### Ball mill - Wikipedia

Industrial ball mills can operate continuously, fed at one end and discharged at the other end. Large to medium-sized ball mills are mechanically rotated on their axis, but small ones normally consist of a cylindrical capped container that sits on two drive shafts (pulleys and belts are used to transmit

### Mill (grinding) - Wikipedia

Ball mills are commonly used in the manufacture of Portland cement and finer grinding stages of mineral processing, one example being the Sepro tyre drive Grinding Mill. Industrial ball mills can be as large as 8.5 m (28 ft) in diameter with a 22 MW motor, drawing approximately 0.0011% of the total worlds power (see List of countries by ...

### Ball Mills - 911metallurgist.com

Working Principle & Operation. The apparent difference in capacities between grinding mills (listed as being the same size) is due to the fact that there is no uniform method of designating the size of a mill, for example: a 5′ x 5′ Ball Mill has a working diameter of 5′ inside the liners and has 20 per cent more capacity than all other ...

### Ball Mill - an overview | ScienceDirect Topics

Very large tonnages can be ground with these ball mills because they are very effective material handling devices. Ball mills are rated by power rather than capacity. Today, the largest ball mill in operation is 8.53 m diameter and 13.41 m long with a corresponding motor power of 22 MW (Toromocho, private communications).

### Design considerations for large diameter ball mills ...

The effect of ball size must be properly taken into account in the scale-up. A design method that combined the kinetic scale-up findings and the transport of material through the mill has been developed. A computer program involving kinetic and transport considerations has been tested and found to be satisfactory for mill design purposes.