This is to boil off chemicals such as methanol and ethanol. If the bowl doesn t float remove it from the water and set a round baking rack on the bottom of the pot.
Step 1 fill a 5 gallon 18 927 l stainless steel pot about halfway full with tap water step 2 place a glass bowl in the water.
How to make distilled water with a kettle. Remove the lid from the kettle as soon as the water starts to boil but do not turn off the kettle. Then place the bowl back in the waterstep 3 the water in the pot must be boiling before going to the next step. Use a plastic bowl to quickly put over the kettle.
Be sure it floats. Now cover the top of the cup with plastic wrap and insert the tube from the cup to the kettle pot spout. In this video tutorial viewers learn how to make distilled water.
This video shows us how to make distilled water for your carnivorous plants such as a venus fly trap. First you fill a kettle with water from the tap. This could take between 5 and 8 minutes depending on the power rating of the kettle.
Take the top off the kettle but keep it boiling. Just allow it to continue heating the water. First put the tap water in the kettle and bring it to boil.
Then make a hole in the side of a plastic cup and insert a tube into the hole. Heat on your stove top for a good 8 minutes or until it starts to steam and boil. The bowl should not touch the bottom of the pot.
Begin by pouring some water into a kettle pot and heat it at medium temperature.