Lime in the Pulp and Paper Industry

Lime is essential in the manufacture of pulp and paper.

Pulp and paper

Both lime and value-added lime-based products are used in the manufacture of pulp and paper. These products are involved either as chemicals in the processes or as fillers in papermaking.

Did you know?

There are three distinct types of limestone, defined by their magnesium carbonate (MgCO3) concentrations. These types are Dolomitic (35 to 46% MgCO3), Magnesian (5 to 35% MgCO3) and High calcium (less than 5% MgCO3).