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What are the differences between an ordinary paper and filter paper?

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Answered 2011-09-07 11:43:30

filter paper is more porous and will catch the contaminants more efficently than normal paper

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Filter paper comes in different grades having different properties of porosity.Ordinary filter paper porosity is more.

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.

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.

The difference between a cardboard and ordinary paper is the cardboard's rough texture compared to the ordinary paper's smooth surface.

A paper filter is used to filter out smaller particles measured in microns. A screen filter only keeps out the chunks.

Chromatography paper is used to separate chemicals while filter paper is used to separate liquid and solid.

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.

Fluted paper is used for filtering because it offers a greater surface area. By fluting the paper, the surface area can be increased by quite a bit, depending upon the number of flutes and the depth of each flute.

tracing paper is extremely thin translucent ordinary paper, you can write on it. wax paper is paper saturated with wax, you can't write on it.

There are many differences between the political parties on paper. However, in practice there are few. The differences are laid out and can be read in each parties Articles.

It is a paper cartridge filter.It is a paper cartridge filter.

2 differences= electrophoresis involves putting molecules into gel. Electricity is needed while paper chromatography does not

Filter paper is very smooth and is recycled paper.

Fluted filter paper is used in filtration process because fluting creates gaps between the paper and the funnel. These gaps provide channels for solvent to flow.

Ordinary drawing paper Butter paper Tracing paper

You could say 'Filter paper is known as porous paper.'

you can buy filter paper on eBay or something:L

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.

Fluted filter paper is filtered paper that is folded in such a way as to increase its surface area. Fluted filter paper is commonly used to filter the contents of a conical glass funnel.

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