Grinding Media & Grinding Balls | Union Process, Inc.
Diameter – depending on the material, ranging from 0.05 mm to 2 mm for small media mills, up to 1/8” to 1” for traditional Attritors and up to ½” to 2” for ball mills Composition – metallic grinding media like carbon steel, forged steel, stainless steel or chrome steel grinding balls are best for some applications, while others require non-metallic media made of alumina, ceramics, glass, silicon carbide, zirconium oxideBall Mill - an overview | ScienceDirect Topics,The 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.AMIT 135: Lesson 7 Ball Mills & Circuits – Mining Mill,,Mill Type Overview. Three types of mill design are common. The Overflow Discharge mill is best suited for fine grinding to 75 – 106 microns.; The Diaphram or Grate Discharge mill keeps coarse particles within the mill for additional grinding and typically used for grinds to 150 – 250 microns.; The Center-Periphery Discharge mill has feed reporting from both ends and the product discharges,