re: zeke1985]
Michael_P Offline


Registered: 08/20/07
Posts: 959
Loc: Ohio
The Liquid Wrench smells the same way.

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#2566328 - 03/13/12 01:50 PM Re: Liquid Wrench Silicone spray [Re: jhMalibu]
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Registered: 10/21/11
Posts: 720
Loc: CA
Use Ace Hardware Pure Silicone lubricant (spray) - really good stuff - no petro, no odor.


Edited by user52165 (03/13/12 01:54 PM)

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#2566363 - 03/13/12 02:21 PM Re: Liquid Wrench Silicone spray [Re: zeke1985]
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Registered: 01/22/03
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Dielectric Grease is great to use on rubber gaskets and hoses. It is a little messy but conditions them great.

Some silicons are not compatible with rubber and will actually deteriorate it. Without knowing the exact composition and a compatibility chart it is difficult to know which ones are bad.
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#2566417 - 03/13/12 03:13 PM Re: Liquid Wrench Silicone spray [Re: zeke1985]
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Spray the silicone spray on a styrofoam coffee cup. If the cup dissolves quickly, this is not something that is safe around plastics or rubber. For long term safety around rubber, use a pure silicone spray or the grease as mentioned above. You would be surprised at the number of silicone sprays that will fail the cup test!
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