Lime in the Pulp and Paper Industry

Lime is essential in the manufacture of pulp and paper.

Pulp and paper

Both lime and value-added lime-based products are used in the manufacture of pulp and paper. These products are involved either as chemicals in the processes or as fillers in papermaking.

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After processing, products derived from limestone can eventually revert to their original chemical form by reacting with carbon dioxide in the atmosphere or from industrial processes.