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Offline galves1975

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Vacuum distillation device and pressure
« on: January 12, 2022, 10:34:51 AM »
I would like to know what is the maximum pressure that a borosilicate still with a fractional column can withstanding without imploding on me. I am planning to couple it with an amazon vacuum chamber and 1/3 HP pump that is capable of drawing a vacuum up to 30 in hg. The reason why I am asking for this is because if I am distilling various essential oils they decompose at higher temperatures and somewhere around 30C to 40C max would be ideal. Many thanks.

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Re: Vacuum distillation device and pressure
« Reply #1 on: January 12, 2022, 04:13:42 PM »
The only sure way to know is to ask at the manufacturer, there is no "one size fits all" answer.
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