Tag: Hydraulic Lime

Setting and Suitability of Limes

Setting and Suitability of Limes In the case of pure lime, the setting takes place partly by the absorption of carbon dioxide from the air and partly by drying which is facilitated by dry conditions; and the setting action is very slow. Slaked fat lime has a great tendency to abs...

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Hydraulic Lime

Hydraulic Lime Hydraulic lime is obtained by burning kankar or clayey limestones. Lime is considered to be hydraulic when it sets under water within 7 to 30 days. Lime is called feebly hydraulic, moderately hydraulic or eminently hydraulic according to its readiness to set under ...

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