Just as the title states. Im about to run my first THC distillation run. Im gonna post everything from my failures(probably gonna be al lot of them…to my successes if any.
Im running a 500ml short path i pieced together from chinese suppliers. Most of the other stuff was bought used.
Im gonna list all my equipment for any others to see.
-500ml short path.
-alcatel 2021i 14.6cfm rotary vacuum pump (pulling at 7 micron to the pump)
-7l polyscience chiller/heater (-20C-200C) -running Ethylene Glycol mixture
- Bullseye Vacuum pump gauge.
- Kangaroo Head Temp Digital Thermo.
What i have but not using on my first run.
- 2 more alcatel vacuum pumps running ideal - plan to run 2 eventually one for head and one for body.
- all viton circulating hoses for hot condenser tech if i ever get there.
- various glassware for adapting other configurations.
So this is my ghetto table and set up for the moment. Im in the process of moving and have a stainless table for this.
Right now im testing my pump before i try to vacuum down the system. Here is what i got so far. Please be kind. Please if you see something i should change. Please let me know. Right now the pump is pulling a steady 8 microns for a 1/2 hour to the blank off. Now im gonna grease the joints and pull down the system and see if i can get close. Thanks for viewing and helping along the way in advance.