Category: Rosin Tech Education

The Ice-O-Lator Hash Explainer

Iceolator is the original bubble hash production method from Amsterdam’s Pollinator Company Ice-o-lator hash, bubble hash, ice water hash, it’s the hashish of many names. Invented by Amsterdam’s Pollinator Company in the late 1990s, ice water extraction has become the pinnacle of hash making, and is now used all over the world to create the best hashish in existence. Ice-O-lator is, in fact, the brand name of Pollinator’s pioneering filter bag system that made bubble hash a reality, and in cannabis circles, the term has become so synonymous with ice water extraction that many now use it in everyday...

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Rosin Pressing: Key Temperatures Guide

Why is it so important?  When it comes to extracting premium rosin, the phrase “quality in, quality out” is heavily tossed around, and for good reason. With that said, the quality of your starting material is not the sole dictator of your end product. Temperature also plays a pivotal role in solventless concentrates both in the overall quality as well as taste. But with so many types of starting material to choose from, and often inconsistent test results for said material, developing a methodical and consistent approach to pressing rosin can remain difficult, especially when it comes to selecting...

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Benefits of Pre-Pressing Your Material

Often overlooked by many, pre-pressing is an essential part of rosin making that helps users go a long way to ensure their solventless extracts are squished with the utmost quality. So let’s take a look at some of the benefits.  Eliminate Bag Blowouts When it comes to pressing rosin, nothing is more frustrating than when you blow out a bag that’s packed with high quality material. This allows your extract to become compromised and have plenty of plant lipids inside, affecting the overall taste when it comes time to dab your concentrate later on. But by using one of...

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The Herbal Infuser: Perfect Edibles Every Time

With not much to do lately, there’s finally time to make and enjoy some nice heady edibles. But as some of you may have learned the hard way, making a decent edible isn’t simple; it involves a bunch of steps, like decarbing and infusing, leaving a lot of opportunity to accidently waste an expensive amount of bud. That’s why we’ve recently fallen in love with The Herbal Infuser, to cut the guesswork and room for error out of our new edible hobby. Say HI to The Herbal Infuser The Herbal Infuser by Herbal Infusions is a sleek, easy to...

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The Definitive Guide to Trichomes for Rosin Makers

As rosin makers, trichomes are literally the only part of the cannabis plant we are interested in. Therefore, it makes sense that having a thorough understanding of them would be an important factor in making quality rosin. So with that in mind, let’s explore the glandular trichomes of the cannabis plant, and how they pertain to you and your rosin making. What are Trichomes? Trichomes are typically fine outgrowths that are found on the surface of plants, algae and lichens. Trichomes principally exist as a defense mechanism or metabolic aid for the organisms they grow on, and they come...

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