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Tool Care and Tool Oil

Tool Care and Tool Oil

Japanese camellia oil (Hamono Tsubaki)

This highly refined "Kurobara" (black rose) brand camellia oil has been produced in Japan from the same recipe for over 80 years. It is commonly used to protect blades, swords, knives, plane irons, chisels and many other metal objects from corrosion. It can also be used as sewing machine oil! Kurobara camellia oil is acid-free and very pure. It has a neutral taste, is odourless, doesn't dry and is non-toxic, so it is highly recommended for protecting kitchen knives. Oil contains small amounts of liquid paraffin and a yellow dye that helps to stabilise the colour. It is not an edible oil and therefore not fit for human consumption!

Camellia oil in plastic bottle 100 ml

Code 310580CartPrice € 5.95

Base price € 59.50 per litre

Japanese Camellia Oil in Spray Bottle

Same maker and quality as above!
This environmentally friendly pump spray is very practical and versatile.

Camellia Oil in Spray Bottle 245 ml

Code 310581CartPrice € 10.95

Base price € 44.70 per litre

Japanese Camellia Oil in large Plastic Bottle

Same maker and quality as above!

Content 1.8 liter

Code 310583CartPrice € 59.00

Base price € 32.78 per litre

Applicator for Camellia Oil - Abura Tsubo

Easy and clean way to protect your tools!

Takes max. 30 ml
Comes without oil!
How to use

Code 310582CartPrice € 10.50
STARRETT Tool and Instrument Oil

This oil is the same extrafine lubricant made to Starretts specifications and used in their factory to lubricate and protect precision measuring tools and instruments. It is also perfect for all mechanics, homeowners, hobbyists and sportsmen who require the finest all-purpose oil.

Special high-refining makes Starrett Tool and Instrument Oil colorless; ensures thorough lubrication of close-fitting parts at high temperatures and below zero; and provides a strong lasting film over all areas requiring protection against rust. This oil has not been adulterated by additives for color and odor.

Ideal in the shop for maximum protection and lubrication of measuring tools; to guard highly finished tools, parts, machine surfaces against rust. Around the home for lubrication sewing machines, bicycles, hinges, locks and lawnmowers.

Ideal for fishing tackle and other sporting equipment.

Contents 0.118 Liter
(4 Fl. Oz.)

Code 306499CartPrice € 7.95

Base price € 57.63 per litre

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More than 100 years old, and originally developed for the German imperial army, this oil has many advantages. Most importantly, it is safe for people and pets!

Ballistol is used for a wide range:

Tool maintainance: Ideal to protect your woodworking hand tools and Japanese kitchen knives.

Metal: This oil is widely used in the precision gauge and tool industry. It provides a protective film on the surface of metals.Due to its surface tension it is capable of creeping into the tiniest cracks and fissures of metal surfaces. It dissolves lead, copper and tombac. It cleans and makes silver and brass shiny.

Cars, trucks, motorcycles: to keep car door locks from freezing, to stop corrosion from salt and water, to clean and brighten up chrome, to remove tar and insect stains.

Wood: protects and preserves all wooden surfaces. It enhances the woodgraining and protects against humidity and insect damage.

And much more: around the house and in the garden to lubricate hinges, door locks, pocket knives, bicyle chains, to lubricate and maintain garden tools, to clean and soften leather boots.

Ballistol-Oil Bottle 0.05 l (50 ml)
Code 307150CartPrice € 3.30

Base price € 66.00 per litre

Ballistol-Oil Bottle 0.5 l (500 ml)
Code 307151CartPrice € 12.50

Base price € 25.00 per litre

Ballistol-Oil Spray 0.05 l (50 ml)
Code 307160CartPrice € 3.95

Base price € 79.00 per litre

Ballistol-Oil Spray 0.1 l (100 ml)
Code 307161CartPrice € 6.20

Base price € 62.00 per litre

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WD-40 Water-displacing Spray 500 ml Smart Straw

The new WD-40 Smart Straw comes with a permanently attached straw. The WD-40 Smart Straw's contemporary sleek design delivers product quickly and efficiently and ensures you will never lose the straw again! WD-40 Smart Straw sprays two ways (picture): simply flip the straw up for a precision stream for hard to reach jobs and fold it down for a regular wide spray action to cover a larger surface area.

Code 307172CartPrice € 8.50

Base price € 17.00 per litre

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NISHIGAKI resin solvent, pump spray

Removes resin and sap residues from tools. Simply spray on garden tools such as pruning saws, hedge clippers and garden scissors and allow to take effect for a few minutes. Then wipe off with a brush or sponge. Also suitable for resined carpentry saws, even ones with fine teeth. We recommend that tools are oiled after cleaning, eg, with camellia oil.

Caution: Causes skin irritation, severe eye irritation, must be kept out of reach of children. Safety Data Sheet (PDF)

Precautionary measures: Wear leach-resistant gloves and safety goggles!

Contains: tensides, polyalkylene glycol ether, ethylene glycol monobutyl ether
Contents 250 ml

Code 307180CartPrice € 11.90

Base price € 47,60 per litre

Ballistol Resin Solvent and Resin Remover

To clean woodworking tools such as saw blades, router bits, plane blades, chisels and woodworking machines. Simply spray the resin remover on the tool and wipe off after a few minutes. Repeat if resin persists. Residues can be flushed away with water. Dry thoroughly. Then neutralize resin remover with oil (i. e. Ballistol oil) to achieve rust protection. Wash hands thoroughly after handling! Wear protective gloves, protective clothing, eye protection and face protection.

Important: Irritating to eyes and skin! To be kept away from children! More in the Safety Data Sheet!

Ballistol Resin Solvent and Resin Remover Pumpspray 600 ml
Code 307164CartPrice € 14.90

Base price € 24.83 per litre

Ballistol multipurpose grease

This multipurpose grease offers reliable long-term lubrication and good sealing properties and it is easily distributed by central lubrication systems. It is stable in wet and dusty environments as well as in cold and hot water. Operating temperature range -25 to 125 °C. The cartridge size of 235 x 35 mm means it fits all standard grease guns.

Cartridge 400 g
Safety data sheet (PDF, in German)!

Code 307166CartPrice € 5.20

Base price € 13.00 per kg

Ballistol Antifriction Paste

Dry lubrication of metal surfaces is indispensable for planers, circular table saws and milling machines to allow workpieces to glide smoothly across the machine table. This sliding paste forms a clear lubricating film when applied to degreased machine tables. At the same time, the surface is protected against rust. The paste contains no graphite or silicon. Stains, oils and varnishes are not affected. It is also suitable for wood drill bits! Ballistol sliding paste prevents adhesion of resin and stops drill bits from squeaking. If you apply the paste to the soles of steel hand planes, they will glide much more easily over the workpiece.

Plastic tub 250 ml
with applicator sponge

Code 307169CartPrice € 8.90

Base price € 35.60 per litre

Ballistol antifriction spray

This wood lubricant spray provides a pure dry lubrication that prevents dirt from adhering or being attracted to wood. When applied to degreased machine tables it forms an invisible, dry and residue-free film. The spray is simple and safe to apply; it can also be used to refresh the antifriction paste offered above. Wood drills will run more quietly if sprayed before use. Wood that is subsequently treated with stain, oil or paint will show no ill effects from being exposed to this spray. Free of silicone and graphite!

Application: shake well before use. Spray the parts you want to treat from a distance of 10 to 25 cm and wait a few minutes for the spray to dry.

Aerosol spray 400 ml
Safety data sheet (PDF, in German)!

Code 307168CartPrice € 9.95

Base price € 24.85 per litre

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Silbergleit, dry lubricant for woodworking machines

Silbergleit is a sliding agent. When applied as an extremely thin film with a rag to a machine table it causes the timber to slide easily across the surface of woodworking machine. The sliding film is dry, invisible and abrasion-proof. At the same time the sliding film produces a water-repellant working surface that protects against rust. Silbergleit can also be used to good advantage on metal hand planes or workbench spindles. Hand saws will move much more freely with Silbergleit, something you’ll really appreciate when working with more resinous woods. In short, you can use Silbergleit whenever you want to reduce friction between a tool and your workpiece. Without graphite or silicone!

Can 250 ml
Safety Data Sheet

Code 307190CartPrice € 8.20

Base price € 32.80 per litre

Silbergleit, dry lubricant for woodworking machines

As above, but larger container.

Can 1000 ml
Safety Data Sheet

Code 307191CartPrice € 19.20

Base price € 19.20 per litre

Silbergleit Blanco, liquid lubricant for woodworking machines

Silbergleit blanco is a colourless liquid lubricant. It comes with a separate sealable cap with a small opening for precisely applying small amounts of lubricant. The recommended way to use it is to first sprinkle a few drops on a rag for rubbing onto the machine surfaces.

Bottle 1000 ml
Safety Data Sheet

Code 307192CartPrice € 19.20

Base price € 19.20 per litre

Spray nozzle for Silbergleit Blanco

This spray head is ideal for reaching places that are difficult to get to with a rag, such as spindles or drawer runners. Also excellent for lubricating wood drill bits! Works only with a bottle of liquid Silbergleit Blanco.

Code 307193CartPrice € 4.50
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