Specifications include, but are not limited to:
The device shall satisfy, at a minimum, the following specifications from ASTM D8159 − 19:
1. Device Specifications:
1.1 Automated Extraction Unit, consisting of a fully automated system with a process flow chart
equivalent to the one reported in Fig. 1. 220-230 V, 60 Hz, 3-phase.
1.1.1 The automated extraction system shall be composed of the following components:
1.1.2 Washing Chamber (Fig. 1, #1)—Stainless steel washing chamber fitted with an ultrasonic
device, a heating system (Fig. 1, #2), a rotating washing drum, and a closing door with a safety lock.
1.1.3 Inspection Window (Fig. 1, #3)—Transparent window, allowing monitoring of the color of the
solvent flowing from the washing chamber to the centrifuge.