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POPE SCIENTIFIC INC.

Industry Leading Hemp & Cannabis Processing Equipment 

Backed by over 50 years of industry processing experience: Pope Scientific’s Wiped-Film Short Path Molecular Stills are recognized as the premier machines in the marijuana industry for cannabis distillation, including hemp oil distillation and terpene recovery after extraction. We have led the way worldwide in high-vacuum molecular distillation and wiped-film evaporation equipment, technology, and processing services since 1975. Final purification of THC and CBD to the highest levels of quality, clarity, yield, and product value are readily performed on Pope equipment. Today, Pope sits at the forefront of cannabis processing technology with distillation, post extraction, and isolation equipment being provided in the USA and internationally.

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Recent Blog Posts & News

Check out our blog for technical articles, upcoming events, best practices, industry news and product updates.

  • Video: Get to know Pope Scientific

    While cannabis is a relatively new market, Pope's processing equipment has been around for over 50 years. Learn more about our equipment, capabilities, customer service [...]

  • Cannabis in the Midwest

    Pope Scientific is featured in the 'Cannabis in the Midwest' issue of Marijuana Venture magazine. Marijuana Venture’s ongoing feature exploring the cannabis industry’s presence [...]

  • Isolation of CBD

    Introduction CBD isolation is performed by many processors to create a THC-free product for their end-user for a variety of reasons. For those who [...]

  • Understanding Short-Path, Fractional and Pope’s Wiped-Film Molecular Stills

    Understanding the difference between short-path, fractional and Pope’s wiped-film molecular stills: Oftentimes when people are considering distillation equipment for processing hemp and cannabis, there [...]

  • Video: Get to know Pope Scientific

    While cannabis is a relatively new market, Pope's processing equipment has been around for over 50 years. Learn more about our equipment, capabilities, customer service [...]

  • Cannabis in the Midwest

    Pope Scientific is featured in the 'Cannabis in the Midwest' issue of Marijuana Venture magazine. Marijuana Venture’s ongoing feature exploring the cannabis industry’s presence [...]

  • Isolation of CBD

    Introduction CBD isolation is performed by many processors to create a THC-free product for their end-user for a variety of reasons. For those who [...]

  • Understanding Short-Path, Fractional and Pope’s Wiped-Film Molecular Stills

    Understanding the difference between short-path, fractional and Pope’s wiped-film molecular stills: Oftentimes when people are considering distillation equipment for processing hemp and cannabis, there [...]

  • Introducing the New Pope ProPass-600 Canna Still

    Providing the highest performance - greatest throughput / price ratio Recognized for decades for molecular distillation excellence, Pope Scientific proudly presents the ProPass 600 [...]

  • Video: Get to know Pope Scientific

    While cannabis is a relatively new market, Pope's processing equipment has been around for over 50 years. Learn more about our equipment, capabilities, customer service [...]

  • Cannabis in the Midwest

    Pope Scientific is featured in the 'Cannabis in the Midwest' issue of Marijuana Venture magazine. Marijuana Venture’s ongoing feature exploring the cannabis industry’s presence [...]

  • Isolation of CBD

    Introduction CBD isolation is performed by many processors to create a THC-free product for their end-user for a variety of reasons. For those who [...]

  • Understanding Short-Path, Fractional and Pope’s Wiped-Film Molecular Stills

    Understanding the difference between short-path, fractional and Pope’s wiped-film molecular stills: Oftentimes when people are considering distillation equipment for processing hemp and cannabis, there [...]

  • Introducing the New Pope ProPass-600 Canna Still

    Providing the highest performance - greatest throughput / price ratio Recognized for decades for molecular distillation excellence, Pope Scientific proudly presents the ProPass 600 [...]

Latest Videos

Cannabis & Tech Today interview with Pope Scientific Process/Sales Engineer Ben Kultgen

This video provides an overview of how volatile materials can affect your distillation process, and how you can identify them. 

Two Pass Method for Purifying Cannabinoids With a Wiped-Film Still 

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Pope Scientific on Instagram

Happy Thanksgiving! 🦃 We are so thankful for our wonderful friends, vendors and customers in the industry! ⁠

Cheers to you all!⁠

#thanksgiving #thankful #turkeyday
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Last day to come see us at #MjBizCon! Stop by booth #7427

Thanks to everyone who’s come by already. We really appreciate catching up and all the great convos we’ve had this week.

#scaleupwithpope #wfs #wipedfilm #distill #distillation
#purewithpope #vegas #mjbiz #bizcon
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The classic Pope 2” wiped-film still running at day 2 of Mjbizcon! If you haven’t stopped by yet, come see us at booth 7427.

