Applications of Lime

Chememan is a leading producer of high calcium lime products that have great value in our everyday life. Products of Chememan cover various end use segments such as mining, pulp and paper, sugar, bioplastics, as well as flue gas and wastewater treatment. Our customers need lime a vital part of their production process and our products are dedicated to different usages depending on their requirements.

Industry Products Product Usage
Quicklime Hydrated Lime Limestone and Ground Limestone
1. Ferrous and Non-ferrous Metal Mining Industry
  • Adjust acidity of wastewater and used as a chemical in mineral dressing process
2. Pulp and Paper Industry
  • Separate chemicals in recovery process of pulp making
  • Mineral dressing for paper production
  • Raw material used in production of Precipitated Calcium Carbonate (PCC)
3. Sugar Industry
  • Remove impurities found in raw sugar and white sugar
4. Bioplastics Industry
  • Component in the fermentation of sugar and tapioca which are the basic ingredients in making bioplastic
5. Iron and Steel Industry
  • Remove minerals or impurities during a process of metal smelting, and production of high quality steel that uses a furnace
6. Chemical and Petrochemical Industry
  • Ingredient in production of basic chemicals, such as soda ash and calcium carbide
7. Agricultural Industry
  • Improve soil quality, adjust soil acidity
  • Neutralize acidity of shrimp farms
  • Added to increase calcium in animal feed
8. Flue Gas and Water Treatment Industry
  • Expel sulfur dioxide gas that arises from electric power and waste incineration plants
  • Aid in the flocculation of small particles of sediments, and eliminate or lessen hard water to produce clear water
9. Construction and Construction Materials Industry
  • Used as raw material in the manufacturing of cement, light weight bricks, autoclaved aerated concrete and other construction materials
  • Used as ingredient to improve the qualification of plaster / mortar
  • Adjust soil condition before construction work
10. Glass and Bottle Industry
  • Remove minerals or impurities in the production of glass, bottle and mirror.
11. Specialty Fiber Glass Industry
  • Ingredient in the production process