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WhatsApp: +86 18838072829THE EFFECT OF SLURRY RHEOLOGY AND FLOWRATE ON MILL BEHAVIOUR The effect of composition and flowrate of the slurry flowing through a grinding mill on mill power and specific energy consumption has been studied by several workers (Moys, 1986;Klimpel, 1983; Gupta and coworkers, 1981); their conclusions are consistent with the picture represented ...
WhatsApp: +86 18838072829The grinding circuit of a zinc concentration plant is shown in Figure 2. The plant is treating 250tph of ore containing 4% moisture. The cyclone underflow contains 50% solids by volume, the overflow 30% solids by weight and the ball mill discharge 45% solid by volume. The circulating load ratio of the circuit was found to be 300%.
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WhatsApp: +86 18838072829To determine the effect of slurry rheology on industrial grinding performance, 45 surveys were conducted on 16 fullscale grinding mills in five sites. Four operating variables—mill throughput, slurry density, slurry viscosity and feed fines content—were investigated. The rheology of the mill discharge slurries was measured either online ...
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WhatsApp: +86 18838072829The adjoining diagram represents the usual classifiermill setup, in which we may let. F = tonnage of ore to mill; 0 = tonnage of ore in overflow; S = tonnage of sand; M = tonnage of ore in mill discharge; and Ds, Do, and Dm are the liquidtosolid ratios of the sand, overflow, and classifier feed at the points where they leave or enter the ...
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WhatsApp: +86 18838072829Handling the Grinding Circuit: IF YOU FIND: IT MEANS: YOU SHOULD #1. BallMill Feed. Finer: Mill will grind faster, classifier overflow will thicken and get coarser. Increase classifier water to raise circulating load; perhaps raise mill feed. Coarser: Mill will grind slower, classifier overflow will thin out, get finer. If fed too fast, a ...
WhatsApp: +86 18838072829A hydrocyclone is to be installed in a closed circuit grinding circuit with a mill discharge containing 30% solids by volume. The solid density is 2800 kg/m 3 and the density of water is 1000 kg/m 3. Given that the maximum pressure deferential between the inlet and overflow was 50 kPa and the throughput from the mill was 800 t/h, estimate 1.
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WhatsApp: +86 18838072829representing the contents of the grinding mill. Olivier et al. (2012b) assumed online measurements at the in ow and discharge of the mill. Because measurements at the mill discharge are rarely possible in practice, this paper proposes a state estimator for the mill states relying on measurements that are readily available on industrial plants.
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WhatsApp: +86 18838072829I am working in a plant with single stage grinding using a ball mill we operate the mill power at around 1400KW the feed size is 20mm. we use 78mm/64mm steel balls. the ball mill is in closed circuit with classification cyclones. there are 3 cyclones and we operate 2 with a pressure of about 90KPa. the Cyclone Overflow is around 95 microns.
WhatsApp: +86 18838072829Variable Unit Description MIW [m3/h] Flowrate of water to the mill MFO [t/h] Feedrate of ore to the mill MFB [t/h] Feedrate of steel balls to the mill JT [] Fraction of mill volume filled with charge Q [m3/h] Mill discharge flowrate Ï Q [t/m 3] Mill discharge density Pmill [kW] Mill power draw The mass of the mill and the charge inside ...
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