### TECHNICAL NOTES 8 GRINDING R. P. King

The geometry of a mill with conical ends is shown in Figure The total volume inside the mill is given by Vm 4 D2 mL 1 2(Lc L) L 1 (Dt/Dm) 3 1 Dt/Dm () The density of the charge must account for all of the material in the mill including the media which may be steel balls in a ball mill, or large lumps of ore in an