ASTM WK32543

    New Test Method for Corn Starch Fermentation

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    Developed by Subcommittee: E48.05 | Committee E48 | Contact Staff Manager


    1. Scope

    This method will be applicable as a standard laboratory reference method for corn starch fermentation.

    This standard is needed and has been requested for years by the ethanol industry. It will serve as a standard reference method enabling evaluation of grain, yeasts, enzymes, and other fermentation products on a laboratory scale. A common standard will also allow direct comparison of results industry wide.


    laboratory; fermentation; corn; starch; flask; protocol; method

    The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.

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