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Use of limestone
- Aug 14, 2018 -

1, the manufacture of glass.

Glass is made of limestone, quartz sand, soda ash, and so on, these materials can be obtained after melting at high temperature. 

2, refining Steel.

In industrial production, limestone or iron-smelting solvents and go to gangue, where the use of quicklime, using quicklime can be used as slag material, filtering out sulfur, phosphorus and other harmful jobs. 

3, rubber, plastics, paper, cosmetics, toothpaste and other products filler.

After firing, the limestone becomes pure dry powdery calcium carbonate, which can be used as filler for many products. 

4, the manufacture of soda ash.

Soda Ash is the use of limestone, salt, ammonia and other materials using the Solvay method, after a multi-step reaction, through the pure lime and chlorine chemical reaction to achieve bleaching. 

5, make salt.

After chemical processing, limestone can be turned into calcium salts such as calcium chloride, calcium nitrate and sodium sulfite. 

6, hard water softening agent.

Hydrated lime for can temporarily remove the rigid, thus, in the industry as a hard water softener.

7, desiccant and disinfectant. 

8. The application in agriculture.

First of all, Quicklime can be configured as a Bordeaux liquid, lime sulfur mixture and other pesticides; Secondly, hydrated lime for can change the acidity and alkalinity of the soil, improve the internal composition of the soil, and replenish the calcium in the soil. Then lime pulp can be used to paint the trunk, which protects the trees. 

9. Construction of houses and decorations. Limestone is the main raw material for making cement.

In addition, limestone can be used to build houses on the outer walls and ground.