Precipitated Calcium Carbonate ( PCC ) is an innovative product derived from lime stone, which has many industrial applications. PCC is made by hydrating high- calcium quick lime and then reacting the resulting lime slurry with carbon dioxide. The resulting product is extremely white and typical has a uniform narrow particle size distribution. PCC is available in numerous crystal morphologies and sizes, which can be tailored to optimize performance in a specified application.
Precipitated Calcium Carbonate is used as food additives and calcium supplements in Food Industry such as a Chewing gums, Noodles, Biscuits, Bread & Nutrition which is helpful for the growth of body as well as strong bones. It has Calcite and Aragonite structure with different particle size distribution and apparent densities.