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23/09/1953 WD-40 oil is invented

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The formula for the oil was created by Norm Larsen from the Rocket Chemical Company. Original purpose of the oil was coating of structural components of nuclear missiles to prevent corrosion (hence the name of the company). WD-40 proved suitable for many other tasks. Today, there are more than two thousand known uses of it.
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