I have a company about 440 units of trim to make distilate. It was really good sugar from. I was averaging about 12-15% return when doing bro shatter. What should I get in return in liters from the 440 units? I don’t know the ratio breakdown for that
my guestimate based on numbers others have posted is ~75% available cannabinoid content in input biomass. you can also just use ~80% of “crude”.
if we assume your trim was at 10-12% and your final product is 90% cannabinoids.
10% x440units => 44units cannabinoids.
75% of 44units is 33 units (at 100%)
at 90% that => 36.7 units
which is ~8% of initial starting weight. (and ~80% of your crude weight)
I would say closer to 50-55% of crude weight
My buddy averaged 75% of properly washed, purged, decarbd, winterized ethanol crude. I should get that mark as well.
CBD or THC?
…and the reason that 80% of crude sounds high, is it should be 80% of available cannabinoids in that crude.
not 80% of mass of the 65% (75%) potency crude.
So that’s 90% of what’s in the plant => crude
& 80% of that makes it through distillation. ish.
for ~72% extraction efficiency overall.
no supporting data.
I run 14-18% trim through butane cls and get an average of 20% yield crude. Then through spd get 75% at 75%-90% distillate. It’ll all depend on starting material and end thc%.
@cyclopath Great break down on the math of extraction. You’re spot on
I tend to see 10% final return
I’m getting about 7-10% yield on THC trim. Etoh washed