Grinding & Classification Circuits

Grinding & Classification Circuits 2017-04-04T06:57:16+00:00
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can you effectively run SAG mill with the only power draw whiles your load cells are not working? (2 replies and 1 comment)

jerry andoh
11 months ago
jerry andoh 11 months ago

Currently my SAG mill load cells aren't working so the quest is how to run the mill with only power draw indication. Assistance will be much appreciated.


11 months ago
papamet26 11 months ago
indeed you can run your mills with only the power draw. u have always known the optimum power limit of your mills en thus u that, as the power increases or decreases u will know your limit thus u decide to grind out or feed the mills. currently that's how we are operating as well
Alex Doll
11 months ago
Alex Doll 11 months ago
2 likes by mlticzon and Colette

Use the bearing pressure.  Not as good as load cells, but still can give an indication of charge mass.

11 months ago

Normally discharge end trunnion lub pressure has really good correlation with mill weight(load cell reading), we used to to use the reading to confirm the reading at commissioning.

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