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Calcium Hydroxide / Hydrated Lime / Kapur Pertanian

Calcium Hydroxide / Hydrated Lime / Kapur Pertanian

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Calcium Hydroxide
Calcium hydroxide is an inorganic compound used for many purposes. It is also called slaked lime, and its aqueous solution is called limewater.

CAS NO: 1305-62-0

It is obtained as colorless crystals or a white powder with a density of 2.21 g/cm³ and melting point of 580 °C. Calcium hydroxide solutions can cause chemical burns.

· The most commonly used from of calcium hydroxide is in its suspended form, where it is used as lime.
· It is known for its potent flocculant properties.
· Calcium hydroxide can also be used for the neutralization of acids in anti-microbial and anti-mildew formulas in order to form a stable fungicide.
· It can also be used in aquariums in order to provide various organisms with naturally occurring calcium.
· Calcium hydroxide is often used in the production of petroleum oils, brake pads, sugar, certain types of rubber, dry mixes for paint, calcium stearate, soft drinks and alcoholic beverages.
· Native Americans use it for certain cooking purposes as well.
· It is also used in dentistry for the root canal procedures.

Calcium hydroxide has many industrial application, such as in the Kraft paper process, as a flocculent in water and sewage treatment, in the preparation of ammonia, and as a pH modifier. It is also an important ingredient in cement, plaster and mortars. As a fairly non-toxic and mild base, it has many uses in the food industry, including pH adjustment, calcium fortification, digestion aid, and baking soda substitute.
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