The gas is made in the conical flask, conc hydrochloric acid being added from the tap funnel. The drying agent (concentrated sulphuric acid) is contained in a Drechsel bottle, the gas being collected in a syringe. Dry gases must not be collected over water! Silicone rubber is used for the tubing because chlorine will not attack it.
Dr Rod Beavon 17 Dean's Yard London SW1P 3PB
Chemistry Contents Simple distillation Fractional distillation Reflux Drawing introduction
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