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A comparison of SAG mill power models Alex Doll Alex G. Doll Consulting Ltd. Canada ABSTRACT SAG Mill power draw models are used in mill design and grinding circuit modelling to predict how much power will be consumed by a particular mill geometry and operating configuration.

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A theoretical approach to the modelling of the power draw of industrial tumbling mills is described that is based on the motion of the grinding charge.

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At 74 critical speed the size distributions of the Rail and Hi-Lo lifters were Keywords grinding mills lifter shapes mill speed mill power draw ball . draw is then calculated from the force readings using the following equation (. ) 60 center of the mill shaft in meters and ω is mill

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At 74 critical speed the size distributions of the Rail and Hi-Lo lifters were Keywords grinding mills lifter shapes mill speed mill power draw ball . draw is then calculated from the force readings using the following equation (. ) 60 center of the mill shaft in meters and ω is mill

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If P is less than 80 passing 70 microns power consumption will be. Ball Mill Power Calculation Example. A wet grinding ball mill in closed circuit is to be fed 100 TPH of a material with a work

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Circulating Load Calculation Formula. the mill is used primarily to lift the load (medium and charge). Additional power is required to keep the mill rotating. 8.1.3 Power drawn by ball semi-autogenous and autogenous mills A simplified picture of the mill load is shown in Figure 8.3 Ad this can be used to establish the essential features of a model for mill

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Throughout the batch grinding tests the power draw of the mill was measured using a purpose built power meter to facilitate the calculation of specific grinding energy. Results Table I shows the Bond ball mill work index obtained for the ore samples as well as the iron and silica content in concentrate and tail after LIMS. The concentrate weight

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Figure 2 illustrates that the total mill power draw multiplied by the classification system efficiency is the effective mill power draw . The effective mill power draw is the power draw that is applied to the grinding of coarse particles. Figure 2. The "effective mill power draw". Now let s see how the remaining two terms ore grindability and

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Figure 2 illustrates that the total mill power draw multiplied by the classification system efficiency is the effective mill power draw . The effective mill power draw is the power draw that is applied to the grinding of coarse particles. Figure 2. The "effective mill power draw". Now let s see how the remaining two terms ore grindability and

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Grinding Mill Power Scale-Up Probably one of the most comprehensive experimental investigations of the power demands of the ball or tube mill is that carried out by one of the present authors with a worker Rose and Evans by use of small-scale models the test apparatus being that shown in Fig. 3.1.

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of the grinding mill. The proof of the modeling concepts is shown for a 90 cm laboratory scale ball mill. The material used in the study was limestone. In the batch mill approximately a 10 kg mass of limestone in the 32x25 power draw power per voxel summed over the

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compared to the power used by a semi-autogenous mill and a ball mill in a primary grinding circuit a ball mill can have an installed power of up to 15 MW while installed power for a SAG mill can go up to 25 MW. However the energy used for ﬁne grinding is

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The performance of tumbling mills is sensitive to the volumetric mill filling which influences grinding media wear rates throughput power draw and product grind size from the circuit. Each of these performance parameters peaks at different filling values. In order to contin-uously optimize mill operation it is vital to

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I believe that as circulating load in a ball mill increases beyond a critical point the mill power draw begins to fall so there is an adverse effect on grinding efficiency (apart from the obvious physical problems it causes like high scats rates balls discharged from mill sumps overflowing cyclones clogging up etc.).

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GROSS POWER CALCULATOR General . This model uses the equations from Morrell s 1993 PhD thesis "The Prediction of Power Draw in Wet Tumbling Mills". The model is also described in detail in the book "Mineral Comminution Circuits Their Operation and Optimisation" which is available from the Julius Kruttschnitt Mineral Research Centre.

