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NEW WD-40® SPECIALIST® GREASES PREVENT CROSS-CONTAMINATION AND DELIVER LONG-LASTING PERFORMANCE IN EXTREME CONDITIONS

March 09, 2017

Convenient Solutions to Fight Wear and Provide Rust and Corrosion Protection

SAN DIEGO – March 9, 2017 Because using the right grease for the job can prevent expensive equipment damage, WD-40 Company is introducing WD-40® Specialist® Greases, a family of convenient solutions for automotive, construction and farming professionals dealing with a variety of specialized lubrication challenges.

The WD-40 Specialist Greases line includes Superior Performance True Multi-Purpose Grease, Heavy-Duty High Temperature Grease, Heavy-Duty Extreme Pressure Grease and Marine Grade Water Resistant Grease. The products are interchangeable with each other, meaning they won’t cause cross-contamination issues that compromise performance and effectiveness. The greases also excel in extreme conditions and protect against rust and corrosion.

WD-40 Specialist Superior Performance True Multi-Purpose Grease is designed to be the ultimate high-performance, all-in-one grease. Formulated with calcium sulfonate technology, the premium product provides superior lubrication and long-lasting performance* under extreme pressure, high temperature and severe marine conditions.

“WD-40 Specialist Superior Performance True Multi-Purpose Grease is engineered to be the only grease you’ll ever need,” said Dr. Ernest Bernarducci, vice president of research and development at WD-40 Company. “It is a versatile, all-in-one solution engineered to provide long-lasting corrosion protection.”

The lithium complex-based greases in the WD-40 Specialist line of products offer the following benefits:

  • Heavy-Duty High Temperature Grease: Engineered to withstand heavy mechanical loads and extreme temperatures, it is ideal for heavy-duty trucks, construction and agriculture equipment.
  • Heavy-Duty Extreme Pressure Grease: With exceptional load-carrying ability, anti-wear protection and high dropping point properties, it can be used in a variety of automotive, construction and agricultural applications.
  • Marine Grade Water Resistant Grease: Engineered to stay in place in the presence of water and provide superior rust and corrosion protection in wet environments, it can be used on trailer wheel bearings, trailer chassis, water pumps, anchor reels and outboard motors.

WD-40 Specialist Greases are now available at Home Depot. For more information about where to buy the products, or to find out more about WD-40 Specialist products, visit WD40Specialist.com.

*Long-lasting claim relates to corrosion resistance using independent lab test ASTM D5969, Bearing Corrosion in 5% synthetic sea water.

About WD-40 Company

WD-40 Company is a global marketing organization dedicated to creating positive lasting memories by developing and selling products that solve problems in workshops, factories and homes around the world. The Company markets its multi-purpose maintenance products and its homecare and cleaning products under the following well-known brands: WD-40®, 3-IN-ONE®, GT85®, X-14®, 2000 Flushes®, Carpet Fresh®, no vac®, Spot Shot®, 1001®, Lava® and Solvol®.

Headquartered in San Diego, WD-40 Company recorded net sales of $380.7 million in fiscal year 2016 and its products are currently available in more than 176 countries and territories worldwide. WD-40 Company is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select market under the ticker symbol “WDFC.” For additional information about WD-40 Company please visit WD40Company.com.

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