VKL 70-S Wiped-Film Short Path Distillation System


Throughput Capability: Typically 1.3 L/h, Maximum of 3.5 L/h

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

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

Regulated Feed Rate: German engineered gear pump allows for precise feed rate control, which is critical for obtaining consistently optimal results

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

High Visibility Processing: Transparent glass system enables operators to maintain optimal processing control by observing conditions inside the evaporator body

Expert On-Site Training: Instructions for the 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 in 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.

The VKL 70-S is one of the most economical options on the market today for reliable production of high-potency distillate.

VKL 70-S Labeled cannabis distillation equipment

Technical Specs

Maximum Feed Rate3.5 L/h
Typical Throughput1.3 L/h
Evaporator Surface Area0.05 m²
Power Requirements1Φ 230 V, 60 Hz
Dimensions6.6’ x 2.3’ x 6.6′
CertificationUL ready (all necessary individual components are UL listed)
Warranty1 year (excluding glass and vacuum system)
Materials Used316 stainless steel, borosilicate glass, PTFE glass fiber reinforced rollers
Options5 L Feed vessel, Liquid chiller for cold trap, Immersion chiller for cold trap, Separate heater for residue discharge arm, GMP package to include IQ, OQ, FAT, SAT

Have a Question?

ROI/Payback Period

Below are conservative calculations that can be expected with the VKL 70-S:
Daily Processing Time
8-hour (one shift)
24-hour continuous (three shifts)
Daily Crude Cost
Daily Distillate Yield
Daily Distillate Value
Payback Period
7 days
87 days
2.3 days
29 days
Hemp data based on US average prices according to hempbenchmarks.com March 2021 spot price index report. Cannabis data based on 80% yield at Washington State I-502 market prices.