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# What make suction cups stick?

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A partial vacuum between the compressed suction cup and the flat surface.

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Vacuum cleaners are a good example of suction cups.

Some lizards stick to wall because of special suction cups on their feet.

using suction cups called tube feet

No. How well a suction cup sticks to a surface has to do with how will a seal can be formed on the surface. Rough surfaces will not form good seals compared to smooth surfaces which means that suction cups will not stick as well to rough surfaces as they do to smooth surfaces.

They have suction cups on their legs. So they stick to the wall when they climb

the fly has suction cups on their feet which stick to any surface

They have suction cups on their legs. So they stick to the wall when they climb

They don't have suction cups they have tube feet

A starfish sticks itself to different surfaces by its suction cups that spread out througout the entire species. All starfish have the unique feature of suction cups, this is how alll species of starfish have this feature.

they all have suction cups. There are eight tentacles and two arms(they all have suction cups). Hope this helps!

well the red eyed tree frog has little suction cups on their feet. :)

They hold their ink in their tentacles and they have suction cups on their tentacles.

No. Only the 2 tentacles have suction cups. The other 8 arms (technically legs) do not have suction cups.

Not sure of the exact amount, but there are two rows of suction cups on each tentacle there are 240 suction cups on each tentacle. Altogether there are 1920 suction cups -Pink Rocks It's important to distinguish between arms and tentacles. Tentacles have suction cups only at the tips. Octopus have arms and have suction cups along the length of the arm.

octopus can stick to your throat while you are eating it but this is a very rare occurrence. not all sushi bars will cut off the suction cups and while you are ingesting the substance the pressure from your esophagus will cause the suction cups to retract and will stick. to get it off just drink some water or something

Because the sides of the suction cups seals air out. The reason anything moves is because there is a substance to replace the area where the object was before it moved. When the air is sealed out, nothing can come to replace the suction cups' space, therefore they do not move, thus not coming apart.

Types of suction items are suction cups, suction hooks, and suction hoses.

suction cups are made by a soft rubber that is in penitrable to air

Suction cups will hold if properly installed,and the weight restrictions are followed.

No suction cups will not work in vacuum chamber.

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