Milk of lime


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(Chem.) a watery emulsion of calcium hydrate, produced by macerating quicklime in water.

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This makes it ideal for transferring products such as sauces, yogurt, creams, pastes or metering / dosing suspended solids, for example milk of lime dosing in water and effluent treatment applications.
Provided that they do not contain any metal complexes, basic inorganic liquids (including developer, fixing baths, soap solutions, surfactants, wash water) are routed to a continuous-flow neutralization system operated with waste acid, milk of lime and FeC13.
of urine alkaline with milk of lime and add diluted chloride of calcium solution as long as a precipitate forms.