Uses of Lime

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  • LIME IN INDUSTRIES

     

    Lime is a basic chemical that is used in many industrial processes. It is used in production processes to make steel, non-ferrous minerals, paper, plastics, fiberglass and building materials.

  • IRON AND STEEL

     

    Limestone and quicklime are key raw materials used in iron and steel making processes.

  • MINING

     

    Lime products are extensively used in metallurgy leaching, smelting and refining processes to produce non-ferrous minerals such as gold, copper, alumina, zinc, nickel, uranium, rare earth, etc.

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  • PCC

     

    Quicklime plays important role in production of Precipitated Calcium Carbonate (PCC), which is widely used in industries such as paper, plastics, etc.

  • Paper

     

    Lime products play major roles in modern pulping and paper making process nowadays.

  • Fiberglass

     

    Lime products are used in production processes of advance engineering materials, such as fiberglass for wind turbine blades, which enable us to generate electricity from renewable resource.

  • Building materials

     

    Lime products are used in production processes of building materials such as cement, mortar, autoclaved aerated concrete block, steel, glass, etc.

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  • LIME IN AGRICULTURE

     

    Lime products are used in agricultural applications such as animals feed ingredient, soil improvement and water conditioning.

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  • Animals Feed

     

    Limestone is used as a vital ingredient in poultry and other farm animals feed, as the source of calcium.

  • Shrimp Farm

     

    Lime products are widely used in site preparation and water conditioning for shrimp farming.

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  • LIME IN ENVIRONMENT

     

    Lime is an important chemical used in many environmental applications. For instance, used in treatment of water in waterworks, waste water, industrial waste, household waste and flue gas treatment.

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  • Waste Water Treatment

     

    Lime products are the key materials used in waste water treatment.

  • WATERWORKS

     

    Lime products are used as water treatment chemical in waterworks and desalination plants.

  • Flue Gas Treatment

     

    Lime products are used for flue gas treatment in power plants and other waste treatment plants.

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  • LIME IN HOUSEHOLD

     

    Lime products are used in various processes to make consumer products we see and use in our daily lives such as sugar, glass and bottles, cutlery and bioplastics products.

  • Sugar

     

    Lime products are used in raw juice preparation and sugar refining processes.

  • Glass and Bottles

     

    Limestone is one of key materials in glass and bottles manufacturing process.

  • Cutlery

     

    Lime products involved in processes of making stainless steel and nickel based coating materials used in cutlery we use everyday.

  • Bioplastics

     

    Lime products play an important role in production of bioplastics, which are used in environmental friendly products nowadays.