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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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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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Sourcing Cannabis Material

August 8, 2017

–by Scott Sondles, west coast sales person at Apeks Supercritical Connect with Scott on LinkedIn! At Apeks Supercritical, our owner, Andy Joseph first started building CO2 extraction systems to meet the growing demand from the essential oil market. Think lavender, frankincense and rosemary extracts. However, as soon as they legalized medical cannabis out west cannabis,…

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CO2 Plant Extracts 101

August 8, 2017

–by Scott Sondles, west coast sales person at Apeks Supercritical Connect with Scott on LinkedIn! Carbon is the center of life, the #1 element in the universe, and the top choice for cannabis and botanical extraction. From Rosemary to Mary Jane, CO2 extractions are replacing conventional plant extracts and changing the way cannabis is being…

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What Else Can I Process with my Apeks system?

July 18, 2017

Our R&D department is constantly testing on new substances to see if we can extract something. Here’s what we’ve tried so far: Pepper seeds Vanilla Algae Kava Kava Lavender Turmeric Cacao Mangosteen (an Asian fruit) Hops Coffee Seaweed Coconut Mint Bee Pollen Our customers tell us that in addition to the obvious, they’ve extracted: Hemp…

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Extraction room requirements

April 27, 2017

Space and room requirements for Apeks systems     To help plan your extraction rooms, here is a list of dimensions and components you’ll need to house your Apeks systems:  Temperature: 65 degrees Fahrenheit minimum, 80 degrees maximum Electrical cabinets: 3′ clearance in front   Room dimensions: 20′ x 20′ x 8′ ceiling height (this size accommodates lab equipment) …

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