But in many cases even the higher grades of rubber show signs of tackiness.
Is it any wonder then that tackiness was found to develop when the rubber was dry?
Compounds have been put upon the market which assumedly claim to be cures for tackiness.
Naturally, tackiness developed in some of the rubber, and care was then taken to keep the windows closed.
Experiments have been carried out at various times and in various places to determine the cause of tackiness.
The presence of the copper in brass is responsible for a gradual disintegration of the rubber, commonly recognised as “tackiness.”
In one grade of rubber it would be expected that tackiness would continue to appear.
For softening purposes a very small quantity of gum thrus may be used, too much will result in tackiness.
In opposition to the results which were stated to have been obtained, there was no spread of tackiness.
[1862+; apparently fr tacky, ''small, useless horse,'' and later ''hillbilly, cracker'']