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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Summary: The Higher Arab Monitoring Committee (HAMC) in Israel has called on all Arab comminutes in Israel to declare a general strike on Thursday to mark the anniversary of the October 2000 riots that left 13 Arabs dead at the hands of Israeli police.
"Potential investors into the comminutes that need investment the most are finding it increasingly difficult to find the right premises and are having to look elsewhere."
The Vibratory Disc Mill comminutes by pressure, impact and friction.
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.