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I3-16: COLLAPSE OF CAN - LARGE PUMP 8 years 5 months ago #1316

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ID Code: I3-16
Purpose: Demonstrate the forces created by atmospheric air pressure.
Description: Start the mechanical vacuum pump, then place a soda can firmly on the top gasket around the pump opening. In a couple of seconds enough air is pumped out of the can so that the can collapses with a bang, jumping off the pump.
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