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Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 03-22-2019, 01:33 AM
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Posted By Gray Wolf
Looks like a pretty impressive sized fireball!

Looks like a pretty impressive sized fireball!
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 03-21-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 19,757
Posted By Gray Wolf
The fish trap exists only because of the fish. ...

The fish trap exists only because of the fish. The fish that I covet in this case, is simply resolution of whether TT is selling mineral oil as Viscosity terpenes only mix, either on purpose or by...
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 03-20-2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 19,757
Posted By Gray Wolf
Here is the SDS sheet required by law: ...

Here is the SDS sheet required by law:


https://buy-terpenes.com/certificates/sds/VISCOSITY_SDS_True_Terpenes.pdf
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 03-19-2019, 02:06 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 15,956
Posted By Gray Wolf
Column chromatography would certainly produce a...

Column chromatography would certainly produce a quality starting product.
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 03-19-2019, 01:54 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 19,757
Posted By Gray Wolf
The confusion comes in when the two words are...

The confusion comes in when the two words are used interchangeably and they are not the same.

A terpene is an aromatic hydrocarbon. Nothing there but carbon and hydrogen atoms, C-10, 15, 20, 30,...
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 03-18-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 15,956
Posted By Gray Wolf
We tested it using our own GC and it showed the...

We tested it using our own GC and it showed the THC peak shifted to the left. We don't have a MS, and never did send out a sample for GC/MS or HPLC/MS.

We didn't try to reconcile the rest of...
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 03-18-2019, 02:26 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 15,956
Posted By Gray Wolf
It is truly a pleasant and unique experience, but...

It is truly a pleasant and unique experience, but happens virtually instantly upon toking. Hard to describe, but virtually everyone said that it wasn't what they were expecting.

It includes both...
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 03-17-2019, 10:01 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 19,757
Posted By Gray Wolf
None of the above. A (mono) terpene is two...

None of the above. A (mono) terpene is two isoprenes linked, which are aromatic double bonded Alkene molecules arranged in the shape of a hobby horse. A sesquiterpene is three isoprenes linked. A...
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 03-17-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 15,956
Posted By Gray Wolf
Some good points, and this project was done a...

Some good points, and this project was done a decade ago, during which time our extraction and processing techniques have evolved from reasonably concentrated resins, to high purity crystals, so it...
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 03-16-2019, 11:00 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 19,757
Posted By Gray Wolf
In blue above. I've picked up one sample...

In blue above.


I've picked up one sample and am arranging the second.
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 03-16-2019, 09:44 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 15,956
Posted By Gray Wolf
Good point? Acetate would require no thinner to...

Good point? Acetate would require no thinner to work in a pen.
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 03-16-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 19,757
Posted By Gray Wolf
I’ve done a little ground work on obtaining a...

I’ve done a little ground work on obtaining a sample and locating a suitable laboratory, and find that TT doesn’t distribute through dispensaries, they are mail order.

I can have someone...
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 03-16-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 15,956
Posted By Gray Wolf
Try it, you'll like it........:biggrin:

Try it, you'll like it........:biggrin:
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 03-15-2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 19,757
Posted By Gray Wolf
Most of us know neither entity, but this debate...

Most of us know neither entity, but this debate has spilled onto page 21 without resolution, so begs a new approach.

I noted that I was friends with one of their competitors, but didn't share...
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 03-15-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 19,757
Posted By Gray Wolf
Same same brother. How quickly the days turn...

Same same brother. How quickly the days turn into years...

If you will email or PM me the lot number from the sample that you pickup, I will strive to find a different one.
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 03-15-2019, 12:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 530
Posted By Gray Wolf
Here is a chart of dielectric constants. ...

Here is a chart of dielectric constants.


Ethanol might work in an polar/non polar exchange.
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 03-15-2019, 12:31 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 19,757
Posted By Gray Wolf
Two questions, what and why??? Hello...

Two questions, what and why???

