Filtration and Crystallisation

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  • Created on: 02-12-13 18:48

Filtration is used to separate an Insoluble solid from a Liquid:

  • Filtration can be used if your productt is an insoluble solid that needs to be separated from a liquid reaction mixture.
  • It can be used in purification as well. For example, solid impurities in the reaction mixture can be separated out using filtration.

Crystallisation is used to separate a soluble solid from a solution:

  • Here's how you crystallise a product:
  • Pour the solution into an evaporating dish
  • Slowly heat the solution. Some of the solvent will evaporate and the solution will become more…


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