Conversion of Dry Grinding Rod Mills To Dry Grinding Ball Mills At Caland Ore Company Limited

CIM Bulletin, 1972

T. ADAMCEWICZ, Superintendent, Ore Improvement Plant, B. A. McKEE, Plant Engineer, Caland Ore Company Limited, Atikokan, Ontario

For a capital expenditure of only $46,000, Caland Ore Company has successfully converted its three dry grinding center peripheral discharge rod mills to dry grinding ball mills. The conversion has resulted in a significant capacity increase, operating cost reductions and in-plant environmental improvements. This paper describes why and how• the conversion was made.
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