Alternatives to Vacuum Pump

In this page you will find alternatives to applying the vacuum pressure in the Laminar Jamming Structure continuously, instead using portable or simpler ways to create the necessary pressure for jamming. Nevertheless, consider that most alternative devices, as of now, cannot adjust the pressure applied and can lead to performances that are inferior to when the vacuum pressure is applied through industrial vacuum pumps.

Using a Portable Device

Alternative - Vacuum

There are a number of portable vacuum sealing devices that can be used to apply vacuum pressure in your Laminar Jamming Structure. Those can be found in the "kitchen appliances" departments in sites such as Amazon.

Here is a list of such devices:

    DIY Alternatives

    Some tutorials for simple alternatives to vacuum pumps are presented below:

    Vacuum Sealer Life Hack

    How to make a Vacuum Packaging Machine at home