Wiped-Film Short Path Distillation System

VKS 90-S

Key Features

Throughput Capability: Typically 3.5 L/h, Maximum of 4.25 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: Optional GMP package includes FAT, SAT, IQ, OQ. Equipment can be further customized according to your URS to meet any local or international GMP requirements

Economical Processing: Specifically engineered for maximum processing performance and build quality at an industry leading price point

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 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 VKS 90-S is one of the most economical mid-sized options for reliable production of valuable cannabinoid distillate.

Technical Specs

Maximum Feed Rate4.25 L/h
Typical Throughput3.5 L/h
Evaporator Surface Area0.10 m²
Power Requirements1Φ 230 V, 60 Hz
StagesSingle
Dimensions (L x W x H)8.4’ x 3.3’ x 6.7’
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
Options10 L Feed vessel, Immersion chiller for cold trap, Separate heater for residue discharge arm, GMP package to include IQ, OQ, FAT, SAT, Heated transfer hose to connect multiple units in series

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ROI/Payback Period

Material
Cannabis
Hemp
Cannabis
Hemp
Daily Processing Time
8-hour (one shift)
24-hour continuous (three shifts)
Daily Crude Cost
$44,400
$3,850
$133,200
$11,550
Daily Distillate Yield
12 L
36 L
Daily Distillate Value
$78,500
$6,550
$235,500
$19,650
Payback Period
5 days
66 days
2 days
22 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.

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