Vacuum distillation is a distillation carried out at reduced pressure to lower boiling points. This is particularly useful for distilling products of boiling points over 100oC.
Vacuum distillation video (download)Video | Video, Size 3.01 mb
The pressure - temperature nomographSimulation | Flash, Size 40.48 kb
Vacuum distillation apparatus gudeSimulation | Flash, Size 89.39 kb
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