Can I use WD40 on my knitting machine?
You can use WD40 on just about anything metal, Knitting Machines being one of them.
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.
How do you clean metal knitting needles?
To clean the needles use a standard metal polish, work it well over the whole needle and rub off the polish with a soft cloth. You may need to repeat this several times to remove all the dirt, especially if the needles are old or well used.