Hydrated Lime (Calcium Hydroxide)

Airedale Chemical Hydrated Lime (Calcium Hydroxide) holds the formula Ca(OH)2 and has many Niche uses across the industry. It is more commonly used in both water/sewage treatment and food preparation.

Solid – Colourless/slightly white powder obtained when calcium oxide missed with water. No distinguishing odour.

Solution – Colourless solution with no distinguishing odour

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Agrochemical Agrochemical

In manufacturing mixes for pesticides

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Building & Constructon Building & Constructon

An ingredient in whitewash, mortar, and plaster

In road construction, to improve the quality of excessively plastic subgrade soils

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Food & Beverage Food & Beverage

In manufacturing antifungal and antimicrobial preservative for vegetables  in storage

Clarify raw juice from sugarcane or sugar beets in the sugar industry

Process water for alcoholic beverages and soft drinks

Pickle cucumbers and other foods

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Healthcare Healthcare

Life support systems as a carbon dioxide scrubber

To fill the root canal for the first stage of endodontic therapy

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Metal Processing Metal Processing

In the production of metals, lime is injected into the waste gas stream to neutralize acids, such as fluorides and chlorides prior to being released to atmosphere.

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Oil & Gas Oil & Gas

In the petroleum refining industry for the manufacture of additives to oil

In the petrochemical industry for manufacturing solid oil of various marks

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Paints & Coatings Paints & Coatings

For preparation of dry mixes for painting and decorating

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Personal Care Personal Care

A chemical depilatory agent found in most hair removal creams

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Pulp & Paper Pulp & Paper

Paper industry, where it is used in the production of sodium hydroxide

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Water Treatment Water Treatment

Fresh water treatment for raising pH of the water so pipes will not corrode

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