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Clogging of BBES because of change plant material - WKB24734

Article number: 24734

SYMPTOMS

  • CS1 side input tubings (coming from the ABPR) are completely clogged on both systems
  • Blocking occurred when plant material changed from inside grow to outside grow

ENVIRONMENT

  • Bio-Botanical Extraction System 

CAUSE

System was clogged due to a change in the composition of the plant material.

FIX or WORKAROUND

Changing the following method parameters results in continued system operation:

  1. Lower the ABPR method parameter from a high of 375 bar to 300 bar.
  2. Slow CO2 flow and increase the temperature on CS1 to 55 °C.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

There are no specific methods for this extraction, and parameters will be different for each case.

  • For more information, order part 716004406 for the Info Set, BBES for ChromScope to obtain the BBES DVD.
    • Reference the best practices document in the BBES system DVD.

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