• June 21, 2024

Hydrated Lime (Calcium Hydroxide)

Calcium hydroxide, traditionally called slaked lime, is an inorganic compound with the chemical formula Ca(OH)2. It is a colorless crystal or white powder and is obtained when calcium oxide (called lime or quicklime) is mixed, or “slaked” with water. It has many names including hydrated lime,builders’ lime, slack lime, cal, or pickling lime.

Uses

It is used in many applications, including food preparation. Limewater is the common name for a saturated solution of calcium hydroxide

Also used in Soil & Road Stabilization, Soil Treatment, Mining, Drinking Water Treatment, General Industrial, Asphalt, Sewerage & Waste Treatment , Flue Gas Treatment, Process Water Treatment

Hydrated Lime

Specification

Sr.NODeterminationSpecification
1Calcium HydroxideCa(OH)290%
2Calcium HydroxideCa(OH)290%
3Calcium OxideCaO68%
4Calcium CarbonateCaCO32%
5Magnesium OxideMgO0.40%
6Acid InsolubleSiO20.40%
7AluminaAl2O30.05%
8IronFe2O30.05%
9ChlorideClTraces
10Moisture0.30%
11Mesh(BSS)250-300

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