The devices are calibrated at the factory. We will soon roll out a feature that allows you to zero or tare the device to your base oil.
Okay, what is the threshold for measuring THC, other words, what is the smallest number that it measures.
For infusions, the lowest threshold is 1.0 mg/ml. The maximum is 15 mg/ml.
I think you’re covering the most commonly misused pesticides in the above manifest. I think being able to certify those pesticides being absent would be huge for growers! What does our @memberdirectorythink? Are there more pesticides you think we should be able to test for with the tCheck handheld technology?
If the added substances has less than 1.0 mg/ml does the device register as N/A? Or auto register as 1?
It will register as <1.0 mg/ml.
Perfect thank you, well I’m sold going to be ordering a kit.
Can you test the potency of seeds? If not, is this something that could be developed?
Usually in food manufacturing facilities with any sort of HACCP plan will require you to calibrate the device either monthly, bi-annually, or annually. Maybe you could provide a mail-in service for this?
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That’s a GREAT idea! Thanks!!
That’s an AWESOME 420 deal!
Admittedly, we have not considered this application. Do you make seed extractions?
Not currently, just curious about potential applications in the industry.
This device sounds really cool.
I’m curious in how one could use it in a grow room. I get that it can be used to test potency of dried flower, but what about on live plants: for example, are you able to test plants as they grow? Are you able to test “wet” matter, or uncured flower?
What is the principal of analysis?
what is your variance with a repeat mid scale sample?
what is your prefered solvent for sample prep?
Also, regarding edibles, it seems to me that dosage is one of the main objectives in making quality product. Have you found there to be, with your device, a lot of variance between one gummy from the next within the same batch as far as dosage goes, for example?
The difficulty with fresh plant matter is that the water weight can significantly throw off the measurements. The device only needs a very small amount to test (~100mg), smaller than the size of a peanut. We have had some growers harvest this small amount, dry it, then test. Drying 0.1g should be pretty quick.
We have found HUGE variability! In our own labs, we have discovered that homogenization is a particularly difficult challenge. For example, in MCT infusions, we have discovered that there is a measureable settling in the infusions in as little as 4 hours after mixing. All of our calibration standards are on a continuous mixer that runs 24x7.
Does the sample need to be 100% dry in order to get an accurate test result?