Chemistry and Technology of Lime and Limestone

Chemistry and Technology of Lime and Limestone

by Robert S. Boynton
     
 

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First-edition was considered an indispensible reference for the lime and limestone industry. Extensive technological development--the result of environmental impact and energy constraints, inflation, and industry growth--dictated the need for this new, updated, substantially rewritten edition. Surveys the technological state-of-the-art worldwide. Emphasizes practical…  See more details below

Overview

First-edition was considered an indispensible reference for the lime and limestone industry. Extensive technological development--the result of environmental impact and energy constraints, inflation, and industry growth--dictated the need for this new, updated, substantially rewritten edition. Surveys the technological state-of-the-art worldwide. Emphasizes practical considerations: extraction and manufacture, uses, applications. Offers insights into the personality of the industry--problems and limitations, statistical trends, how business is actually done. Clearly the most authoritative book on subject.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470093900
Publisher:
Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/01/1966
Pages:
520

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Meet the Author

About the author. ROBERT S. BOYNTON has been intimately involved with lime and limestone most of his business life as Executive Director of the National Lime Association for 32 years. He has served as Chairman of the Association's Technical Committee, and as Secretary, Committee C-7 on lime of the ASTM (American Society of Testing Materials). Mr. Boynton was an investigator in the organization of the International Lime Association, and he has travelled extensively in Europe on investigations. During World War II, he served a stint in the Chemicals Bureau, War Production Board, as commodity specialist of lime and a few other inorganic chemicals, presiding over Lime Industry Advisory Committee Meetings. Since his retirement in 1978, he has utilized his far-ranging knowledge of the industry's technology and markets as a consultant.

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