With the advancement in technology engineers and scientists are trying to make life easier with their latest inventions. there was a time when people have to cover long distances by walking then wheel make the life of people little easier after this cars, buses, trains, and the airplane came into their lives and make traveling more and more comfortable and easier. Similarly, science and new technologies also make our daily routine work more comfortable. One of the most important inventions is suction cups, yes suction cups with the help of it now you can easily carry and handle heavy things as it divided the load of the heavy items and make it more comfortable to carry.
In the beginning, only plain and simple screw on suction cups came in the market that directly attaches to the surface by applying a little force. Now there are a variety of suctions cups is available in the market, not only this you can also order customized suction cups according to your requirement.
Types of suction cups:
There are different types of suction cups available in the market in different materials according to your need. Mostly the suction cups are made up of soft rubber and plastic material while others are made up of Silicone, NBR, Viton, and polyurethane, etc. They vary in their application some bear high temperature and weight with good gripping power while others have less.
Shapes of suction cups:
The most common shape of the suction cup is a concave sphere shape while others are flat. Both serve differently.
The concave suction cup is also known as Bellows suction cup. The advantage of this cup is it can also attach to uneven surfaces. It helps in lifting things because it can bear the pressure due to its shape. Mostly help in picking fragile items e.g. glasses.
The flat suction cup is used in picking and handling heavy and hard material items. You can also apply a shear force upon it. They are usually made up of some hard material.
There are also screws on the suction cup that ensure the grip of the cup with the adhering item. Suction cups with hooks, suction cups with a hole, and many more types are available in the market.
Usage of suction cups:
- The main application of suction cups is picking glass, cupboards, and other heavy items.
- It also helps in attaching decoration pieces.
- You can also use it in your cars for covering the mirror with a sheet with the help of it.
The basic working of this suction cup is it is attached with the help of atmospheric pressure with the surfaces. The durability of these suction cups depends on its material and its manufacturing style.
How you can fix it on your wall accurately?
For fixing it accurate and for a longer time then follow the following instructions;
- Clean the surface gently and let it dry.
- Now wash the suction cup with a screw with warm water and shake off the excess water.
- Now gently press the suction cup on the surface and fix the suction cup with a screw.
These suction cups work more efficiently on the clear and smooth surface while moisture, oily and porous surfaces will affect its functionality.