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

This product is available in the following sizes

  • 25L Drum
  • 200L Drum
  • Bulk Transfer
  • 25kg Bag Solid/Powder only chemicals



In manufacturing mixes for pesticides

Building & Construction

An ingredient in whitewash, mortar, and plaster

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


In the manufacture of brake pads

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


Life support systems as a carbon dioxide scrubber

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

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.

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

Paints & Coatings

For preparation of dry mixes for painting and decorating

Personal Care

A chemical depilatory agent found in most hair removal creams

Pulp & Paper

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

Water Treatment

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

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