Andy Joseph will be guest on Mike Boutin’s “Cannabis Nation Radio”

August 15, 2013

On Friday, August 16, at 5:00 PST, Andy Joseph will be a guest on Cannabis Nation Radio hosted by Mike Boutin and Julie Rose. Andy will be discussing extraction and concentration methods, extraction equipment and what to look for when considering making a purchase. You can listen live to the show this Friday at 5:00…

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Apeks featured in The Magazine

August 15, 2013

This week’s issue of The Magazine features Apeks Supercritical in an article called “Potpourri” written by Michelle Goodman. The article describes one of our 1500-5L systems being used by our Seattle customer Evergreen Health Center, and has some interesting perspective and insights into Andy Joseph’s work and family life….

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MMJ Business Daily Asks Apeks for Insight

August 7, 2013

MMJ Business Daily said that many of their readers were looking for more insight on how to purchase botanical oil extraction equipment. There is a lot of companies out their using smoke and mirrors to sell their systems. Apeks is one of the few that has an R&D program, standardized designs using ASME compliant pressure…

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Apeks feature on America Tonight

August 2, 2013

Apeks was visited today by the America Tonight crew. Andy Joseph, the Apeks team and the Joseph family were interviewed by Lori Jane Ghila for a special to be aired on Al Jazeera America later this month….

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Extraction Safety Moment – July 2013

July 30, 2013

There are countless ways to construct a pressure vessel. One of which is to weld ANSI flanges to pipe. This method is safe and allowed by ASME’s Boiler and Pressure Vessel code. However, it is important that the pipe be fully welded to the top and bottom of the flange (or ID and OD in…

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Kava Kava Extraction at Apeks Supercritical

July 23, 2013

Apeks Supercritical’s engineers completed an amazing CO2 extraction on Kava Kava. Using the 1500-5L system (5-liter extraction vessel), Apeks extracted roughly 200 grams of highly concentrated Kava Kava oil in just over 2 hours. Testing is proceeding to determine how much can be extracted without changing out the raw material. The following video link (Kava…

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Apeks meets with Representative Hagan & Mimi Peleg

July 18, 2013

Apeks’s Andy Joseph and Nate Ames participated in the Ohio Rights Group meeting at the Lemon Grove in Youngstown, Ohio today. While at the meeting we were fortunate enough to get a good bit of one-on-one time with both Mimi Peleg and Ohio Representative Bob Hagan….

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CO2 Extraction Research

July 17, 2013

Apeks developed and built a state-of-the-art research system for advancing the science of CO2 extractions and oil separations. The new system is capable of operating at pressures up to 10,000-psi between 10 degrees and 175 degrees Fahrenheit in both a recycled and vented flow scenario. This system allows for the rapid creation of extraction curves,…

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Apeks Extracts Hops Oil

July 14, 2013

Today we completed an oil extraction on American Hops using CO2 in collaboration with one of our customers in Canada. The oil came out a deep yellow and smelled like a refreshing summer ale. With our technology, the seasonal brews can be produced year round….

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