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Filtration-Ice cold solvent

  1. Feb 7, 2010 #1
    Hi I was just wondering why we use ice cold solvent when performing a filtration before vacum filtration? What exactly does it do? Like ice cold alcohol? I know it allows filtration to be more efficient, but how exactly?
     
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  3. Feb 8, 2010 #2

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    Look into the solubility of your product in the filtration solvent at different temperatures...
     
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