Tech Tips

Webinar: Optimizing Your Potency Testing Based on Your End Goals

with Hillel Brandes, Ph.D., Analytical Technology Specialist at MilliporeSigma

In this webinar, we will explore major parameters that affect chromatographic resolution of cannabinoids, and review examples along the way. Parameters we will explore include buffer, buffer concentration, pH, temperature, and choice of solvent systems. This quick webinar will provide you with a basis to hone in an optimized method based on your specific goals for potency testing.

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Webinar: Choosing the Right Solvents for Your Application

with Bruce Herzig, Analytical Science Liaison & Technology Specialist at MilliporeSigma

Ever wonder if you’re using the best solvents to optimize your analyses? In this webinar we’ll explore this question by guiding you through the various aspects of solvents suitable for cannabis testing, extraction, and purification.

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Microbiology and Cannabis: It’s No Small Problem!

with Jessa Youngblood, Cannabis Industry Specialist at Hardy Diagnostics

Join us as we take a look at the logical steps to create safe and compliant microbiology testing practices in the cannabis lab.

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Weighing in Regulated Applications

By George Hatziemanuel, Market Manager, Laboratory, Ohaus Corporation

An overview of regulations and regulating bodies, terminology, and concepts relevant to situations where a balance is used in ‘direct sale to the public’ (or “legal for trade”) applications.

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Liquid Temperature Control for Extraction Methodologies

With Mark Diener, Product Manager and Kim Wolfson, Sales Team Leader, Julabo USA

An overview of temperature control units for CO2, EtOH and liquified hydrocarbon extraction methodologies. Sizing the proper unit for temperature range and capacity is critical for maximum processing throughput.

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Real Time Monitoring and Data Logging

With Phil Alfieri from Rotronic

Discover how a real-time monitoring system with 24/7 centralized monitoring and automatic report generation will allow you to log, track, analyze, and compare conditions in cultivation and production facilities.throughput.

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Understand Pesticides and their Analytical Challenges to the Cannabis Industry

With Patricia Atkins, R&D and New Products Chemist

Pesticides are now a daily part of our world, from the anti-bacterial soaps we use to the commercial pesticides that are applied to our food. Over the past fifty years, the number of commercially available pesticide formulations has grown from a few dozen to thousands of preparations.

This technical tip will look at the development of modern pesticides and how those pesticides are applied, regulated and analyzed. While some of these pesticides are easily screened by using conventional and traditional methods of analysis, some pesticides, however, can be more challenging. We will discuss some of the most popular pesticides in use and the challenges some modern pesticides being used today in the cannabis industry.

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Important Information for Our Customers

To Our Friends and Customers,

We recognize that these are unsettling times and we want you to know that the safety and health of our global community, including our valued customers and dedicated vendors, is of the utmost importance to us.

During this time, our commitment to you as a valued customer will continue to remain strong and steady. Our e-commerce lights will also remain on while our team across the country works virtually and practices strict social distancing.
We are in close contact with our vendors to ensure that customers like you are able to access all of our products and continue business as usual. I can say with confidence that we are well positioned in this regard due to the broad diversity among the vendors that we represent.
In an effort to help facilitate current strategic orders, we have stocked our warehouse with MilliporeSigma mobile phase solvents. In our experience, mobile phase solvents are an example of products that are imperative to operations and are often ordered with short lead time relative to operational needs. We are prepared to ship these products immediately and have also applied a discount.

Nothing is more important than your health and safety, and the need to protect those most vulnerable to the coronavirus. Please take care of yourselves and others.

Ken Snoke
Founder, Emerald Scientific