Cream of lime

A scum of calcium carbonate which forms on a solution of milk of lime from the carbon dioxide of the air.
A thick creamy emulsion of lime in water.

See also: Cream, Cream

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Taking in consideration that in this application the residual water has an acid character, the used neutralizer is the cream of lime, a basic solution having pH equal to 12.
The back-up cream of lime pipe belongs to the equivalent tank and is used only in the fault procedures.
The two input pipes (for cream of lime and acid) represented with dashed line are used only in the case of tank number 1.
In the first sub-process case, the acid is introduced in the tank and in the same time, through the cream of lime pipe, a liquid with the pH value equal to 7 is introduced.
The [y.sub.I] (t, p) signal represents the pH value of the chemical from the first tank if both the acid and the cream of lime are introduced through the corresponding pipes.
5, results the antagonistic effect of the acid, respectively of the cream of lime introduced in the process.