Cellulase, Liquid

Fiberex® F1

Developed for in-process technologies, Fiberex® F1 allows you to boost your corn oil yields. It also gives you the chance to diversify into low-carbon markets through higher fiber-to-ethanol yields. 

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Key Benefits Description Details
  • Suitable for drop-in-processes

    This product is designed to enable in-process fiber-to-ethanol conversion.

  • Boosts corn oil yield

    This product frees corn oil trapped in the fiber matrix. That means you can expand a major revenue stream by extracting more corn oil. 

  • Boosts fiber-based ethanol yields

    This product generates sugars from the fiber matrix, making them available to the yeast. That means you can convert a low-value animal feed into high-value ethanol. In many markets, this low-carbon ethanol has a reduced carbon score, so it can bring even more value to your plant. 

  • Maximizes starch-based ethanol yields

    This product helps you squeeze every last drop of ethanol from your starch-based feedstocks. It breaks down tough fibers to make residual starch available for conversion. That maximizes your starch-based ethanol yields. 

  • Reach Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) and/or Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS)

    With this product, your fiber-based ethanol can reach certain low-carbon standards, which increases the value of your output. 

  • Lowest Carbon Intensity of enzyme blend

    Delivered enzyme is a component of carbon intensity scoring.  Reducing the addition of cellulase to the smallest volume will reduce a plants CI score, possibly by 1-2 points.

  • Product application

    This product utilizes a second enzyme for maximal performance.

Fiberex® F1 breaks down tough fibers in the corn to deliver significantly more corn oil. It also delivers additional high-value, low-carbon ethanol. Its a drop-in technology, which means minimal CAPEX investment for your plant. 

The fiber matrix is mostly made up of cellulose and hemicellulose strands, coated with protein. This protein-fiber network traps residual starch. It also binds water and oil. The enzymes in Fiberex® F1 target and break down tough fibers. That frees residual starch and trapped oil to boost your fiber ethanol and corn oil yields.

Which product is right for you?

Find the right solution for you in our global portfolio, shown below. To find out more about products available in your region, get in touch with your local Novozymes representative.

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Suitable for bolt-on processes
Suitable for drop-in-processes
Boosts corn oil yield
Boosts fiber-based ethanol yields
Product application
Maximizes starch-based ethanol yields
Reach Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) and/or Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS)
Lowest Carbon Intensity of enzyme blend
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Yes (Fortiva® Hemi)
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LCFS
Lowest
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No (Product contains all activity)
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LCFS
Lowest
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No (Product contains all activity)
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LCFS & RFS
Lowest
Fiberex® F1
Suitable for bolt-on processes
Suitable for drop-in-processes
Boosts corn oil yield
Boosts fiber-based ethanol yields
Product application
Maximizes starch-based ethanol yields
Reach Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) and/or Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS)
Lowest Carbon Intensity of enzyme blend
Fiberex® F2.5
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Suitable for bolt-on processes
Suitable for drop-in-processes
Boosts corn oil yield
Boosts fiber-based ethanol yields
Product application
Maximizes starch-based ethanol yields
Reach Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) and/or Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS)
Lowest Carbon Intensity of enzyme blend
Fiberex® R1
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Suitable for bolt-on processes
Suitable for drop-in-processes
Boosts corn oil yield
Boosts fiber-based ethanol yields
Product application
Maximizes starch-based ethanol yields
Reach Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) and/or Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS)
Lowest Carbon Intensity of enzyme blend
Suitable for bolt-on processes
Suitable for drop-in-processes
Boosts corn oil yield
Boosts fiber-based ethanol yields
Product application
Maximizes starch-based ethanol yields
Reach Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) and/or Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS)
Lowest Carbon Intensity of enzyme blend
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