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How a vacuum works

  1. Jan 14, 2013 #1
    I'm not exactly sure how a vacuum works. I understand that there are machines (motors?), as in a vacuum cleaner, that suck air. There are other vacuum designs though, if I am not mistaken. It is these that I am not sure about. So how do these work?
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  3. Jan 15, 2013 #2


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  4. Jan 15, 2013 #3
    Re: Vacuums?

    No, but I will look into it! Thanks a lot!
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  7. Jan 25, 2013 #6
    Ok thanks guys, I think I have a good idea now!
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