Recycling Acetone

Acetone is used as a general laboratory solvent.

Its most common use is for rinsing/drying laboratory glassware.

Common contaminants are water, oil and grease.

  • Polymer fragments
  • Monomers
  • Other solvents

Name: Acetone
Formula: C3H60
Boiling Point: 56 °C

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

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

Recycling Program: 9600-90 Spinning Band Distillation System

Waste Composition 70% Acetone
30% Water
Pure Fraction 56.0 – 56.5 °C
Reflux Ratio 2:1
Typical Distillation Rate 1.5 liters per hour
Typical Recovery 70% Recovered
Typical Purity 99+%
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