C asked in Science & MathematicsChemistry · 3 months ago

In the distillation of certain liquids such as benzene and toluene, the first few milliliters of distillate are frequently "cloudy".?

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  • Mike A
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    3 months ago

    The first few ml of distillate are water rich and on condensation a separate water layer forms. This is a good way to get dry benzene or toluene.

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