Use our plant-based materials to make a difference to the Earth & your bottom line

No need to alter your current production capabilities. Our plant-based materials integrate directly into your manufacturing system. Here are only some of the ways you can use our Xano Fiber™.

FIBERBOARD

Xano Fiber™ can be used to produce fiberboard, including medium density fiberboard (MDF), high density fiberboard (HDF), Oriented Strand Board (OSB), particleboard, softboard, and plywood. Xano Fiber™ can be used alone or in combination with wood to produce these panels and provide the same or better physical and mechanical performance at a lower cost without the need to alter existing manufacturing systems. Hexas estimates cost reduction of 20-25% for boards made with wood and at least 15% Xano Fiber™.


BIOFUELS

Xano Grass™ is a US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved bioenergy crops. The EPA determined that renewable fuels made from Xano Fiber™ meet the lifecycle greenhouse gas reduction requirements for renewable cellulosic biofuel under the Renewable Fuels Standard Program (RFS). Xano Fiber™ yields 3-5 times more cellulosic ethanol per acre than corn and corn residues. Xano Grass™ produces lower greenhouse gas emissions throughout its lifecycle than other EPA approve biomass crops.

ENERGY PELLETS

Xano Fiber™ can supplement the use of wood residuals in the production of industrial energy pellets. Multiple burn tests of Xano Grass™ pellets revealed that these pellets burn between 8,000 to 10,000 BTU per pound, which exceeded 7,000 BTU per pound for the wood pellets burned by comparison. Torrefied Xano Fiber™ provides the same or better energy density as coal, burning at or above 9,000 BTU/pound vs 8,800 BTU/pound for conventional coal.

OTHER APPLICATIONS

Our planted-based raw materials also can be used in the following applications:

Renewable Natural Gas/Biogas

Biochemicals

Bioplastics

Pulp & Paper

Bioremediation

Bio-composite reinforcement

Animal bedding

Packaging

Textiles

Contact us! Let’s discuss how to use regenerative plant-based raw materials in your products.