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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
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This guide provides details of the apparatus needed for drying liquids. Flash player is required to view this resource. Use the zoom buttons on your browser to view a larger version of this resource.

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

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