Ethanol Education

Welcome to the Simple Solvents Ethanol Education page! We provide extensive information on ethanol and educate individuals from all backgrounds–whether you’re a student, researcher, or industry professional.

Our blog covers everything from production, properties, uses, and environmental advantages. This includes its potential role in reducing fossil fuel dependence. With something for everyone, you’re sure to gain in-depth knowledge and insight into ethanol.

Our expert team writes articles specifically crafted to deepen your understanding of ethanol, and we keep you up-to-date with industry developments and innovations.

The Simple Solvents blog covers education on ethanol extraction in various industries, such as personal care and cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, automotive fuel, and industrial use. We also provide valuable insights on TTB, federal excise taxes, and safe storage and disposal of ethyl alcohol.

Explore our blog and discover the many advantages of this renewable solvent and fuel source. Whether you’re new to ethanol or already know its benefits, our blog offers valuable information.

190 Proof vs. 200 Proof Ethanol Differences
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190 Proof vs. 200 Proof Ethanol Differences

190 Proof vs. 200 Proof Ethanol differences 190 Proof vs. 200 Proof Ethanol differences; the alcohol manufacturing business generated a household revenue of 28.7 billion in 2021. That effect was majorly due to the solvent’s use in manufacturing sanitizers to combat COVID-19. Botanical oil industries also used ethanol in their extraction processes. And thereby, the companies provided products that could help manage anxiety and depression that arose during the pandemic. However, there’s a lot of confusion concerning alcohol grades as the industry grows. Notably, what are the differences and uses of 190 proof and 200 proof ethanol?But...
ethanol for winterization botanical oil essential oil
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Ethanol for Winterization: All You Need to Know

Ethanol for Winterization: All You Need to Know Do you need high-quality botanical oils? You’re going to need an excellent dissolving solvent such as ethyl alcohol and an easy, affordable, and safe technique such as ethanol for winterization.  The advantage of using ethanol is that you’ll increase your product’s potency by extracting most of the cannabinoids, terpenes, and alkaloids in a high percentage. Moreover, you’ll also effectively sieve out impurities such as chlorophyll, fats, waxes, and lipids. ​But how do you use alcohol for the winterization process? Below you’ll find out all you need...
illustration of a gray and red molecule to explain ethanol for winterization vs. ethanol for extraction
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Ethanol for Winterization vs. Extraction for Extraction

Ethanol for Winterization vs. Extraction for Extraction Ethanol for Winterization vs. Extraction for Extraction; a financial report predicts that botanical oil sales will grow by 700% from $6 billion in 2016 to $50 billion in 2026. That massive boom will increase demand for resources such as ethanol used in extracting and purifying botanical oil.  Lately, there have been many questions surrounding alcohol use. For example, is the solvent effective for winterization or extraction? ​The answer is both. However, you’re bound to extract a mediocre product without the proper technique. But...
Essential Oil Extraction with Ethanol
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Essential Oil Extraction with Ethanol

Essential Oil Extraction with Ethanol Essential Oil Extraction with Ethanol, did you know that recreational alcohol use dates back 13,000 years ago? Now you know. ​And have you ever bought cannabis oil, caraway seed oil, or lavender oil and wondered how companies make them? That process is possible through ethanol. But why do they use ethanol to extract the essential oils? Below, you’ll find out everything about that and what steps to follow to get a premium product. Read on to learn more. What Are Essential Oils?
Isopropyl vs. Ethyl Alcohol: Uses, Similarities and Differences
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Isopropyl vs. Ethyl Alcohol: Uses, Similarities and Differences

Isopropyl vs. Ethyl Alcohol: Uses, Similarities and Differences One germ can multiply into 8 million germs in a day, and some of those micro-organisms lead to disease causation, especially when you don’t wash your hands. Therefore, you might consider using sanitizers, but the various types present in the market are confusing. What’s more, you might also need alcohol for home or industrial purposes. And without knowing the similarities, differences, and uses, you might end up making the wrong buying decision. But that doesn’t have to happen. ​This article will inform...
Acetone vs. Denatured Alcohol: How Are They Different?
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Acetone vs. Denatured Alcohol: How Are They Different?

Acetone vs. Denatured Alcohol: How Are They Different? Cleaning stubborn oil stains or paints on surfaces is difficult; Acetone vs. Denatured Alcohol: How Are They Different? That’s because water isn’t enough to do the job, and most of the solvents either don’t work or damage your items. Which only serves to frustrate you and waste your money. But that doesn’t have to be the case.​Below you’ll find out all about acetone and denatured alcohol. You’ll learn the characteristics of the two solvents, how you can use them, and choose the best...
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What Is 200 Proof Ethanol? How Does It Compare to Other Types of Ethanol?

What Is 200 Proof Ethanol? How Does It Compare to Other Types of Ethanol? 200 proof ethanol is the purest form of ethanol. You can buy it online, from web stores such as Simple Solvents. Like any other alcohol, you can use it for various purposes, and it has its advantages and drawbacks. Most people do not know the difference between 200 proof ethanol and some other types of the substance. In this article, we will discover what 200 proof alcohol is and how it compares to other types of ethanol. First, we will...