GENERAL DESCRIPTION

This media guide is being provided by ME-Elecmetal to help you make the most effective use of grinding media in your mills. It includes the following sections.

SAG mills
• Determination of your SAG mill’s power draw characteristics.
• SAG Mill Steel Charge Estimation tool provides an estimate of the percent steel in the charge of your SAG mill based on the power draw and the total charge volume.
• Ball impact energy chart to determine the impact energy of balls as a function of mill diameters.
• Glossary of the terminology and symbols used in this section.

Ball mills
• Determination of the recommended size of grinding ball to add to your mill.
• Determination of your mill power draw characteristics, which are closely tied to the nature of the ball charge present in the mill.
• Determination of various characteristics of the ball charge in your mill which are important in terms of its grinding and wear performance.
• A glossary of the terminology and symbols used in this section.

Rod mills
• Determination of the recommended rod size to add to your mill.
• Determination of your mill power draw characteristics.
• A glossary of the terminology and symbols used in this section.

Unit converter
• A collection of easy to use unit conversion tools.