Sucking Air from a Can

Demo

A vacuum pump and a paint can

Concept Overview

1. Atmospheric Pressure is quite large

Lecturer Procedure

Step(s) to Follow Expected Result

1. Cover can tightly using attachment provided

2. Attach hose to can.

3. Turn pump on

As air is removed from the can, the can will crush

Cans require a minimum of 2 days notice to acquire - please give plenty of notice to set-up staff.

Identifier: 
FL: HS - 019