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Exploring the current & future state of technology and regulations within the hemp extraction industry.


Featured Article / Sep. 15, 2021
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Effective Solvent Recovery For Manufacturing Consumer Cannabis Products

The science of cannabis extraction is built around the process of obtaining relatively pure concentrations of target chemical compounds, like THC and/or CBD, in a speedy and efficient manner. This article will look at the important step of solvent removal and recovery as it relates to alcohol-based extraction.

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More Than Just Steel: Sourcing Equipment For Cannabis Extraction

We often hear comments from people within the cannabis and hemp extraction industry about the costs of North American-made equipment. These typically come from folks who have shopped around online, and saw that the cost of importing a similar product from overseas can be lower. While it is true that imported cannabis extraction equipment often comes with a lower price tag, these discount systems don’t necessarily offer savings for extractors in the long run.

Aug. 09, 2021

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Solvent Recovery In Cannabis

There are a lot of ways to recover solvent, some more effective than others. This post will break down the different styles of solvent recovery commonly used in cannabis extraction, and the pros and cons of each method.

Jun. 04, 2021

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Spread the Love: The Importance of Dispersion in Falling Film Evaporators

Falling film evaporators are relatively simple systems, however, there are many fine details which are important for creating an efficient and effective system. One such detail is the importance of an effective fluid dispersion apparatus.

Jan. 21, 2021

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UL 1389: A New Standard for Cannabis Processing Equipment

If you’re involved in designing, planning, or managing a cannabis processing facility, there’s a good chance that you’ve heard a thing or two about “UL 1389” over the past couple of years. But what is it exactly? What does it apply to, and why is it important?

Dec. 17, 2020

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Understanding Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)

With the movement towards legalization worldwide, the hemp industry is trending towards more facilities practicing Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP). However, as much as those three letters are thrown around, there still seems to be an air of mystery around what GMP actually entails.

Nov. 17, 2020

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