If you’re considering adding distillation to your cannabinoid production or require help in distillation process improvement, reach out to Pope. In addition to our well-known wiped-film molecular distillation equipment product lines, Pope runs a very active toll distillation services department.
The tolling department includes a range of toll production stills with throughputs up to 230 kg/hr, pilot plant process development equipment and lab-scale feasibility testing stills. Some of the many industries served include foods, flavors, fragrances, bio-materials, extracts, pharmaceuticals, edible and essential oils, cosmetics silicones, lubricants and polyglycerides.
Pope has many decades of experience in wiped-film operation and has harnessed that knowledge to assist our customers in developing, optimizing and commercializing their distillation processes. We’ve been running numerous trials and piloting of a variety of different cannabinoids with customers’ feedlots for several years. Our trials and piloting help determine what improvement in purity, yield, color and clarity is possible through distillation. Pope operates a 2” lab wiped-film unit to conduct trials for our customers and we are capable of following distillation results by Gas Chromatography (GC). Once your material has undergone trials, we can help suggest opportunities for improvement based upon past experience.
In addition to lab trials, Pope has extensive experience in process development and scaling studies in pilot scale and in performing toll processing for customers who would prefer to outsource to Pope to distill their cannabinoid feed rather than purchasing and running their own equipment. (This is also a great opportunity for start-ups who want to begin producing their product before they build and run their own lab.) Pope is licensed by the FDA in food GMP and is also kosher and halal certified. We have a Hemp Processing License with the state of Wisconsin and are able to trial any cannabinoid feed that has a Fit for Commerce Certificate.
Want to know more? Please contact us to discuss your testing and tolling needs.