Dean-Stark Apparatus Setup – Answer – 360° Interactive Exercise


Correct! Scenario C is the preferred Dean-Stark apparatus setup.

Did you make a list of good and poor practice within the five Dean-Stark apparatus setups previously shown? Compare with below. How were your hazard perception skills?


Return to Dean-Stark apparatus homepage or try other scenarios such as column chromatography, distillation or reflux apparatus


Disclaimer: We have deliberately introduced health and safety issues into these Dean-Stark apparatus scenes for educational purposes.  We do not condone bad lab practice, but allowing learners to see such scenarios can help develop hazard perception skills and a general appreciation of health and safety. We have not highlighted all hazards in these exercises. Best practice may differ in your institution so please discuss this with a local instructor before setting up any apparatus.

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