DCM Shriram Ltd. is a leading business conglomerate with a group
turnover of Rs. 12,080 crores. The business portfolio of DCM Shriram
primarily comprises of –
Agri-Rural Business Urea, Sugar, Farm Solutions and Hybrid Seeds
Chlor-Vinyl Business Caustic Soda, Chlorine, Calcium Carbide, Aluminium Chloride, PVC Resins, PVC Compounds, Power and Cement
Value Added Business Fenesta Building Systems- UPVC Windows & Doors
Calcium hydroxide sludge is generated in the process of manufacturing PVC resins through calcium carbide route, which is then converted to cement in an environmentally friendly manner using a 'wet' process.
CaO + 3C -> CaC2 + CO (Stage 1) CO + O2 -> CO2 (Stage 2)