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Oct 20 2015 A linkedin group was recently discussing this by asking I ve tried to estimate AG/SAG Mill power requirements using several different methods 1 Using the results of SMC data 2 Using SAG Power Index SPI data 3 Using the 1989 Barratt method updated on Alex Doll s Web site February 16 2015

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With high aspect ratio SAG mills total charge to ball charge ratio should be greater than 2 up to 2.5 for a coarse mill feed say F80 > 110 mm If the mill feed size is fine say 50 mm or 30 mm then you are looking at a total charge to ball charge ratio of about 1.5 1.6.

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The fraction of mill volume occupied by rocks grinding media and slurry in grinding mills are dominant factors influencing AG and SAG mill power draw and grinding rate.

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the ball filling estimation of Miduk semi autogenous SAG Mill via an utilized method Miduk SAG Mill circuit is shown in Figure 1 Figure 1 Diagram of Miduk Copper Complex SAG Mill Methods The following methods were utilized in this research work for ball filling calculation To fulfill this aim three approaches were investigated.

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Fuller Traylor SAG/AG Mills range in size from 4.3m through 12.2m in diameter with powers as high as 28 000 kW Our team of product engineers continually improves SAG/AG Mill designs in order to provide the most robust safe and efficient grinding mills available.

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May 25 2020 Abstract In this paper we develop a state space model of semi autogenous SAG mill systems which is of great significance to the mineral processing control According to the practical enterprise production condition the model is composed of two main parts One is the ore circuit model Compared with other models of ore circuit the present model is simple and efficient.

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estimating t he power of a SAG mill was used which was calibr ated by FA RO laser scanning technology with measurement of the lo ad and ball fill ing levels

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Founded by Dr Karl Gugel Digital Control Lab started its life in 1998 as an electronics consulting firm known as DiCon Labs During the early years DiCon Lab was contacted by a leading cement manufacturer to replace microphone based systems for real time mill loading measurements.

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Mill power draw models are used to estimate how much grinding energy can be generated by a particular mill geometry and charge Examples are the Austin SAG model and Morrell C model that predict how much power a mill geometry will draw under a specified set of conditions.

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If the SAG mill is not intended to be the rate limiting step in a process plant then it is best to adjust the SAG load and power to hold a constant tonnage to satisfy another constraint elsewhere Underground mines are an example the hoisting capacity of the mine shaft is the rate limiting step in the process and the SAG mill must adapt to

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The Simple SAG Mill is a machine added by Ender IO It uses Micro Infinity µI to grind or mill items into their crushed variants like Ores into Dusts The Simple SAG Mill has four output slots recipes can have 1 4 different outputs with different chances of obtaining those outputs Similar to Ender IO s other Simple machines capacitors cannot be used in the Simple SAG Mill so its

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SAG mill control fundamentally means managing the load in the mill by adjusting the feed rate of ore to the mill and/or manipulating the rotational speed of the mill The best way to measure load is to mount the mill on load cells The load cells are calibrated to measure the total weight of water grinding media balls and ore in the mill

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the mill power and the efﬁciency of the mill operation Van Nierop and Moys 2001 If a SAG mill has been designed with a conventional power or speciﬁc energy model which do not con sider the projected feed size distribution it is likely that this mill will reach the expected power

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The SAG Grindability Index SGI test or alternatively the trademarked SAG Power Index SPI is a SAG specific test involving a small batch SAG mill that is charged with a two kilogram ore sample and ground until the product has achieved an 80 passing size of 1.7 mm The test result is reported as time required to achieve the target product

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Approximate mill diameter is derived from Power =5 6115 DL24 6 La= D where a is the aspect ratio L/D derived from a regression equation on 25 manufacturers mill size and power relationships For SAG mills the equation becomes Power= 5.6115 balls 0.1438 D24 6 L Mill Critical speed Crit Crit D = 42.3 nrevs per min nC= s Crit Cs is

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Feb 01 1990 where m p is in kW D is internal mill diameter meters L is internal mill length meters J is total fractional charge loading of the mill J B is the fractional mill filling by balls ε B is the effective porosity of the charge taken as 0.3 ρ s and ρ b are true densities of rock and balls tons per cubic meter respectively w c is the weight fraction of rock in water and rock in

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Basically the test results estimate the specific energy requirements for crushing SAG milling and ball milling Using a power modelling approach different mill sizes are selected to meet the power requirements that achieve the design tonnage.

