BIOFUEL INDUSTRY METHODOLOGY

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Alcohol USP Monograph
  FCC Monograph
  Acidity
  Chloride
  Ethanol and Methanol
  Fusels
  Heptane
  Lead
  Moisture by Karl Fisher
  Non-Volatile Matter
  pHe
  Potential Sulfate
  Specific Gravity
  Sulfate
   
Co-Products  
Amino Acids* Alanine, Arginine, Aspartic Acid, Cystine, Glutamic Acid, Glycine, Histidine, Isoleucine, Leucine, Lysine, Methionine, Phenylalanine, Proline, Serine, Threonine, Tyrosine, Tryptophan, Valine
   
Energy Calculations Total Digestible Nutrients (TDN), Metabolizable Energy (ME), Digestible Energy (DE), Net Energy Gain (NEG), Net Energy Lactation (NEL), Net Energy Maintenance (NEM), 
   
Mycotoxins*
(via UPLCMSMS)
Aflatoxin, Fumonisin, Vomitoxin (DON), Ochratoxin, T2-HT2, Zearalenone
   
Proximate  
Acid Detergent Fiber* ADF
Acid Detergent Insoluble Protein ADICP
Acid Detergent Lignin ADL
Acid Hydrolysis Fat*  
Ammoniacal Nitrogen in Animal Feed  
Ash*  
Cellulose  
Chloride   
Crude Fat*  
Crude Fat with Celite*  
Crude Fiber*  
Crude Protein – Combustion*  
Crude Protein – Kjeldahl*  
Digestibility – Ross et al  
Free Amino Nitrogen FAN
Free Fatty Acids – Feed Crude Fat required
Insoluble Protein  
Moisture*  
Neutral Detergent Insoluble Protein NDICP
Nitrate  
Nitrogen Conversion  
Nitrogen Free Extract  
Non-Protein Nitrogen  
p-Anisidine Value  
Primary Amino Nitrogen PAN
Relative Feed Quality RFQ
Relative Feed Value RFV
Salt  
Soluble Protein  
Sulfate  
Total Fatty Acids  
Urea and Ammoniacal Nitrogen in Animal Feed   
   
Physical Characteristics
Bulk Density
Extraneous Material
Hunter Color
Sieve Analysis – Feed
Sieve Analysis – Silt Load
Specific Gravity
Viscosity – Brookfield
Viscosity – ISO Cup
 
   
Residual Antibiotics Virginiamycin M1, Penicillin G1, Clarithromycin, Ampicillin, Oxytetracycline, Tetracycline, Chloramphenicol, Monensin, Chloretetracycline, Tylosin, Erythromycin, Bacitracin
   
Starch* Resistant Starch
Total Available Starch – Unwashed
Total Available Starch – Washed
Total Starch – Resistant with Sugars
   
Trace Metals Arsenic, Boron, Cadmium, Chromium, Cobalt, Copper, Lead, Molybdenum, Nickel, Selenium, Vanadium
   
Oil
Ethanol in Oil
Flashpoint
Free Fatty Acids
Insoluble Impurities
Iodine Value
 
Minerals & Metals – Oil Aluminum, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Sodium, Sulfur, Silicon, Zinc
Moisture – Karl Fisher
Moisture – 130°C
 
MIU Moisture, Insoluble Impurities, Unsaponifiable Matter
Moisture and Volatile Matter
p-Anisidine Value
Peroxide Value
Phosphorus in Oil
Soaps in Oils 
Sulfur in Oil
Total Fatty Acids 
Unsaponifiable Matter
Water and Sediment in Oil
Neutral Oil
 
   
Microbiology
Total Plate Count*  
Aerobic Plate Count*
Anaerobic Plate Count
Coliform/E.coli*
Enterobacteriaceae*
Lactic Acid Bacteria
Microscopic Analysis
Mold*
Pseudomonas 
Staphylococcus aureus*
Yeast & Mold*
 
   
Pathogens
E. coli 0157:H7*
Listeria spp.*
Listeria monocytogenes*
Salmonella*
 
   
In Process 
Alpha-Amylase Activity (Bacillus sp.)
Alpha- Amylase Activity (cereal and fungal)
Ammonium Nitrogen
Beta Glucan
Chloride – Water
Conductivity
Fermentation Check (Sugars and Organics Acids)
Glucomannan
Nitrate as N
pH
Sulfate
 
Total Kjeldahl Nitrogen TKN
Total Solids  
Trace Metals Arsenic, Boron, Cadmium, Chromium, Cobalt, Copper, Lead, Molybdenum, Nickel, Selenium, Vanadium
Trace Minerals Calcium, Copper, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, 
Phosphorus, Potassium, Sodium, Sulfur, Zinc

 

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