A new life for the pneumatic tube system

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The Italian company Pipe§net want to revitalize the pneumatic tube system which was used for the transportation of money and change in department stores. They want to use a magnetic field to let capsules with a diameter of sixty centimeters float and move in a tube system. Franco Cotana, a physics engineer of the University of Perugia, patented the system in 2003.

A revolution for freight transports

According to his calculations it can be used to transport goods up to 50 kilograms with a speed of 1.500 kilometer per hour against lower costs then road- or railtransport, because the costs of building the infrastructure is less expensive.

Read and see more about our possible future at the website of Pipe§net

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A new life for the pneumatic tube system

  Last updated: 16-07-2018

A new life for the pneumatic tube system

  Pneumatic Tube Calendar

17 February 1863 (156 years ago)
Commissioning underground Pneumatic Tube Mail railway in London, Great Britain

26 February 1870 (148 years ago)
Alfred Ely Beach's experimental pneumatic subway opened in New York

15 February 1875 (144 years ago)
Commissioning Pneumatic Tube Mail Vienna Austria

29 February 1964 (54 years ago)
Pneumatic Tube Mail Marseille France out of business

21 February 2007 (12 years ago)
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