Rugby Hydrated Lime

For Use In Cement, Lime & Sand Mortars

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Rugby Hydrated Lime
Rugby Hydrated Lime

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).

Features & Benefits

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

More Information

Delivery & Storage

Delivered by road in a curtain-sided vehicle, the standard load size is 28 - 30 tonnes. All CEMEX drivers are fully trained and experienced in the safe delivery and unloading of our vehicles, but please do all you can to ensure your site is accessible with no obstructions.

Rugby® Hydrated Lime is available in paper sacks delivered as shrink-hooded, 1.5 tonne modules on non-chargeable pallets, or in smaller quantities as required. Rugby® Hydrated Lime should be stored off the ground, in clean, dry conditions and covered with a plastic sheet. Bags should be used in strict rotation to minimise risk of air setting due to excessive storage times

Health & Safety

Rugby® Hydrated Lime is an alkaline substance which can cause burns and should therefore be used and handled with care. Safety instructions can be found in our Health and Safety Data Sheets (available on request) and also on the back of each bag. These instructions should be brought to the attention of anyone who handles or uses our products.

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