Hello Future4200 Dustinsan! I've been watching this thread and purposefully staying arms length, but perhaps I can add another layer.

For instance I notice both...
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 02-13-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,400
Posted By Gray Wolf
A few years ago, I was visited by the...

A few years ago, I was visited by the representative of a French microwave company who did botanical extraction. I couldn't find his literature, but did find his name and here is an on line link. ...
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 02-13-2019, 03:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 215
Posted By Gray Wolf
I’ve never bumped the ph of a concentrate, except...

I’ve never bumped the ph of a concentrate, except when we were isomerizing the CBD’s to THC with sulfuric acid, or making THC-Acetate with acetic anhydride, but I can share that with you.

Acids...
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 02-08-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,141
Posted By Gray Wolf
Good point! You can even blend oil and water...

Good point! You can even blend oil and water with one. We've had excellent luck with the CAT X1000D for that purpose.

It also allows you to increase your saturation rate, though if you super...
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 02-01-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 973
Posted By Gray Wolf
Depends on how you do it. If the hot vapor is...

Depends on how you do it. If the hot vapor is just providing head pressure to the supply tank, it doesn't.
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 01-30-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,443
Posted By Gray Wolf
Sorry I've never extracted with citric acid, only...

Sorry I've never extracted with citric acid, only degumming with it.

jump117's graph was reasonably close when we checked it out. The thing to consider is how the decarb was done. It is...
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 01-29-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 262
Posted By Gray Wolf
Turn it upside down.

Turn it upside down.
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 01-13-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 973
Posted By Gray Wolf
When I turn on the column heat, I valve off the...

When I turn on the column heat, I valve off the column and recover it separately from the pot.
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 01-12-2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 926
Posted By Gray Wolf
Using MCT oil in a non-oil free recovery...

Using MCT oil in a non-oil free recovery compressor, is one of the things that we tried along the way and a similar application.

Compressor oils are formulated to maximize compressor life, so...
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 01-11-2019, 08:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 611
Posted By Gray Wolf
Yes, I get a hard buildup with my electric Ti...

Yes, I get a hard buildup with my electric Ti nail using Rosin at 650F, that I periodically scrape loose, and then use a Mapp gas torch to turn the nail incandescent yellow to burn off the remainder....
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 01-11-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 926
Posted By Gray Wolf
In industry, we often had to supply breathing air...

In industry, we often had to supply breathing air for operators in areas like walk in sandblasting. The first link below is the NIOSH standards for breathing air, and the following links companies...
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 01-07-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,443
Posted By Gray Wolf
Inferring that "home grown" means growing for our...

Inferring that "home grown" means growing for our own likes and dislikes, one method suitable for all seems unlikely.

I gave up smoking when my bronchial tubes started rebelling, and when I found...
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 01-07-2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,141
Posted By Gray Wolf
Alas, it is still possible for us old war horses...

Alas, it is still possible for us old war horses to get spoiled by new technology.

I gasped at the CAT price as well, but as a measure of fondness, all three of us Skunk Pharmers figured out how...
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 01-07-2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,141
Posted By Gray Wolf
Our old Thermolyne Cimarec 2 still does a good...

Our old Thermolyne Cimarec 2 still does a good job as well and they can be found cheap used.

We got the job done with the Thermolyne, and simply like the CAT's newer design, with dead nuts...
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 01-07-2019, 03:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,014
Posted By Gray Wolf
Reagent grade is not denatured and typically used...

Reagent grade is not denatured and typically used in a lab. Around here, you have to either pay the liquor taxes on it, or keep a log of usage to prove it is being used as a reagent in the lab. ...
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 01-06-2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,014
Posted By Gray Wolf
Can you get 200 proof reagent grade from a...

Can you get 200 proof reagent grade from a chemical supplier?
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 01-05-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 926
Posted By Gray Wolf
It is typically cryogenically produced by air...

