Distillation Pharmaceutical Engineering Note Download

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Distillation Pharmaceutical Engineering Note Free Download.

“Distillation is a process of separating the component substances from a liquid mixture by selective evaporation
and condensation.”

APPLICATIONS:
 Separation of volatile oils- cloves (Eugenol comprises 72- 90%, Vanilin, acetyl eugenol).
 Separation of drugs obtained from plant and animal sources- Vit. A from fish liver oil.
 Purification of organic solvents-absolute alcohol (100%).
 Purification of drugs obtained from chemical process.
 Manufacture of official preparations -sprit of nitrous ether, sprit of ammonia, D.water and water for inj.
 Quality control methods- Alcohol content in elixir (4-40%).
 Refining of petroleum products- Petroleum ether 60,80.
 Recovery of solvents- synthesis.

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