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Standard Test Methods for Quicklime and Hydrated Lime for Neutralization of Waste Acid

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Standard Test Methods for Quicklime and Hydrated Lime for Neutralization of Waste Acid


1.1 This test method covers the testing of quicklime and hydrated lime for use in the treatment of waste acid solutions and includes the characterization of the liming material and of the acid waste.

Note 1-When agreed upon by the manufacturer and the purchaser, this method may be used directly to evaluate the lime requirement for a plant waste acid and in the preparation of the lime slurry; the pH, the time, temperature, and other conditions of treatment may be adjusted to conform to plant practice. Otherwise the test shall be performed as described in this method. Note 2-Under some conditions of test the lime requirement may vary substantially from that indicated by ultimate chemical analysis or by the use of a determination of available alkalinity by titration to a stoichiometric end point.

1.2 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety problems, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.


Hydrated lime; Lime and limestone products/testing-hydrated; Lime and limestone products/testing-quicklime; Neutralization; Quicklime; Waste acid solutions; quicklime/hydrated lime for neutralization of waste acid, test; ICS Number Code 91.100.10 (Cement. Gypsum. Lime. Mortar)

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Publication Date

May 10, 1998

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Test Method

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2 pages

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