temporary hardness


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temporary hardness

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(Chemistry) chem hardness of water due to the presence of magnesium and calcium hydrogencarbonates, which can be precipitated as carbonates by boiling
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8 Temporary hardness can be removed by boiling where as it has no effect on permanent hardness.
carbonates and bicarbonates which causes pointed towards their combination with SO -and Cl-alkalinity as well as temporary hardness. Apart Possible combination of SO -and Cl-with Ca and from this the geological environments of the study area also support this assumption.
This also removes temporary hardness. With the use of the Claris filtration system, the heater also reduces the water's chlorine content which makes for better tasting water.
"The temporary hardness level is relatively high and would normally be treated by the addition of an acid (generally sulphuric) to neutralise the alkalinity and lower the pH towards the more neutral/acid side, to facilitate the correct enzyme action in the mash stage of the brewing process.

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