Product News – 5 liter joins 5000 series 

December 14, 2016

Just launched: The 5000-5LDP offers the same capabilities as the 5Lx5LDP (pictured here) and other Apeks High Production systems which feature our patent-pending Dual-Phase Pumping System. The Dual-Phase utilizes both a liquid pump that allows for high CO2 flows at higher pressures and the Diaphragm Compressor Technology gas pump for energy efficiency and cold separation processing. These systems…

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When purchasing a CO2 extraction system, don’t buy the hype

December 7, 2016

With more than 30 CO2 extraction equipment manufacturers in the cannabis industry, it can be challenging to determine which is best for your operations. If you’re in the market, here are some facts about the different types of systems, divided into four categories: Re-purposed analytical testing instruments Wide-parameter control makes them well-suited for R&D but very expensive Complex, not…

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CannaInsider’s 6th most-listened-to-interview

November 30, 2016

CannaInsider host, Matthew Kind, says people still listen to his conversation with Apeks President, Andy Joseph, more than a year after it first aired because of all the good-to-know information about different extraction methods. To listen (or read the transcript), click here: http://www.cannainsider.com/andy-joseph-apeks-supercritical/…

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Considering an ethanol extraction solution?

November 23, 2016

Check out our 4-in-1 Interchangeable system! This easy-to-use, space-saver combines 4 extraction, distillation and concentration methods in 1 one system. Reflux or percolation-style solvent extraction Steam distillation Stirred solvent extraction Rapid solvent recovery/product concentration Learn more about our 4-in-1 Ethanol Extraction/Distillation systems on our website!  …

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Tech Talk: pros and cons of decarboxylation

November 23, 2016

Depending on their product needs, processors may choose to decarboxylate (heat) their cannabis plant material before or after extractions. There are advantages and disadvantages with both decarbed and non-decarbed plant material. What’s always an advantage is the fact that Apeks CO2 extraction systems allow for cold separation processing to prevent decarboxylation from occurring unintentionally during the extraction. So processors have…

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New Tech Sheet! Benefits of Automation

September 6, 2016

Be sure to check out our latest tech sheet on Automation!  Best quote from our controls engineer – “Automation doesn’t smoke the output product”! http://www.apekssupercritical.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Apeks-Automated-Controls.pdf  …

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Johnstown Votes 6-1 in Support of Marijuana Operations!

August 17, 2016

We have been working with the Village of Johnstown for nearly 2 years to embrace the Economic Development opportunity represented by Medical Marijuana.  Last night, the Village Council voted 6-1 in favor of a resolution to “not opt-out”.  This means Johnstown is “open for business”! This action was covered by several media outlets: Village of…

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