Rugby Hydrated Lime 25kg

Rugby Hydrated Lime 25kg

For Use In Cement, Lime & Sand Mortars.

Rugby® Hydrated Lime is a non-hydraulic hydrated lime which complies with the high calcium classification of BS EN 459-1 CL 90-S. It is used extensively in agricultural/horticultural applications, and building construction.

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Rugby Hydrated Lime 25kg

General product information

Rugby® Hydrated Lime is manufactured by calcining a high calcium limestone in carefully controlled conditions.

The quicklime produced is then crushed and hydrated to produce a fine powder with a loose bulk density of 600 kg/m3 (typical neutralising value 74% CaO).

Benefits Of Hydrated Lime
  • Used to produce durable mortar, render & plasters
  • Improved water retention in mortars & renders
  • Meets conformity criteria in BS EN 197-1
  • Easier to work with
  • Helps assist a good bond
  • Provides a better bond and reduces the risk of cracking
Hydrated Lime Applications
  • Ideal for brick & block laying, rendering or plastering
  • Suitable for use in agriculture / horticulture as an acidity regulator for land
  • To assist in soil stabilisation, water treatment and sewage treatment
  • Can be used as a lime wash for buildings


Health & Safety

Contact with wet cement, concrete or mortar may cause irritation, dermatitis or severe alkali burns. Contact between cement powder and body fluids (eg sweat and eye fluids) may also cause irritation, dermatitis or burns. There is serious risk of damage to the eyes. Wear suitable waterproof protective clothing, gloves and eye/face protection. In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of clean water and seek medical advice.

After contact with skin, wash immediately with plenty of clean water. Keep out of reach of children. Contains Chromium (VI), may cause allergic reaction, the risk of which is increased if the cement is used beyond the declared storage period shown on bags and despatch documents.