Establishing Safety and Efficiency in the Essential Oil Extraction Process

The rapid growth of the essential oil industry has increased demand for essential oils. For those looking to leverage growth opportunities in the essentail oil extraction business, it is critical to understand not only the basics of the extraction process, but also the safeguards and equipment needed to create an optimal operational workflow and a quality end product. The following examines the key operational considerations that owners of essential oil extraction businesses should take into account when structuring their operations.

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Topics: Cannabis Extraction, High-Pressure Pumps

Breakthrough Technology Supports a Safer and More Productive BHO Essential Oil Extraction Process

For nearly a decade, Haskel has been the leading innovator in the essential oil extraction industry. Today, the Haskel EXT-420 and EXT-420-2 are the leading pumps in the Butane Hash Oil (BHO), or Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), extraction market—borne of Haskel’s dedication to meeting the industry’s need for faster and safer extraction pumps and our 75-year history of market leading innovation in reliable, high-pressure pumps and valves.

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Topics: Cannabis Extraction, High-Pressure Pumps

Case Study: Calibrating Pressure Gauges in High-Pressure Applications

In another customer case study, former Haskel employee and current Product Specialist at FLW, Ray Schnell shares his expertise in product design modification. Backed by 40 years of experience in the high-pressure equipment market,  Ray troubleshoots and finds solutions for complex customer challenges. Read the case study below to learn how he helped one team improve production room conditions and productivity. 

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Topics: Pneumatic Pumps, High-Pressure Pumps

Integrating Supply Chains in High-Pressure Hydrogen Systems for Market Advancements

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The International Energy Agency estimates that there were 3.1 million electric vehicles (EVs) on the road at the end of 2017 and predicts that there will be 125 million by 2030.

Consumers rank not having enough access to efficient charging stations as the third most serious barrier to EV purchase, behind price and driving range. That’s according to McKinsey’s 2016 EV consumer survey of buyers considering battery-powered EVs in China, Germany, and the United States. With EV prices declining and ranges expanding, charging could soon become the top barrier.

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Topics: Hydrogen Technology, Hydrogen market

Meeting Market Demand: Changing the Standard of Standardization in High-Pressure

The introduction of Amazon’s 2-day shipping has completely shifted consumer buying expectations. If speedy delivery options aren’t available, buyers may take their business elsewhere. Even though turnaround times are naturally longer in manufacturing, this expectation of expedited delivery is finding its way into the high-pressure marketplace.

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Topics: Gas Boosters, High-Pressure Pumps

Case Study: Solving High-Pressure Gas Booster Challenges for Test Cell Application

When a customer was facing challenges in their testing operations, Ray Schnell, former Haskel employee and current distributor, developed a unique solution that helped the customer meet their requirements. 

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Topics: High-Pressure Pumps, high-pressure testing

Diver Technician Training—The Important Role of High-Pressure Pumps in Diving Safety

High-pressure equipment, such as pumps and valves, plays a vital role in diving activities. This is especially true for critical diving missions such as rescues. Tony Webster has been training divers for years and has been involved in various diving equipment development projects. As a diving trainer, Tony understands the importance of reliable, quality high-pressure equipment and reinforces safety to his students continuously. 

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Topics: High-Pressure Pumps

2019 Subsea Expo: What’s Next in High-Pressure Technology & Safety

In early February, members of the Haskel team attended Scotland’s 2019 Subsea Expo. The exhibition floor featured new technologies that will enhance recovery and safety in high-pressure operations, and a significant subsea market ramp-up in 2019 and 2020 was a frequent topic of conversation.

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Topics: High-Pressure Pumps, Industry Events

Case Study: Selecting an Air-Driven Pump for Water Filter Housings

With nearly 40 years in the precision flow business, Ray Schnell has seen a lot of interesting uses for high-pressure equipment across a variety of industries. A Product Specialist at FLW, Ray spent 20 years with Haskel. In this time, he grew his product expertise exponentially by finding solutions for customer challenges. Below, Ray shares a case where he used his product expertise and troubleshooting experience to implement best-fit solutions for his customers’ unique needs.

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Topics: High-Pressure Pumps, Air-Driven Pumps

Distributor Feature: Using High-Pressure Expertise to Build Whole-System Solutions

As a leading manufacturer of high-pressure gas and liquid handling equipment, Haskel is deeply committed to the highest quality in all facets of their business. Haskel's rich network of distributors is key to upholding these standards. Haskel recognizes the hard work their distributors put in and the important role they play in the company's success. To show appreciation for these partnerships, we're proud to highlight the work these distributors do.

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Topics: Distributor Highlight