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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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Fastest Growing Company in Ohio!

July 21, 2016

Apeks Supercritical was recognized as the fastest growing company in Ohio according to the 2015 Inc 5000 list!   Thanks to Broadview Networks for the graphic!…

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Apeks Supercritical Technical Sheet – Cold Separation

July 12, 2016

Check out our latest Tech Sheet on Cold Separation.  Cold separation during Supercritical and Subcritical CO2 Fluid Extractions (SCFE) has been shown to improve retention of THC-A and minimize thermal degradation compared to other systems that apply significant amounts of heat to the separator/collection vessel. All Apeks Supercritical systems utilize gas pumping which allows the…

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Apeks Supercritical Featured in NCIA’s “Member Spotlight”

June 28, 2016

We are proud to be NCIA’s member spotlight this month! “Last year’s ballot initiative in Ohio was so misguided, I had to speak out against it. Since then, I’ve been proactive in educating state and local legislators about the multi-faceted factors surrounding legalization of medical marijuana, even arranging for Dr. Sue Sisley of Arizona and…

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Apeks Presents “Methods & Devices Used to Create Cannabis Concentrates” at the CWCB Expo

June 21, 2016

Andy Joseph presented “Methods & Devices Used to Create Cannabis Concentrates” at the Cannabis World Conference and Business Expo last week.  The presentation offers an overview of extraction methods, including pros and cons of commonly used extraction methods in the cannabis industry as well as an overview of popular secondary processing methods.  There were several requests…

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