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4 Tips for CO2 Extraction Equipment Cleaning and Maintenance

Any industry that uses large-scale equipment knows that proper CO2 extraction equipment cleaning and maintenance is crucial to producing safe, quality products. This is especially true for industries that make products for consumption, such as CBD or Essential oil. Determine a Cleaning Schedule As with any machinery, maintaining a consistent cleaning schedule is key to ensuring residue does not build… Read more »4 Tips for CO2 Extraction Equipment Cleaning and Maintenance

Purification of Menthol by Supercritical CO2 Fractionation

Menthol And Peppermint: 2 Differences, 4 Applications

Supercritical CO² extraction using CO² is an environmentally safe way to extract herbs without the use of heath or harsh chemicals. Peppermint CO2 extract uses CO² (the gas that plants turn into oxygen) to gently remove the powerful compounds found within the herbs. The extractors operate at high pressures of 300 bar(5000 psi) at very low extraction temperatures, (max 65°C)… Read more »Menthol And Peppermint: 2 Differences, 4 Applications

CBD Oil CO2 Extraction Method

4 Critical Considerations for CO2 Extraction of Cannabis

Extraction is a separation technique seeking to separate a target compound from its matrix. This is not the same as chromatography, filtration, or distillation. The goal is to selectively remove the compounds desired from the resin.Within the cannabis and hemp industries, the utility of CO2 for extracting cannabinoids and terpenes from dried plant material is widely known and accepted. As… Read more »4 Critical Considerations for CO2 Extraction of Cannabis

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5 Critical Extraction Yield Considerations in CO2 Extraction

Biomass Potency Selecting high-quality cannabis biomass is a crucial first step in creating high-quality cannabis distillate. As the cannabis industry expands with new-to-industry professionals, we find it important to start by defining the term “biomass”. What is Cannabis Biomass? It’s a common misconception that cannabis distillates are produced from the same flower that is packaged and sold to be smoked.… Read more »5 Critical Extraction Yield Considerations in CO2 Extraction

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Extraction Explained: Solventless vs Hydrocarbon

The terms residual solvent and residual solvent analysis get thrown around pretty regularly in the extraction industry. Solventless vs Solvents There are many methods of extraction used in the cannabis industry today: hydrocarbons like butane and propane, alcohols like methanol and ethanol, supercritical CO2, and solventless elements like water and liquid nitrogen. All of these products have an application in… Read more »Extraction Explained: Solventless vs Hydrocarbon

BHO vs. CO2 Extraction: Which is Better?

BHO vs. CO2 Extraction: Battle of the Big Two Extraction Methods

The extraction process for cannabis concentrate is a complex and often misunderstood subject, solvent-based extraction is the most viable and efficient method for commercial purposes. What is the best solvent for hemp/CBD extraction? The two most popular solvents are light hydrocarbons (butane and propane) and carbon dioxide (CO2), it’s essential to understand the differences between butane hash oil (BHO) and… Read more »BHO vs. CO2 Extraction: Battle of the Big Two Extraction Methods