Steam Distillation Setup

The equipment consists of jacketed pressure vessel for distillation. Steam from a steam generator can either be allowed to enter in the outer jacket or in the vessel. The vapours form the top of the vessel are condensed in the shell and tube type condenser by circulating cooling water, supplied by laboratory overhead tank. The condensate is colleted in a separating chamber. The set-up is fitted


To study the characteristics of Steam Distillation.
Efficiency of simple steam distillation set-up.