open-circuit grinding

open-circuit grinding

[′ō·pən ¦sər·kət ′grīnd·iŋ]
(mechanical engineering)
Grinding system in which material passes through the grinder without classification of product and without recycle of oversize lumps; in contrast to closed-circuit grinding.
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