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Economics Calculator – Vape Pens

"Natural Medicine Extractors"

Below is an economic calculator for vape pens filled with raw cannabis oil extracted using a MedXtractor. It is assumed that the raw material is a properly-prepared “50-50” mixture of flower and trim. Please use sliders to change values to accommodate your scenario. Payback in days is calculated based on assumption that the 16oz extractor is used and its cost is CAD 6,995.


Extractor Load – number of ounces of flower/trim mixture inside the extractor
Extraction Yield – % of flower/trim mixture weight being extracted into oil – typically around 8%
Extraction Recovery – weight of the raw cannabis oil extracted from given volume of flower/trim mixture
Feedstock cost – cost of flower/trim mixture used
Extract Dilution Factor – when manufacturing vape pens, the raw cannabis oil is typically diluted with a diluent. This number represents how diluted the raw cannabis oil is
Vape Pen Extract Capacity – number of grams of raw cannabis oil in diluted extract used to fill 1 vape pen
Extractor Payback – number of days or extractions needed to pay for your purchase of the extractor