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Re: Lime in hearth slab and cladding

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Posted by Rado

In Reply to: Lime in hearth slab and cladding posted by Klaus

Yes correct it's hydrated lime - calcium hydroxide Ca(OH)2 and looks like a soft white powder. Used in making mortar, cements, white wash, plaster, also called slaked lime.

Sold everywhere, builders use it a lot. It is also cheaper and also lighter in weight than cement.

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