Soxhlet extractor


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Soxhlet extractor

[′säks·lət ik‚strak·tər]
(chemistry)
A flask and condenser device for the continuous extraction of alcohol- or ether-soluble materials.
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Mortar pestle, Soxhlet extractor of quick fit with 500 mL round bottom flask, burettes, 250 mL beakers, funnels, 10 mL airtight tubes for storing samples in refrigerator, fuming hood, oven for drying silica gel were used.
Soxhlet extractor produces extracts with low phenolic content due to the presence of heat and oxygen in the process.
Our objectives were (i) ethanolic extraction of selected plant seeds using soxhlet extractor and (ii) structural characterization of compounds of seeds extracts through GC-MS.
Strumarium of grounded material was placed inside a thimble made from thick filter paper, which was loaded into the main chamber of the Soxhlet extractor. The soxhlet extractor was placed into a flask containing 1000 ml petroleum ether (60-80[degrees]C) and then fitted with a condenser.
99,7% hexane and 99,7% 2-propanol were used as solvents in analysis by Soxhlet extractor (Wako, Japan).
The processed RC samples were extracted in Soxhlet extractor with methanol, and the crude RC sample, as control, was extracted with two different solvents, methanol and acetone.
The catalyst was extracted with toluene in a Soxhlet extractor over a period of 24 h and dried at 333 K in vacuo.
The peel (221 g) was dried, pulverized and extracted with hexane using Soxhlet extractor for 6 h.
Production of Diacetone Alcohol in a Soxhlet Extractor. Walters State Community College, Morristown, Tennessee