#### Grinding Mills: Ball Mill & Rod Mill Design & Parts

Ball Mill Motor Sizing Calculation Example. A 7 ft diameter dry grinding diaphragm mill has a 40 percent ball charge and a speed of 23.6 rpm. What is the horsepower per foot of length? The mill has 2 in. thick shell liners. From graph, Fig. 3, 12, mill having 6 ft 8 in. inside diameter will have 4400 lb of balls per ft of mill length.