Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Calcium Oxide

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_1832

n (ca. 1885) (calx, lime, quicklime, burnt lime) CaO. A white powder with affinity for water, with which it combines to form calcium hydroxide. It has been used to remove traces of water in vinyl plastisols. Also known as Quicklime. Open image in new window

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA