Ester be separated from other liquids using fractional distillation?

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After esterification, can the ester be separated from other liquids using fractional distillation?
 

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I don't see why it couldn't, though the difference in boiling points would determine how efficient it was.
 
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ok thanks. that was a planning exam i just did, and some people said fract. distillation is wrong, i just wanted to make sure that it is "correct" to do it.

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what are you referring to transesterification?
 

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