SDR1200 • SDR30 • SDR01 Hemp Oil Extraction Using Water For Continuous Feed Extraction For Hemp Full Spectrum Oil Extract • Aqueous Extraction

The New Revolution in Processing using Water as the Solvent
Simple push-button operation and uses only water as the carrier-solvent, this amazing system uses technology that was previously only available in the pharmaceutical industry. Please visit our new website for this extraction system at: https://sonicextractor.com


SDR1200 (Industrial Processing High Capacity): Process 50-100 pounds per hour, or up to 2,400 pounds (1,200 kg) per day of hemp, algae, or other botanicals. This system produces full spectrum hemp oil (crude oil). Fast processing is continuous feed. The cell lysis is under a few seconds. Lease: $109,426 / month (Approved credit. Engineering Study required prior to purchase). For leasing information, please click herePrice: $2 million. Build time: varies depending on order queue.


SDR30 (Commercial Processing Medium Capacity)Process 1-3 pounds per hour, or up to 70 pounds (30 kg) per day of hemp botanicals. This system can process up to 26,000 pounds per year of dry hemp flower when run continuously. This system produces full spectrum hemp oil. Fast processing is continuous feed. The cell lysis is under a few seconds. Operation is silent, closed loop, and uses water as the solvent. Lease for $15,365 per month (credit approved). Price: $350,000 Build time: 4+ months depending on order queue. For leasing information, please click here.


SDR01 (Water Extraction Demonstrator)
Lab Scale Processing: Demonstrate hydrodynamic cavitation for your buyers, investors, or just for your own proof of concept. Call or email for pricing. Shipped in one crate. Roll-out and plug in to single phase 110V outlet. Time to Build: 3 weeks (depending on order queue) Major System Components (Built into one sturdy powder-coated modular cart with casters with laser engraved acrylic tabletop and lower deck):
A. Pre-Processing: Grind up your hemp flower into powder. Tabletop grain grinder.
B. Extraction Processing: Spinning Disc Reactor in clear acrylic tube to show real-time extraction and cavitation.
C. Separation and Filtration: Separation of botanical plant matter, water, and oil. Tabletop centrifugal separator.
Note: All components are separate and not connected. This is a demonstrator of the extraction process.


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SDR1200 Hemp Processing System is Comprised of 4 Standard Shipping Container Modules.

 

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Sample ROI Payback with Farm Cultivated Hemp Flower at $18 per Pound Cost of Production and Selling at $2.00/gram ($2,000 kg)

 

High Technology Applications

SILVER NANOPARTICLE PRODUCTION

Spinning Disc Reactors, or SDRs, are a very new type of processing unit that has had new applications discovered every year. This demonstrates how new SDRs are, especially in this field. This is a good alternative to the crowded hemp extraction market.

PDF Research Paper (PDF): 20190425-infinity-supercritical-sdr-nanoparticle-review

A big field of interest as of lately has been process intensification which is a design approach that focuses on smaller, cleaner, safer, and more energy efficient processes. One design that has received considerable attention as of late has been the spinning disc reactor (SDR). Its basic design includes one or more liquid streams being flowed onto a quickly rotating disc.

The centrifugal acceleration from the rotation creates a very thin liquid film which significantly heightens the mass transfer and micro-mixing ability of the liquid streams. It also is a continuous feed reactor which can be applied to many processes that have relied on large volume and high residence time designs like batch or continuously stirred tank reactors (CSTR).

While the SDR can be used for many different processes, it excels greatly in a specific few. These include processes that rely on precipitation and uniformly mixed reactants. These traits allow for SDRs to be used in the “bottom-up” production of nanoparticles, where particles are created through nucleations and subsequently crystal growth. This is where batch reactors and CSTRs aren’t as easily applied due to their high volumes and lack of sufficient mixing ability. “Top-down” processing where bulk material is ground down into nanoparticles is typically avoided when trying to achieve nanoparticles of a certain size and narrow size distribution due to the lack of control over the process.

Both silver and titanium dioxide nanoparticles have a realized and open market to enter with predicted growth and new applications coming out consistently. The cost to produce the materials is rather low and the production ability seems high enough, especially with silver, that a company could actively pursue using an SDR to produce the nanoparticles with success. Since the proof of concept and idea is already detailed, there would be a low cost of entry into these markets as well. The revenue from such could be used to support R&D into quantum dots or pharmaceutical nanoparticles.

Strategy: Silver Nano Particles Production at $2/gram Sell Price:

If silver nanoparticles of 99% purity or higher can be produced anywhere in the range of 10 nm – 40 nm, they can be sold at a wholesale price of $3 a gram. To undercut the market to allow for entry I assumed a price of $2 a gram. This comes out to be about $24 million a year in revenue. As seen in Table 15, this comes out to about $12 million a year in profit. Referencing Section 2.21, a producer with the production rate would have a 1.56 percent market share of the global market.

