Category: How-To

Live Rosin vs. Live Resin: What’s the difference? + How to Make Live Rosin

Live rosin and live resin are two different types of cannabis extracts that often get confused. Even the term live rosin is technically inaccurate, although, it seems to be here to stay. We decided to set the record straight and define live resin and live rosin once and for all. Plus, we also explain how to make live rosin, step-by-step. What is live resin? The term live resin is in reference to a solvent based extract, normally BHO, that is made with live, or freshly frozen, plant material. It is a single pass extraction that captures the plant’s terpene...

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Want to Sell Your Extract? What You Need to Know About California Law

Since January 1st, California’s adult use market is open for business and the “green rush” is in full swing. But how hard is it to enter the legal cannabis industry as a business owner? There’s certainly a few steps involved, but we’ve broken them down to help make your dream a reality. If you make great, flavorful rosin that you’d like to sell, you’ll want to apply for a Type 6 license in California for “non-volatile” extract production. If you’re looking into producing shatter, or Butane Hash Oil (BHO), you’re going to need to apply for a different license...

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How To Make Rosin

1. Getting Started – Prep work To make rosin, you can use dry flowers/trim, dry sift/kief, or bubble hash. Regardless of your starting material, the process is the same – apply pressure and heat to create an organic, solvent free cannabis oil. In addition to your plant material, you’ll need parchment paper, micron filter bags, a collection tool, and your rosin press. Rosin Tech Filter Bags When pressing whole flowers, filter bags are optional, but for any other material you need to use a micron filter bag. The smaller the micron rating number, the tighter the filter and the...

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Rosin Tech Major Keys: How To Choose Your Filter Bags

So, you’ve got some flower you want to press?  Or is it hash?  Or Dry Sift Kief?  Don’t worry, with a wide range of micron sizes Rosin Tech has filter bags for all your extraction needs.  Choosing the right filter bag is actually quite simple and will help increase yields as well as quality. Let’s start with the basics.  The lower the micron size (i.e. 25u,) the smaller the holes in the bag which will allow less plant material through. The higher the micron (i.e. 220u,) the larger the holes in the bag, which can allow more plant material...

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Rosin Major Keys: Time and Temp

There’s an old saying: “What you put in, is what you get out.” The same is true for Rosin production. This means that your starting material will always be the biggest factor in the quality of Rosin.  However, there are certain tricks of the trade that will elevate your extracts to a whole new level. In this article we will be focusing on the temperature of your plates and the length of press.  With all things Cannabis related there are several different factors at play, like the quality of starting material and quality/tonnage of the press you’re using. It’s...

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