calcium oxide


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calcium oxide

n.
A white, caustic, lumpy powder, CaO, used as a refractory, as a flux, in glassmaking, in waste treatment, in insecticides, as an industrial alkali, and in manufacturing steel, paper, and building materials. Also called calx, lime3, quicklime.

calcium oxide

n
(Elements & Compounds) a white crystalline base used in the production of calcium hydroxide and bleaching powder and in the manufacture of glass, paper, and steel. Formula: CaO. Also called: lime, quicklime, calx, burnt lime, calcined lime or fluxing lime
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Noun1.calcium oxide - a white crystalline oxide used in the production of calcium hydroxide
atomic number 20, Ca, calcium - a white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light; the fifth most abundant element in the earth's crust; an important component of most plants and animals
oxide - any compound of oxygen with another element or a radical
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2]O Calcium oxide CaO CaO Chemical Name Cement Notation Mineral Name Tricalcium [C.
The aim of the injection of technical water after the steam superheater of the boiler activates the free calcium oxide in the OS fly ash and the increase of the efficiency of the flue gas desulphurisation by it [8].
2,7 It is composed of powder and liquid, where powder contains mainly tricalcium silicate, zirconium dioxide as radiopacifier, calcium carbonate as filler, dicalcium silicate (traces), calcium oxide (traces) and iron oxide (traces).
2] and determines the degree of conversion (hydration) of calcium oxide CaO therein.
Calcium chromate was formed when chromite concentrate was heated with excess of calcium oxide above 1100C.
The tested diets were composed of corn silage (CS), fresh sugarcane (FS), sugarcane treated with calcium oxide (STCO) or calcium hydroxide (STCH) as only forage.
Inclusion of calcium oxide had a quadratic effect on DM digestibility, with maximum digestibility estimated at the calcium oxide level of 0.
An increase in the concentration of calcium oxide enhanced bacterial death.
He added, the sequestration system will "demonstrate the storage of seasonal production for later, easy transport to others and the reuse of the calcium oxide itself.
3] can be converted into calcium oxide (CaO) via the calcination process.
It loops calcium oxide and calcium carbonate (CaO/CaC[O.
Number basic sites = acidbenzoic concentration [mmol/ml] x acid benzoic volume/ calcium oxide weight [g]] (1)