Principles of Rotor Stator Homogenization

Since prehistory, mankind has devised clever ways to crush — and blend — various substances. From simple mortar and pestle combinations to water-driven gristmills, the benefits of grinding and mixing have long been obvious. The goal is always the same: to render large, inconsistently sized particles — from cells, to grains, to stones — into…

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Why you need a cannabis homogenizer and how to choose the right one

Homogenization is a hot topic in the current cannabis industry. This process ensures equal cannabinoid distribution in a product. A high-quality homogenizer is a tool that can turn your post-production operation into a surefire success. Homogenizers enable you to create a wide range of different products that are consistent and reliable in potency of THC…

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How the Right Equipment Can Help You Make World Class Concentrates

Having access to the right equipment is an important step in creating any product. When it comes to cannabis concentrates, the right equipment can make or break the end result. With market trends leaning towards an increase in concentrate based products, a good look at your production methods is a good idea. To remain efficient,…

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The Benefits of High Quality Cannabis Post Production Equipment

As the new cannabis industry landscape develops across the country, and even the world, the need for quality post production equipment is at an all-time high. When looking to make any cannabis product out of raw material, you need the best tools to do it right. CAT Scientific provides many tools that can help create…

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How to Choose the Right Magnetic Stirrer for Cannabis Concentrates

Imagine one of your bathroom pipes won’t unclog and it’s backing up water. It smells, looks horrible, and you don’t want to deal with it. You call a plumber, to solve your retched problem. When they arrive, their only tool is a screwdriver. Do you trust that plumber? Every job requires a specific set of…

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Should I Buy a Manual Bottle-top Burette?

Before nails, bolts, and screws, carpenters had to find other ways to get buildings to stand up without collapsing. Mixing mud or cement takes extra labor, so does carving notches into each and every post and beam. The hammer-and-nail did wonders in terms of saving time, money, and labor. There’s a device that performs a…

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Avoid Temperature Overshoot on Hotplate Magnetic Stirrers

 Hotplate magnetic stirrers allow researchers to conduct mixing and stirring experiments at various temperatures to establish optimum processing recommendations for later scale-up. While today’s hotplate magnetic mixers permit close control over temperatures set by lab technicians a malfunction in the unit’s thermostat could result in a potentially dangerous situation should a hotplate temperature overshoot occur.…

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How to Achieve Magnetic Stirrer Temperature Control

Setting and assuring solution temperature set points with minimum overshoot when using a hotplate magnetic stirrer in R&D lab and small pilot plant operations is visually demonstrated by using a Pt-100 temperature probe in this video produced by CAT Scientific.  Using MCS78 programmable hotplate magnetic stirrer as a model CAT Scientific’s Steve Gold takes you…

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How to Shop for an Overhead Lab Stirrer

Researchers involved in R&D lab work and pilot plant production activities along with their purchasing departments may find it necessary to evaluate the need for and importance of options available when selecting overhead stirrers.  This post is designed to help you shop for an overhead lab stirrer. Among the points covered are stirring speed stirring…

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Tips on Selecting a High Performance Overhead Stirrer

Overhead stirrers are highly popular mixing instruments used to blend ingredients in research laboratories and pilot plants.  These units operate by means of motor-powered impellers of different configurations that perform the mixing operation. Being motor powered they can handle samples of higher viscosity than standard or hotplate magnetic stirrers operated with a different technology. In this…

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