Fractional distillation

Fractional distillation,

Definition of Fractional distillation:

  1. Separation process in which the volatile components (having different boiling points) of a mixture (such as crude oil) are split from one another by heating the mixture in a column and collecting and condensing the vapors drawn from different levels of the column.

  2. Separation of a liquid mixture into fractions differing in boiling point (and hence chemical composition) by means of distillation, typically using a fractionating column.

How to use Fractional distillation in a sentence?

  1. If you need to work with fractional distillation you should be fully trained and well equipped to handle any problems.
  2. The fractional distillation engaged in by the chemist was a demonstration both his expertise and value he brings to the project.
  3. We had to pay attention to the fractional distillation process in Chemistry class because if we did not, then we would have problems.
  4. The liquids in a mixture such as this can be separated by fractional distillation.

Meaning of Fractional distillation & Fractional distillation Definition