compartment mill

compartment mill

[kəm′pärt·mənt ‚mil]
(mechanical engineering)
A multisection pulverizing device divided by perforated partitions, with preliminary grinding at one end in a short ball-mill operation, and finish grinding at the discharge end in a longer tube-mill operation.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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