SIMPLE STEAM DISTILLATION SET UP

The equipment consists of Borosilicate glass round bottom flask as distillation still. The distillation is carried out by using steam. The vapors coming from the column is going in to the condenser. The distillate is collected in round bottom flask.

RANGE OF EXPERIMENTS TO BE CARRIED OUT : 

  1. To study the simple steam distillation
  2. To calculate the steam required for the distillation

EXPERIMENTAL SETUP :

Reboiler                       :           Borosilicate glass round bottom flask

Distillate Receiver       :           Borosilicate glass round bottom flask

Condenser                  :           Borosilicate glass double pipe

condenser

Steam Generator        :           Electrically heated baby boiler with

Pressure gauge, Safety Valve

Digital Temp Indicator :           0 – 400 0 C ,

Temp Sensor              :           CR/AL Type

Pump                          :           FHP Submersible pump

Piping                          :           PVC

Setup Mounting           :           On sturdy MS stand with

powder coated

SPACE REQUIRED :           1.5 m. ( L) x 1.0 m (W) X 0.7 m (H).

SERVICE REQUIRED :         Power Supply: 230 V, 50 Hz, A.C.

CHEMICALS REQUIRED :   Turpentine.

WEIGHT                     :           @ 55 Kg

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