November 3, 2021

The Extraction Kinetic Curve

Understanding the dynamics at play during an extraction is important for maximizing efficiency and throughput. One key concept of ScCO2 extraction is the kinetic curve. The kinetic extraction curve is a mass transfer dynamic that provides information on the rate of solubilization and recovery of target compounds. It is key in determining how efficient an extraction is.

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September 20, 2021

Over $2B Illicit Cannabis Removed with LightLab 3 Cannabis Analyzer

NEW LONDON, NH – September 20, 2021 – LightLab 3 Cannabis Analyzer by Orange Photonics, is helping law enforcement rapidly identify and remove cannabis plants and products from the illicit market. Year-to-date LightLab 3 has been involved in enforcement actions that have resulted in the confiscation of over $2B of illicit plant and product. Across the United States, regulators and...

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September 14, 2021

Cultivator Cup LightLab Results

Orange Photonics tested 28 flower samples submitted by licensed cannabis cultivators from across the state of Massachusetts. LightLab 3 was used to test these samples for cannabinoid and terpene content, helping to distinguish potency and defining quality characteristics.

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August 3, 2021

Adding Insight to Instinct: A Glimpse at Analytical Process Tracking for Extractors

In the rapidly evolving world of cannabis extraction, the need to maximize output may feel at odds with maintaining high quality standards. Extraction practices have oftentimes been driven through both instinct and experience, with limited opportunity to make data-driven decisions in real-time. With competition expanding, it is imperative that forward-thinking organizations apply process-tracking analytical practices typically applied by highly regulated industries. The practices highlighted in this article are proven to improve quality of products, efficiency in processes, and avoid costly mistakes with LightLab 3.

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April 29, 2021

Delta-8 THC Now Reported by LightLab 3 Cannabis Analyzer

Orange Photonics is pleased to announce that the LightLab 3 Cannabis Analyzer now reports Delta-8 THC (D8-THC), an increasingly popular cannabinoid found in hemp-derived cannabis products. In addition, Orange Photonics is releasing a new Mobile Monitoring feature which gives users the ability to track sample test progress and view results from a smartphone.

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April 15, 2021

Customer Spotlight: Vermont Pure CBD

Vermont Pure CBD is a New England hemp company located in Shoreham, Vermont. Their small team has more than two decades of combined horticultural experience; from greenhouse production, organic farming, and laboratory work to large-scale field operations. By growing their own hemp, running their own extractions, and handcrafting all of their full-spectrum products, Vermont Pure CBD is dedicated to bringing only the best hemp products to their customers.

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March 24, 2021

Welcome: Vice President of Sales

Orange Photonics is pleased to welcome Jill Carreiro as Vice President of Sales. With a Bachelor’s degree in Bioengineering from Arizona State University and extensive experience in the analytical instrumentation and pharmaceutical industries, Jill is passionate about helping customers reach their own quality goals and increase their productivity through cool science.

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February 18, 2021

Customer Spotlight: District Derp

With a customer-centric approach, District Derp is breaking the stigma surrounding the cannabis services in their area by anchoring their brand to stringent quality control procedures delivered through on-site testing with LightLab.

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