A Look at Eight Hemp TechnologiesNew hemp technologies are becoming available more and more each day. Due to the increased demand and LONG history of practical use, hemp is making its way back into the center of society. As research continues to develop new and interesting applications, we are beginning to see hemp appear in exciting and unexpected industries.
With over a thousand or more applications, hemp could make its way into just about every separate industry. Even now, our usual shopping outlets (Wal-Mart & Amazon) are starting to sell more hemp-based products.
The average hemp products you can buy now are usually; hemp seeds, hemp oils, hemp flour and other various protein powders and combinations of the above. Besides the typical rebranding of basic hemp products, what new hemp technologies are available that we might not have heard about, yet?
8 Crazy hemp technology you can purchase now include:
- Hemp water filters
- Automated indoor grow box
- Tiny hemp homes
- Cannabis oil infuser
- Zeofoam Hempstone
- Hemp 3D Printing
- DIY Hemp Battery
- CannaKorp - WISP
- Bonus hemp technology
1) Hemp water filters
In 2013, a Florida based non-profit – Foundation For Industrial Hemp Production & Research – creates an affordable and safe hemp water filter for your sink.
Using hemp fibers as the primary material, its able to kill 95% of microbes and bacteria (such as E.Coli and Salmonella). This system uses passive purification methods and doesn’t use dangerous chemicals (such as chlorine) or the more costly UV sanitation setups.
Hemp water filters benefits include:
- Reduce lead, rust and other sediments.
- pH and alkalinity stabilizer.
- Mold and mildew preventer.
- Absorbs natural gas, ammonia and formaldehyde.
- And much more.
HMF water filters easily screw onto your existing sink and have the optional monthly subscription service for you to receive filter replacements.
2) Automated indoor grow box
Even in legal states, growing cannabis requires a certain degree of discretion. With today’s evolving markets, growing cannabis with minimal effort is a reality.
Automated grow boxes, such as Grobo will perform most of the tedious daily chores required to grow a thriving cannabis plant. Setting up your grow box requires you is to install the carbon filter, add the seeds, fill the nutrients and finalize the pods. After completing the basic setup, all you need to do is inform your grow app what’s being grown and automation is on its ways.
A simple Wi-Fi connection to your grow box provides you all the information you need to keep track of progress and when refills are required.
3) Tiny hemp homes
Whether you’re building a full-sized home or downsizing to a more ecologically friendly – tiny home – building with hempcrete has several advantages. Tiny Hemp Houses is a company who specializes in helping you build the hemp home of your dreams.
Benefits of building your home using hemp include:
- Thermodynamic insulation (reduce energy costs by up to 70% annually)
- Reduces allergy sensitivity.
- All natural, can eliminate many different health problems.
- Absorbs CO2 with time and lowers carbon footprint.
- Gets stronger while absorbing CO2.
- Zero construction waste. (55% of global energy consumption is due to waste on construction sites)
- Soundproof walls.
- Bash-resistant roofing.
- And more.
4) Cannabis Oil infuser
LEVO oil infuser is a piece of technology that infuses cannabis (and other herbs) into a variety of oils. Infuse cannabis into oils you use on a daily basis.
Oils you can infuse cannabis into include:
- Various oils.
- And much more!
5) Zeofoam’s Hempstone
Zeofoam is a new type of hemp-based material – called Hempstone – that has the potential to replace a variety of modern conveniences. If you can build it with wood, it can be constructed with Hempstone.
Hempstone technology eliminates common toxic chemicals found in your average home and has the ability to help those suffering from MCS (Multiple Chemical Sensitivity).
Other Hempstone applications include:
- Musical instruments.
- And much more!
6) Hemp 3D Printing
3d printing dates back to 1986 with Charles Hull claiming the first patent for SLA (Stereolithography Apparatus). As 3d printing technology continues to advance, so do the materials you can use to print.
Materials you can 3d print with include:
- Gold & silver.
- And MUCH more!
7) DIY Hemp battery
The image is courtesy of Robert Murray-Smith.
YouTube star Robert Murray-Smith is on a mission to spark the creative imagination towards exploring interesting technology challenges. Recently, Robert released a “semi” elusive YouTube video about making a Hemp Battery. He has several videos about building and testing various hemp batteries.
Videos on how to build (and test) a hemp battery include:
- Hemp Battery - Almost Unbelievable
- The Hemp Battery As A Coin Cell
- Hemp - Outshines Lithium
- Electric car battery Cannabis Hemp Marihuana more autonomy Graphene batteries.
8) CannaKorp - WISP
Cannakorp’s WISP is described as the “Keurig” of cannabis. This technology helps elevate cleanliness by utilizing the world’s first pod-based compartment to vaporize your cannabis.
9) Bonus hemp technology
Looking to just purchase a cool piece of CHEAP hemp technology you’d use every day?
Hemp technology to purchase now include:
Finally, we will end with a LARGE list of 70+ hemp products on today’s market (many products listed “in the link below” are still in need of national distribution).