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ApolloXstill® and inTEST Thermal Solutions Team Up to Deliver Cannabis Industry’s First Closed-Loop, Turnkey Ethanol Extraction System

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March 17, 2020… Two U.S. companies, inTEST Thermal Solutions ( and ApolloXstill, (, have collaborated to provide a closed-loop extraction system for the cannabis industry. ApolloXstill is the first closed-loop, turnkey, on-demand ethanol extraction system that takes biomass to high quality, winterized crude in a high-speed, all-in-one processing system.

The all-in-one extraction system makes cannabis processing safer and significantly more efficient while yielding high quality CBD/THC oil. To meet the high capacity cooling needs of the extraction application, ApolloXstill enlisted inTEST Thermal Solutions for their expertise in process cooling and precision temperature control. inTEST Thermal’s line of Thermonics Chillers use liquid nitrogen to pack a massive amount of cooling into a small footprint that integrates perfectly into the extraction system. The chiller, referred to as ‘Pluto’ once integrated into the extraction system, instantaneously cools large volumes of ethanol to -80°C to support a continuous extraction process. “We believed a closed-loop, turnkey extraction system delivering high quality crude would revolutionize cannabis processing. Integrating a chiller that instantly cools ethanol for on-demand use is a game changing time saver.” remarked Jon Cousin, CEO of ApolloXstill. “We can now say, and prove, that the new, innovative ApolloXstill ethanol extraction system is the way to go from every logical standpoint: speed, size, efficiency, safety, product quality, flexibility, and  cost” concluded Cousin.

For more information about the ApolloXstill extraction system, visit or contact [email protected], phone: (949) 244-0281. For more information about Thermonics chillers, visit or contact [email protected], phone: (781) 688.2300.

Contact: Tom Ryan
781.688.2371 direct
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