tumbling mill

tumbling mill

[′təm·bliŋ ‚mil]
(mechanical engineering)
A grinding and pulverizing machine consisting of a shell or drum rotating on a horizontal axis.
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When they shut down a tumbling mill to put the liners in, it may cost $50,000 to $100,000 an hour profit at a gold mine, so when it goes down, it's critical that we have castings at site in advance," Fulton said.
For years, the tumbling mill was an articulating chain-type conveyor that did create some parts-jamming potential, as well as a significant maintenance cost as the chain and mill components wore.
1880-87 - Sly tumbling mill, the first such cleaning mill in foundries, is developed by W.
2001, Recent advances in DEM modeling of tumbling mills, Minerals Engineering, Vol.