### Rod Mills - Mineral Processing & Metallurgy

When the mill is turned, the rods tumble against one another grinding all the ore that is between them to aid in the grinding, water is added with the ore as it enters the mill. So from that you can see why it is called a wet tumbling mill.

### Rod mills, how they function - Mine Engineer.Com

Rod mills are very similar to ball mills, except they use long rods for grinding media. The rods grind the ore by tumbling within the the mill, similar to the grinding balls in a ball mill. To prevent the conditions leading to rod charge tangling, the length to diameter ratio is maintained at 1.4 to 1.6.

### GRINDING MILLS-ROD MILLS-New & Used Mining & Mineral ...

The rods used in the mill, usually a high-carbon steel, can vary in both the length and the diameter. However, the smaller the rods, the larger is the total surface area and hence, the greater the grinding …

### Grinding Mills: Ball Mill & Rod Mill Design & Parts

Either the End or Center Peripheral discharge rod mill can be used for wet or dry grinding. Whatever the type, the rod mill is used to produce a coarse product, whereas the ball mill is used to produce a finer product. Should a ball mill grind be required, the relationship of the length to the diameter of the mill is important.

### Rod Mills | rod mill grinding, rod mill crusher| Korea Crusher

Rod mill Grinding are grinding machine which employ high carbon steel or special steel rods of nearly the same length as that of the drum, in place of steel balls in ball mills. Rod mills are an efficient crushing machine for grinding various materials into powder.

### Rod Mills for coarse grinding | FLSmidth

Grinding, primarily by attrition, Rod Mills require comparatively low levels of power to operate. Rod Mills can be either wet or dry designs. Once replaced by AG and SAG mills, Rod Mills have had a recent resurgence in the industry.

### Grinding Mills - 911Metallurgist

Usually the grinding system in a modern small concentrator consists of one of the following configurations: Open Circuit Rod Mill-Closed Circuit Ball Mill This configuration has proven in the past to be a most reliable system due to the fact that rod mills are not particularly susceptible to …

### Mill (grinding) - Wikipedia

Rod mills are less common than ball mills for grinding minerals. The rods used in the mill, usually a high-carbon steel, can vary in both the length and the diameter. However, the smaller the rods, the larger is the total surface area and hence, the greater the grinding efficiency [5]