Propane Extraction FAQ: Inside the PHO Extraction Process

Posted on May 20, 2022 2:40:26 AM

Cannabis extraction methods have come a long way from their dangerous, open-blasting roots. Modern cannabis processors have a wide range of safe and efficient ways to extract the plant’s essential oils from its inactive plant material. Ultimately, the right extraction method depends on a company’s budget and desired products.

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Cannabis Extraction: C1D1 vs. C1D2

Posted on Mar 23, 2022 1:27:35 PM

In cannabis processing operations, safety systems are necessary to keep workers safe and used to maintain successful and normal operating conditions. As a business owner, you need to ensure your facilities comply with required safety codes. Let us discuss the differences between C1D1 and C1D2 to determine the proper classification for your facility.

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THC Degradation: What Is It and Why Does It Matter?

Posted on Mar 8, 2022 1:33:46 PM

Cannabis degradation is the natural process of decay of the cannabis plant. Immediately after the buds are harvested, the quality of the flower begins to change. Cannabinoids like THC convert to THC analogs (CBN), losing out on its original potency. However, this natural process is becoming an increasingly popular option in the removal of THC in hemp products.

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Delta-8 vs. Delta-9: What Is the Difference?

Posted on Feb 17, 2022 12:02:09 PM

After the 2018 Farm Bill was passed, hemp production ramped up, creating a burgeoning CBD market. Now, hemp producers are synthesizing a hemp-derived CBD isolate to create delta-8 THC, a minor cannabinoid found in cannabis. Delta-8 THC’s mild intoxicating qualities and long-lasting relief are making it an instant hit among cannabis consumers, but is it legal?

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Resin FAQ: Live Resin vs. Cured Resin

Posted on Feb 7, 2022 1:09:14 PM

Live resin vs. cured resin: What is the difference? Cannabis concentrates come in a wide range of consistencies, colors, and chemical profiles. It can be hard to distinguish between the wide variety of cannabis concentrate products as a first-time user.

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Live Rosin vs Live Resin: Explaining Extracts

Posted on Jan 25, 2022 12:59:41 PM

Cannabis concentrates have come a long way, quality-wise, over a relatively short period of time. Today, we have a wide range of extract types to choose from including two of the most flavorful and aromatic concentrates on the market: live rosin and live resin.

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How Do Terpenes Affect the Human Body?

Posted on Jan 18, 2022 11:40:10 AM

Cannabis-derived terpenes are one of the most in-demand compounds in the industry. For a long time, cannabinoids (THC and CBD) drove market demand and research focus, but now terpenes are gaining traction as potentially therapeutic complements to cannabinoids.

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How To Measure Cannabis Extraction Efficiency

Posted on Jan 6, 2022 10:23:30 AM

In today's highly competitive cannabis extraction market, processors must continuously improve operations and extraction efficiency. It is not enough to produce a high yield of cannabis resin. Now, operators should be able to extract as much of the THC content as possible.

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Difference Between Shatter, Budder, and Crumble

Posted on Dec 27, 2021 9:20:04 AM

In the wide world of cannabis concentrates, consumers and producers have a wide range of extract types to choose from, each varying in consistency, flavor, aroma, potency, and color. All concentrates offer robust potency, fast-acting effects, and a long-lasting experience.

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15 Extraction Laboratory Safety Tips for Cannabis Laboratories

Posted on Nov 10, 2021 7:21:52 AM

Cannabis extraction facilities can be a cauldron of potential hazards if a laboratory does not have the appropriate safety measures and systems put in place. From fire to explosions to asphyxiation, the dangers lurking in extraction labs are many.

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