How does the rotary evaporator work?
The working principle of a rotary evaporator is to increase the rate of evaporation of the solvent by reducing the pressure to make the solvent boiling point lower, on the other hand, rotating the sample to enlarge the evaporation surface area and heating the solution.
Can rotary evaporator remove water?
Rotary evaporator is an equipment that is to separate different kinds of substances out from the mixtures or concentrate materials. Therefore, a rotary evaporator can be used to remove water
How does a rotary evaporator remove solvent?
A rotary evaporator is to heat the mixture at the substances’ boiling points that should be separated. Therefore, the substances will be turned into gas phase and then be transferred into condenser to be condensed. Finally, the solvents will be transferred into the receiving flask for users easy to get.
What is the purpose of the rotary evaporator?
A rotary evaporator (or rotavap/rotovap) is a equipment that is used in chemical laboratories for the efficient and gentle removal of solvents from sample materials by evaporation. Besides, people can also use a rotary evaporator to separate or concentrate substances or materials.