reflux condenser


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reflux condenser

[′rē‚fləks kən‚den·sər]
(chemical engineering)
An auxiliary vessel for a distillation column that constantly condenses vapors and returns liquid to the column.
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A dry 250 mL roundbottom flask equipped with reflux condenser, magnetic stirrer bar, and septa was purged with nitrogen.
Into a 300-mL round-bottom flask flushed with nitrogen and fitted with a paddle stirrer, a reflux condenser, a dropping funnel, and a thermometer were placed 35.1 g (0.15 mol) of 4,4'-sulfonyldiphenol, 14.1 g (0.15 mol) of phenol, and 100 mL of methylene chloride.
To a flask previously flushed with argon, which was equipped with a magnetic stirrer and a reflux condenser, were added 300 mL of diglyme, 16.0 g (0.1 mol.) of methyl glutarate, and 6.0 g (0.1 mol.) of ethylenediamine.
Reflux condenser was disconnected and mixture was diluted to about twice its volume with distilled water.