Lime Products

Description

Westox supply Lime products in liquid and powder form.

  •  Calcium Oxide – Rock Lime / Quicklime (Powder)
  •  Calcium Hydroxide – Slaked Lime (Course Lime for brick or stone laying mortars).
  •  Calcium Hydroxide – Putty Lime (General purpose and plastering Lime).
  •  Calcium Hydroxide – Run Lime (Fine grade for cornice work and lime washes).

USES

Limes are the base of most traditional mortars and plaster mixes. Limes should be slaked for a minimum of 14 days prior to use when using in finishing materials. Slaked Limes are also used in our pre-mixed mortars.

TECHNICAL DATA

 Slaked Lime  S.G.   1.1 – 1.3
 Putty Lime  S.G.   1.1 – 1.3 60% by weight water, 40% by weight Lime
 Run Lime  S.G.   1.1 – 1.3

PREPARATION

To remove excess water from any of the slaked Limes, pour the lime into a ring made in a sand pit and leave overnight.

MIXING

Lime mortars can be mixed by hand or by mechanical mixers

APPLICATION

For specific uses and formulations containing Lime products consult our technical department.

PRECAUTIONS

All Limes are caustic and care should be taken and the correct safety equipment worn when handling these materials

PACKAGING

Supplied in 20 Litre and 200 Litre drums

STORAGE

Storage life is indefinite provided the Lime is not allowed to dry out.

SAFETY

Refer to Westlegate Pty Ltd Slaked Lime Material Safety Data Sheet for instructions

The information contained on this site is intended to give a fair description of the products and their capabilities under specific test
conditions.It does not constitute an offer by the manufacturer, nor does the manufacturer warrant or guarantee its accuracy or
completeness in describing the performance or suitability of the various products !