comminution

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comminution

[‚käm·ə′nü·shən]
(mechanical engineering)
Breaking up or grinding into small fragments. Also known as pulverization.
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The Vibratory Disc Mill comminutes by pressure, impact and friction.
Grants are made to non-profit organizations in health, education and human services that strengthen and improve the lives of many individuals in comminutes throughout the world.
With the new Ultra-Centrifugal Mill ZM 200 RETSCH presents a rotor mill that not only comminutes extremely rapidly, but is very gentle on the feed material and, thanks to a comprehensive range of accessories, is suitable for universal use.