The interactive lab primer - hot gravity filtration


This is the simplest kind of filtration when the solution to be filtered is poured through a filter paper in a filter funnel. The filtration of hot solutions through a funnel and fluted filter paper is often carried out as part of a recrystallisation. Gravity filtration is generally carried out to remove impurities rather than to isolate solids.

This guide provides details of the apparatus needed for running a hot gravity filtration. 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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