ASTRA LIME (Astra Mining Limestone Brand)
ASTRA LIME is one of the main raw materials containing a high concentration of calcium used by Astra Mining Company at its plant in Al-Kharj Industrial Zone, an area rich in limestone, located at about one hundred kilometers southeast of Riyadh.
Astra Mining processes limestone under its brand name (ASTRA LIME) in different ways to directly serve the local market and the Middle East and North Africa regions (MENA) as a first stage with classifications according to measurement, components, milling and filtering to serve its customers through providing the highest quality and standards of fineness starting almost from zero and to the highest required percentage as per the request and needs of the customer.
Some quantities of raw ASTRA LIME with the highest measurements are burn-processed through kiln furnaces and utilizing high standard Swiss Technology at Astra Mining Limestone Plant to produce under the brand name ASTRA LIME - Quick. ASTRA LIME is burned at an average temperature of (1,100Â° C) until it loses carbon dioxide by (44%) of its weight, leaving behind Calcium Oxide (Quicklime); which can be used immediately or milled to different degrees of finesse according to the market requirements.
ASTRA LIME - Quick can be delivered to the Astra's customers in silo tanks, large bags weighing up to a ton and half or in small bags weighing up to twenty five kilograms.
At a later stage, part of the high-finesse produced ASTRA LIME - Quick is hydrated through the Water Hydration Production Line; utilizing high-standard European Technology to produce under the brand name ASTRA LIME â€“ Hydrated. The final product provides the highest degree of finesse according to the market requirements.
ASTRA LIME - Hydrated can be delivered to the Astra's customers in silo tanks, large bags weighing up to a ton or in small bags weighing up to twenty five kilograms.