Standard Specification for Finishing Hydrated Lime
|Publication Date:||31 August 1979|
This specification covers two types of finishing hydrated lime that are suitable for use in the scratch, brown, and finish coats of plaster, for stucco, for mortar, and as an addition to Portland-cement concrete. The two types of lime sold under this specifications shall be designated as follows:
Type N-Normal hydrated lime for finishing purposes, and
Type S-Special hydrated lime for finishing purposes.
NOTE-Type N, normal finishing hydrated lime, is differentiated from Type S, special finishing hydrated lime, in that no limitation on the amount of unhydrated oxides is specified for Type N hydrate, and the plasticity requirements for Type N hydrate shall be determined after soaking for 16 to 24 h.