Author Archives: Patrick

Latest design concept validated with bench model

We are proud to announce that we have finally cracked the code on mechanical ribbon decortication. Different diameters can stand together while not being precise on the height of each stalk have been adressed, along with a feed system that mimics cross-cutting a field grown similar to conventional corn. Plans are in the works to

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Emergency call to hemp fiber farmers for samples

We believe we have a winning design to produce ribbon hemp & call upon the iHemp community at large in an attempt to obtain green stalks of monoecious or other dual-purpose variety to sample in our ribbon decorticator.  The stalks should be dry but not retted & sown between 30-40 seeds per square foot. Ideally,

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