Hi all, I am wondering about the time of grinding in ball mills. How can I calculate the retention time? Which parameters should be considered? Thanks in advance..

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Get PriceIn Grinding, selecting (calculate) the correct or optimum ball size that allows for the best and optimum/ideal or target grind size to be achieved by your ball mill is an important thing for a Mineral Processing Engineer AKA Metallurgist to do. Often, the ball used in ball mills is oversize “just in case”. Well, this safety factor can cost you much in recovery and/or mill liner wear and tear.

Get PriceThe optimal ball diameter in a mill 333 The grinding efficiency of the narrow particle size fractions with ball charge of various diameters has been observed through the constant of milling rate k in the equation of the grinding kinetics law for the first order grinding R=R 0

Get PriceWe can calculate the steel charge volume of a ball or rod mill and express it as the % of the volume within the liners that is filled with grinding media. While the mill is stopped, the charge volume can be gotten by measuring the diameter inside the liners and the distance from the top of the charge to the top of the mill. The % loading or change volume can then be read off the graph below or

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Get Pricemill performance could become worse or better by putting in a new shell liner. Data from pilot plant test work illustrates the influence of the shell lifting effect on the grind for a primary grinding duty. Figure 5 shows the evolution of the mill discharge product size in relation to the lifting effect of the liners.

Get PriceThe optimal ball diameter in a mill 333 The grinding efficiency of the narrow particle size fractions with ball charge of various diameters has been observed through the constant of milling rate k in the equation of the grinding kinetics law for the first order grinding R=R 0

Get PriceThe ball mill is a tumbling mill that uses steel balls as the grinding media. The length of the cylindrical shell is usually 1–1.5 times the shell diameter (Figure 8.11).The feed can be dry, with less than 3% moisture to minimize ball coating, or slurry containing 20–40% water by weight.

Get Pricea ball mill circuit. 4 Figure 2. The "effective mill power draw". 6 Figure 3. The ball mill "specific grinding rate". 8 Figure 4. The output of a ball mill circuit. 9 Figure 5. The development of the functional performance equation. 38 Table 1. Estimates of the accuracy of functional performance parameters. 63

Get PriceA ball mill, a type of grinder, is a cylindrical device used in grinding (or mixing) materials like ores, chemicals, ceramic raw materials and paints.Ball mills rotate around a horizontal axis, partially filled with the material to be ground plus the grinding medium. Different materials are used as media, including ceramic balls, flint pebbles and stainless steel balls.

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Get PriceThe IsaMill is a stirred-medium grinding mill, in which the grinding medium and the ore being ground are stirred rather than being subjected to the tumbling action of older high-throughput mills (such as ball mills and rod mills). Stirred mills often consist of stirrers mounted on a rotating shaft located along the central axis of the mill.

Get PriceGrinding in ball mills is an important technological process applied to reduce the size of particles which may have different nature and a wide diversity of physical, mechanical and chemical characteristics. Typical examples are the various ores, minerals, limestone, etc. The applications of ball mills are ubiquitous in mineral

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Get Price11/08/2010· Re: MATERIAL RETENTION TIME IN A BALL MILL & VRM. You could do that by measuring the material flowrate Q[tons/h] through the mill as well as the quantity M[tons] of material that accumulates within the mill. The retention time, also called residence time, is the ratio (M/Q) [h] .

Get PriceThe mean size of mill scale after grinding for different time. Time of grinding original 1 hr 2 hr 3 hr 4 hr Mean size, mm 0.88 0.341 0.295 0.213 0.125 Figure 1. Sieve analysis of mill scale grinding in ball mill for different time. Figure 2. X-ray analysis of mill scale sample.

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