Classification of size reduction equipment.

different types of size reduction equipment are available and different material have there own distinctive properties. power produced by the ball mill is differs from that produced by the hammer mill. Differ in shape, roughness, but all this are screened by same fineness.

  1. Crushers: In this type of equipment the material are reduced by crushed. Ex;
    • edge runner mill, end runner mill

2. Grinders: It involved the grinding process to find accurate size of particle. Ex:

  • Impact mill, ex: Hammer mill
  • Rolling – compression, Ex: roller mill
  • Attrition mill, Ex: Attrition mill
  • Tumbling mills, Ex; Ball mill.

3. Ultrafine grinder, Ex fluid energy mill.

4. Cutting machine , Ex: cutter mill

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