. What is coagulation Explain
- Coagulation refers to the process of settling down of colloidal particles leading to precipitation of lyophobic sol.
- Coagulation is also known as precipitation.
- The lyophobic sols are stable due to presence of charge on colloidal particles.
- If the charges are removed, the colloidal particles will form aggregates and settle down under gravitational force.
- The lyophobic sols are coagulated by electrophoresis, electrolyte addition, boiling, and persistent dialysis.
Coagulation is the process involving precipitation of the colloidal particles.