Is molecular distillation similar to extraction?
Are solvents required for the process?
What advantages does a Pope wiped film molecular still [WFMS] offer?
is Molecular distillation similar to extraction?
What level of purity is expected with the Pope stills?
When further post-extraction purification of THC and/or CBD for product purity and clarity is needed, distillation is a good choice because the mixture contains components with different boiling points. However, the components are heat sensitive as well as viscous.
How it Works
Pope Wiped-Film Molecular Stills (WFMS) are a special type of short-path, molecular distillation equipment. These are continuous mode systems, as opposed to batch vessel distillation apparatus. The diagram below of the cannabinoid purification distillation process illustrates the means of this technology and shows the flow of the feed material and the separation of component fractions within the equipment.