Fine Ground Unslaked Lime

Fluxing agent, neutralisation or pH control and coagulation, animal feed production

Fine Ground Unslaked Lime

Fine Ground Unslaked Lime

Chemical Formula CaO
Alternative names/ description F.U.S., Fine Quicklime, Calcium Oxide
Typical Chemical analysis
Typical Chemical analysis Typical %
Available calcium as CaO 88.0
Total calcium as CaO 92.0
Total magnesium as MgO 2.0
Silica as SiO2 2.0
Manganese as Mn2O3 1.2
Iron as Fe2O3 0.5
Aluminium as Al2O3 0.5
Carbon Dioxide (CO2) 2.0
Free Carbon as C <0.01
Sulphur as SO3 <0.05
Phosphorous as P2O5 <0.01
Physical Properties
Bulk density (kg/m3)
Aerated De-aerated
800-900 1000-1100
Screen apperture % Retained (Typical)  
250 17  
150 13  
106 12  
75 13  
minus 75 45  
Color Buff due to presence of Manganeses as Mn2O3
Angle of repose 2° - 10°
Typical Applications

Fluxing agent, neutralisation or pH control and coagulation.

Quality Assurance

PPC Lime, Lime Acres has ISO 9001 certification for Quality Management System.


Supplied in pneumatic unloading rail or road tankers or bulk bags

from Lime Acres, Northern Cape.


Moisture free air is essential for bulk unloading.


Important that lime is stored in an enclosed dry place.


Unslaked lime react with water (including atmospheric moisture),

producing heat and a strongly alkaline hydrated lime. Care should always

be exercised when handling this product. Refer to MSDS which is available on request

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