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Author Topic: How does glue work, what makes it sticky?  (Read 1912 times)

Offline redslap

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How does glue work, what makes it sticky?
« on: 11 March, 2009, 01:09:53 PM »
And why (oh why, oh why) are dried cornflakes and milk harder to unstick than anything else?

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Re: How does glue work, what makes it sticky?
« Reply #1 on: 11 March, 2009, 01:13:49 PM »
I see your Cornflakes and raise you....EGG!

Glues work in various ways, I'll kick off with contact adhesive, which sticks to itself.
There is, without doubt a fuller and much better answer than this to be had, but I just had to fling the egg thing in and don't think there's a way to comment...but I'll investigate.