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The Horrible Secret About Gypsum
    #1414278 - 03/27/03 01:06 PM (14 years, 7 months ago)

All right, all right.... i gussied up the title a bit to get people to read this....

I was wondering: what does gypsum really do? I just bought a big bag for an unreasonable price and was wondering if someone could tell me what it really does. I know it probably balances out the pH b/c it has calcium in it, but does it have any properties other than that? Some people suggest putting "a knife tip full" of it into grain jars.... what does this do?

This isn't too important, but if somebody could enlighten me, I would be very grateful.

Thanks guys


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Re: The Horrible Secret About Gypsum [Re: Anonymous]
    #1414284 - 03/27/03 01:09 PM (14 years, 7 months ago)

F you for putting a missleading title on ur thread. I refuse to answer your question


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Re: The Horrible Secret About Gypsum [Re: ExtravagantDream]
    #1414287 - 03/27/03 01:10 PM (14 years, 7 months ago)

lol


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Re: The Horrible Secret About Gypsum [Re: Anonymous]
    #1414302 - 03/27/03 01:16 PM (14 years, 7 months ago)

It also prevents grain from sticking, thus makes it better shakeable.


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Re: The Horrible Secret About Gypsum [Re: Anno]
    #1414313 - 03/27/03 01:20 PM (14 years, 7 months ago)

thank you so much man... i appreciate it


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Re: The Horrible Secret About Gypsum [Re: Anonymous]
    #1414323 - 03/27/03 01:25 PM (14 years, 7 months ago)

"prevents" might be a too strong of a word though, it "makes it stick less" is a better expression.


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Re: The Horrible Secret About Gypsum [Re: Anno]
    #1414349 - 03/27/03 01:37 PM (14 years, 7 months ago)

You use calcium carbonate to adjust pH

Gypsum is calcium sulfate hydrate

Gypsum Salt (Calcium Sulfate) is produced when calcium carbonate (a base) and sulfuric acid react, also producing water and Carbon Dioxide.


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