Acoustic and Hydrodynamic Cavitations for Nano CaCO3 Synthesis

  • Shirish H. SonawaneEmail author
  • Ravindra D. Kulkarni


Calcium carbonate is a common inorganic compound known as limestone. Calcium carbonate has many applications in industries such as medicine, agriculture, paint plastic and surface coatings etc. The vast majority of calcium carbonate used in industry is extracted by mining process. Pure calcium carbonate (e.g. for food or pharmaceutical use), is synthesized by passing carbon dioxide into a solution of calcium hydroxide slurry. In this process calcium carbonate precipitates out, and this grade of product is referred to as precipitate calcium carbonate (abbreviated as PCC).


Induction Time Ultrasonic Irradiation Inorganic Particle Carbonation Process Precipitate Calcium Carbonate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Vishwakarma Institute of TechnologyPuneIndia

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