Manually Operated ASTM D1160 Vacuum Distillation


Manually Operated ASTM D1160

The manually operated ASTM D1160 vacuum distillation system is a turnkey system including everything needed to perform a D1160 distillation.

What does the operator need to do?

  • Adjust manual control valve to obtain the desired vacuum level
  • Adjust the heat control to obtain the desired distillation rate
  • Set the desired condenser and receiver temperature on the circulating bath
  • Record the / drop
  • Record the vapor and boiling flask temperature at receiver volumes of 5%, 10%, 20% …. 90%, 95% and at the final boiling point (FBP)

Easy to Use: New and experienced operators will find this system simple to use. The turn key system is easy to use with only 3 settings for the operator to control. Easy access to all the distillation components makes performing the test as simple as possible.