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      Is Ethanol the future for large volume Cannabis Extraction? Many companies seem to think so, MRX xtractors in Canby Oregon, have invested heavily in  Ethanol extraction and recently released details of there 130L Cannabis/Hemp processor. A continuous processing machine designed to turn acres of product in to oil. Capna Fabrication also believe Ethanol is the Future. There   Ethos – 4 ethanol extraction system is Capna flagship production model. Built with efficiency and efficacy in mind, the Ethos – 4 can extract up to 27,000g of plant material per 10 hr day. The laboratory needed to process all this oil will need to be  would require a large rotary or falling film evaporator (equipment made to gently remove solvents from samples by evaporation). For this example, a rotary evaporator is probably the most cost-effective choice. A large rotary evaporator capable of handling 16 liters/hour would recover the ethanol in about five and a half hours, which means that there would still be room for additional throughput on the extraction side; roughly, 17 pounds of additional feed material throughput per day is feasible under this example. Ethanol is a solvent capable of extracting cannabinoids and terpenes efficiently. It also has a relatively low boiling point, which makes it easy to remove from final product, and a favorable toxicological profile including FDA limits in the range of 0.5 percent. However, there is a high solvent-to-feed requirement, which can create ethanol storage compliance issues and a need for an expensive, high-throughput rotary evaporator. Finally, ethanol cannot be tailored to separate cannabinoids or terpenes during the extraction phase to work into a predetermined product pipeline. Overall, ethanol extraction is an effective process most suited to high-throughput, bulk-processing laboratories that focus on a few products.
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      Is Ethanol the future for large volume Cannabis Extraction? Many companies seem to think so, MRX xtractors in Canby Oregon, have invested heavily in  Ethanol extraction and recently released details of there 130L Cannabis/Hemp processor. A continuous processing machine designed to turn acres of product in to oil. Capna Fabrication also believe Ethanol is the Future. There   Ethos – 4 ethanol extraction system is Capna flagship production model. Built with efficiency and efficacy in mind, the Ethos – 4 can extract up to 27,000g of plant material per 10 hr day. The laboratory needed to process all this oil will need to be  would require a large rotary or falling film evaporator (equipment made to gently remove solvents from samples by evaporation). For this example, a rotary evaporator is probably the most cost-effective choice. A large rotary evaporator capable of handling 16 liters/hour would recover the ethanol in about five and a half hours, which means that there would still be room for additional throughput on the extraction side; roughly, 17 pounds of additional feed material throughput per day is feasible under this example. Ethanol is a solvent capable of extracting cannabinoids and terpenes efficiently. It also has a relatively low boiling point, which makes it easy to remove from final product, and a favorable toxicological profile including FDA limits in the range of 0.5 percent. However, there is a high solvent-to-feed requirement, which can create ethanol storage compliance issues and a need for an expensive, high-throughput rotary evaporator. Finally, ethanol cannot be tailored to separate cannabinoids or terpenes during the extraction phase to work into a predetermined product pipeline. Overall, ethanol extraction is an effective process most suited to high-throughput, bulk-processing laboratories that focus on a few products.
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