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For Sales Information, please contact:
Western Canada
Phone:
E-mail:
1 403 250 9100
wcsales@graymont.com
Eastern Canada
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1 450 449 2262
ecsales@graymont.com
Great Lakes
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1 800 433 0036
saleswl@graymont.com
Eastern United States
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1 814 355 4761
eussales@graymont.com
Western United States
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1 801 262 3942
wussales@graymont.com

Technical Information:
PDF Document MSDS - High Calcium Hydrated Lime (229K)
PDF Document Pleasant Gap Bell Mine & Bald Eagle High Calcium Hydrated Lime (111K)

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Graymont’s Indian Creek Plant is one of our plants producing Hydrated lime


High Calcium Hydrated Lime

High calcium hydrated lime Ca(OH)2 is a dry powder produced by reacting quicklime with a sufficient amount of water to satisfy the quicklime's natural affinity for moisture. The process converts CaO to Ca(OH)2. The amount of water required depends on both the subtle characteristics of the quicklime and the type of hydrating equipment available. Hydrated lime easily forms as a suspension or slurry and is often pumped to various process locations within industrial plants. The resulting solution is strongly alkaline, having a pH of 12.4. Most hydrated limes contain approximately 75 percent CaO and 25 percent H2O.

Hydrated lime is used in a variety of industrial applications including water treatment, as an anti-stripping agent in asphalt, and in soil stabilization. Some hydrated limes are sold into the food grade market as well. The product is commonly sold in 50 lb. bags or as a bulk material shipped in pneumatic truck trailers or rail car tanks.

Graymont carefully monitors its production processes to produce products to meet exacting specifications. These include applicable ASTM, NSF-60 and AWWA B202 standards.