|Used for separating solid substances from solution. May be made of ceramic or plastic.
||Used for filtering; the bottom of the frit is a porous glass surface, which allows material to be trapped. The ratings correspond to the pore sizes. There are other kind of funnels for filtration using filter papers.
||for pouring solids into a beaker or any container. Other kind of funnels can be used to pour liquid.
||for pouring liquid into a beaker. A funnel with a wide mouth is used for solids and is called powder funnel.