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If the mill feed setpoint is changed then the actual feed rate needs to stabilise at the new target in a short period of time. The feed rate setpoint can then be tied into a SAG mill power optimisation strategy. SAG mill discharge control is quite involved due to few interactive variables such as mill discharge sump level classification

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in 1 . By rearranging the formula to 2 the operating work index (Wio) of an existing grinding circuit can be calculated given known mill power draw throughput feed and product size distributions. kWh/t = Power applied per ton of feed to the grinding unit Wi = The standard Bond work index of the ore P 80 = The 80 cumulative passing size

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For small ball mills the power draw under dry batch grinding conditions was derived by Austin et al. and the same considerations apply for rod mills. Equation indicates that like any tubular mill the variation of mill power with speed in a rod mill is almost linear. This is true at the initial stages but breaks down when the critical speed is

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in 1 . By rearranging the formula to 2 the operating work index (Wio) of an existing grinding circuit can be calculated given known mill power draw throughput feed and product size distributions. kWh/t = Power applied per ton of feed to the grinding unit Wi = The standard Bond work index of the ore P 80 = The 80 cumulative passing size

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Oct 19 2017 · We draw your attention a larger grinding balls need to use for future loads. As practice shows the difference between the grinding balls average diameter in mill and loaded grinding balls diameter is 10-15 mm. In our example the grinding balls diameter needed to load into the mill must be equal to 40-50 mm. Let s sum up.

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Best way to determine the ball-to-powder ratio in ball-milling The maximum power draw in ball mill is when ball bed is 35-40 by volume in whole empty mill volume. which formula is best

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2 MODELLING THE SPECIFIC GRINDING ENERGY AND BALL-MILL SCALEUP Ball-mill scale up (Bond s Law)Data zBond work index w i zFeed D f and product d size (both 80 cumulative passing) Result The specific grinding energy w Mill power draw P = wT where T the mill capacity Mill dimensions (from Tables or charts)

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mill diameter mill length grates openings and pebble ports size the power equation is also function of all the operational variables selected for this study. The applied force is a function of the mass inside the mill and it is composed of balls ore and water. The ball charge is a function of the bulk fraction of the SAG mill volume (Jb)

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SAG mill power draw models are used in mill design and grinding circuit modelling to predict how much power will be consumed by a particular mill geometry and operating configuration. The importance of conducting surveys suited to model calibration will be highlighted because the review of

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(Morrell S. Power draw of wet tumbling mills and its. critical speed of cement mill formulastepslinen. Mill Critical Speed Formula Derivation Grinding . Mill Critical Speed Formula Derivation (2 replies) In practice Ball Mills are driven at a speed of 50 90 of the critical speed the factor being influenced by economic consideration.

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A mill is a device that breaks solid materials into smaller pieces by grinding crushing or cutting. Such comminution is an important unit operation in many processes.There are many different types of mills and many types of materials processed in them. Historically mills were powered by hand (e.g. via a hand crank) working animal (e.g. horse mill) wind or water ().

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Ball Mill Size as a Replacement. Grinding media wears and reduces in size at a rate dependent on the surface hardness density and composition of the ore. Wet Ball Mill Power Draw (Bond) For wet ball mills Bond expressed power draw as a function of the total mass of media P↓M / M↓B15.6Φ↓V (1

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Power draw of wet tumbling mills and its realtionship to charge dynamics Part 2 an empirical approach to modelling of mill power draw. Tran Inst. Min. Met Vol 105 C54-62. 20. MORRELL S. (1996). Power draw of wet tumbling mills and its relationship to charge dynamics. Part 1 a continuum approach to mathematical modelling of mill power draw.

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Original Article Experimental investigation of the power draw of tumbling mills in wet grinding Moslem M Soleymani1 Majid Fooladi1 and Masood Rezaeizadeh2 Abstract In comminution mill power plays a major role from the economics standpoint and is a critical design criterion.

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GROSS POWER CALCULATOR General . This model uses the equations from Morrell s 1993 PhD thesis "The Prediction of Power Draw in Wet Tumbling Mills". The model is also described in detail in the book "Mineral Comminution Circuits Their Operation and Optimisation" which is available from the Julius Kruttschnitt Mineral Research Centre.

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Power draw of wet tumbling mills and its realtionship to charge dynamics Part 2 an empirical approach to modelling of mill power draw. Tran Inst. Min. Met Vol 105 C54-62. 20. MORRELL S. (1996). Power draw of wet tumbling mills and its relationship to charge dynamics. Part 1 a continuum approach to mathematical modelling of mill power draw.

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