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Solution to space shuttle foam falling off
« on: 09/02/2008 16:50:27 »
Stick it on with the dried leftovers of a Weetabix breakfast. Have you ever tried washing that off a bowl!

But, seriously, what is it that makes the dried leftovers adhere so firmly to the bowl? It's only wheat and milk.


 

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« Reply #1 on: 09/02/2008 17:32:17 »
Casein, derived from milk products, used to be a common glue.  The old mosquito aircraft were glued together with it - until they found that in the heat of the Indian summer, the glue fell apart, as did the aircraft in mid flight.
 

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« Reply #2 on: 09/02/2008 17:51:37 »
Hummm. Sounds as if it could be used to build a dam. Perhaps an ambitious engineering species of wildlife could well use it. It could also be a new commercial venture. 
 

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« Reply #3 on: 09/02/2008 20:30:11 »
Nah, it's rubbish in dams.
 

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« Reply #4 on: 12/02/2008 12:43:09 »
Then how about liquid nails? A glue even stronger than using a nail.
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« Reply #5 on: 12/02/2008 12:45:29 »
In the UK it's called "No More Nails". Yeah, that's strong stuff.
 

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