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Fractional Distillation

  1. May 6, 2007 #1
    My teacher can't explain it. My textbook is awful at it. So can someone explain clearly what the role of the fractionnating columns are; in the Fractional Distillation Tower.
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  4. May 6, 2007 #3
    Thanks. The first site was the most useful. So the idea is that each plate is at a different temperature. So how exactly is this regulated?
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