Abstract

A glass distilling apparatus for water is described. It consists of a Pyrex flask attached to a condenser of the same material in such a way that the water level is maintained during operation. The heater is a 600 watt element made of nickel-chromium wire and directly immersed in the water. The capacity is about 700 cc per hour. The operation is automatic and the efficiency is about 85 per cent.

© 1927 Optical Society of America

Full Article  |  PDF Article
OSA Recommended Articles
A Sublimation Mercury Still*

K. Hickman
J. Opt. Soc. Am. 18(1) 62-68 (1929)

An Automatic Mercury Still

F. L. Robeson
J. Opt. Soc. Am. 18(1) 72-74 (1929)

A Still for Liquids of High Boiling Point*

K. Hickman
J. Opt. Soc. Am. 18(1) 69-71 (1929)

Cited By

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Cited by links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Figures (1)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Figure files are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription