### Cement_mill

The power (in kW) required to turn a ball mill is approximated by: P = 0.285 d (1.073-j) m n where d is the internal diameter in metres, j is the fraction of the mill volume occupied by media, m is the total mass of media in the mill, in tonnes, and n is the mill speed, rpm. The actual motor energy consumption is 5-10% greater than this due to ...