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Posted: 9/6/2008 10:02:06 AM EDT
I got some little thermometers for my fridge and freezer.  One stayed in my fridge for months until someone accidentally knocked it down.  I haven't been able to make it stick since, even very carefully cleaning and drying the side of the fridge and the suction cup.  I don't think one ever stayed very long in the freezer.

Short of Super Glue... any tricks to make suction cups stay sucking in the cold?
Link Posted: 9/6/2008 10:05:17 AM EDT
If the rubber used for the suction cup isn't soft enough, it won't form an airtight bond.  Rubber can harden over time.

Try coating the cup with a little vasoline or something.  It may help form a seal.
Link Posted: 9/6/2008 10:10:36 AM EDT
try to boil the rubber for a min. or 2.  I might soften up.
Link Posted: 9/6/2008 10:37:11 AM EDT
Clean it thoroughly and then apply a very small amount of grease to it.  Rub the suction
cup across your cheeks or forehead and that alone may give it enough to do the job.

A very tiny amount of silicone grease would certainly do it but any residue is a bit tough
to clean off.  

CJ
Link Posted: 9/6/2008 10:41:45 AM EDT
Good luck in the freezer.

The ones I have are from a restaurant supply house and both clip to the shelf.
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