Canfiber has, over the last 7 years developed a cost-effective method to produce spools of high-quality ribbon fiber with a system it has named Ribbon Decortication (RD) machinery & a unique feed system to match that will drastically reduce the cost to purchase hemp fiber. Make no mistake- This is a game-changer for the simple fact that it takes up to 4 passes with current & very expensive decorticators to create a similiar quality of fiber. Sadly, this is why hemp fiber has not been promoted to its rightful place as the king of the plant-based technical fibers that the world so desperately needs to slowly ween itself off of toxic petro-chemical products. Ask any hemp pioneer why its legendary fiber is not seen in mainstream products today & they will likely tell you that the processing machinery is the break in the chain. What’s needed to facilitate the re-emergence of hemp in North America in a meaningful way? A revolution in processing industrial 0.3% THC hemp Period. RD techno is unlike anything else in the known patent world. See for yourself. Look up ribbon decortication- I know, witnessing the birth of a new technology is an extremely painful but rewarding journey which led me to a much closer relationship with my God.
Exploiting the high tensile strength of the outer fiber is our secret, allowing for a low energy input to operate the machine. The machine needs less parts, & therefore less expensive to build. The peeled ribbon is guided onto spools for manageable downstream cottonization.
By pre-processing the leftover stalks post-seed harvest into two more useful commodities (ribbon bast fiber & chipped hurd core), nearby value-adding facilities could easily be established, instead of investing in a primary processing facilities that are limited to a 40km radius.
Designed to fit inside a standard mobile trailer, the system is scalable as more RD units could be stationed near each other to process more ribbon fiber. Test results from the fiber were very positive with a report from the NRC’s advanced biomaterials division confirming that the fibers were of suitable quality to be whitened to cotton standards when treated by their heat tolerant enzyme (available to the public). The composite institute also tested the fibers & concluded that if the fibers were first degummed (removal of the flaky epedermis similiar to bark) then treated with a whitening agent they would be of suitable quality to be used in composite panels. Please visit our Investor page for more details on how our entire system is designed to work.
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