What are 2 advantages and disadvantages of the process of sublimation?

The process of sublimation used to separate mixtures

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  • Advantages:

    1. Fast – because you turn a solid into a gas and condense it immediately.

    2. Clean – whatever you sublime, you get back the same purity.


    1. Recovery may not be complete – the fumes may be blown away.

    2. Non-sublimable agent may decompose under heat.

  • Advantages Of Sublimation

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