#mjbizcon @mjbizdaily #pope #purewithpope #wipedfilm #cannastill #canna #distillation
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Great first day at #mjbizcon in the books. We’re looking forward to seeing you all tomorrow for day 2! Come see us! Booth 7427 🤩

#wipedfilm #distillation #mjbizcon2022 #pope #purewithpope
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Running our Benchtop Nutsche Filter-Dryer at MJBizCon. Stop by booth 7427 to see it in action. The Nutsche is used to produce CBD isolate.

#nutsche #cbd #mjbizcon #popescientific #caanbiz #isolate #crystallization #cbdisolate
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Come see the Pope tomorrow at booth 7427! Can’t wait to see you all @mjbizdaily #mjbizcon ...

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Today we honor you. Thank you for your service, Veterans. ⁠


#veteransday #thankyou #honorveterans
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Who's heading to #MjBizCon?👋 Be sure to stop by our booth and enter our contest! We're giving away a brand new @Edwardsvacuum E2M18 Vacuum Pump! 🎉⁠

We're less than 2 weeks away from #MjBizCon! ⁠
#scaleupwithpope #edwardsvacuum #popescientific #contest #giveaway #purewithpope #wipedfilm #distilaltion #cannabiz #distillationlab #mjbizcon2022 @mjdaily #vacuumpump
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We’re getting excited for @mjbizdaily #mjbizcon in #vegas this year. Be sure to stop by our booth #7427 to discuss optimizing and scaling your processing!

#wipedfilm #distillation #purewithpope #distillate #cannabiz #scaleupwithpope #crystallization
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Happy Halloween from Pope!

#halloween #processing #spookyseason🎃
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A few of our Pope Canna Stills. A size for all processing needs. And when you’re ready to scale up, we can custom build your wiped-film system.

#scaleup #purewithpope #wipedfilm #popescientific #distillate #cannabiz #distillation #scaleupwithpope
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Only 3 weeks until #MJBizCon in Vegas. 🎉 We'll be back and are looking forward to sharing how you can scale your processing business with Pope! ⁠

When you’re growing your business, you need a partner with premium equipment, technical expertise, and highly responsive support. Stop by our booth 7427 at #MjBizCon22 and let's talk about how we help optimize your process and readily scale up your production throughputs!⁠

If you haven't registered yet, use code EXV1740 for 10% off your registration. Drop us a line if you're headed to Vegas👇️⁠

#scaleup #purewithpope #processing #wipedfilmstills #wipedfilm #distillation #cannabinoids #hemp #cannabis #cannabiz #distillate #crystallization #cbdisolate #mfg #scaleupwithpope
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Fifth and final day of ACHEMA in Frankfurt. Very good expo, met many old friends and met new ones. ...

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Day 3 of ACHEMA in the books! A little peek at our pope batch-mode fractional still.

#fractional #distillation #batchmode #achema #achema22 #tradeshow #achemaexhibitor #fractionslstill
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Day 2 in the books at @achemaofficial in Frankfurt Germany. Pope’s 2” Wiped-Film Still running sample materials for display. Stop by our booth in Hall 4, booth H50 to say hello 👋 and learn more.

#wipedfilm #labscale #distillation #achema22 #popescientific #tradeshow #frankfurt #germany #stills
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Meet Nick Rettig, Pope’s fabricator! This work-hard play-hard individual’s path to welding made for an interesting interview.⁠

Nick’s welding career sparked through his family of welders. His career started in his father’s shop. Through his family members, he learned how to pipe fit, amongst other welding projects like “being able to fix his own stuff”. Before coming to Pope, Nick worked at an oil refinery and installed all the fermentation tanks. ⁠

Some of the things Nick enjoys about working at Pope are that the shop is small, it’s nice to feel appreciated, and how friendly everyone is. Amongst his favorite things here, his favorite machine to use is the orbital welder.⁠

However, working is not all Nick does. When he is not on the clock, he enjoys riding dirt bikes, taking a ride in his old Cadillac 65 Coupe Deville, and going to the beach with his kids.⁠

Curious enough, he also welds outside of work on projects like hot rods and various other tasks. But if this charismatic employee hasn’t caught your attention yet, he has even done work for the silver screen in the past for movies through a friend of his dad! Some movies they did work for are Home Alone 2 (Dunkin’s toy chest/ toy store sign), Baby’s Day Out, Straight Talk, blank man (duplicated the CTA train on F150), and The Untouchables. They have even done crash car roll cages. Nick remembers meeting John Candy once as a kid while his dad worked with his friend for a movie.⁠

#welding #fabrictation #manufacturing #weloveourteam #purewithpope #popescientific #employeeappreciation #distillation
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Blowing glass in the Pope glass shop. Did you know we offer quick repairs to Pope glass parts? Not only do we stock spares, but our skilled team of glassblowers can get your parts fixed fast! ⁠

Reach out if we can help!!⁠

#glassblowing #spareparts #distillation #glassrepairs #quickshipping #popeglass #purewithpope #glassparts #glassblower #glassshop
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Happy #710 from Pope!⁠

#710day #distillate #purewithpope #happy710
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