Ball mills are commonly used in the manufacture of Portland cement and finer grinding stages of mineral processing, one example being the Sepro tyre drive Grinding Mill. Industrial ball mills can be as large as 8.5 m (28 ft) in diameter with a 22 MW motor,  drawing approximately 0.0011% of the total world's power (see List of countries by electricity consumption ).
Grinding Mills - Common Types
Rod Mill. The rod mill is a mill in which the grinding bodies are circular rods instead of balls, and, in order to avoid "tangling" of the rods, the length to diameter ratio of such mills is usually within the range of about 1·5 to 1 and 5 to 1.
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Double Stage Ball Mills. Ball charging should be arranged for the convenience of the operator. In remote areas, grinding balls are usually received in welded 55 gallon drums each of which weighs between 500 and 600 kilograms. Suitable handling equipment for grinding media …