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New Stainless Steel Braided PTFE Hoses with Black Kink Resistant Coating

We are constantly improving our equipment to raise the quality and  standards of our extractors. All standard hoses are still the same stainless steel braided PTFE lines, but have been upgraded with a kink-resistant coating to prevent damage and prolong the life of each hose, therefore reducing maintenance costs, downtime, and subsequently lost profits. Check […]

THE ROLE OF BUTANE/PROPANE IN PLANT EXTRACTION

Many plants produce resins and oils, which when isolated can be used for a wide array of applications. Some of the most popular uses are for flavoring food, healthcare and apothecary. Given that these compounds can have vast chemical differences, various extraction methods exist to isolate them. There are two main extraction methods: solvent and […]

ASHLESS FILTER PAPER SELECTION

What is ashless filter paper? Ashless quantitative and qualitative filter paper are acid-washed cellulose lined laboratory grade filters which can be used for any application where a filter is needed. The difference between quantitative and qualitative filter paper comes down to what you are filtering. In most applications, if gravimetric analysis will be done on […]

HOW TO SELECT A CHILLER

Chiller, refrigerated circulator, recirculating chiller, heater, what is the difference?? Selecting the proper chiller for your application can be somewhat confusing especially with the large selection of chillers and circulators on the market. The term chiller, refrigerated circulator, and recirculating chiller are all interchangeable to a degree. No matter what name you choose to call […]

CLOSED LOOP EXTRACTION PART 1: THE BASICS

What is Closed Loop Extraction?  A “closed loop” refers to a system in which the entire process is done within a “closed” vessel. The solvent used to extract does not ever come in contact with the outside atmosphere. The “loop” portion refers to the recovery and reuse aspect of the system. The solvent will start […]

CLOSED LOOP EXTRACTION PART 2: EXTRACTION COMPONENTS

Closed Loop Extraction Components: To successfully perform closed loop extraction, you will need more than just a closed loop. Please refer to the following list of recommended components. Each component will be discussed in detail. -1. Closed Loop Extractor -2. Vacuum Pump -3. Solvent -4. Solvent Recovery Tank -5. Refrigerant Scale -6. Vacuum Oven or […]

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