Asked in Chemistry
Why fluted filter paper used instead of an ordinary filter paper?
Fluted filter paper has an increase of the filter area. It also creates gaps between the filter paper and the funnel in which it is resting. The gaps provide channels for the solvent to flow through after it passes through the filter paper. ...
Can you use coffee filter paper as qualitative filter paper?
Coffee filter paper is actually a good quality filter paper but it does not separate liquids from liquids like oil from water, but solids from liquids. ...
Asked in Acids and Bases
Differences between ordinary paper and filter paper?
Filter paper comes in different grades having different properties of porosity. Ordinary filter paper porosity is more. ...
Can oil pass through filter paper?
Oil can pass through filter paper. Also bear in mind that there are different grades of filter paper. I personally have filtered oil very successfully, using an ordinary paper towel as my filter paper. ...
What is the difference between a paper filter and a screen filter?
A paper filter is used to filter out smaller particles measured in microns. A screen filter only keeps out the chunks. ...
Asked in Science, Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Gravity
Why is a fluted filter paper used in gravity filtration?
A fluted filter paper is used to increase the surface area of the filter paper and make the filtration more efficient. ...
Asked in Chemistry
Why the filter paper method will not work for salt water?
Sugar and Salt particles bond with water and become a part of it, therfore they can pass through the filter paper like a liquid. Hope this helps, please recommend :) ...
What is the difference between filter paper and tracing paper?
Filter paper is more dense than usual paper so it can be used to trap particles in a filter. Tracing paper is thin and seethrough so it is easier to see what you are tracing. ...
What are the differences between an ordinary paper and filter paper?
filter paper is more porous and will catch the contaminants more efficently than normal paper ...
Asked in Science, Fuel Filters, Chemistry
What is 0.22 micron filter paper?
1 micron = 0,000039 inches = 0,001 mm 0,22 micron filter means that it is a filter which will filter particles above (0,22 x 0,001 mm) 0,22 µm (micrometer) in size. Filter paper (or paper filter) is the type of filter used. ...