Calcium hydroxide is an inorganic compound with the chemical method Ca(OH)2. it is a colorless crystal or white powder and is produced when calcium oxide (quick lime) is mixed with water. it has many names which include hydrated lime, caustic lime...
Free Flowing white powder, free of lumps
pH (1% Solution)
98 - 99%
Solubility at 68 F (20 C)
0.165 G/100 ml water
138 lb/ft3 (2,210.5 kg/m3)
50 kg HDPE bags with inner liner
Hydrated lime is most widely used as a flocculant, in water and sewage treatment. It forms a fluffy charged strong that aids in the removal of smaller particles from the water, resulting in a clearer product. it's also utilized in freshwater treatment for raising the pH of the water so that pipes will not corrode where the base water is acidic.