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Q & A: vacuum containers

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Most recent answer: 03/28/2013
Q:
Hypothetical question about vacuums: If you were to take a rigid and sealed container, put it inside a vacuum bag, pull all the air out of the bag by connecting it to a vacuum line (say, in a workshop), would the container experience any difference in pressure against its outer (or inner) walls? Or would it just be a container in a bag with no extra space between them?
- Micah Beckman (age 30)
East Hartford, CT, USA
A:
From your description, it sounds as if it would "just be a container in a bag with no extra space between them".

Mike W.

(published on 03/28/2013)

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