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Unformatted text preview: dry Celite into about 50 mL of water. 3) Pour the Celite mixture through the Buchner funnel with filter paper. 4) Repeat this procedure until about cm of Celite has been added to the funnel. 5) Be sure to discard the water at this point. 6) Filter the ethanol mixture through the prepared Celite filter. 7) Cut the ethanol mixture by one-half at this point. 8) Add 10g of K 2 CO 3 for each 20 mL of your ethanol mixture. Distillation 1) Prepare the fractionating column using your west condenser and copper mesh. 2) Make sure the mesh is loose enough to allow a good flow of ethanol vapors. 3) Collect only the fraction that distills between (78 -88C). Do not adjust the transformer voltage after the proper distilling rate has been established. Calculate the density the ethanol mixture and compare it to the table provided on page 138 of the text to determine the percentage of ethanol by weight....
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This note was uploaded on 07/10/2011 for the course BCH 4033 taught by Professor Stern during the Summer '11 term at UNF.
- Summer '11