Quick Answer: What oil can I use on my knitting machine?

Can I use WD40 on my knitting machine?

You can use WD40 on just about anything metal, Knitting Machines being one of them.

Does the Addi knitting machine need to be oiled?

All machines run best when adequately lubricated but the Addi has some special needs. One cannot use just anything on a plastic machine with this constructio…

What is white lithium grease good for?

White lithium grease is used to keep components moving smoothly, free of friction and seizing. You can also apply it preventatively to protect against rust and corrosion. White lithium grease can be used to: Lubricate car door hinges.

What is sewing machine oil substitute?

White mineral oil is a light oil which can be used as a substitute for sewing machine oil. Contrary to its name, white mineral oil is a clear liquid. Another name for it is liquid petroleum because it is a by-product of the petroleum distillation process. Mineral oil is cheap and available widely in most drug stores.

What is sewing machine grease?

The grease is used in the tubes and pots that hold the wicks which transfer the lubrication required to the motor bearings. On machines with metal gears, I REALLY like the Tri-flow grease. It’s sticky and doesn’t fling off as the gears spin.

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Can you use sewing machine oil on a knitting machine?

I use and highly recommend Singer Sewing Machine Oil™. It is a widely available, highly refined, fine grade of machine oil and it does not break down at a high rate. I use nothing else and it has served my knitting machines very well for years.