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Tag: Poor lime 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 percentage of calcium oxide. When water is added, it slakes vigorously and its volume increases to 2 to 2x(1/2) times. It is white in colour. Its properties are: (a) hardens slowly (b) has high degree of plasticity (c) sets slowly

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