Gates, JD, Giblett, A, Dunne, R (2012) Prediction of plant ball mill media wear rates from laboratory ball mill test data, Comminution '12, Minerals Engineering Wear of grinding media in the ,

Get Priceε B is the porosity of the rock and ball load (use 03) w C is the charge %solids, fraction by weight (use 080 Doll, 2013) J balls is the mill volumetric filling of balls as a fraction (eg 010 for 10%) ρ X is the density of component X, t/m 3; φ C is the mill speed as a fraction of critical (eg 075 for 75% of critical) Mill ,

Get PriceOct 12, 2017· The ball charge of a SAG mill is about 9% to 20%This process takes place inside the large rotating drum of SAG mill which is filled with balls partially Interior of the drum uses the lifting plat These plates inside the drum are responsible for picking the grinding material up to fall down again throughout the rotations Repeated ,

Get Pricewater usage The crushed ore is transferred to a semiautogenous (SAG) mill or ball mill where the ore is further reduced in size Water is added to the ball mill, in which a slurry that usually contains from about 20 to 55 percent solids is produced (Singh, 2010; International Mining, 2011) (see fig 2) The

Get PriceFor the mining industry, our semi-autogenous (SAG) grinding mill uses a minimal ball charge in the range of 6-15 percent It is primarily used in the gold, copper and platinum industries as well as in the lead, zinc, silver, and nickel industri Autogenous (AG) grinding mills involve no grinding media as the ore itself acts as the grinding media

Get PriceInvestigations were carried out in a laboratory ball mill having the size of DxL = 160x200 mm with a ribbed inside surface of the drum The mill ball loading was 40% by volume, the rotation rate was equal to 85% of the critical speed Balls were made from steel: S4146, extra high quality, having hardness 62 ± 2 HRC according to Rockwell

Get PriceFor overflow ball mills, the charge should not exceed 45% of the mill volume For grate discharge mills, the charge should occupy about 50% of the mill volume Bond developed a relationship that can be used to determine the percent charge by volume as a function of the vertical height above the charge, He, and the radius of the mill, R, ie,

Get PriceThe ball mill accepts the SAG or AG mill product Ball mills give a controlled final grind and produce flotation feed of a uniform size Ball mills tumble iron or steel balls with the ore The balls are initially 5–10 cm diameter but gradually wear away as grinding of the ore proceeds The feed to ball mills (dry basis) is typically 75 vol ,

Get Pricegeneral, the bigger the mill diameter, the lower are the mill operating and critical speeds Thus, for larger mills the number of poles will increase As a result, the number of poles can vary from 48 to 72 poles (Fig 3) with typical mill speed requirements of about 10 rpm for larger SAG mills and about 15 rpm for smaller ball mills Figure 3

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Get PriceAdd to this another 10%-15% above the ball charge for total of 23% to 25% product loading So as a rule of thumb we use 25% solid loading Empirical Check: Once the mill has been loaded and run for a few minutes, open the cover and look down into the mill You should see some discernible layer of product on top of the media

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Get PriceThe results obtained from this work show, the ball filling percentage variation is between 12– 37% which is lower than mill ball filling percentage, according to the designed conditions (15%) In addition, acquired load samplings result for mill ball filling was 13% Keywords: Miduk Copper oncentrator, SAG Mill, Ball Filling Percentage

Get PriceThe aim of this research work was to investigate on the ball filling estimation of Miduk semi-autogenous (SAG) Mill via an utilized method Miduk copper concentrator is located in Kerman Province, Iran, and its size reduction stage includes one gyratory crusher which feeds one SAG mill (975 dia(m)*388 length(m)) following two parallel ball mills (5dia(m)*7lenght(m))

Get PriceIn this study the performance of a fixed speed SAG mill was assessed and optimised by employing mill trajectory models and using the JKMRC power model to calculate percent total mill filling Power Curves, which correlate ball filling, mill filling and mill power, were also developed The Power Curves, with additional knowledge from the ,

Get Pricefilling in the mill and not related to total mill filling Discharge through an individual opening on the grate is driven by the factors of ore filling, radial position and the size of the aperture The results indicate that 118 mm is approximately the size below which particles

Get PriceSAG and ball mills have grown in size and there are now many operational mills in the range of 28–40 feet in , Low mill filling and solids percentage must be compensated per seacting on feed rate and water flow, respectively The increase of standard impact rate is derived

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Get PriceSAG Mill Ball Charge The SAG mill was simulated to require a 10-12% ball charge with a top size of 125mm During the commissioning phase no balls were required to be added to the SAG mill to achieve the target throughput of 575tph This allows for great flexibility in ,

Get Pricewas surprising that the Bond Rod Mill Wi average was 113 kWh/t Since the ore is unusually soft, the Rod Mill Wi is probably irrelevant in determining required power for the SAG mill Drop Weight Tests Drop Weight tests were done at Hazen and analyzed by Contract Support Services, Inc Table 4: Summary of 6 JKTech Drop Weight Tests

Get PriceSAG Mill 2 Ball Mill Simulations of the Mill Power Effect on the Throughput Conclusions Introduction , •Charge Filling : 32% •Balls Filling : >15% 11 The Effect of the Number of Lifter Rows on the Charge Trajectory 12 Comparison of the charge motion with 36 and 54 lifter rows, both with a

Get PriceThe aim of this research work was to investigate on the ball filling estimation of Miduk semi-autogenous (SAG) Mill via an utilized method Miduk copper concentrator is located in Kerman Province, Iran, and its size reduction stage includes one gyratory crusher which feeds one SAG mill (975 dia(m)*388 length(m)) following two parallel ball mills (5dia(m)*7lenght(m))

Get PriceApparent Volumetric Ball Filling Level, expressed as a percentage of the net internal mill volume (inside liners) Necessarily less or equal than the Total Charge Filling (Cell F14) This value represents the Volumetric Fractional Filling of the Voids - in between the balls and the rocks - by the retained slurry in the mill ,

Get Price@article{osti_969329, title = {Online SAG Mill Pluse Measurement and Optimization}, author = {Rajamani, Raj and Delgadillo, Jose and Duriseti, Vishal}, abstractNote = {The grinding efficiency of semi autogenous milling or ball milling depends on the tumbling motion of the total charge within the mill Utilization of this tumbling motion for efficient breakage of particles depends on the ,

Get PriceSAG Mill Circuit Example — Gold Processing SAG mill circuit example for gold processing [image: (135-6-3)] AG/SAG Mill AG/SAG mills are normally used to grind run-off-mine ore or primary crusher product Wet grinding in an AG/SAG mill is accomplished in a slurry of 50 to 80 percent solids 2D and 3D simulations of particles in a SAG Mill

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Get PriceUses of a ball mill liner The role of a ball mill liner is to give the mill heads protection against wear and tear thus increasing their lifetime and creating optimal grinding efficiency The design of a ball mill liner depends on the drilling pattern of the mill heads, the rpm speed of the mill, the maximum grinding diameter of the media and the percentage of media filling

Get PriceThe SAG mill was designed to treat 2,065 t h −1 of ore at a ball charge of 8% volume, total filling of 25% volume, and an operating mill speed of 74% of critical The mill is fitted with 80 mm grates with total grate open area of 766 m 2 ( Hart et al, 2001 )

Get PriceFigure 85 Effect of mill filling on power draft for ball mills The data is taken from Rexnord Process Machinery Reference Manual, Rexnord Process Machinery Division, Milwaukee, 1976 The effect of varying mill speed on the power drawn by the mill is shown graphically in Figure 84 The speed of rotation of the mill influences the power draft ,

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