What Happens When You Put A Can Of Soda In A Huge Vacuum

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In this video I put a soda can in the vacuum chamber to see if I can get it to explode. I talk a little bit about soda cans exploding and that you need to either increase the temperature of the can or reduce the pressure around the can.

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You can check out my science channel to see why shaking a can of soda doesn’t actually increase the pressure in an un-opened can of soda.

I end up having to warm up the soda and then it finally explodes in the vacuum chamber. It leaves the soda completely flat with no carbonation left.

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A can is crushed when the pressure outside is greater than the pressure inside, and the pressure difference is greater than the can is able to withstand.

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