cosmoline


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cosmoline

(ˈkɒzməlaɪn)
n
(Chemistry) a substance obtained from petroleum that is similar to petrolatum and is applied to machinery, esp vehicles or weapons, in order to prevent rust
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Since I wanted to clean all the old cosmoline off, this seemed a perfect test for Aqua Clean.
Demco's interests include ownership of Cosmoline, a telco in Greece, said The Irish Times.
When you do get the cosmoline off it, you haven't an engine until 2 months have gone by.
Before that, he held managerial positions in leading Greek companies like Vodafone, Unifon, CosmoLine and Q-Telecom.
Available in spray cans or liquid containers, this cleanser effectively removes glue, marker, ink, tar, pitch, grease, cosmoline and a wide variety of other stubborn soils, the company says, and it is an alternative to acetone, mineral spirits and other hazardous chemicals.
The armorers of the 21st Pursuit were boiling off the thick Cosmoline in which the .
9, four parts well-aged Cosmoline, three parts sling mildew, two parts burned powder, five parts oil-soaked walnut and three parts solidified GI lube.
Coat it over with either synthetic grease or a serious barrier agent like Cosmoline.
The smell of cosmoline was the prevalent memory of childhood shooting, and it's funny because only grunts and jarheads normally say anything about "fond memories of cosmoline.
So Grandpa field stripped his rifle, took the parts to the motor pool and used a pressure washer and industrial-strength solvents to strip away the Cosmoline.
The green color comes from a reaction of the gray Parkerizing and its long emersion in cosmoline.