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Time taken by hydraulic lime to slake is about __________

(a) 3-4 hours

(b) 7-10 hours

(c) 12-48 hours

(d) 60-65 hours

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Question is from Lime topic in division Glass, Lime, Clay Products & Bricks of Construction & Building Materials

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Right answer is (c) 12-48 hours

The best explanation: Time taken by hydraulic lime to slake is about 12-48 hours while the time taken by fat lime is about 3-4 hours. Quantity of water needed to slake hydraulic lime is less than that required for fat lime.

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