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Subject: What makes things adhesive?

Date: Thu Jan 28 20:50:19 1999
Posted by rob
Grade level: undergrad
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Area of science: Chemistry
ID: 917578219.Ch

Why is tape "sticky"? On a molecular level, do the molecules on 
the adhesive just "grab on" to other things?  I checked your questions, 
but the one really didn't answer how the bond actually forms. Thank's

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