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rod mill

noun
1.
Metalworking. a mill for making metal rods.
2.
a mill for grinding ore or the like by means of steel rods.
Origin of rod mill
1880-1885
1880-85
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  • Crushed ore is then ground in a rod mill and sent through cyclones.
  • Although the diagram shows a two-stage autogenous grinding procedure, some plants use the conventional rod mill, ball mill system.

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