# Applications

Food & Beverage

Drinking water

Hydrated lime and/or milk of lime is used to remove temporary hardness from drinking water and to adjust its pH for optimum purification conditions by precipitating out the heavy metals in the form of insoluble hydroxides.

Sugar

Sugar manufacturers use lime in order to precipitate out impurities from beet and sugar cane extracts. Lime is also used to neutralise the odours which are generated by beet washing and transport.

Applications

Agriculture, Forestry & Fish Farming
Biocides
Construction & Civil Engineering
Environmental Protection
Food & Beverage
Iron & Steel
Other Industrial Consumers & Manufacturing
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