Metallurgical - Non-Steel Markets

Nonferrous Metals
Quicklime is utilized within the manufacturing process to remove silica from bauxite ore and for causticization in the manufacture of alumina.

Quicklime and hydrated lime are used in the flotation or recovery of many nonferrous ores. Quicklime aids in the settling process and maintains the proper pH.

Uranium-beneficial mills utilize quicklime and hydrated lime in the operating acid leach system to neutralize the acidic waste effluent.