The use of limestone

Cement is a mixture of limestone, clay and other materials processed by high temperature calcination. Glass from the limestone, quartz sand, made from a mixture of sodium carbonate and by high temperature melting, iron, and used as fluxing agent can remove the veins of limestone. The material used to form slag in the steel making process to remove sulfur, phosphorus and other harmful impurities. Calcium carbide (the main component is CaC2) is a reaction from the limestone and coke in the furnace. Soda ash is made of limestone, salt, ammonia and other materials through multi-step reaction (Solvay production method). Soda and soda limestone reaction (soda) to caustic soda. The reaction of pure limestone and chlorine bleaching. Limestone for chemical processing the calcium chloride, calcium nitrate, calcium sulfite and so on limestone used for water softening and water can remove the temporary hardness. Burning limestone into more pure calcium carbonate powder and is used as a rubber filler, plastic, paper, toothpaste, cosmetics, etc. with lime carbon dioxide absorbent of caustic soda lime soda. Lime is used as a dryer and disinfectant. In agriculture, the LSSS with lime, and mixed pesticides bordeaux. The application of hydrated lime to soil can neutralize the acidity of soil and improve soil structure, which can be used by plants. Brush tree Trund lime liquid can protect trees.

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