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Take a Guided Tour of CO2 Extraction: Part 1

By Marketing | September 12, 2019

From the machinery and components through to solvent recovery, learn how CO2 extraction is made possible! Part 1 – get familiar with the systems and equipment involved, from pump technology to phase management. Carbon dioxide (CO2) makes an excellent extraction solvent for botanical oils. CO2 is a unique solvent as it retains its solvency power […]

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GMP Overview Part 3: How To Get Ready For GMP

By Marketing | September 5, 2019

Deciding to become GMP certified is a crucial first step, but before embarking on the journey it is imperative that a cannabis supplier or manufacturer is both prepared and understands what is required for GMP certification. Failure to plan properly and allocate the necessary resources can have a significant detrimental impact upon a business. Getting […]

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Vitalis Writer Publishes Third Article in 3 Part Series

By Marketing | August 29, 2019

Vitalis writer Krista Kulczycki has just concluded her three-part series on the topic of yields. The article, published Aug 22 on Cannabis Science & Technology, wraps up the set with a discussion on processing parameters, and how operating conditions, including extraction runtime and processing parameters, have a major influence on the yield obtained from an […]

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Extraction Fact vs. Extraction Fiction

By Marketing | August 15, 2019

CLAIMS OF TIME & RECOVERY Extraction as an industry is growing fast, and there are a number of companies vying for market share and consumer attention. In the CO2 space alone, there are dozens of companies supplying equipment to the industry. In this space, it’s natural to see organizations trying a number of different tactics […]

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CO2 Extraction Without Winterization

By Marketing | August 8, 2019

Carbon dioxide (CO2) is an excellent choice of solvent for extraction of natural compounds. The technology has been used successfully in commercial applications for over 40 years, including hop extraction, herb and spice extraction, oilseed extraction, and coffee decaffeination. CO2 is non-flammable, non-toxic, cheap, and readily available in large quantities at high purity. The extraction […]

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Standard System Maintenance

By Marketing | August 1, 2019

IT’S EASIER THAN YOU THINK When you own or operate performance-driven machinery, one thing you’re constantly aware of is the day-to-day maintenance and upkeep. Certainly, a person driving a Ferrari makes sure that they keep up with their oil changes, washes the vehicle on a regular basis, keeps air in the tires, and every now […]

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INFOGRAPHIC: Payment Milestones and Services

By Marketing | July 25, 2019

What happens when you start working with Vitalis? Supporting Your Business Success Right From the Start Vitalis is the global leader in CO2 extraction solutions. Right from your initial deposit, a wealth of services and support are available to assist your company and pave the way for success. Check out the infographic to see all […]

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When Outfitting Your Lab, Choose CO2. Here’s Why:

By Marketing | July 18, 2019

THE DIFFERENCES IN CANNABIS EXTRACTION TECHNOLOGIES The cannabis industry today is comprised of three main extraction technologies; carbon dioxide (CO2), ethanol and hydrocarbons. Although these extraction methods are different, they all try to achieve the same objective of extracting valuable compounds from cannabis plant material. The main compounds targeted by these extraction systems are cannabinoids […]

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High-Volume Extraction

By Marketing | July 11, 2019

WHY YOUR CHOICE IS CO2 With harvest imminent, many businesses are examining extraction systems that have the capacity to process large volumes of biomass. When considering options to deal with these quantities, ethanol extraction tends to be top-of-mind. Ethanol is well known for its ability to perform extractions with short run-times, meaning more batches per […]

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