Distillation Apparatus Setup – Answer – 360° Interactive Exercise

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Correct! Scenario D is the preferred vacuum distillation setup.

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

 

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

 

Disclaimer: We have deliberately introduced health and safety issues into these vacuum distillation 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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