October 21, 2015

Calcium Carbonate – Chalk

Calcium Carbonate (Chalk)
Calcium carbonate (Chalk) is a chemical compound with the formula CaCO3. It is a common substance found in rocks in all parts of the world, and is the main component of shells of marine organisms, snails, coal balls, pearls, and eggshells. Calcium carbonate is the active ingredient in agricultural lime, and is usually the principal cause of hard water. It is commonly used medicinally as a calcium supplement or as an antacid, but excessive consumption can be hazardous.
 CaCO3  % 70-75
 Moisture  % 20-25
 P2O5 % 2-5
 Fluorine % 0.1
 Iron % 0.01
 Colour Off-white
Loose in trucks.
Effluent Treatment.
Neutralisation in chemical reactions.
For soil amendment in acid soils.
As a filler in organic manure.
As filler in tiles, linoleum, pencils, rubber and plastic goods and extenders in paints & inks.
As a filler in road development and construction.
Industries Served:
Effluent Treatment, Agriculture, Paints, Tiles.
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