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Unslaked Lime

Fluxing agent, neutralisation or pH control and coagulation, animal feed production

Unslaked Lime

Ground Unslacked Lime

Technical

Chemical Formula: CaO

Alternative names/ description:
G.U.S., Ground Quicklime, Calcium
Oxide

Products

Ground Unslaked Lime

Product Code   Pack Code   Product Description   Packing   Unit 
600100 500 Run of Kiln-LUS NB Bulk Ton
601000 500 Lump Unslaked Lime NB +19mm  Bulk Ton
602000 500 Lump Unslaked Lime NB -19mm Bulk Ton
603000 500 Lump Unslaked Lime NB +6mm Bulk Ton
608000 500 Lump Unslaked Lime R +6mm Bulk Ton
609000 500 Lump Unslaked Lime R +19mm Bulk Ton
610010 600 Ground Unlaked Lime Bulk Ton
610023 650 Ground Unlaked Lime - Bulk Bags 1.2 m3 Ton
610033 652 Ground Unlaked Lime - Bulk Bags Spoutties 1.2 m3 Ton
         
611010 600 Fine Ground Unslaked Lime Bulk Ton
611023 650 Fine Ground Unslaked Lime - Bulk Bags 1.2 m3 Ton
611033 652 Fine Ground Unslaked Lime - Bulk Bag Spoutties 1.2 m3 Ton
         
         
68000 500 Dolomite Lump Bulk Ton

 

 

 

Typical Chemical analysis
Typical Chemical analysis Typical %
Available calcium as CaO 88.0
Total calcium as CaO 92.0
Total magnesium as MgO 2.0
Silica as SiO2 2.0
Manganese as Mn2O3 1.2
Iron as Fe2O3 0.5
Aluminium as Al2O 0.3
Carbon Dioxide (CO2) 2.0
Free Carbon as C <0.01
Sulphur as SO3 <0.05
Phosphorous as P2O5 <0.01
Physical Properties
Bulk density (kg/m3)
Aerated De-aerated
1100-1150 1100-1300
Size
Screen apperture % Retained (Typical) Cumulative % above(Typical)
4750µm 0.0 0.0
2350µm 7.5 7.5
2000µm 6.5 14.0
1000µm 25.0 39.0

Colour

Buff due to presence of Manganeses as Mn2O3
Angle of repose 28° - 32°
Typical Applications

Fluxing agent, neutralisation or pH control and coagulation

Dispatch

Supplied in pneumatic unloading rail or road tankers from Lime Acres, Northern Cape.

Handling

Moisture free air is essential for bulk unloading.

Storage

Important that lime is stored in an enclosed dry place.

Lump Unslaked Lime

Technical
Chemical Formula  CaO
Alternative Names   Quicklime, Calcium Oxide 

 

Typical Chemical Analysis
  Typical %
Available calcium as CaO   90.0
Total calcium as CaO  94.0
Total magnesium as MgO   2.0
Silica as SiO2  1.5
Manganese as Mn2O3  1.0
Iron as Fe203  0.5
Aluminium as AI2O3  0.3
Carbon Dioxide as (CO2)  1.0
Free Carbon as C <0.01
Surphur as SO3 <0.05
Phosphorus P2O3 <0.01

 

Physical Properties
Bulk density (kg/m3)   1100 - 1200
Size   Unscreened   Minus 50mm 
   Screened

 Plus 6mm 19mm

 Plus 6mm minus 50mm

 Plus 19mm minus 50mm


Colour: Buff due to the presence of Managenese as Mn2O3

Angle of repose: (38 - 45)

Typical Applications

Fluxing agent, neutralisation or pH control and coagulation.

Quality Assurance

PPC Lime, Lime Acres has ISO 9001 certification for Quality Management System

Dispatch

Supplied in rail or tipper road trucks from Lime Acres, Northern Cape.

Storage

Important that lime is stored in an enclosed dry place.

Safety

Unslaked lime reacts with water (including atmospheric moisture), producing heat and a strong alkaline hydrated lime. Care should always be exercise when handling this product. Refer to the MSDS which is available on request

Fine Ground Unslaked Lime

Technical

Chemical Formula: CaO

Alternative Names: F.U.S, Fine Quicklime, Calcium Oxide

Typical Chemical Analysis
   Typical %
 Available calcium as CaO   88.0
 Total calcium as CaO   92.0
 Total magnesium as MgO   2.0
 Silica as SiO2  2.0
 Manganese as Mn2O3   1.2
 Iron as Fe2O3   0.5
 Aluminium as AI2O3  0.5
 Carbon Dioxide (CO2)   2.0
 Free Carbon as C  <0.01
 Sulphur as SO3  <0.05
 P2O5  <0.01

 

Physical Properties
   Aerated   De-aerated 
 Bulk density (kg/m3):   800 - 900   1000 - 1100 
     
 Size   Screen Aperture (um)  % Retained (Typical) 
   250  17
   150  13
   106  12
   75  13
   -75  45

Color: Buff due to the presence of Manganese as Mn2O3

Angle of repose: 2° - 10°

 

Typical Applications

Fluxing agent, neutralisation or pH control and coagulation.

Quality Assurance

PPC Lime, Lime Acres has ISO 9001 Certification for Quality Management System

Dispatch

Supplied in pneumatic unloading rail or road tankers or bulk bags from Lime Acres, Northern Cape.

Handling

Supplied in pneumatic unloading rail or road tankers or bulk bags from Lime Acres, Northern Cape.

Storage

Important that lime is stored in an enclosed dry place.

Safety

Unslaked lime react with water (including atmospheric moisture), producing heat and a strongly alkaline hydrated lime. Care should always be exercised when handling this product. Refer to MSDS  which is available on request.

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