Recycling Toluene


Recycling Toluene


Toluene 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, and resins.

Common contaminants are fats, oils, waxes, and water.

Name: Toluene
Formula: C7H80
Boiling Point: 105.5 °C

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

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

Recycling Program: 9600-90 Spinning Band Distillation System

Waste Composition Toluene 80%
Methyl Ethyl Ketone 10%
Acetone 10%
Cut #1 (Waste Fraction) 56 – 108 °C
Cut #2 (Pure Toluene) 108 – 111 °C
Typical Distillation Rate 0.5 liters per hour
Typical Recovery 75% Recovered