Recent developments in the production and testing of grinding media

CIM Bulletin, Vol. 73, No. 815, 1980

G.G. JACOX, Noranda Metal Industries Limited, Norcast Division Toronto, Ontario, J.C. FAROE, Noranda Research Centre, Pointe Claire, Quebec

The effect of composition and process variables on the properties of Marmet and modified Ni-Hard slugs will be discussed. The effect of shape on the over-all performance of grinding media and its relationship to the end product has been investigated and these results will be reviewed. The cost effectiveness of slugs versus balls has been well documented under various operating conditions and this will be presented in detail.
Keywords: Corrosion, Metallurgy, Grinding media, Slugs, Balls, Wear, Alloys, Steel, Cast iron, Milling.