I understand that fully automated machine sensors can get gummed up with oil, causing machines to fail or for readings to be inaccurate. Wouldn’t a manual system be a better option, if this is the case?

September 22, 2017

Great question!  There is a lot of misinformation being spread around these days so I appreciate the opportunity to clear this one up! These kinds of issues are indeed possible due to the high viscosity of cannabis oils and highlight the reason to seek out an automation platform that has a track record of success.   Manufacturers…

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I watched a video you posted on YouTube and one thing jumped out at me – you said that your vessels are food safe because of the welding technique. Can you elaborate on this?

September 7, 2017

Andy is on a panel of experts, answering questions from the community. Question: I watched a video you posted on YouTube and one thing jumped out at me – you said that your vessels are food safe because of the welding technique. Can you elaborate on this? Answer: Thanks for the question! I believe the…

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Claims by manufacturers

September 7, 2017

Andy is on a panel of experts, answering questions from the community. Question: Every day I get emails from companies making extraordinary claims (huge yields, short runs, amazing results, best in the business). There’s no Better Business Bureau in this industry to fact check these claims, and weed out the fraudsters. How do you suggest…

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Full automation vs. manual systems: which is better?

September 7, 2017

Andy is on a panel of experts, answering questions from the community. Question: In another post on this forum, there was a response that said all automated systems malfunction eventually, causing thousands of lost revenue while the problem gets fixed. If that’s the case, what is the advantage of a fully automated system over a…

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Customer Profile: Katie Stem and Peak Extracts

August 11, 2017

Katie Stem and Kate Black own Peak Extracts in Oregon. They sell cannabis infused chocolate, as well as an anti-inflammatory salve. We caught up with them recently to ask a few questions. What kind of Apeks system do you have? ​2000 5L ​ When did you buy it? ​We started with the 1500 1L in…

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