Drying Liquids

Sector: 

Beverage

Category: 

Processing

Description: 

There are many instances when it is necessary to remove traces of water from a solution or liquid. One common example is the drying of an organic layer after a solvent extraction. The technique involves adding a suitable solid drying agent to the liquid followed by its removal by gravity filtration.

Target groups: 

Students

Training Formats: 

Video

Keywords: 

Gravity filtration; Thermodynamics; Transport phenomena; Unit operations

Provider - Source: 

Royal Society of Chemistry

Language: 

English