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Title: A full-scale centrifugal mill
Authors: Lloyd, Philip JD 
Bradley, Alan A 
Hinde, AL 
Stenton, KH 
Schymura, GK 
Issue Date: 1982
Publisher: Journal of The South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy
Journal: Journal- South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy 
Conference: European Conference on Particle Technology, which was held in Amsterdam 
Abstract: The concept of centrifugal milling is old 1. In this concept, the forces in the charge inside the mill are increased by operation of the mill in a centripetal instead of in a gravitation field. Comminution is more rapid, and the size of machine needed for a given milling duty is therefore reduced. A smaller machine would cost less to build and install, and maintenance would be simpler. In this paper, an outline is given of a detailed study of the centrifugal milling concept. This study gave rise to a cooperative development programme between the Chamber of Mines of South Africa and Lurgi. The outcome of this programme is a 1000 kW machine, which has been tested satisfactorily on a South African gold mine.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/11189/6401
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