Ball mill - Wikipedia
A ball mill, a type of grinder, is a cylindrical device used in grinding (or mixing) materials like ores, chemicals, ceramic raw materials and paints.Ball mills rotate around a horizontal axis, partially filled with the material to be ground plus the grinding medium. Different materials are used as media, including ceramic balls, flint pebbles, and stainless steel balls.Ball Mills - an overview | ScienceDirect Topics,Oleg D. Neikov, in Handbook of Non-Ferrous Metal Powders, 2009. Tumbling Ball Mills. Tumbling ball mills or ball mills are most widely used in both wet and dry systems, in batch and continuous operations, and on a small and large scale.. Grinding elements in ball mills travel at different velocities. Therefore, collision force, direction and kinetic energy between two or more elements vary,Ball Mill: Operating principles, components, Uses,,Several types of ball mills exist. They differ to an extent in their operating principle. They also differ in their maximum capacity of the milling vessel, ranging from 0.010 liters for planetary ball mills, mixer mills, or vibration ball mills to several 100 liters for horizontal rolling ball mills.