What is absolute alcohol and how  is it prepared?

Asked by Topperlearning User | 25th Mar, 2014, 07:45: AM

Expert Answer:

Absolute alcohol is 100% ethanol which is prepared from rectified spirit.
Absolute alcohol is prepared by Azeotropic distillation method. Rectified spirit is mixed with a suitable amount of benzene and subjected to fractional distillation. The last fraction at 351 K b.p is absolute alcohol.

Answered by  | 25th Mar, 2014, 09:45: AM