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Posted by on Jun 12, 2012 in Science |

Tremble Spiderman: Create device for climbing walls with vacuum cleaners

Tremble Spiderman: Create device for climbing walls with vacuum cleaners

Just like that. There are a lot of science and development involved, but essentially it is just that: a device that enables soldiers to climb buildings, walls, windows and almost any surface thanks to a system based on cleaners.

Because Utah State University moved to a group of 15 mechanics and aerospace engineers to work on a project that received $ 100,000 from the Air Force, which called Vacuum Assisted Personal Climber (PVAC). It has two hand vacuums that suck enough air to join and support the weight of a person, who also must load on your back with the bulky support system to operate the device.

The works well, however, is impractical for missions for three reasons makes as much noise as an industrial vacuum cleaner is energy inefficient and full suit is too heavy. Against this, the engineers are already working on a next version that fixes these issues, to create something really practical to have a realistic military use.

Demo video below:

Link: EXCLUSIVE: This Amazing New Gear Allows Users To Climb Up Nearly Any Type Of Wall (Business Insider)

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