A review of the history, design and manufacture of rubber mill liners

CIM Bulletin, Vol. 75, No. 847, 1982

LUDWIG M. STRAH, Continental Mine Equipment Limited, Haileybury, Ontario

The paper outlines the history of rubber mill liners beginning with the awarding of the first North A merican patent righ ts in 1923. It includes the early-day applications and installations of the 1920s and 1930s through to their present-day application. Over-all rubber mill liner design is discussed in relation to present-day installations employing rubber mill liners in various grinding applications. A brief overview is given of a manufacturer's procedures to produce rubber mill liners.
Keywords: Equipment, Maintenance, Mill liners, Rubber liners, Grinding, Grates, Mineral processing.