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The interactive lab primer - drying liquids

Description

There are many instances when it is necessary to remove traces of water from a solution or liquid. One common example is the drying of an organic layer after a solvent extraction. The technique involves adding a suitable solid drying agent to the liquid followed by its removal by gravity filtration.
drying-liquids

Video instructions on how to dry an organic liquid.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

This resource is part of the interactive lab primer - lab techniques collection.

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