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Ether Extract Calculator

Ether Extract is the laboratory test to approximate the total fat content of a feed; includes some waxes, pigments and other lipids to a minor degree. It also refers to the part of a complex organic material that is soluble in ether and consists chiefly of fats and fatty acids

Ether extract

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    Formula

    Percentage of ether extract = (weight of dry flask - weight of empty flask/weight of sample*100)

    The fifth and highest element after air and earth and fire and water; was believed to be the substance composing all heavenly bodies.

    Example:
    Calculate the extraction of ether.
    Weight of dry flask = 25
    Weight of empty flask = 20
    Weight of sample = 15

    Solution:
    Apply Formula:
    Percentage of ether extract = (weight of dry flask - weight of empty flask/weight of sample*100)

    Percentage of ether extract = 33.33333333333333