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What is Rosin?

What is Rosin?

Rosin

Rosin

Rosin is an oil solution made for extracting resin from Cannabis plants. It is a liquid solvent that is heated to vaporize the majority of the fresh, sap-like resin oozing from the trichomes on the flowers and leaves. From there, the resulting vapor is gathered and compressed into a hard, shatter-resistant waxy substance known as rosin.

Rosin (/ˈrɒzɪn/), also called colophony or Greek pitch (Latin: pix graeca), is a solid form of resin obtained from pines and some other plants, mostly conifers, produced by heating fresh liquid resin to vaporize the volatile liquid terpene components. It is semi-transparent and varies in color from yellow to black. At room temperature rosin is brittle, but it melts at stove-top temperature. It chiefly consists of various resin acids, especially abietic acid. (Source:en.wikipedia.org)

Use

Rosin, also known as "secret solvent" is an essential tool for pressing cannabis flowers. It is very important to use rosin when attempting to press flowers because it helps the tips of the leaves shed their chlorophyll and make resin glands.

Rosin and its chemical derivatives are used chiefly to make soaps, varnishes, sealing wax, printing inks, driers, sizes for paper, adhesives, binders, soldering fluxes, and pitch for casks. Rosin is also used on bows of violins and other stringed instruments, on the shoes of dancers, and on floors of studios and stages to prevent slipping. (Source: www.britannica.com)

Adhesive

Rosin is a new way to separate vegetable and flower oils that has been creating quite a buzz everywhere. There are three primary ways to extract oil: a mechanical extractor which uses two sets of rollers. Then a pressurized extractor which creates pressure to force the liquid out, and a solvent extractor which uses some type of solvent to extract it.

We provide you with the best quality Gum Rosin WW Grade at the most competitive market prices. Our Gum Rosin WW Grade undergoes stringent testing measures before they are delivered to the market. We offer Gum Rosin WW Grade keeping in view the industry standards. Rosin is an ingredient in printing inks, varnishes, adhesives (glues), soap, paper sizing, soda, soldering fluxes, and sealing wax. Rosin can be used as a glazing agent in medicines and chewing gum. It is denoted by E number E915. A related glycerol ester (E445) can be used as an emulsifier in soft drinks. In pharmaceuticals, rosin forms an ingredient in several plasters and ointments. (Source:www.manishmineralsandchemicals.com)

 

 

 

 

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