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 processes.There are many different types of mills and many types of materials processed in them. Historically mills were powered by hand (e.g., via a hand crank), working animal (e.g., horse mill), wind or water ().

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Get PriceBarry A. Wills, James A. Finch FRSC, FCIM, P.Eng., in Wills' Mineral Processing Technology (Eighth Edition), 2016. 7.5.2 Circuit Operation. Grinding circuits are fed at a controlled rate from the stockpile or bins holding the crusher plant product. There may be a number of grinding circuits in parallel, each circuit taking a definite fraction of the feed.

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