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 primary machinery used for biomass comminution are chippers (disc and drum) and grinders (horizontal and tub).
However, in mountainous terrain, steep adverse grades, weight-restricted bridges and tight curves can limit the feasibility of driving large single trailers to the comminution site (Angus-Hankin et al.
Keith Cochrane, CEO of Weir, added: "This agreement will allow Weir Minerals to build upon its successful comminution strategy.
Should comminution succeed, virtually no contaminated water would come out of the well, Bazant said.
The pre-feasibility metallurgical test work comprises Comminution,
Attributes/comments: Advanced ceramics, such as zirconium oxide stabilized with yttria have application in the comminution of solids where contamination is a concern.
He had a lateral malleolar fracture with a vertical shear of the medial malleolus and comminution at the joint line.
Drilling involves cutting or comminution of the rock, followed closely-behind by placement or installation of a linear product like drill casing or plastic pipe, for example.
The Mikro Mak Mill offers single stage processing by combining impact comminution, cutting and classifying within one mill.
All thirteen metallurgical diamond holes are in Ammtec's laboratory in Perth, Australia where comminution test work and assaying is nearing completion.
Typically, plating inoculum involves dilution of food (1:1 to 1:10) in an appropriate growth medium and maceration or comminution in a stomacher.
Global Banking News-July 20, 2011--Northland commission Metso to supply comminution services(C)2011 ENPublishing - http://www.