### amit 135: lesson 7 ball mills & circuits mining mill

For 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, i.e.,

Modelling mineral size reduction in the closed-circuit ball mill at the Pine Point Mines concentrator. International Journal of Mineral Processing 1981, 8 (1) , 61-78

Feb 01, 2016 · The grinding circuit operator must ensure that the ball mill runs properly loaded and gives the correct ore grind. A major practical indication of mill loading is the sound made by the mill. A properly loaded mill will have a deep rhythmic roar, while an under loaded mill will have a metallic rattling type noise and an overloaded mill will be quite silent