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Note for Civil Engineering Materials and Construction - CEMC By Civil Rec

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Lime • Naturally occurs as: Limestone

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Lime • Chemistry for pure rock: CaCO3 (calcium carbonate) but, impurities are always present: MgCO3,Al2O3, Fe2O3, SiO2 marine animals

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Production • • • • • • • • • Excavation Crushing Limestone Grinding Calcination → Quicklime Pulverize quicklime Mix with water under pressure → Slaked Lime Drying of Slaked Lime Pulverizing Marketing in bags.

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