Silver Nanoparticle Production

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Silver Nanoparticle Production using a Infinity Supercritical SDR

 

For the full review, please download our pdf: 20190425-infinity-supercritical-sdr-nanoparticle-review


The advantages of a water based solvent:

  1. Eco-Extraction: pure water is used as the solvent. Produces a more pure product for the customer. Similar sized ethanol processors which use a batch process may spend $500,000 to $1,000,000 per year in ethanol consumable (termed slippage) per year.
  2. Small Footprint: four 20 ft. shipping containers provide a modular extraction facility.
  3. Proven Technology: Spinning Disc Reactors and hydrodynamic cavitation is well-proven in the food processing and pharmaceutical industry.
  4. No Fire Code Restrictions: unlike high pressure and volatile solvents, water processing extraction has minimal code compliance.
  5. GMP: systems are built to GMP standards.
  6. Silent Closed-Loop Operation: The extraction system runs with a low audible footprint. The system is closed-loop to conserve water.
  7. Most Energy Efficient Extraction System Available: Because water is the solvent, the system is the most energy efficient process in the industry. CO2 requires high pressure (and maintenance prone) special pumps, and some require noisy air compressors.
  8. Better Environment for Workers: since water is used as the solvent, there are no volatile (i.e. flammable) materials to handle. There are also no airborne chemicals to breathe in or need for huge air exhaust systems.
  9. Full Spectrum Oil Right Out of the Machine: the SDR1200 produces a full spectrum crude oil right out of the system. This can be combined with a carrier oil (i.e. coconut oil) and bottled for direct sale to the consumer. The hemp oil is rich in all extracted components, and may be further processed in to lower value isolate which is in high demand everywhere.
  10. Push-Button Operation: because high pressure or volatile solvent operation is not needed, the flows of water can be controlled by a SCADA computer system which has lower worker input.
  11. Rapid Hemp Oil Extraction: this is the fastest extraction method available, and accomplished by instantaneous hydrodynamic cavitation. Cell lysis occurs in under a second.
  12. Dual Flow: the extraction system has a dual-flow processing circuit, which allows either system to be paused for maintenance, while the system is still performing the extraction process.
  13. Plug-and-Play: the system is build into four modules, which can be shipped anywhere in the world, and set up indoors, or outdoors. The modules are connected together by modular power and water conduits for rapid installation. Typically a system can be ready for extraction in a few days.
  14. Raw Hemp Input: you can back-up your walking floor trailer or other hemp storage system to convey into the SDR hopper, in whole bud or flower format. The SDR does the rest.
  15. Wet or Dry Hemp: we recommend you dry your hemp prior processing, so that you can store your flower without any mold or degrade. This gives you a much longer processing window then trying to process out of the field without drying. Longer term storage necessitates drying of the hemp flower, then bagging (vacuum bag or freezer) storage to preserve valuable hemp components.
  16. Fast ROI: the return on investment is fast, due to the larger processing capacity, and lower solvent consumable costs. Payback time is typically a few weeks or less.
  17. Continuous Feed: this is the only extraction system on the market that is continuous feed. All other botanical oil extraction systems are batch processing (you put the hemp into a vessel, where it is extracted over time).
  18. Wave of the Future: this type of processing is not only good for the enviroment, and workers, it is also good for the consumer. With government and local regulations, it will quickly become the standardized method of pure oil extraction.
  19. Reduces Bottleneck at Harvest Time: this method of fast and efficient extraction will reduce the bottleneck which batch processors experience at harvest time. SDR processors can use their machines to offer toll-processing (contract processing) for other farmers, or groups with large amounts of hemp.
  20. Made in the USA: the SDR is developed and manufactured in the USA.

Please visit our new website for this extraction system at: https://sonicextractor.com

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SDR processor modules can be stacked to save space

SDR01 (Water Extraction Demonstrator)
Lab Scale Processing: Demonstrate hydrodynamic cavitation for your buyers, investors, or just for your own proof of concept. Call or email for pricing. Shipped in one crate. Roll-out and plug in to single phase 110V outlet.

Price: $16,999.
Time to Build: 3 weeks (depending on order queue)

Major System Components (Built into one sturdy powdercoated modular cart with casters with laser engraved acrylic tabletop and lower deck):
A. Pre-Processing: Grind up your hemp flower into powder. Tabletop grain grinder.
B. Extraction Processing: Spinning Disc Reactor in clear acrylic tube to show real-time extraction and cavitation.
C. Separation and Filtration: Separation of botanical plant matter, water, and oil. Tabletop centrifugal separator.
D. Tools: Tools needed for reconfiguration, experimentation, and maintenance.

Note: All components are separate and not connected. This is a demonstrator of the extraction process. In our SDR30 and SDR1200, all components are in a closed-loop, continuous feed system.


SDR01 Build Process (updated progress)

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