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Annotated Glossary of Distillation Terminology

Annotated Glossary of Distillation Terminology

Distillation techniques and technology have many variations and configurations. In this post, we provide simple definitions for commonly used distillation terminology along with commentary. This should help sharpen up communications and aid in equipment decision...

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Falling Film vs. Rotovaps: the fracTron solution

Falling Film vs. Rotovaps: the fracTron solution

Advances in Distillation: fracTron vs. Rotary Evaporators Does your cannabis processing company use rotary evaporators for distillation and solvent recovery when making CBD oil? How many rotovaps do you need to use? What throughput are they capable of producing? Do...

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Denatured Ethanol Questions Without Answers

Denatured Ethanol Questions Without Answers

Chemical residuals are often left behind when ethanol extraction companies use denatured or specially denatured ethanol to extract CBD from hemp. Unlike food grade ethanol, denatured ethanol is initially much less expensive. However, denatured ethanol can carry a wide...

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Explore the Pros and Cons of Ethanol Extraction

Explore the Pros and Cons of Ethanol Extraction

What is the Best Extraction Technique: CO2 extraction or ethanol extraction? There are many different methods of extracting cannabidiol (CBD) or tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and other cannabinoids from biomass. Each extraction method uses a different solvent to pull...

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Behind-the-Scenes of Cannabis Extration

Behind-the-Scenes of Cannabis Extration

The cannabis industry moves fast and the ever-changing science of cannabis extraction is no different. Scientific innovations from experienced companies are starting to leave their mark and people are noticing. Canadian LP Adastra Lab’s Managing Director, Andy Hale,...

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