What To Consider When Buying A CO2 Extractor
When I first meet someone considering a CO2 extractor, they are often overwhelmed. There are so many parameters and options to consider that meaningful comparisons can seem impossible. For example, your… Read More »
Winterization in 30 Seconds! No Problem
Want to know how to winterize tens of kilograms of crude oil with essentially zero cycle time on the process? Read on to learn about First In First Out (FIFO) manufacturing lanes and how they are used… Read More »
How to Scale Up Your Extraction Business to 1 Ton Daily
Key Scalability Factors
Looking at ways of "how to scale up" your extraction business? Here's a list of seven questions you need to ask yourself when doing scaling calculations for your current operation:
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How to Extract One Ton per Day
How much space does 1-ton of biomass occupy?
Answer: the volume depends on a couple key factors including size of the trim or grind, the water content of the trim, and how it is packaged.
Suppliers usually… Read More »
The Costs of Large-Scale Ethanol Extraction
So, you are looking for a manufacturing facility that will enable you to extract thousands of acres of hemp or other plant material? What easier way than with ethanol? You get some food-grade ethanol,… Read More »
Late Model Reliability of extraktLAB
We have noticed many extraction equipment companies coming out of the woodwork lately. Some have attempted to knock off our designs - and for good reason. The extraktLAB® supercritical CO2 extraction equipment… Read More »
What Is the Best Botanical Extraction Method?
What is the best method for botanical extraction? Even though the cheapest and most popular method for botanical oil extraction continues to be hydrocarbon (volatile) in nature, the technological advances… Read More »
Expo Interview from CannaCon 2018 in Seattle, WA
Check out extraktLAB's interview from CannaCon 2018 in Seattle, WA! We had a great time networking with all of the other exhibitors and making some new friends. Much love to all of the expo goers who stopped… Read More »
Eliminate Filtration Bottlenecks with the DrainDroyd
Are Büchner funnels causing filtration bottlenecks in your oil extraction post process and costing you time and money? Eliminate them with a DrainDroyd filtration unit!
If you… Read More »
CO2 Supply Tank Bundles for High Pressure Delivery
Tired of wrestling with your CO2 tanks? Put them in our CO2Cage! Fire inspectors love extraktLAB's CO2Cage as it bundles sixteen 100lbs DOT-approved gas/liquid cylinders into one manifolded steel cage.
A… Read More »
How to Remove Dark Color from Ethanol Extracts
Ethanol Produces Dark Extracts
One of our potential customers recently asked us how to remove dark color from their extracts. They were getting dark extracts and were wondering about their options to make… Read More »
A Comparison of Hemp Oil Refinement Methods
The Market for Hemp and Cannabis Extracts Continues to Grow
The market fundamentals for the hemp and cannabis industry are spectacular. The Brightfield Group, a leading industry analyst organization,… Read More »
Pure Cannabis Terpenes for Flavor and Aroma
What Are Terpenes?
Terpenes are the aromatic oils secreted by the cannabis plant’s trichome glands. Over 100 different terpenes have been identified, each with its own distinct smell and taste.
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How to Extract Cannabis Oils from Trim
What Is Cannabis Trim?
Trim refers to the trichome-rich outer leaves that encompass the cannabis flower (or “bud”). The overall cannabinoid content of these leaves can range from 10-15%, and high-grade… Read More »
How to Use CO2 to Make Extracts
Supercritical CO2 extraction has been said to be the cleanest way to make solvent extracted concentrates, and the scientists at extraktLAB® are working to simplify this process for you.
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Mastering the Extraction Lab Startup
So you want to start up an extraction lab, huh?
Congratulations. You are about to embark on one of the greatest market opportunities in your lifetime. That is, the conversion of plant flowers into useful… Read More »
Supercritical CO2 Extraction: 77% Potency First Time?
What is potency anyway? Potency is defined as the extraction concentration of actives present in a formulation or solution to give a specific measurable response. The greater the potency, less product… Read More »