Primary Fiber

Mechanical peeling of the outer bast replaces the ancient (& current) practice of producing high-quality fiber. Degummed by the same machine that peels off the bast & having the potential to work in the field is the innovation needed to ramp up primary hemp fiber production in North America & now Mexico!

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Process

Dual-purpose hemp varieties like Wojko, Joey or Anka all yield good seed production. Harvesting in the field is timed by rows, each 4 foot wide section processing 64 stalks, 5 feet tall every second, yielding approx. 1 ton of ribbon per acre. The machine is easily scaled by adding more sections (8, 12, 16 feet wide).

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Produce

4 raw commodities are obtained from mobile ribbon decortication, namely SEED, HURD, DEGUMMED RIBBON FIBER & CHAFF (for low-grade CBD oil)

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Canfiber denied Kickstarter project to fund pilot

The original project had the word hemp in it, but after being denied by Kickstarter all references to hemp were removed & the project re-submitted. Unfortunately they are sticking to their guns. Preview project here; https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/rd-pilot/2017172767?ref=535669&token=2b7a06a1 

Cannabis Act comes into force Oct.17 2018

Health Canada- ‘We are pleased to inform you that regulations supporting the Cannabis Act have now been approved and will come into force on the same day as the Cannabis Act. When the Cannabis Act and its regulations come into force, cannabis will be removed from Schedule II of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA).

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Canfiber to speak at Pacific Rim Hemp Conference July 18-19

Patrick Harrap, Managing Director & founder of ribbon decortication will be attending this year’s CHTA hemp conference to be held in sunny UBC in Vancouver, BC to speak about ribbon decortication & what it means for the future market of high-quality technical fibers. Having only spoken publicly once previously, he is becoming more & more

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Patent application #2 919 565 accepted!

Canfiber is pleased to announce that it received a stamped copy of its Canadian patent which is another step to commercialization of a revolutionary method to obtain high quality hemp fiber. A patent filing in the US is being prepared for the entire system. Its only by sharing video of an economical way to process

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Test successful of rapid feed system concept

After testing nearly a dozen different ways to feed the RD, a breakthrough was made. After much tweaking & learning, the system was validated with exclusive video produced that will be distributed to accredited individuals & stakeholders. “It has been an amazing journey. I couldn’t have done it without a devout faith in the power

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NRC Project Draws to a Close Without Private Support

A final meeting with members of the NRC/IRAP was bittersweet in that a new method of feeding the system was proposed that solved the major problems discovered by the NRC sponsored feed system (which turned out to be a dead-end). Considering our options; Give up or pursue a viable concept to feed the decorticator by

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