Uses of Slaked Lime?

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Slaked lime is a compound used to make mortar, plasters and cement. It is combined with sand and water, and used to hold bricks together. It is also a soft, white, crystalline, very slightly water-soluble powder, Ca(OH) 2 , obtained by the action of water on lime.
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Slaked lime is used to make mortar. It is mixed with sand and water and used to hold bricks together.
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Calcium hydroxide is used in the preparation of lime water and to make milk of lime for white washing. When a small quantity of water is mixed with slaked lime, milk of lime paste is formed. It is used for white washing. It is also used for making lime mortar.
One significant application of slaked lime is as a flocculants, in treatment of water and sewage. It is a white powder or colourless crystal that is obtained when calcium oxide is mixed, or 'slaked' with water. Slaked lime is officially known as Calcium hydroxide.
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