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Is this Humanly possible?

  1. Jan 12, 2015 #1
    How much force(air pressure would the process in this video take?



    Could it be produced or magnified to work using breathing through a tube? To create the seal?
     
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  3. Jan 12, 2015 #2

    Bystander

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    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aspirator_(pump [Broken])
     
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  4. Jan 12, 2015 #3

    Quantum Defect

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    Bystander was first.
    aka "venturi pump"
     
  5. Jan 13, 2015 #4

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    Depends what you want to do. I've seen a device that converts a felt tip pen into a crude spray gun by blowing through a tube at right angles to the pen nib. It draws the ink out of the pen and blows it onto the paper.

    You would have a hard time emptying a fish pond using just your lungs to blow down a pipe.
     
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