Calcium Hydroxide

  • Cal hydrate
  • CAS 1305-62-0
  • Molar weight 74.093 g/mol
  • Chemical formula Ca(OH)2

The most significant application of calcium hydroxide is in water and waste water treatment. It is widely used in the food industry to clarify raw juice from sugarcane, in processing water for alcoholic beverages and soft drinks, to pickle cucumbers and other foods and to fortify fruit drinks.

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Calcium Hydroxide
  • Cal hydrate
  • CAS 1305-62-0
  • Chemical formula Ca(OH)2
  • Molar weight 74.093 g/mol

Product details of Calcium Hydroxide

Cal hydrateHydrated limeHydrated lime slurryLimeLime slurryMilk of limeSlacked lime
  • Food
  • Pharma
  • Technical
  • Flakes
  • Powder
  • Solution
  • White to grayish white powder

Chemical formula

Ca(OH)2

CAS number

1305-62-0

Molar weight

74.093 g/mol

Specific Gravity

2.24

Melting Point

580 °C

Boiling Point

2.850 °C


Applications

  • Beverage processing
  • Food and nutrition
  • Fungicide
  • Waste water treatment
  • Water treatment

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