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Fiber, Crude Total

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TECHNICAL DATA SHEET

Price of the test:

$55 per analysis

Acceptable Matrices:

Feeds, flour, forages, cereal, grain, dry dog food, parmesan cheese

Unacceptable Matrices:

Samples that have particle sizes <25 microns, liquids


Limit of Detection:

0.12%

Limit of Quantitation:

0.4%


Sample Size Requirements:

30 grams


Equipment:

Ankom A2000, balance, drying oven, muffle furnace


Reportable Units:

%


Turn Around Time:

10 business days


Is Rush Available?

Yes


Method Reference:

AOCS Ba 6a-05


Method Description:

This method determines crude fiber which is the organic residue remaining after digesting with 0.127M H2SO4 and 0.313M NaOH.  The compounds removed are predominantly protein, sugar, starch, lipids, and portions of both the structural carbohydrates and lignin.


Information Required by Submitter:

Sample description, processing if applicable, estimate