### Ball Mills - an overview | ScienceDirect Topics

Conical Ball Mills differ in mill body construction, The mill liners are designed to lift the media as the mill rotates, so the comminution process in the first chamber is dominated by crushing. In the second chamber the ball diameters are of smaller diameter, between 60 and 15 mm. In this chamber the lining is typically a 'classifying lining' which sorts the media so that ball size