hammer mill

noun Mining.
a mill for breaking up ore or crushing coal.

Origin:
1600–10

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The installation of one new hammer mill and a new load out facility.
The coarse material goes through a hammer mill to be reduced in size and is subsequently recycled back into the system.
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