Hydrated Lime

Hydrated Lime

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Hydrated Lime is a non-hydraulic hydrated lime which complies with the high calcium classification of BS EN 459 - 1 CL 90-S.It is used extensively in agricultural / horticultural applications, and building construction.Hydrated Lime is manufactured by calcining a high calcium limestone in carefully controlled conditions. The quicklime produced is then crushed and hydrated to produce a fine powder with a loose bulk density of 600 kg / m² (typical neutralising value 74% CaO ).

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  • Improves workability and water retention in mortars and renders
  • Suitable for use in agriculture / horticulture as an acidity regulator or land
  • To assist in soil stabilisation, water treatment and sewage treatment
  • Can be used as a lime wash for buildings

Calcium Hydroxide (Ca (OH) :)Min 90 %
Magnesium Oxide (MgO)Max 3.0 %
Ferric Oxide (Fe₂O₂)Max 0.2 %
Aluminium Oxide (Al₂O₂)Max 1 %
Insoluble Matter as Silicon Max 1 %
Dioxide (SiO₂)
MoistureMax 1 %
Passing 200 mesh sieveMin 90 %