Archive | Colloids

What is a Colloid?

Colloid is a heterogeneous mixture in which particle size is intermediate of true solution and suspension. Smoke from a fire is example of colloidal system ..

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Examples of Colloids

Examples of Colloids discuss different types of colloidal dispersions and their examples. Colloids are important chemicals which are used extensively used to produce commercial products.

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Lyophobic Colloid

Lyophobic colloids are liquid hating colloids (Lyo means solvent and phobic means hating). In Lyophobic sol, weak forces of interaction exist between colloidal particles and liquid.

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Lyophilic Colloids

Lyophilic colloids are liquid loving colloids (Lyo means solvent and philic means loving). Colloids are mixed with the suitable liquid, high force of attraction exists between colloidal particles and liquid.

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Difference between Lyophobic and Lyophilic

It provides comprehensive difference between Lyophilic and Lyophobic sols in a concise way. The differsences between the two are arranged in order of their importance.

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Properties of Colloids

Colloids show some unique properties like Tyndall Effect, Brownian Movement, Colligative Property & Electro Osmosis which we discussed here

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Applications of Colloids

Applications of colloids are unlimited. Colloids find its applications in everyday life phenomena. Some of important applications of colloids ..

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Purification of Colloids

Colloidal solution obtained from various methods is not pure. Therefore solution needs to be purified before it can be put to further use ..

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Colloidal Dispersions

Colloidal system or colloidal dispersion is a heterogeneous system which is made up of Dispersed phase and Dispersion medium

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Colloidal Solution

Colloidal Solution is a heterogeneous mixture in which particle size of substance is intermediate of true solution and suspension

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