slaked lime


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slaked lime:

see calcium hydroxidecalcium hydroxide,
Ca(OH)2, colorless crystal or white powder. It is prepared by reacting calcium oxide (lime) with water, a process called slaking, and is also known as hydrated lime or slaked lime. When heated above 580°C; it dehydrates, forming the oxide.
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slaked lime

[′slākt ′līm]
(inorganic chemistry)

slaked lime

A mixture of lime and water, used as mortar; also see lime mortar.
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Calcium is one of the main components of wood ashes (des Lauriers 1994) and the slaked lime dust, although probably mixed with dirt, was likely rich in calcium as well.
Today, those that live within easy reach of trading stores use commercial brushes, and water based acrylic paints often mixed with slaked lime or earth to obtain pastel colours.
The slaked lime must sit for at least three months before using, but it can be bought pre-aged.
To achieve these SO2 emission requirements many plants are using spray-dryer absorber (SDA) scrubbers, which include a rotary atomizer that uses slurry with slaked lime - or milk of lime - where the SO2 is absorbed by Ca(OH)2 to form CaSO3/CaSO4.
Currently, the industry is dominated by quicklime which covers nearly 78% of the demand while slaked lime has 19% and hydraulic lime only 3% share of the market.
Professional conservators have been injecting slaked lime putty behind the paintings to secure them for future display.
Gutkha -- an assorted mixture of tobacco, catechu, areca nut, slaked lime and certain food additives -- affects the normal function of a key family of enzymes, known as CYP- 450, found in almost every organ in the body, according to the Chandigarh study published in scientific journal Chemical Research in Toxicology .
This was after MRVC officials informed him that exteriors of new trains were being dirtied with paan (betel leaf stuffed with arecanut and slaked lime paste) stains, apart from platforms being freely used for spitting by careless commuters.
That ingredient is slaked lime, limestone that has been calcined, or heated to a high temperature, and then exposed to water.
5l Ultimatt emulsion - is perfect to accent the white, while the Slaked Lime acrylic eggshell - pounds 32 for 2.
The Bantling Lime Kilns near Annfield Plain, Derwentside, were used to burn limestone to create quick and slaked lime.
When straw is used in cubicles slaked lime or ground limestone can be used to help keep the bed dry.