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Fractional Distillation and Solvent Recycling

If you need consistent, high-quality recycled solvents, you need fractional distillation. Fractional distillation is a technique used to purify solvents, chemicals, natural products, petroleum, biodiesel, crude oil, and other materials. The good solvent and the contaminants have different boiling points. By paying attention to the boiling point (vapor temperature) you can separate the good (clean […]

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Alcohol Recycling 101

All About Alcohol Recycling You’ve been using alcohol for years and are thinking about recycling it. That is a great idea that will save you money! It doesn’t take a lot of training or special knowledge to recycle alcohol. Here are the basics: Alcohol When we say “alcohol” we actually mean ethanol. It is used […]

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Formalin Recycling 101

How Does Formalin Recycling Work? You’ve been using formalin for years and are thinking about recycling it. That’s a great idea that will save you money! While formalin itself is not expensive, it is expensive to dispose of. You could simply dump it down the drain, but if anyone finds out you’d have a major […]

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Reduce your waste generator status and save a ton of paperwork

Labs spend significant sums on buying and disposing of histology solvents. Unseen to most, are the regulatory costs of complying with local and federal hazardous waste regulations. The more hazardous waste your facility generates, the greater the regulations. Waste solvents from the lab are classified as hazardous waste by the US EPA. Depending on the […]

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Xylene Recycling 101

Tell me about the details of the xylene recycling process Note: With regard to solvent recycling xylene and xylene substitutes are nearly interchangeable. In this blog post everything that applies to xylene will also be true of xylene substitutes. You’ve been using xylene for years and now you are thinking about recycling it. Great idea. […]

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Recycling Ethanol from Cannabinoid Distillation, Extraction and Winterization

Ethanol Ethanol is its pure form can be quite expensive due to taxation. Denatured ethanol is cheaper but is not food grade due to the chemicals added to prevent human consumption(methanol, isopropanol, MIBK, jet fuel). While some protocols call for the use of 200 proof, many times 190 proof or 95% ethanol can be used. […]

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