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2009-09-09 21:24:01
2009-09-09 21:24:01

Cut a potato, rub the juice on the suction cup. This really does work. I don't know why.


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You can improve suction it by moisturizing it's edges, this makes it stick to something longer and stronger.

When you stick a suction cup on a window you force the air out of the suction cup and you create a high pressure vaccume keeping the suction cup on the window.

No, a suction cup works by forcing air out of the space between it and the surface it's on. No air = no suction.

I wouldn't want my last suction cup to slip, just as I reach the top of the window. The geckos have a very clever suction cup design of the soles of their feet.

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if its just a small suction cup try some meths or kerosine and or dishwashing liquid or cooking oil!

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get a small pin and pit it right through the plunger. it will release the suction pressure =]

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maybe the rubber is worn out

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A suction cup is named appropriately. The rubber material is formed into a half sphere and once pressed against a solid structure releases air and attaches to the surface.

The liquid wetting the surface forms a seal that holds atmospheric pressure outside the suction cup. With a dry surface, air can leak through scratches and roughness at the interface between the cup and the surface causing the pressure inside the cup to rise to that of the surrounding air. Once the pressure inside the cup equals the atmospheric pressure outside, there is no longer a suction force to hold the cup in place.

A suction Cup will trap air behind itself which causes a partial vacuum. The negative pressure of trapped air or water causes it to keep in contact with the surface it is against.

had the same problem with a suction cup shower corner tray. if you push the suction cup firmly to the tiles it doesn't leave enough plastic thread protruding to screw retaining nut onto. Pushing the suction cup on lightly will leave enough thread but tray will probably then fall off the wall. Poorly designed product.

because it is pushed up to the wall by the atmosphere

The air trapped inside the cup creates suction. Hope that was what you are looking for.

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