It is typically cryogenically produced by air reduction, and you should ostensibly be in the low parts per millionth contamination with even industrial grades.
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 01-05-2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,141
Posted By Gray Wolf
We love our CAT MCS-66, which works well for the...

We love our CAT MCS-66, which works well for the purpose.

https://web.archive.org/web/20160303070043/https://skunkpharmresearch.com/cat-scientific-mcs-66-stirring-hotplate-test/
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 01-05-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 973
Posted By Gray Wolf
If I need a push, I use a secondary hot vapor...

If I need a push, I use a secondary hot vapor tank.

I also heat the columns to 150F after draining, to force out any remaining LPG, and then back fill with nitrogen so that when I open the...
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 01-04-2019, 01:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 926
Posted By Gray Wolf
https://www.icmag.com/ic/showthread.php?t=297278&h...

https://www.icmag.com/ic/showthread.php?t=297278&highlight=Haskel
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 12-25-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 311
Posted By Gray Wolf
Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas ya'll!
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 12-16-2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 973
Posted By Gray Wolf
It takes (much) longer to recover, the heat of...

It takes (much) longer to recover, the heat of compression heats up the mix, and you can eventually reach the pump shut off pressure.
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 12-10-2018, 04:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 973
Posted By Gray Wolf
Some thoughts: 6" X 24" is not a very...

Some thoughts:

6" X 24" is not a very efficient column. Are you using a shower head at the top of the column?

With a 4" X 36" column, we flooded by volume, typically about 2.4V (V X 3 X .8)....
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 12-07-2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 557
Posted By Gray Wolf
Yes

Yes
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 12-07-2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 557
Posted By Gray Wolf
Yes

Yes
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 12-06-2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 407
Posted By Gray Wolf
If you disconnect the hose and open the valve...

If you disconnect the hose and open the valve with the tank in an upright position, you can tell whether it has a dip tube or not.


What pressure does the system show when you are heating it?
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 12-06-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 557
Posted By Gray Wolf
To SH's point, we heat our Terpenator columns to...

To SH's point, we heat our Terpenator columns to 150F purge the LPG that is slowly evaporating from the plant material and chilling it in the process of doing so.

Easy to do with silicone heat...
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 12-06-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 557
Posted By Gray Wolf
Whip it butane fuel is only about 54% n-Butane,...

Whip it butane fuel is only about 54% n-Butane, 24% Iso-butane, and 22% Propane.

Propane's boiling point is around -42C/43.6F, so -25C isn't cold enough to recover it
...
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 12-05-2018, 03:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 557
Posted By Gray Wolf
A good point! An important tool! A...

A good point! An important tool!

A refrigerant recovery scale will tell you when your solvent storage tank has been fully transferred, as well as when the liquid phase has been fully recovered.
...
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 12-05-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 557
Posted By Gray Wolf
You will always lose LPG vapors when opening a...

You will always lose LPG vapors when opening a passive system. The vapor density is a function of its temperature, in relationship to its vapor and boiling points.

What is the solvent(s) and mix...
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 12-01-2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,524
Posted By Gray Wolf
As I recall, about .34" and 200 psi. We...

As I recall, about .34" and 200 psi. We re-drilled a couple of times.

You can use a 3/8" ball valve rather than an orifice on the exhaust side, you just can't adjust them once they get cold,...
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 11-25-2018, 04:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 457
Posted By Gray Wolf
Not as close to you as Ashland, but we use...

Not as close to you as Ashland, but we use American Scientific, in Portland, OR for most of our chemicals. 1-800-524-8224

I'm guessing that they ship, but also provide dock delivery.
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 11-09-2018, 02:44 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 73,662
Posted By Gray Wolf
The issue remains in litigation, but progress is...

The issue remains in litigation, but progress is being made.
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 11-09-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,372
Posted By Gray Wolf
You can make a marginally stronger tincture with...

You can make a marginally stronger tincture with kif, because you are not loading the alcohol with other constituents (like water) from the leaves, but you can also remove some of the alcohol with...
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