• Limes

    These are made principally of calcium oxide (CaO), occurring naturally in limestone, marble, chalk, coral, and shell. For building purposes, they…

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  • Uses of Lime

    The following are the uses of lime in civil works: (i) For white washing. (ii) For making mortar for masonry…

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  • Types of Limes and their Properties

    The limes are classified as fat lime, hydraulic lime and poor lime: (i) Fat lime: It is composed of 95…

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