VK 200-40 RS Wiped-Film Short Path Distillation System

Key Features

Throughput Capability: 40,000 mL/h

Optimal Yields and Potency: Finished distillate contains up to 99% total cannabinoids

Independent Degassing Stage: Separate degassing stage ensures optimal processing regardless of flow rate and feedstock quality

Fully Jacketed System: Heated from start to finish, negating the use of heating tape or heat guns to keep product moving through the system

True Continuous Feed: Unique design allows uninterrupted operation through continuous feed into the system and dispenses finished product to atmosphere without breaking vacuum

Fully Pump-Driven Operation: Integrated pumps provide full operator control over feed and discharge rate instead of relying on gravity fed systems

GMP Ready: Equipment can be customized according to your URS to meet any local or international GMP requirements

Expert On-Site Training: Instructions for operation of equipment and proprietary parameters for producing distillate are included with purchase

Wiped-Film Short Path Distillation Equipment

Root Sciences’ wiped-film molecular distillation plants are specifically intended for the processing of cannabis and hemp crude oil, with honest and accurate throughput/yield rates reflecting that. Designed and manufactured by VTA of Germany, these machines are expertly engineered to produce distillate that can be used in a wide variety of products commonly found on the market today.

Equipment is available to suit a range of operations, from small-scale labs focusing on the recreational THC market, all the way up to large-scale hemp processing facilities focusing on industrial CBD production, and everything in between.

The VTA VK 200-40 is the flagship offering in the VTA line up and is the industry standard for industrial-scale hemp processing facilities. It is a dual-stage short-path distillation plant with a degassing stage for processing winterized and decarboxylated cannabis or hemp oil derived from extraction methods using CO2, light hydrocarbon, or cold ethanol. The VK 200-40 is designed to be operated in semi-automatic mode for continuous production in state-of-the-art facilities.

vkl-70-5-labeled cannabis distillation equipment

Technical Specs

Throughput40,000 mL/h
Distillate Yield
(per 8 hr. shift)
280 L
Evaporator Surface Area0.4 m²
Power Requirements3Φ 400 V, 60 Hz, 100 A
(L x W x H)
25.6’ x 6.9’ x 12.9’
Weight (gross)6,000 kg
CertificationUL ready (all necessary individual components are UL listed)
Warranty1 year (excluding glass and vacuum system)
Materials Used316 stainless steel, graphite wipers

ROI/Payback Period

Daily Processing Time
8-hour (one shift)
24-hour continuous (three shifts)
Daily Distillate Yield
280 L
1,050 L
Daily Distillate Value
Payback Period
1.6 days
3.4 days
0.5 days
1.1 days

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