Vortex Guns

Posted by on June 11, 2012 in Industry Rumors, Prototypes |

Vortex Guns

I was browsing the web and came across this little gem.


Now besides being a cool party trick, there are other more advanced practical applications for a real vortex gun; welcome to the future.

Battelle has filed a patent for their vortex gun that fires electrically charged gas rings at up to 90 mph and 60 mph over a distance of 150 feet. Ok, sounds cool, but where is the “practical” in that?

The practical application will be in clearing smoke filled hallways for fire fighters (the smoke is attracted to the electrical charge) and crowd dispersal for police (tear gas).


Now after seeing the above video, who else is going to make a vortex “cannon” for use at their next party?

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