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Destructive distillation of Coal Experiment – Organic Chemistry

Strong heating of coal in the absence of air or oxygen is called destructive distillation. Coal (Fossil Fuel): Coal is an important solid fossil fuel. Destructive distillation of coal provides useful by-products. The fundamental by-products are: • coke • coal tar • ammoniacal alcohol • coal gas Destructive Distillation of Coal Experiment: Let’s understand the …

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Destructive distillation of Coal

What is Destructive distillation of Coal?                When coal is heated in absence of air, its destructive distillation or carbonization occurs. Main Products obtained from Destructive Distillation: Destructive distillation of coal produces the following products. Coal gas:        The coal gas is also called town gas. It is mixture of H2, CO, CH4. Hydrogen …

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