Lime has numerous applications in the chemical industry thanks to its natural properties and competitive price.
It's used in the production of chemicals such as calcium carbide, propylene oxide, sodium carbonate and glycerine, as well as being a reagent in the production of calcium-based compounds and in processes where pH modification is necessary.
Most of the process water in the chemical industry requires treatment with lime to correct its pH and mineral content. Acidic waste waters can also be treated with lime before being recycled or released into the sewage system.
Dead-burned dolomite is produced when dolomite is calcined at very high temperatures. It is used both as a refractory product in granular form to repair linings and for making the bricks used in the refractory linings of casting ladles and cement kilns. In the steel refining process, the use of...