Separatory Funnel


With a stopper at top, and a stopcock (tap) at the bottom, a separatory funnel is used to separate liquids of different specific gravities. This example came from Brown University.

Ref: A. & C. R. Aikin, A Dictionary of Chemistry and Mineralogy (London, 1807, vol. 2, p. 522, and plate 2.

John Joseph Griffin, Chemical Handicraft (London, 1866), pp. 171-174.

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Credit Line: Gift of Brown University

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: CH.315368Catalog Number: 315368Accession Number: 218984

Object Name: separatory funnel

Measurements: overall: 35.5 cm x 17 cm; 14 in x 6 11/16 in


Record Id: nmah_1785

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