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Tag: Hydraulic Limes Limes

These are made principally of calcium oxide (CaO), occurring naturally in limestone, marble, chalk, coral, and shell. For building purposes, they are used chiefly in mortars. Hydraulic Limes These are made by calcining a limestone containing silica and alumina to a temperature short of incipient fusion so as to form sufficient free lime to permit hydration and at the same time leave unhydrated sufficient

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