### MODELING THE SPECIFIC GRINDING ENERGY AND BALL .

Ball mill power draw predicted from the Denver slide rule, kW 0 200 400 600 Calculated ball-mill power draw from the m odel derived, kW Data compared Line y=x Fig. 2. Comparison of the ball mill power draw from the Denver slide rule and the proposed model. Dashed line corresponds to y=x.

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involve grinding). With Lloyd's ball milling book having sold over 2000 copies, there are probably over 1000 home built ball mills operating in just America alone. This article borrows from Lloyd's research, which was obtained from the commercial ball milling industry, and explains some of the key design criteria for making your own ball mill.