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MILL FEED CONTROL Smooth operation of a milling circuit is difficult to achieve due to The varying nature of the feed material size ore hardness etc The unfavorable dynamics between feeders and the weightometer These dynamics degrade the performance of PID controllers making feed optimisation more challenging.

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Operation aim of ball mill grinding process is to control grinding particle size and circulation load to ball mill into their objective limits respectively while guaranteeing producing safely and stably The grinding process is essentially a multi input multi output system MIMO with large inertia strong coupling and uncertainty characteristics Furthermore being unable to monitor the

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Mill Type Overview Three types of mill design are common The Overflow Discharge mill is best suited for fine grinding to 75106 microns The Diaphram or Grate Discharge mill keeps coarse particles within the mill for additional grinding and typically used for grinds to 150250 microns The Center Periphery Discharge mill has feed reporting from both ends and the product discharges

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Advanced process control for grinding circuits White paper 3 Introduction Depending on the ore characteristics and the targeted plant capacity the design of the grinding circuit may vary significantly Typically the circuit consists of several mills rod ball SAG AG in series and/or parallel with a number of classifiers and

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The grinding process is a size reduction operation used in the mineral industry to liberate the valuable minerals from the coarse ore The typical plant flowsheet of a ball mill grinding circuit is shown in Fig 1 which consists of a ball mill a pump sump hydro cyclones and solids feeding conveyors Download Download full size image Fig 1.

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Gold ore Prominer maintains a team of senior gold processing engineers with expertise and global experience These gold professionals are specifically in gold processing through various beneficiation technologies for gold ore of different characteristics such as flotation cyanide leaching gravity separation etc to achieve the processing plant of optimal and cost efficient process designs.

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That does not mean that the preference is speed control over feed rate control Each ore is different and each plant is different As equipment designers we have to provide each of the features that the operators could use to optimize their process In my experience SAG Mills are normally variable speed and Ball Mills are normally fixed speed.

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HOLTEC has undertaken Performance Optimisation of the cement grinding circuits by doing process diagnostic studies in many cement plants The paper describes the approach for the process diagnostic study for the optimisation of a ball mill circuit and is supported with typical case study done by HOLTEC in a 1.5 mio t/a cement plant.

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strategy was developed and implemented which allows forthe production of a controlled grind size from the conventionalmilling circuit to the flotation circuit The grinding control strategyallows for the control of particle size from the individual cycloneoverflows This strategy allows the operator of the process toincrease or decrease production rate by specifying a coarser or finergrind size required for

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The operating principle of the ball mill consists of following steps In a continuously operating ball mill feed material fed through the central hole one of the caps into the drum and moves therealong being exposed by grinding media The material grinding occurs during impact falling grinding balls and abrasion the particles between the balls Then discharge of ground material performed

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The designs of autogenous and semi autogenous SAG grindings mills are described followed by the description of their methods of operation in grinding circuits involving crushers and ball mills Methods of estimating SAG mill volumes mill charges feed size and power consumptions and optimum speeds of rotation during operation are described.

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Grinding Circuit The grinding circuit consists of a conventional SAB circuit with a 7.93m x 3.73 m 3 356 kW SAG mill and a 5.49 m x 8.84 m 4 474 kW ball mill in closed circuit with 6 hydrocyclones 4 operating and 2 on standby SAG mill throughput typically ranges from 473515 tph depending on the ore type being processed.

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process is sensitive to grind and therefore an SAB or SABC circuit may be preferred because of the increased stability associated with the constant power draw and fine media in the ball mill Lack of grinding media in the S/AG mill will result in high circulating loads which can

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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.

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For 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 industries.

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The mill product can either be finished size ready for processing or an intermediate size ready for final grinding in a rod mill ball mill or pebble mill AG/SAG mills can accomplish the same size reduction work as two or three stages of crushing and screening a rod mill and some or all of the work of a ball mill.

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Grinding circuits are fed at a controlled rate from the stockpile or bins holding the crusher plant product There may be a number of grinding circuits in parallel each circuit taking a definite fraction of the feed An example is the Highland Valley Cu/Mo plant with five parallel grinding lines Chapter 12 .

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The objective of the Ball Mill Control System is to achieve the greatest tonnage throughput at a specific particle size of the ore in the slurry going to the flotation machines while maintaining a constant slurry density within the ball mill for maximum grinding efficiency.

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The grinding process in ball mills is notoriously known to be highly inefficient only 1 to 2 of the inputted electrical energy serves for creating new surfaces.

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The process control in a ball mill grinding circuit faces severe difficulties due to the following well known characteristics the process is nonlinear with immeas urable

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SAG mills are often used for primary grinding However the breakage mechanism of an AG/SAG mill is inefficient in grinding particles of a certain size typically in the range of 25 55 mm i.e pebbles Therefore cone crushers are often used as pebble crushers and integrated into AG/SAG mill circuits to break the critical size particles

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