Name the technique to separate

butter from curd,



(i) butter from curd - Centrifugation

It is the process of separating the particles using centrifugal force 

In this case,mixture is rotated/spinned (moved to go round) leading to denser particles(curd) moving down while lighter particles(butter) move up and hence get separated.


Centrifugation Process


Link for the above image is given below: -


  1. Class 9
  2. Chapter 2 Class 9 - Is Matter Around Us Pure

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