Posts Tagged ‘homogenizers’

How to Clean Lab Homogenizer Dispersing Tools – Video

Laboratory homogenizers are used in a variety of application, among which are included mixing, emulsifying and dispersing lab samples. Whatever the application one point remains constant: a lab homogenizer must be cleaned before it is used to perform another processing function. This avoids the potential of cross-contamination between samples being processed. Cleaning is particularly critical…

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The Future of Cannabis Relies on Cannabinoid Distribution

As we stand at the precipice of widespread cannabis legalization, the blurred figure of a new industry is slowly taking shape. Throughout the past several years, cannabis has moved away from the bloodshot eyes of stereotypical stoners and into the lives of people from all walks of life. The normalization of cannabis may be attributed…

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Stop Scorching Cannabis Consumers With Cannabinoid Hotspots

When you take a sip of your morning coffee, you aren’t worried about whether there’s too much or too little caffeine. The same’s also true when you take your multi-vitamin or enjoy a chocolate bar. As consumers, we hold a solid expectation of ingredient accuracy. Could you imagine the uproar if Starbucks suddenly released a…

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Cannabis Homogenization: Questions & Answers

Cannabis homogenization. These two words, as insignificant as they may seem, hold the future of our industry. The weight of this post-processing technique has the potential to propel the nation into the green light of legalization or fling an entire industry back into the harsh realm of prohibition. If the cannabis industry has an Achilles…

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Impact of Cannabis Homogenization

The Impact of Cannabis Homogenization for Consumers & Beyond As legal cannabis spreads throughout the nation, the topic of homogenization has moved into the spotlight, and rightfully so. The impact of cannabis homogenization dives beyond the expectation of product uniformity, which we’ll discuss later, and moves into the realm of safety and legitimacy. Essentially, the…

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Compressed Air Lab Homogenizers for Hazardous Areas

Certain laboratory environments can contain flammable vapors or gases that could be ignited by stray electrical sparks.  Equipment used in such labs – such as explosion-proof refrigerators and freezers  as well as explosion-proof electrical fixtures – require special design characteristics.  The same applies electrically powered benchtop lab instruments such as lab homogenizers.  The CAT Scientific…

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Small Sample Emulsifying with a Lab Homogenizer

How to Emulsify Small Samples With a Lab Homogenizer The old saying “oil and water don’t mix” does not hold true all the time.  While it is true that oil and vinegar in the salad dressing cruet will separate on standing, homogenized milk holds the cream in suspension on the supermarket shelf and in your…

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Homogenizer Generator Specification Tips

These homogenizer generator specification tips are presented to help you make the right decision based on your particular requirements.  Homogenizer generators, also called generator probes, come in the variety of sizes and configurations necessary to accomplish laboratory and pilot plant tasks such as cell disruption, emulsifying, dispersion, dissolving and mixing.  As with any laboratory function…

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How to Choose a General Purpose Lab Homogenizer

Choosing a general purpose lab homogenizer starts with a clear understanding of what materials you work with and what you intend to accomplish.  For example, laboratory homogenizers find wide application in pharmaceutical manufacturing –  specifically R&D and pilot plant applications developing processes for food and food ingredient manufacturing formulating cosmetics and perfumes researching new chemicals…

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