Recycling Xylene


Recycling Xylene


Xylene is used as a general laboratory solvent.

It is most common use is as an extraction solvent and as a solvent for fats, oils, waxes, resins and alkaloids.

Common contaminants are oil, wax, and fats.

Name: Xylene
Formula: C8H100
Boiling Point: 138-144 °C

The 9600-90 is a good choice for recycling Xylene waste.
Key features are:

  • All glass and Teflon contact surfaces.
  • High efficiency distillation. Get back Laboratory grade Xylene
  • Completely automatic. Push start and walk away.
  • Safe! CE marked ETL listed

Recycling Program: 9600-90 Spinning Band Distillation System

Cut #1 (Waste Fraction) 60 – 135 °C
Cut #2 (Pure Xylene) 135 – 145 °C
Reflux Ratio 1:1
Typical Distillation Rate 3.0 liters per hour
Typical Recovery 95% Recovered