Myth or Hack ~ Candle Wax to Loosen Rusty Nuts

Myth or Hack ~ Candle Wax to Loosen Rusty Nuts

Is the use of a lighter and candle wax an effective strategy to remove rusty nuts and bolts? You’ve probably seen videos on YouTube using this approach, but where’s the proof that it actually works?

In this video, Project Farm uses 3 different tests to measure the effectiveness of using candle wax and a lighter/propane torch.

“I am not sponsored by Seafoam, Liquid Wrench, the maker of the candles, the lighter or propane torch I used. I buy all products shown in the video and am not sponsored at all.”

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