CO2 Oil Production

Why Supercritical CO2 is the Best Extraction Solvent

Why Supercritical CO2 is the Best Extraction Solvent

Supercritical CO2 is a fascinating scientific method that converts carbon dioxide to a liquid state that makes it very efficient for extraction. This method has been used for a number of years to safely and efficiently extract a number of products from coffee to...
Why Delta 8 THC is Sweeping the Hemp Industry

Why Delta 8 THC is Sweeping the Hemp Industry

The world of cannabinoid extraction is in constant flux. New derivatives of the many hundreds of plant compounds are always being studied, derived and formulated into products – all while balancing on the legality set forth by the FDA. The newest, hottest...
Third Party Certifications: How Safe is your CBD Product?

Third Party Certifications: How Safe is your CBD Product?

While it is always good practice to request third-party testing results for CBD products, they can’t always guarantee a pure and safe product. Denatured ethanol extraction can cause residual solvents and other materials to end up in the product at “acceptable” levels according to regulations. In this article we discuss what you need to know when it comes to third party testing and residual contamination in CBD products.

No Solute Left behind: Supercritical Fluids vs Liquid Solvents

No Solute Left behind: Supercritical Fluids vs Liquid Solvents

In this article, extraktLAB R&D Chemical Engineer, Aaron Iwen, discusses the difference between supercritical fluids and liquid solvents and focuses on the primary factor for producers to consider when choosing their extraction solvents: solvation power.   No...
What Parents Should Know About CBD

What Parents Should Know About CBD

In this article, we will explore more about CBD and many of the positives and negatives associated with kids in the world of CBD, including present risks, unknowns and how parents can make the healthiest choices when considering CBD and their own children. Because the...
Growing Trends in Making CBD Distillate

Growing Trends in Making CBD Distillate

CBD distillate is the key to making quality CBD based products. The following article dives into several prominent trends in the world of hemp distillation and the key to making quality CBD distillate including GMP compliance, reduced maintenance, full automation and...