Lime or calcium carbonate has been used in construction for over 3000 years. In the USA and UK where limestone is widely available and relatively inexpensive the proportion of limestone used in construction and building is over 70%. Among its most well know applications are: a construction material in its quarries form or as concretes and cements; whiting agent for paper and china; pottery material; and as a modifier to glass. In fact, the majority of the glass manufactured is a soda-lime-silica combination. Lime and Limestone provides an up-to-date account of the main aspects specific to the quarrying, processing, calcination, hydration and slaking of lime and limestone products. The book places emphasis on the current uses of these products in the main market segments, namely iron and steel, building, construction, water, sewage, environmental protection, chemicals and foodstuffs.
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Subtítulo: CHEMISTRY AND TECHNOLOGY, PRODUCTION AND USES