OpenIntro Statistics Dataset - penetrating_oil

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The channel Project Farm on YouTube investigated penetrating oils and otheroptions for loosening rusty bolts. Eight options were evaluated, including acontrol group, to determine which was most effective.


  • treatment - The different treatments tried:none (control), Heat (via blow torch), Acetone/ATF,AeroKroil, Liquid Wrench, PB Blaster, RoyalPurple, and WD-40.
  • torque - Torque required to loosen the rusty bolt,which was measured in foot-pounds.


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