• NEXUS
  • Rough Brothers, Inc.
  • ThermoEnergy
  • Tetra Indoor
  • Apeks Supercritical
  • Delta Separations

Did You Know: Cryogenic vs. Cold Extraction

Cryogenic vs. Cold Ethanol Extraction Is ‘Cold’ Ethanol Extraction the same as ‘Cryogenic’ Ethanol Extraction? In the cannabis extraction industry knowing the true definition of technical and scientific terms is critical to ensure a successful result. When it comes to the chilled ethanol extraction process you may have heard the term “cryogenic extraction” used quite […]

Read More…

Did You Know: Solid Phase Extraction vs. Distillation

SPE and Distillation are Both Methods of Separation but result in Different Levels of Concentrate Purity SPE or Solid Phase Extraction (which we discussed in detail in a previous DYK article and blog post) and Distillation are two different methods that allow extraction labs to separate molecules and refine the purity of their end-products. Simply […]

Read More…

Did You Know: Condensation and the Falling Film Evaporator

Condensation and the Falling Film Evaporator Most Condensation that Occurs during Processing with the Falling Film Evaporator Happens within the Pump On a very basic level, the function of the Falling Film Evaporator (FFE) can be summed up as follows: The operator inputs a cannabinoid and ethanol solution (tincture), The FFE evaporates the bulk of […]

Read More…

Did You Know: Filtering Tincture Between Extraction and Evaporation is Critical

Filtering Cannabis Tincture Before Evaporation Did You Know? Filtering Your Tincture in Between Extraction and Evaporation is Critical Previously, in the Did You Know series we’ve discussed why filtering cannabis tincture prior to re-chilling your ethanol solvent is important to producing a high-quality product. However, here we’ll discuss why it’s also important to filter your tincture prior to evaporation. How does it work? Depending on your specific SOP, when it comes to your solvent’s temperature and extraction residency time, different filtration steps […]

Read More…

Did You Know: The CUP Series Extraction System Extracts & Separates in 20 Minutes

The CUP Series Extraction System Extracts & Separates in 20 Minutes Did You Know? The CUP Series Ethanol Extraction System Both Extracts & Separates Solvent from Biomass in 20 Minutes The Centrifuge Utility Platform Series comprises our flagship products the CUP-15 and the CUP-30. Boasting up to a 97% removal of ethanol from biomass, the […]

Read More…

Did You Know: What is the Best Temperature for Cold Ethanol Extraction?

Cold Ethanol Cannabis Extraction: The Optimal Temperature Window What is the best temperature to extract cannabis using cold ethanol? When extracting cannabinoids using ethanol, one of the critical factors at play is temperature. Too warm and you run the risk of undesirable compounds being released. Too cold and your efficiency and profitability may suffer. For […]

Read More…

The VTS-50 Uses Water to Separate Trichomes from Biomass

The VTS-50 Uses Water to Separate Trichomes from Biomass Did You Know? Our Vortex Trichome Separator Utilizes Water to Mechanically Separate Trichomes from Biomass If you’re producing hash to scale you may want to consider upping the ante on your processing capability with solventless, water-based separation equipment. The latest market trends are showing that consumers […]

Read More…

Did You Know: Decarboxylation Before Distillation is Critical

Decarboxylation Before Molecular Distillation is Critical Did You Know? Decarbing Cannabis Crude Prior to Molecular Distillation is the Key to Producing High Quality End Products Why “decarb”? Cannabis and hemp plants primarily produce the acidic forms of the major cannabinoids, THCa and CBDa. Decarboxylation converts the acidic cannabinoids to their non-acidic forms, THC and CBD. Decarbing […]

Read More…

Did You Know: Solid Phase Extraction (SPE)

What is Solid Phase Extraction (SPE)? Did you Know: SPE is the Process of Utilizing a Liquid Solvent to Extract Solid Materials Solid Phase Extraction is an extractive process by which molecules in their solid phase are separated from each other based upon physical and chemical properties. This process is achieved by the extraction (dissolution) of certain […]

Read More…