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Overhead Stirrer, Magnetic Hotplate Stirrer, or Both?

Depending on your specific application, you may discover that it is necessary to process active ingredient, extracts, or concentrates that are highly viscous. Viscosity poses obvious challenges when it comes to the blending, stirring, and mixing of disparate substances. Start With a Magnetic Hotplate Stirrer So what specific equipment will you need to process these…

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The Pitfalls of Blending Distillate and Terpenes with a Hotplate Stirrer

When manufacturing cannabis distillates, such as CBD or THC, processors have discovered it makes sense to reintroduce an appropriate measure of terpenes. Blending distillates and terpenes helps make a more appealing product. It also happens to make a substance that’s easier to work with during processing and packaging. That’s because natural cannabis terpenes help reduce…

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How Microprocessors Improve CAT Hotplate Magnetic Stirrer Performance

Hotplate magnetic stirrers perform mixing cycles that can reach temperatures as high as 450⁰C (840⁰F).  Accidents or malfunctions at these temperatures can result in significant problems – including burns to lab personnel and damage to adjacent equipment.  In this post you will understand how microprocessors contribute to processing accuracy and safety in CAT hotplate magnetic…

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How to Process Samples in Round Bottom Flasks

Before providing tips on how to process samples in round bottom flasks it might be useful to describe how these flasks are used in the R&D lab and to set up pilot plant operations.  We’ll then get into describing how you use these flasks – focusing on equipment you’ll want to have to conduct processing…

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How to Eliminate Contaminants from Magnetic Stirrers

There is no lack of news articles announcing product recalls due to contamination and associated  health risks.  Sources of contamination are many and can include improper cleaning of equipment used in processing.  This post will discuss preventive measures to be taken to eliminate contaminants from magnetic stirrers – commonly used tools in R&D labs to…

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Computer Controlled Magnetic Stirring | CAT Scientific

How to Use  Computer Controlled Hotplate Magnetic Stirrers A computer controlled hotplate magnetic stirrer is designed to accomplish a variety of processing tasks, generally originating in the R&D facility.  Its application can migrate to use in pilot plants and even to small-scale  production facilities.  A goal of using computer controlled hotplate magnetic stirrers is developing…

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Tips for Selecting the Ideal Magnetic Stirring Bar

When it comes to expediting experiments and streamlining commercial production of cannabis-based solutions, few devices have altered the laboratory landscape to the extend of magnetic stirrers. These compact and efficient pieces of equipment effortlessly combine ingredients so researchers may swiftly identify optimum processing procedures. The ability to control stirring speed – with or without heat…

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The Thickness of Innovation – Magnetic Stirrers and Liquid Viscosity

At the heart of any experiment or processing procedure is the simple act of mixing. Although one may not believe the act of stirring is a paramount element to experiment success, improper mixing eliminates the possibility of accurate processing. For decades, laboratory personnel were required to spend hours manually stirring solutions. However, thanks to the…

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Temperature Probe | An Accessory for Efficiency

Empowering Experiments | The Importance of Magnetic Stirrer Temperature Probes Whether you’re investigating a new formula or processing ingredients for a best seller, the star device within any laboratory is the magnetic stirrer. CAT Scientific is leading the industry with its technologically advanced devices with real-world scalability. While there are many elements within the actual…

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Saving Time With Magnetic Stirrers

Efficiency for a Modern Laboratory Throughout the past several decades, laboratories have progressed into a realm of efficiency, stability and technological advancement. What used to take researchers days, or even weeks, can now be accomplished in a fraction of the time. The leader in this time saving evolution is also one of the least publicized…

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