Konsentrasi Perekat Pati Sagu Terhadap Karakteristik Briket Bioarangdari Limbah KulitBuah Durian

Yulia Citra, Farida Hanum Hamzah, Yelmira Zalfiatri


Increasing need of energy and decreasing of fuel supply requires human to discover alternative energy resources. Consequently, there should be a research to discover a new renewable energy source such as durian fruit leather. Durian is biomass that has great potential for bio-briquet. This research aims to discover the precise adhesive consentration rate in sago’s starch , which are 3%, 5%, and 7%. Based on analytical result of durian leather charcoal briquet research, the best quality briquet is the P1 consentration which composed rate are 3%, has 4.04% water content, 19.14% ashes content, 5.502 cal/g heat value, and 0.0017 g/sekoncombustion rate.


Keywords: briquet, durian fruit leather, sago starch.

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