Lime Product Sample Calcium Hydroxide

Production date
Circa 1970s
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Object detail

A glass jar with a white metal lid containing white powder.

The typewritten label reads: Sample Hydrated Lime Calcium hydroxide. From McDonald's Oamaru Lime Ltd, Weston. Employs 14 men. This works manufactures about 70% of New Zealand's requirements of hydrated lime. Present output approx. 9000 tons. Used in freezing works in fellmongery departments, in manufacture of gelatine, in purification of raw sugar, in purification of city water supplies, in building industry for mortars and plaster work, in rubber works, in sprays for orchards.
Production date
Circa 1970s
Collection type
H 169mm x W 60mm xD 60mm
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Current Rights
Culture Waitaki Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International licence
Organisation Credit Line
Collection of the Waitaki Museum. Id 165084


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