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Calcium hydroxide/lime

Description

Lime is Calcium Hydroxide. It is used as a source of calcium and   alkalinity in both oil and water based drilling fluids.

Application

Lime is used to increase Ph, to provide excess lime as an alkalinity buffer, improve hole cleaning for removing soluble carbonate ions, for controlling corrosion. Lime is also used for ph control in gypsum muds.

Common Name:  CALCIUM HYDROXIDE

Advantages

It is widely available and an economic source of calcium and alkalinity.

Physical Properties:

Properties

Value

Physical State

White Free flowing powder, free from lumps and visible impurities

Specific Gravity

2.3-2.6

Solubility in water @ 20 deg c

0.185g/100 ml water

Packaging

Calcium Hydroxide is packed in 25kg/50 Lbs (22.68 Kg) sacks. Private Labeling and customized packaging is also available on request.

International equivalents of our GLO LIME

GDFCL

MI SWACO

HALIBURTON

BAKER

SCOMI

GLO LIME

 

 

 

 

         
         

Safety and Handling

Calcium Hydroxide must be handled as a Industrial chemical, wearing protective equipment and observing the precautions as mentioned in the MSDS.