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AACC Approved Methods of Analysis, 11th Edition - AACC Method 46-30.01. Crude Protein -- Combustion Method

AACC Approved Methods of Analysis, 11th Edition

Nitrogen

AACC Method 46-30.01
Crude Protein -- Combustion Method

VIEW METHOD

Objective
Nitrogen, freed by pyrolysis and subsequent combustion at high temperature in pure oxygen, is quantified by thermal conductivity detection. This generic combustion method is applicable to all flours, cereal grains, oilseeds, and animal feeds. Different conversion factors are used for various cereal grains and oilseeds.