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Agricultural hydrate is a relatively coarse, unrefined form of hydrated lime, used mainly for adjusting the acidity of soils.
Burnt limes are quicklimes mainly consisting of calcium oxide produced from calcium carbonate burnt in a kiln at a temperature in excess of 800 degrees centigrade.
Dolomitic limes are limes mainly consisting of calcium oxide and magnesium oxide (see calcined dolomite), calcium hydroxide and magnesium hydroxide.
Fine lime generally refers to screened products with a top size below 0.6 cm.
High-calcium lime is quick-or slaked lime produced from high-calcium limestone.
High-calcium quicklime contains mainly CaO and not more than 5% (m/m) MgO.
Hydrated calcium lime
Hydrated calcium limes are powdered slaked limes consisting mainly of calcium hydroxide.
Hydrated dolomitic lime
Hydrated dolomitic limes are powdered slaked limes consisting of calcium hydroxide and magnesium hydroxide.
Hydrated lime, technically known as calcium hydroxide Ca(OH)2 ,is produced from the highly exothermic reaction of water and calcium oxide known as the slaking process.
Lime, quicklime or burnt lime, refers to the white caustic solid calcium oxide. It is often incorrectly used to refer to limestone.
Lime slurry see milk of lime.
Lime water refers to a saturated solution of calcium hydroxide Ca(OH)2 and is indistinguishable visibly from water.
Magnesia is the traditional name for magnesium oxide.
Masons' lime is a hydrated lime used in mortar.
Milk of lime
Milk of lime is a fluid suspension of slaked lime in water that is milky in appearance.
Over-burned lime is quicklime that has a low reactivity to water, as a result of being calcined at high temperatures.
Quicklime, otherwise commonly known as burnt lime, is chemically regarded to be calcium oxide.
Shell limes are a form of calcium lime, produced by the calcination of shells.
Slaked limes are air limes mainly consisting of calcium and possibly magnesium hydroxides, resulting from the slaking of quicklime.
Unslaked lime is quicklime that has not undergone chemical reaction with water.