12.20 What is the difference between distillation, distillation under reduced pressure and steam distillation ?
The difference between distillation, distillation under reduced pressure and steam distillation are-
1. Used for the purification of the compounds that are non-volatile impurities or liquids, which don't decompose on boiling.
1. Used to purify liquids, which tends to decompose on boiling. Under the condition of reduced pressure.
1.Used to purify the organic compounds, which is steam volatile and immiscible with water.
SImply, to separate the volatile liquids from non-volatile impurities. Or a mixture of liquids having sufficient Boiling point difference.
The mixture of petrol and kerosene is separated by this method.
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