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Table 3 Water-binding capacity of pretreated samples

From: Aiming for the complete utilization of sugar-beet pulp: Examination of the effects of mild acid and hydrothermal pretreatment followed by enzymatic digestion

Sample1 Bound water, g/g pelleta Change, %
0-0 2.4 0
120-0 5.5 133
120-1 7.2 207
140-0 3.3 42
140-1 3.6 54
170-0 1.4 -41
170-1 1.2 -47
  1. aPellets were pressed at 100 bar after pretreatment until drainage stopped.