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Methods of estimating SAG mill volumes mill charges feed size and power consumptions and optimum speeds of rotation during operation are described The operation and mechanism of grinding and size reduction is explained with the help of solved mathematical examples Computation for determining SAG power index is illustrated.

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Following a successful commissioning and start up we believe that two grinding lines at Las Bambas Perú each consisting of one SAG Mill and one Ball Mill this mill combination is uniquely specific to Las Bambas ore types are operating at design throughput of close to 140 000 tpd and within the range predicted by DJB from a managed multi sample geometallurgical testing program i.e no

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Jan 01 2015 Simulation software and power based equation methodologies have been established for designing AG/SAG based grinding circuits and predicting their energy requirements.Presently power based equations remain the principal method for designers to size mills and estimate the power requirement for comminution circuits.

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The contract is for the design fabrication and delivery of a 4.7 metre diameter and 2.5m long 750kW SAG mill The mill design will comfortably accommodate the nameplate 1 200 short tons of ore per day stpd Jervois applied in the ICO BFS The mill will be delivered to site prior to end of 2021.

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However the SAG route is more power intensive and for very hard ores comes with some process risk in predicting performance More recently a hybrid solution has become available in the form of high pressure grinding rolls HPGR s which can replace the third stage of crushing and also the SAG mill.

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Jun 06 2016 Traditionally many engineers approached SAG circuit design as a division of the total power between the SAG circuit and ball mill circuit often at an arbitrary power split If done without due consideration to ore characteristics benchmarks against comparable operating circuits and other aspects of detailed design including steady state

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Jan 04 2021 SAG mill power when grinding to 10 mesh and that the relationship can be described by a straight line function load and the minus 10 mesh fraction is seen to be finished product and the P64 is an estimate of the natural breakage or grain size P80 for the sample being tested.

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In total 76 data sets were generated covering the power draws of ball SAG and AG mills in the range 77900 kW All three models were found to predict the power draw of the mills in the data

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May 02 2016 7.3 Operation of Tubular Ball Mills 7.4 Estimation of Mill Capacity 7.5 Mill Power Draw Mechanical Methods 7.6 Problems References Chapter 8 Tubular Rod Mills 8.1 Introduction 9.3 Operation of AG/SAG Mills 9.4 AG/SAG Mill Power 9.5 Choice of Options between AG and SAG Mills 9.6 Problems References Chapter 10 Stirred Mills

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SAG Mill Circuit Example Gold Processing SAG mill circuit example for gold processing image AG/SAG Mill AG/SAG mills are normally used to grind run off mine ore or primary crusher product Wet grinding in an AG/SAG mill is accomplished in a slurry of 50 to 80 percent solids 2D and 3D simulations of particles in a SAG Mill

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SAG Mill Power SAG milling can be optimised to achieve maximum breakage and throughput or any other number of objectives The relationships between the key variables are highly non linear and shift as the ore hardness steel load and liner conditions change.

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Jan 01 2014 As an example Fig 3 shows the relationship between the capital cost and operating cost versus power of the SAG mill Also the following equations show the capital and operating costs for SAG mill as an example 5 SAG mill capital cost = 1.97 e 004 P 0.664 6 SAG mill

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Apr 17 2018 Power drawn at the pinion is 448 kW 13.617 kWh/tonne SAG mill and 570 kW 17.325 kWh/tonne ball mill when processing 32.9 mtph for a total of 30.942 kWh/tonne or 14.6 above the conventional estimate.

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SAG mill 4 ball charge 90 Nc A cross between AG and SAG for average competency abrasive ores Typically operated in RSA on Witwatersrand Gold Ore Driefontein Underground Kloof Jacobina 6 SAG mill with recycle crusher 815 ball charge Competent ores better suited to coarse grind sizes High aspect mills are recommended to

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