Ball Mill. Ball mills with high efficiency separators have been used for cement grinding in cement plants all these years. Ball mill is a cylinder rotating at about 7080% of critical speed on two trunnions in white metal bearings or slide shoe bearings for large capacity mills.
A mill is a device that breaks solid materials into smaller pieces by grinding, crushing, or cutting. Such comminution is an important unit operation in many are many different types of mills and many types of materials processed in them. Historically mills were powered by hand or by animals (, via a hand crank), working animal (, horse mill), wind or water ().