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WhatsApp: +86 18838072829Results from these analyses are presented below. SAG mill water addition, as characterized by the percent solids content of the mill discharge, exerts a very strong influence on SAG mill performance. Each line of constant volumetric loading is made up of data of similar ore type and SAG ball charge levels. The beneficial effects of increased ...
WhatsApp: +86 18838072829Fig. 3 illustrates the expected throughput response of a generic SAG mill based on simulations conducted by Morrell (Powell et al., 2001) for a range of ore hardness, AG/SAG operation, open circuit (oc) and closed circuit (cc) curves show how the mill response and operation is sensitive to the ore type and ball loading conditions. Clearly this must have implications for mill ...
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WhatsApp: +86 188380728292. Background. The SAG grinding process has been modeled by various authors, either generating explanatory models of the grinding process, with the aim of modeling, simulating, and optimizing the individual process, as well as integrating it into aggregate processes, such as the minetomill (M2M) paradigm, a practice that has generated the capacity to analytically assess aspects of mining and ...
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