Breaks Down Rust and Prevents Future Rusting3M 5-Way Penetrant attacks the corrosion that prevents the movement of commonplace parts, such as rusty cranks, levers and handles, as well as nuts and bolts that have seized. 3M designed this versatile, silicone-free chemical to spray evenly, spreading a thin, even film that penetrates the toughest barriers.Additionally, this spray formula is capable of displacing moisture and drying out electronic elements, inhibiting potential rust and corrosion. 3M 5-Way Penetrant has also proven to be a handy cleaner for everyday, hands-on jobs. Its liquid composition also makes it a reliable lubricant for sensitive equipment and delicate instruments.Recommended Applications Fix rusted bolts and nuts quickly Tapping lubricant for stainless steel and aluminum General purpose cleaner for metal parts Displacing moisture on electrical apparatus, generators and motors Corrosion prevention Lubrication for many delicate and precision instrumentsIdeal for Factory Maintenance and ProductionIn thousands of factories and plants, 3M maintenance and cleaning aerosols are used every day to save time and effort. Lubricating, cleaning, inhibiting rust, and other tough jobs become easy with the convenience and effectiveness of our formulated chemicals. Cleaners can also be used to prep surfaces and help improve adhesive bonding by removing dirt, grease and other contaminants, leaving a clean substrate.