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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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The dry ingredients (fine Kankar lime, chopped Jute and powder of sea shells) were mixed thoroughly, and small quantity of limewater was added to make it slightly wet.
The specimens are cured in limewater until they achieve a strength of 20 MPa, and are then placed in the sodium sulfate solution.
The main ingredient of her formulation was corn flour that had been gelatinized in heated limewater, as if it were to be used in tortillas.
But a subsequent treatment with limewater added calcium to the cellulose matrix and restored the original stiffness.
Each skin is soaked in limewater until it is so tender that most of the fur can be scraped off by hand.
Hardened mortar samples were taken out of the cast after 24 hours and cured in limewater at 20[degrees]C until the experiment day.
According to AASHTO TP 95-11 [3], for the samples cured in a limewater tank, the average resistivity value needs to be multiplied by 1.1 while this coefficient is 1 for the specimens stored in a 100% relative humidity moist room.