Limestone in producing of peat substrates
Nowadays the energy sector, agricultural sector, as well as the production of heat insulation materials are to be regarded as the main fields of peat application. However, there are also other possibilities of peat application. As a result of heat and chemical treatment a wide range of chemical substances can be obtained from peat, such as humus substances, spirits, activated carbons, waxes, furfural, various biologically active substances. Peat and processed products thereof are used also in such fields as environment technologies, medicine, food industry, colorant and perfumery production, and others.