Simplify Your Separations!
Are you still using a traditional separatory funnel for your liquid-liquid extractions? In our experience, more customers answer in the affirmative than you might expect given the convenience of phase separator paper – not to mention the cost savings...
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Liquid-liquid extractions are used across a wide variety of analytical applications and industries. Examples include detecting organic additives, such as vitamin D, in foods; testing for aflatoxins in wheat and cannabis production; iron extraction in cobalt and copper mining. It’s even found in healthcare, with the detection of steroids and other drugs in the blood. In many cases, labs prefer the traditional separatory funnel for liquid-liquid separations, which is surprising given the many benefits of phase separator paper. So what is the difference between the two methods and why might you consider one over the other?